Electrical + Instrument Tech

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Date: Apr 26, 2024

Location: Council Bluffs, IA -Iowa, US, 51503-6593

Company: Bunge

Location : Council Bluffs IA OPD 

City : Council Bluffs 

State : Iowa (US-IA) 

Country : United States (US) 

Requisition Number : 34223 


The Electrical & Instrumentation Tech is assigned to day shift (7:00 am - 3:30 pm).  The position pay starts at $32.14 per hour.  Health and welfare benefits begin on date of hire and there is also an annual bonus.


Core Functions:

  • Responsible for maintaining plant wide electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Responsible for maintaining all automation throughout the facility (electric circuits of 480VAC or less)
  • Troubleshoot and repair high voltage lighting, variable frequency drive (VFD) and alternating current / direct current (AC/DC) systems
  • Ability to read and understand ladder logic is required
  • Troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logix Control (PLC) (Allen-Bradley) systems like SLC 500, MicroLogix, CompactLogix, PLC 5s, 5000 LogixControllers and PanelViews
  • Check output on DC controllers and replace printed circuit boards when needed
  • Troubleshoot, locate, test, identify, or diagnose electrical malfunction and then adjust, repair, or replace
  • Ability to follow, interpret, and read blueprints or schematics
  • Calibrate and/or troubleshoot process instrumentation
  • Responsible for assigning IP addresses to new equipment
  • Inspect for conformity to industry standards or specifications
  • Rebuild, repair and replace damaged, defective, or worn parts
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area and remove material and equipment from job site
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC motor starter circuits


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Associates Degree in Electronics or 3-5+ years of equivalent experience is required
  • 3-5 years of experience or schooling troubleshooting and repairing PLC’s and experience programming
  • Experience utilizing networking systems such as Control Net, Ethernet, and Data Highway required
  • Familiar with mass flow meters, pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, burner control systems and other like equipment found in an automated plant required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a safety conscious environment
  • Previous work in a soybean crush facility is a plus
  • Experience with SAP maintenance software a plus
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

Job Segment: Facilities, Testing, Electrical, Instrumentation, High Voltage, Operations, Technology, Engineering, Energy

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