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Union Electrician

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.SummaryPerdue AgriBusiness hasanopportunity for anUnion Electricianat our facilitylocated inChesapeake, VA.This position is responsible for performingassigned multi-craft, industrial maintenance duties within scope of classification to include equipment repairs, preventative and predictive maintenance, emergency breakdown, equipment failure, and process improvement projects.Perdue AgriBusiness offers competitive wages and benefit packages to full-time, regular positions.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesSafely diagnose and resolve all operational and process failures with facility machinery and equipment, such as conveyance systems, Dust Control systems, Shore to Ship loaders, Scale Hoppers, Truck and Rail Discharge, Fire Suppression systems, etcDemonstrate a willingness to commit to continuous improvementConduct detail-oriented inspections (PM s) of facility equipment/machinery, lighting, networks, mobile machinery, etcProcess Controls/Automation and Hazards Monitoring diagnostics and expansionDemonstrate the ability to be a multi-crafted technician and safely embrace new challengesCompile and complete paperwork relative to repairs to include, but not limited to work orders, JSA s, and proactive observationsPerform all work within safety guidelines established by company policy and local/state/federal agencies, such as OSHA, EPA, NEC, NFPA, etc.Ability to respond to emergency calls during non-scheduled hoursPerform other tasks as assigned by supervisorMinimum EducationHigh School Graduate or GEDAssociate degree, Journeyman apprenticeship, or comparable work experience preferred in Industrial Engineering/Maintenance related field such as: Electrical, Industrial Technology, Mechatronics, Industrial Controls/Automation, etc.Experience RequirementsGeneral- Reading, writing, math, and analytical skillsSpecialized/Technical Knowledge Preferred:PLC-based Industrial Controls and Automation FundamentalsProcess Sensors/Switches (Digital and Analog)3-phase Motor Circuits/Controllers/VFD s/Control CentersAC and DC Circuit FundamentalsPower Distribution/SwitchgearsPower TransmissionsDry Bulk Conveyance Some understanding of Process Improvement (RCA, Six Sigma, etc.)Environmental Factors and Physical RequirementsWalking, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, working with arms above shoulder levelAble to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0
50 pounds), Exposure to temperatures (0 - 100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db), grain dust, and chemicals (MSDS sheets available)Must be able to wear protective equipment as requiredMay be required to travel to other remote AgriBusiness facilitiesPerdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Suffolk , Union Electrician, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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