Electrician (Job ID:HOU00448)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Houston
Education   State Texas
  Zip Code 77007

Apply for this Job

Job Description

VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability
Contact Email: 683587841f8d4fdbbf13601aa0c01fc6@de.works


Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world\. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience\. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work\.


This full\- time position is located in Houston, Texas; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered\. Relocation assistance is not provided\.



Job Purpose/General Description

The purpose of this position is to provide electrical technical support to maintain operations for the facility\. Electrician is responsible for installations, maintenance and repairs, in the most efficient manner, under minimal supervision\. Interacts on a regular basis with plant maintenance personnel, operators, supervisors, contractors and other personnel\.

Essential Duties

Craftspeople in this position:

Perform major jobs such as management of outside contracted electrical projects, 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\.

Troubleshoot 600 amp breakers, change switchgear breakers, and monitor plant voltages for changes\. Work with voltage levels up to 480, program Variable Frequency Drive?s and wire Direct Current drives\.

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 vendor 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\. Calibrate testing instruments and install or repair equipment to prescribed specifications\.

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 local building codes 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 outdoors in a dusty environment\.

Enter confined spaces under proper permit conditions and supervision\.

Control traffic through department and ensure that all visitors follow safety rules\.

Troubleshoot problems as required\.

Maintain a safe and sanitary atmosphere with a high regard for environmental impact of the operation\.

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\.



Right to work in the US that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third party\-employer\.

Cargill requires employees to be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility\.

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, and work in confined spaces

Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, open/close valves, 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 operate heavy equipment

Must be able to read and write English

High School diploma or Equivalent

Basic Computer Skills

Ability to work overtime

Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts

At least 3 years of experience in production related work

Must be able to perform maintenance trades including Electrical, gearbox and bearing maintenance, pumps and piping systems, mechanical maintenance and hydraulic and pneumatic

Preferred qualifications:

Able to perform physical job duties including shoveling, and pounding with hammer\.

Forklift Certified

Able to perform maintenance trades including welding, pipe fitting, and fabrication, rigging systems,maintenance, and lubrication

Previous experience with MRO \(Maintenance Repair Ops\) and/or MRP \(Material Requirement Planning\)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet\.

**Primary Location** US\-TX\-Houston

**Schedule** Full\-time

**Req ID:** HOU00448

Required Skills

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other