Engineering Technician - 3rd Shift - Military Veterans Wanted

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Job Summary
Operating, maintaining, monitoring, and supporting critical facilities electrical infrastructure for mission-critical systems that includes power, distribution and controls systems in addition to the processes that maximize 24/7 production uptime/ availability. Closely interact with internal support teams and with local contractors and vendors. The engineering technician will respond to abnormal conditions in an expedient manner and develop and implement approaches to maintain high availability and reliability within operations, improve efficiency, and implement new processes or strategies.
Position Responsibilities
Monitors plant electrical systems. Coordinates modifications to programming, wiring and integration to new or existing equipment. Provides applied electrical technical expertise in the areas of design, review, layout, installation and operation
Ensures critical facility electrical systems and programming problems are identified and repaired expeditiously.
Facilitates plant automation projects and initiatives.
Oversees contractor services.
Creates and reads ladder logic and flow diagrams for program design, startup, simulation and testing.
Prepares test procedures and debugs programs.
Demonstrates competence in designing, coordinating, troubleshooting and supporting PLC’s, Human Machine Interface / SCADA systems and databases while maintaining plant automation standards.
Position Qualifications
Two-year technical degree in electrical technology or related field required
Knowledge of process control principles, standards and practices
Minimum five (5) years of relevant experience with PLC’s, instrumentation and servos. Ability to perform real time process software programming of PLC’s.
Demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of programming, analysis, and design
Working knowledge of desktop software configuration, and networking/ communications protocols
Ability to plan, organize, and schedule work independently
Ability to communicate effectively and develop rapport with internal and external customers
Understanding of electrical control systems and switchgear.
Ability to troubleshoot using a variety of diagnostic tools including Digital Multi-meter, oscilloscope and megometer.
PC based computer literacy
Comprehend and use technical vendor manuals and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
Electrical control and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s)
Experienced in Instrumentation (temperature, pressure, etc.), Pneumatics, Motors/Drives/Gearboxes/Power Transmission Systems, Print reading and ability to understand Process Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID’s)
Ability to read and prepare wiring diagrams and blueprints
Use of tools including precision, hand, and powered
Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment
Ability to train others
Ability to problem solve
Requires being available to respond to emergency situations as they arise.
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.