Doherty Staffing Solutions

E & I Technician

7 days left

Estherville, Iowa
Depending on Qualifications
Dec 13, 2017
Dec 22, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Staffing Solutions is currently partnering with a growing, and dynamic pork producer. We are seeking an Instrumental & Electrical Technician to work servicing/repairing production and facility equipment. Pay is based on experience. Initial screening through Doherty Staffing Solutions

This role is located in Estherville, IA, and has openings on 1st shift. I&E Technician maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and installs various types of instrumentation and electrical equipment throughout the plant. The IE technician functions in a team environment but must also be able to work independently as needed. The IE technician supports all aspects of electrical, instrumentation and analyzers for the Estherville plant.

I&E Technician Main Duties/Responsibilities:

· Read and interpret blueprints and electrical and instrument loop diagrams.

· Repair and troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation equipment ranging from small motors up to services involving 480 volts.

· Installation of new equipment up to 480 volts.

· Installation and removal of wiring & conduit and small piping and tubing.

· Installation of process control instrumentation such as transmitters, controllers, analyzers, control valves, sensors, etc. Rebuild and calibrate transmitter and control valves.

· Tune controllers.
Maintain and troubleshoot emission monitoring instrumentation and control equipment.

· Perform preventive maintenance on instrumentation and electrical equipment.

· Programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controls (PLC), control software and human-machine interface systems.

· Interface with outside contractors on new installation and startup of electrical and process control systems.

· Maintain plant electrical and instrument records and standards.

· Conduct instrument inspections and tests as required per the site's mechanical integrity program.

· Work with plant mechanical maintenance techs, operations and quality assurance to complete projects, start-up activities, trials, and shut-down activities as necessary.

· Operate forklift, man lift & hand tools including drills, hacksaws, wrenches and grinders.

· Support plant mechanical maintenance activities as required

I&E Technician Key Requirements/Qualifications:

· Experience and knowledge in safety procedures including but not limited to, confined space entry, line opening, fall protection, lock out tag out, and hot work, · Experience with Food Safety requirements. · Demonstrated experience with reading blue prints and layouts including reading electrical and instrument loop diagrams. · Solid experience with troubleshooting, testing and repairing electrical circuits up to 480 volts AC. · Must be able to troubleshoot and repair both pneumatic and electronic instrumentation loops. · Preferred proficiency with programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controls (PLC), control software and human-machine interface systems. · Must have the ability to climb a ladder, drive a forklift, use a man lift, and wear a respirator. · Basic computer knowledge to include PC component identification and troubleshooting and use of software such as CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System), Widows office tools and PLC software. · Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) a plus.


To apply for the I&E Technician, please click Apply Now and complete our online application. For questions or further information about the I&E Technician position, please call 952.562.1033 or email


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