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OM3 Electrician Rock Springs AB


Rock Springs, WY, US, 82901-8810

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 Instrumentation & Electrical team at Simplot Phosphates’ Rock Springs plant has an opening for an experienced journeyman I & E Technician.  Pay will commensurate with experience. This role is responsible for understanding electrical systems and equipment. The individual in this role must be capable of troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining the entire electrical and instrumentation system. This electrician will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of the electrical systems and all related equipment and systems along with having the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. It is imperative this person conduct themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings. Work relationships and communications are key ingredients to the success of the individual holding this role. They must be able to maintain open communications and productive work relationships with team leaders, operators, laborers, mechanics, other electricians, supervisors, and managers. The area of work includes both inside the facility and outside, depending on work requirements.  On-call rotation and weekend/nightshift work will be required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Read and comprehend electrical schematics
  • Capable of using various electrical test equipment
  • Electrical and electronics installation, troubleshooting and repair
  • Instrumentation installation, troubleshooting and repair
  • DCS and PLC troubleshooting and repair
  • Conduit and wiring installations
  • Industrial heat trace applications
  • Understand the purpose and participate in preventative maintenance
  • Complete understanding and safe operation of hand, power and shop tools
  • Demonstrate the ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds. Able to work in extreme environments: hot, cold, wet, and slick
  • Able to climb stairs, ladders, catwalks and maneuver in close quarters
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with others in a cooperative and productive manner

Typical Education

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2 year college degree or certification

Relevant Experience

Required Experience

  • Electrical related degree or Electrical Apprenticeship in approved program
  • Computer knowledge (word, excel, outlook, CMMS, PC’s)
  • Process control systems
  • Analyzers, pH Conductivity, and Environmental Monitors
  • Experience with low and medium voltage AC and DC (12-480V)
  • Instrumentation experience (Flow, Pressure, Density and Temperature Measurement)
  • Automated valve troubleshooting and repair
  • Working knowledge of the current National Electrical Code


Preferred Experience

  • Plant I/E experience
  • Journeyman Electrical License
  • High Voltage (4160-13.8kv) testing and maintenance
  • Variable Frequency Drive installation and troubleshooting
  • DCS and PLC’s (Bailey and Siemens) troubleshooting and repair
  • Motor control troubleshooting and repair
  • Process safety management experience

Job Requisition ID: 3262

Travel Required: None

Location(s): AB Plant - Rock Springs 

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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