Maintenance Electrician at Cargill
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Maintenance Electrician

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Job ID 259456 Date posted 01/25/2023 Location : Houston, Texas

Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain (CASC) connects producers and users of grains and oilseeds around the globe through sourcing, storing, trading, processing, and distributing, as well as offering a range of financial, risk management, and customized farmer services. Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive – a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. We depend on creative, responsible, hardworking individuals like you to operate our business successfully!

Job Type: Full time
Shift(s) Available: Rotating

A Typical Work Day May Include:

  • Completing preventative, predictive, and reactive industrial electrical work throughout the facility
  • Documenting all completed work and the conditions found, utilizing maintenance computer software as necessary
  • Installing, maintaining, testing, evaluating, and repairing various electrical components and systems including low voltage automation systems, medium voltage motor control circuits, and high voltage (<15kV) power distribution systems
  • Comprehending schematics, blueprints, and/or operation manuals
  • Interacting regularly with peers and management to pursue continuous improvement of facility operations and promote a teamwork focused environment
  • Operating mobile equipment such as forklifts, aerial lifts, scissor lift, etc.
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without a visa sponsorship
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Industrial electrical experience and/or a Journeyman Electrician license
  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

What Will Put You Ahead:

  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), such as SAP
  • Experience working with high voltage electrical equipment
  • Experience with programming technologies, such as programmable logic controllers (PLC) and variable frequency drives (VFD)
  • High School diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Ability to troubleshoot 480/240/120 Volts
  • Ability to troubleshoot  and install 4-20MA devices
  • Networking/Switch/IT experience
  • Cat 5/6 run and termination
  • Fiber run and termination
  • 2 years of industrial experience or in related production work
  • Ability to interpret, understand and create electrical schematics
  • Experience with Allen Bradley or Wonderware programming including VFD, soft start, and smart MCC programming and troubleshooting
  • Post secondary or technical college degree in related field. (electrical, computer science, software programming)
  • OSHA 30HR

Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (952) area code.
Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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