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Electrical Technician 1 (Crew D)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Electrical Technician works independently troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining electrical equipment and ensures all equipment is in safe working condition within the packaging and processing areas of a vegetable processing facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains all electrical systems from low voltages to 4160 volt
  • Repairs or replaces all electrical devices including but not limited to: breaker panels, motor starters, heaters, fuses, lights, AC drives, motors, electrical switches, etc., all in accordance with state and federal codes including company policies and procedures 
  • Maintains and troubleshoots VFDs, soft starts, lighting and control circuits
  • Must be able to install plant equipment, run conduits, pull wire, install switches, breaker panels, etc. as needed to supply power to plant electrical apparatus
  • Works with electrical meters such as amp clamps, volt meters, analog meters, meggers, etc.
  • Must be able to assist all other maintenance personnel in the event of a major plant break down
  • Assists the Instrumentation/PLC Technician
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Good knowledge of computer systems
  • Must be familiar with automated control systems and be able to read, understand and maintain electrical drawings and manuals
  • 2+ years experience in a processing environment 
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to work any shift, weekend and overtime if required
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment

Job Requisition ID: 11463

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Pasco 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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