Pro Staff

Master Electrician

Bingham Lake, MN
Nov 10, 2017
Jan 03, 2018
Pro Staff
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with large ethanol plant in Bingham Lake is looking for a experienced Master Electrician to join our team! Please submit your resume to or apply online at

Candidates should have excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change. Have knowledge of ladder logic, have industrial network experience with ASi/Profibus/Devicenet, be comfortable with calibration, configuration and repair of measurement/control instruments for flow, level, pressure, temperature and pH including associated valves and valve actuators and have experience with power systems up to 4160V 3 phase.

The Electrician is responsible for troubleshooting and identifying root-cause issues, repairing or replacing parts and rewiring and installing related instrument/electrical goods at the biorefinery. The Electrician ensures that all work performed is in compliance with electrical codes and tests and inspects and repairs issues when they occur.
Team members in this position will communicate any problems or concerns to the management team. The Electrician is also responsible for reviewing all electrical procedures for the biorefinery, assisting in developing pertinent electrical programs and training team members. Continuous plant operation includes 24/7 schedules. Team member must be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.

Job Duties Include:
1. Troubleshoot and identify the root cause, able to repair or replace parts, rewire and install related instrument/electrical goods including conduit and/or wiring.
2. Ensure that all work performed is completed by following all local electrical codes. Including 4160V, 480V, 220V, 110V, 24V DC and 4-20 mA loops and circuits.
3. Responsible for troubleshooting PLC/DCS I/O including 4-20mA loops, 120V/24DC I/O.
4. Responsible for all preventative and proactive electrical maintenance and compliance procedures.
5. Assist with emergency and scheduled shutdowns while performing regular mechanical duties as directed.
6. Inform management of any instrument/electrical parts needed and assist with maintaining the required instrument/electronic/electrical parts inventories.
7. Documentation and record keeping responsibilities to include; utilizing inventory control systems, maintaining calibration records, ordering parts, work with outside contractors, etc.
8. Work with the management team and all staff on a daily basis to ensure the operation and all facilities are operating to standards.
9. Must be willing to learn and understand the basic operation of the plant process for a better understanding of how equipment and instrument/electronic controls operate and are utilized.
10. Maintain a clean and organized work area to include cleanliness, serviceability, and accountability of all tools and supplies.
11. Accomplish all other tasks, work orders, cleaning assignments or other duties as assigned by the management team.
12. Assist in developing, training and reviewing all pertinent instrument/electrical programs and procedures including Arc Flash Hazards and electrical integrity.
13. Maintain licensing by attending state required code classes.
14. In the event of an emergency biorefinery situation that would require electronic or instrument/electrical expertise, this team member should expect to be called after hours including weekends and holidays.
15. Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
16. Maintain a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.

Requirements Include:
-Associate’s degree in an electrical training program or equivalent is required.
-Journeyman or Master License preferred, but may be required based on location.
-Thorough knowledge of standard electrical equipment and work practices is required.
-Ability to troubleshoot, maintain, and install 4160V, 480V, 220V, 110V motors and breakers, protective relays, PLC’s, transformers, motor control centers, lights, breakers, panels and other miscellaneous electrical equipment.
-Troubleshoot PLC/DCS I/O including 4-20mA loops, 120V/24DC I/O.
-Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.

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