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Electrician or Instrumentation Technician - Don Plant (Pocatello, ID)


Pocatello, ID, US, 83204-7510

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 and Instrumentation Technician is responsible for safely and efficiently troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing plant Instrumentation and Electrical equipment and systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Testing, troubleshooting, and maintaining Plant Instrumentation such as temperature, pressure, flow, level measurements, and flow control valves
  • Testing, troubleshooting, and maintaining MCC’s, Switchgear, Breakers, VFD’s and Motors
  • Use of various test instruments such as DMM’s, Meggars, Process Meters, and Amp Clamps to effectively troubleshoot equipment
  • Know and follow all plant Safety Policies

Typical Education

  • A certificate of Instrument Tech. training at an accredited university and/or hold an elec. journeyman license, or completed 3rd year of electrical apprenticeship with the State of Idaho or with a state that has a reciprocal agreement and/or a minimum of six years of relevant experience.

Relevant Experience

  • Ability to read and interpret plant electrical drawings and P&ID’s
  • Experience laying out, sizing, and running conduit, and sizing and pulling cable for replacement and new installs
  • Ability to work individually as well as in a team
  • Ability to work various shifts and overtime as needed
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively 

Job Requisition ID: 9057

Travel Required: None

Location(s): AB Don Plant - Pocatello 

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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