Dole Packaged Foods

Electrician Technician III

Job Location US-CA-Atwater
ID
2022-2402
Category
Facilities
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Work Hours: Any shift, any day of the week. Overtime as required

 

Overview:

Dole Packaged Foods (Atwater Operations) is a large diverse operation with the primary function of processing and packaging fresh to frozen fruit for retail sale.  Critical to the execution of Dole Atwater’s function of processing and packaging frozen fruit is various processing, packaging, and electrical equipment.  To support business success the site is staffed 24/7 to provide maintenance support to ensure safe and reliable operation.

Responsibilities

Overview :           

Dole Packaged Foods (Atwater Operations) is a large diverse operation with the primary function of processing and packaging fresh to frozen fruit for retail sale.  Critical to the execution of Dole Atwater’s function of processing and packaging frozen fruit is various processing, packaging, and electrical equipment.  To support business success the site is staffed 24/7 to provide maintenance support to ensure safe and reliable operation.

 

Tech Level III Duties and Responsibilities:

Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of fresh to frozen food processing and packaging.  Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Performs a variety of tasks and works under general supervision.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

 

Supervisory Duties:

At times will supervise Electrical Technician employees

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years work experience as an Electrical Technician
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Knowledge and proficient use of electrical and controls calibration and testing tools.
  • High Voltage training (Off Site Class)
  • Working knowledge of National Electric Code.
  • Working knowledge of electrical components used in processing and packaging systems like transformers, motors, motor controls, instruments, electrical protection devices.
  • Strong electrical knowledge of various components used in cold storage, food processing, and facility equipment.
  • Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Training Class (Off Site Class and will be issued CAT II PPE Upon Completion)
  • Electrical safety training.
  • Fork-lift and Aerial Lift license within 30 days of hire date.
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical components used in processing and packaging systems like transformers, motors, motor controls, instruments, electrical protection devices.
  • Basic computer navigation for HMI, CMMS, access procedure folder on network, and E-mail proficiency.
  • Able to use hand tools normally expected of Electrical technicians. Standard electrical tool kit with meters that meet company safety standards will be issued and employee will be responsible for replacement of lost tools.
  • Ability to obtain working understanding of a CMMS system. Document work completed and assign time and parts to proper WO.
  • Must work well under pressure and insure safe performance at all times.
  • Must demonstrate a cooperative behavior with co-workers, supervisors, and management.
  • Working knowledge of GMP’s within a food manufacturing facility.
  • Must pass CPR course within first year of hire date.

 

Additional Requirements for Electrical Technician Level III include the following:

  • Understands the hazards of ammonia and Freon refrigeration systems.
  • Install, maintain, and repair wiring, lighting, and electrical equipment. Work from blueprints, wiring diagrams, and verbal instructions.
  • Safely use test equipment such as ohmmeters, volt meters, amp meters, power factor meters, power tools, electrician hand tools, conduit bender, threading tools, and soldering iron.
  • Uses a variety of test equipment to detect source of malfunction, undertakes required repairs or modifications after evaluation.
  • Monitor and record system information as necessary, report any abnormal conditions, and ensure proper communication across shifts.
  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance, repairs, and rebuilds on all associated equipment as assigned by supervisor. Identify damaged or defective equipment and repair in a timely manner.
  • Assist with project and equipment installations and start-up.
  • Perform proper Lock-out/Tag-out procedures when working on equipment.
  • Keep work areas clean, neat, and orderly.
  • Diagnose, analyze, investigate, and correct causes of common malfunction of processing, packaging, and electrical equipment.
  • Guide and assist Tech Level I technicians in basic electrical troubleshooting techniques.
  • Isolate systems of all potential energy and hazards to ensure proper Lock-out/Tag-out for maintenance work.
  • Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support of AC/DC motors and controls, check-weighers, X-ray and metal detection systems, and product coding printers.
  • Other duties that are reasonable associated with the above essential functions of the job.
  • Lead others effectively and coordinate work and ensure job duties are completed.
  • Act in Supervisor’s role in their absence.
  • Diagnose, analyze, investigate, and correct causes of all/most malfunction of processing, packaging, and electrical equipment.
  • Train Electrical Technician I and II employees on equipment and system function.
  • Other duties that is reasonably associated with the above functions of the job.

Work Environment:

  • Industrial plant atmosphere with related noise and temperatures ranging from plus 120 degrees Fahrenheit to less than 15 degree Fahrenheit.

 

Physical/Other Requirements:

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Requires standing, stooping, twisting, lifting, and other physical movements requiring full range of motion.
  • Demonstrate color proficiency.

Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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