Tyson Foods Licensed Electrician 7 in Storm Lake, Iowa


Req ID:


Position Number:

11330425 Licensed Electrician 7

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position requires performance of all the electrical functions to include, troubleshooting and repair; providing technical support for all phases of the operation; proficiency in multiple skill clusters including a thorough understanding of electrical controls, fluid power, mechanical systems, and manufacturing processes, as well as electrical control panels, transformers, electrical power distribution systems, motors and motor control devices. All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.

REQUIREMENTS: Education: Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. Training beyond high school including either an Associate Degree in Electronic Technology or closely related technical field preferred, or a combination of education and experience which may include skilled trade programs, military training or other training as applicable.

Experience: Minimum of 4 years Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Controls experience.

Computer Skills: Competent in Windows based software, such as Outlook, Excel and Word; strong skills in document organization and using document templates and creating simple queries. Must be proficient or become proficient in SAP Plant Maintenance. Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate both verbally and written with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management, as well as government officials.; high level critical thinking, and problem solving skills.

Certification: This position requires a valid electrician's license as required by state or local regulations. Special Skills: Good safety and attendance record, along with strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated skills in the area of AC/DC circuits, industrial electrical systems.; experience in electrical safety and lock out tag out processes and procedures; knowledge in the theory and application of electronic devices such as industrial semi-conductors, solid state drives, and industrial control systems; experience in the operation of PLC systems and control and data collection instrumentation and transducers; working knowledge and skills in tools and components used in maintenance and repair of mechanical systems such as bearings, gears, clutches belts, and seals; ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems.

Preferred Skills: Possession of one or more of the skills is a plus - Basic Microcomputer skills necessary to understand the operation and interfacing characteristics of microprocessors; experiencein PLC operation to include basic system configuration and hardware, relay equivalent instructions, timers/counters, data manipulation, data communications and advanced programming commands, as well as interfacing, troubleshooting and application and program development; demonstrated skills or training in electronic motor drive technologies including servo- motors, encoders, tachometers, electronic and mechanical brakes and clutches, closed loop systems, DC servo, AC variablefrequency, AC servo and stepper systems.

Travel: Minimum of 1-5 trips per year outside of assigned location.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Facility Name (Location):

Storm Lake Plant

Pay Type:



Licensed Electrician 7


Storm Lake





Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Other Requirements : Hourly Internal Applicants.

Excellent attendance = 5 points or less at time of application.

Good Disciplinary record = no written warnings + suspension within the last 12 months.

Excellent safety record = no safety violations (at written warning or above) within the last 12 months.

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.