- Read, understand and interpret schematics, ladder drawings, technical specifications and manufacture’s manuals related to repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical instrumentation and control equipment.
- Install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot electrical systems including, but not limited to; generators, PLC’s, HMI’s, electric motors, motor controls, flow equipment, alarm and telemetry systems, heating and exhaust systems, conduits, cable and relays.
- Communicate with external and internal customers in a professional manner concerning all pertinent machine data that impacts the user's ability to run equipment or systems.
- Contact and work with independent contractors regarding electrical instrumentation and control system repairs and installations.
- Assist vendors during retrofits, modifications, or implementation of equipment methodology.
- Troubleshoot and repair complex electrical and electronic systems on all production and related equipment to component level.
- Read, understand, and use complex industrial mechanical, electrical and electronic schematics, blueprints, and equipment manuals.
- Proficient in the utilization of multimeters, meggers, oscilloscopes, frequency generators, data loggers, and assorted hand tools and documentation of measurements.
- Perform electrical repairs in accordance with National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA-70E), local government code, and Occupational Safety and Hazards Association OSHA guidelines.
- Actively engaged in safety, participating in safety programs, safety activities, perform risk assessments and demonstrate ownership and leadership in personal safety and of other team members.
- Must be willing to work any shift, weekends, etc. whenever necessary.
- Massachusetts Journeymen’s Electrical License.
- ISA Certified Controls System Technician Level 1.
- 5+ years of troubleshooting experience in electrical, mechanical, and instrumentation equipment.
- Knowledge and understanding of electrical standards: NFPA 79, NEC, UL508a,
- Knowledge of power distribution systems in a food manufacturing environment.
- Demonstrated track record of attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
- Superior technical skills (mechanical/electrical).
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States.
Gorton’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer