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Electrical Equipment Specialist

Company: Cargill
Location: Schuyler
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill's protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Location: Schuyler, NE
Job Type: Full Time
Shift(s) Available: 2nd
Compensation: $31.50/hr

Benefits Information

- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance -
- Health and Wellness Incentives -
- Paid Vacation and Holidays -
-401(k) with Cargill Matching Contributions -
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) -
- Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance -
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) -
- Tuition Reimbursement -
- Employee Discounts


Principal Accountabilities -

Assist in design of electrical projects and install electrical equipment
Coordinate efforts with other workers involved in installing and maintaining equipment or components
Consult with operators, supervisors, and engineers to plan layout of equipment and to resolve problems in system operation and maintenance
Determine feasibility of using standardized equipment and develop specifications for equipment required to perform additional functions
Work with voltage levels up to 480, 4160. Wire Variable Frequency Drive's
Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures
Perform instrumentation calculation, set up of parameters and limits
Modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, and equipment in order to meet available specifications
Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, and repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems before they occur
Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation and for defects such as loose connections and frayed wires
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, and tests
Examine work orders and converse with equipment operators to detect equipment problems and to ascertain whether mechanical or human errors contributed to the problems
Operate equipment to demonstrate proper use and to analyze malfunctions
Repair, install and adjust equipment, machines, and defective components, replacing worn parts such as gaskets and seals in watertight electrical equipment
Install coaxial or fiber optic cable for computers and other telecommunications equipment
Maintain inventory of spare parts. Send defective units to the manufacturer or to a specialized repair shop for repair
When breakdowns occur, make necessary repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimize inconvenience
Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment and software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems
Work extended shifts to support the facility which may require coming in early, before normal shift and staying over later than normal shift
Short notice may be given when coming in early or staying over late. May be called in to make repairs on nights, weekends or holidays
Be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
Must follow the National Electric Code; comply with state and Cargill standards
Assist plant with management of outside contracted electrical projects for quality to comply with Cargill specifications
Participates in ongoing skill level improvement training and apply what is learned
Performs all requested tasks professionally and in a reasonable time frame
Is flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
Work indoors and outdoors in a plant environment
Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision
Troubleshoot problems as required
Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere
Inspect buildings, grounds, and equipment utilized by facility; determine immediate and long range needs for maintenance and repair work
Enter notifications utilizing maintenance computer program
Understand and adhere to state and federal Occupational Safety and Health rules and regulations as related to plant safety
Follow all Cargill safety rules and regulations, including use of proper PPE
Complete all housekeeping assignments, work to improve the condition of the department, and work as a team member with a positive attitude
Attend various mandatory safety and department meetings
Communicate in a courteous and positive manner to accomplish duties effectively, working as a team with all involved
Assist other plant personnel as needed and will perform any other duty as requested by the supervisor

Required Qualifications -

Must be eligible to work in the united states without visa sponsorship
Must be 18 years or older
Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, and work in confined spaces
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold
Ability to work in elevated areas
Must be able to operate machinery
Must be able to read/write English
High School diploma or Equivalent
Basic computer skills including being able to enter and retrieve data
Ability to work overtime
Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts
Must be able to perform electrical maintenance trade
Experience working with blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications and the mathematical knowledge required for such work
Must be able to operate mobile equipment
Must have a high degree of mechanical aptitude
Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematical functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and percentages
Must be willing and able to work in inclement conditions and extreme temperatures
Must be able to work in an outdoor, and indoor plant environment
Must have very good time management skills with ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
Install conduit and pull wire
Have a -strong commitment to safety
Must have adequate transportation
Craftspeople in this position will use multiple tools such as multi-meter; 500-to-1000-volt meg-ohm tester; voltmeter; ohmmeter; mobile equipment; safety equipment and PPE

Preferred Qualifications -

Experience with wiring and programing Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers
Experience using electrical test equipment to perform analysis and troubleshooting
Knowledge of the National Electric Code
Mechanical aptitude to work from all types of blueprints, maintenance manuals, and drawings
Apprentice, Journeyman or above license with the state of Nebraska or equivalent
A 2-year degree in electromechanical, electrical system, or equivalent

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement. -


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

Keywords: Cargill, Lincoln , Electrical Equipment Specialist, Professions , Schuyler, Nebraska

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