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TREEHOUSE PRIVATE BRANDS/CONAGRA 1333-Electrical/Electronic Technician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Employee Type:Full timeLocation:IA Cedar RapidsJob Type:Production MaintenanceJob Posting Title:1333-Electrical/Electronic TechnicianJob Description:Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:May perform a combination of the following duties based upon job assignment:* Inspect, maintain repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state electrical equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment.* Install new electrical and electronic equipment and electrical wiring according to the National Electrical Code and company electrical standards.* Maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems.* Perform low voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.* Work safely and cooperatively with co-workers, contractors and the public.* Lead a team in performing maintenance or repair work.* Other related incidental work as needed.* Comply with and practice proper equipment clearance procedures.* Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety and environment regulations.* Responsible for station lockout/tag out procedures as needed and as mandated by company policy.* Additional responsibilities may include:Mechanical - Repair chain, belt and gear drives, bearings.Sheet Metal - Repair spouting, ducting, patch leaks.Pipefitting - Repair valves, traps, fittings, (steam, air, water leaks).Millwrights - Repair safety guarding, flooring (wood, concrete or metal), pneumatic systems, conveying systems (all types), milling equipment (rolls, aspirators, sifters, grinders etc.) Lubrication - Grease equipment and change oil.General - Respond to security and fire alarm systems.Misc. - rebuild gearboxes, motors, pneumatic assemblies, etcOther duties as assigned. General Qualifications SKILLS/ COMPETENCIES:* Methods, equipment and materials used in the electrical trade.* General knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations.* Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.* Basic First Aid procedures.* Principles of electronic theory as applied to electrical and electronic circuits, wiring and electrical equipment used in an industrial environment.* Theory of operation and use of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) units and other computer based equipment. Knowledge of RS Logix 5, 500, 5000 and RS Linx, Device Net, and RS View to troubleshoot equipment.* Knowledge of plc's, motors and motor controls, transformers and control circuits.* Proficient written and verbal communication skills.* Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.* Work from blueprints, shop drawings and sketches.* Work independently with little direction.* Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.* Install, including programming, and troubleshooting PLC based equipmentSupervision:This position does not have direct reports, but works closely with Lab Technician, Group Leader and provides leadership to other plant personnel using strong interpersonal relationship skills.Qualifications/Education/Experience/SkillsHigh School diploma or equivalent. Completion of a recognized vocational education program in electrical or industrial electrical or industrial training -OR- completion of a recognized Electrical Apprenticeship Program. Two years' journey-level experience as an electrician in the industrial maintenance field.First Aid, CPR, AED certification required.Forklift and scissor lift certification required.Working knowledge of production equipment, preventative maintenance concepts, food safety practices, and employee safety requirements.Self-motivatedMust be able to use packaging equipment in the plant and standard office equipment including copier, scanner, mobile / handle held device, and personal computerPhysical Demands:Requires climbing, standing, sitting, reaching, bending and lifting heavy objects in awkward and sometimes tight spaces using proper lifting and rigging techniques