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Instrument Controls Technician - Apprentice

Company: Pacific Coast Producers
Location: Woodland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Pacific Coast ProducersLocation: 1376 Lemen Avenue, Woodland, CA, 95776, United StatesBase Pay: 25.0 / HOUREmployee Type: Full-TimeJob Category: Craft WorkerIndustry: ManufacturingOur CompanyPacific Coast Producers, one of the nation's top food production companies, is seeking to fill an Apprentice Instrument Controls Technician position with a highly capable individual. The position is based in a fast-pace, high volume production facility in Woodland, CA.Pacific Coast Producers or "PCP" is an agricultural cooperative, and a food production company owned by California growers. We make healthy and flavorful products for families around the world to enjoy. Our Woodland facility maintains production lines for canning various tomato products for customer delivery and satisfaction. Each PCP facility utilizes complex technology and equipment that require skilled, talented, and motivated personnel to function properly. Applicants should possess a fundamental understanding of instruments, controls, PLC/HMI programming, electrical circuits, and related equipment, which may be evaluated by passing assessments.These are full-time, bargaining unit (union) positions requiring work on various shifts with potential for a great deal of overtime in the summer months. Individuals will perform maintenance, repair, design and/or modification of the plant's control network and control/electrical systems. Positions will gradually assume responsibility under a head technician or supervisor for the efficient operation, maintenance, repair, and safety of all plant instruments, controls, PLC/HMI programming; electrical circuits, plant floor networking, and related equipment. Key Responsibilities:Troubleshooting, calibration and installation of our pneumatic and electro-mechanical components, programmable logic controllers, printers, level and temperature devices, control valves, chart recorders and similar components, and other technology and equipment.Assist in complex troubleshooting and control strategy.Read blueprints, charts, sketches and operating instructions and proceed accordingly.Keep maintenance records. Obtain and maintain an adequate supply of parts.Responsible for work and layout, requisitioning necessary equipment.Observe, support and enforce all regulatory standards; Company safety and food safety, quality initiatives and standards including housekeeping of personal storage areas and tool box. Requirements:Satisfactorily completed a two-year program relative to this field (instrumentation/controls); orComparable work experience, plus one year of formal training in this area; andMust possess a fundamental understanding of instruments, controls, PLC/HMI programming, electrical circuits, and related equipment, which may be evaluated by passing assessments.PLC and HMI troubleshooting skills; including a minimum of minor logic editing skills.Understanding of plant floor hardware and software, as well as networking and domain structure admin.Knowledge of SQL server development and administration.Process control systems trouble shooting skills.AutoCAD experience for creating electrical drawings.Ability to work independently, performing related maintenance, repair, planning, and design.Proficient at interpreting and developing electrical one line and logic schematics, along with P&ID drawings, and process flow drawings.Come Work with Us!Join our legacy of talented people working together to provide the highest level of customer service. PCP employees can earn competitive pay, along with terrific benefit plans such as affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance. Retirement savings plans, including a defined-benefit pension plan is also provided to eligible employees.Pacific Coast Producers offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants including females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.PI160772661

Keywords: Pacific Coast Producers, Woodland , Instrument Controls Technician - Apprentice, Professions , Woodland, California

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