Plant Electrician

(Nights, 12 hour shifts, 2-2-3)

The Plant Electrician position provides preventative, reactive, and emergency electrical work in a safe efficient and professional manner, with the ability to respond to unplanned breakdowns with a sense of urgency and demonstrate proficient troubleshooting techniques throughout our Litchfield campus. Position provides new installation of plant equipment and maintenance of existing plant equipment. This position will work 12 hours shifts, 6 PM to 6 AM. We work in teams to ensure safety and security.

Position Responsibility:

  • Diagnose and repair electrical related problems with plant equipment.
  • Wiring with threaded conduit and installations in a dairy environment, with trouble shooting electrical problems in the field.
  • Work with outside contractors and system integrators.
  • Provide support to the maintenance department.
  • Install electrical equipment and systems as directed by Master Electrician or supervisor.
  • Field instrument (flow meters, density, pressure, level, RTD’s) evaluation, repair and replacement.
  • Assist in networking of all plants and data collection / management.
  • Responsible for maintaining food safety and food quality standards and reporting any issues to the quality department.
  • Work with instrumentations and controls to maintain plant automation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / requirements:

  • Minnesota Unlicensed Electrician or Class A Journeyworker License required. Master license is a plus.
  • 3 years minimum Construction electrician and electrical maintenance experience.
  • Experience in industrial / commercial wiring and installations required.
  • Experience in a PLC / instrument environment a plus.
  • Team oriented.
  • Good people skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • On-call rotation for nights and weekends may be require
  • Candidates must successfully complete a drug screen, background check and health assessment prior to hire.

First District offers a rich benefit and compensation package including medical, dental, disability and life insurance. Participation in 401K with company match and eligibility for annual bonus also included. Candidates must successfully complete a background, drug and fitness for duty tests prior to start. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Careers@FirstDistrict.com. Applications may be completed at our Main Office in lieu of a resume.

First District is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.