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Cargill Fresno Beef - Electrician - 3rd Shift -Full Time- Fresno, California in Fresno, California

Fresno Beef - Electrician - 3rd Shift -Full Time- Fresno, California

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


This is a full-time position is located in Fresno, CA. Please note you may receive calls from a 952 area code if you are considered for the position. Note this position does not provide any type of relocation assistance.

Cargill Protein

Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill’s NorthAmerican beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas,provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customersranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturersand export markets. These businessesemploy more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens ofprocessing and support facilities.

Cargill Beef

At Cargill Beef,we know that our customers don’t just sell products; they sell the reputations behindthose products. Our customers provide people with something that they crave andlove and it’s a product that we love, too. And we understand how deeply thequality of our red meat connects to our customers’ reputations. After all, it’sour reputation, too. We have been innovating for the last 150 years to bringour partners new solutions that help nourish the world. We continue toaggressively pursue improvements and produce real results that impact not onlyour operations but our industry, employees and the world around us. Bycontinuously improving our products, processes and services we are ensuring abetter, more sustainable future for our employees, for our customers, for ourcommunities and for our company.

The Industrial Electrician plays a vitalrole in the ongoing Maintenance and Reliability effort, by not only executingthe work as planned, but by providing feedback and comments for improvement.The Industrial Electrician is responsible for the faithful execution of work.They will insist on having a work order number available to them to insureappropriate accountability for parts, work materials, and the capture of theirtime against the equipment being served. They will provide feedback on whatrepairs were made to the equipment on the work order, and will offersuggestions on how to improve the plans associated to the work effort. In theabsence of the maintenance supervisor, the Industrial Electrician isresponsible for completing maintenance activities as directed on a day-to-daybasis. This includes preventive, predictive, and reactive maintenanceassignments.

* Responsibilities: *

  • Manufacturing Process Reliability

  • Maintain Process and Industry Standards and Specifications

  • Safety, Health and Environment

  • Effectively and safely operates standard maintenance tools such as power tools, basic hand tools and basic electrical testing equipment

  • Perform preventative maintenance up to and including Annual PM’s.

  • Read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics without issue.

  • Complete minor troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical related issues without direct supervision.

  • Follow prescribed safety rules and regulation as well as other departmental policies and procedures. Help to develop proper safety techniques.

  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Understand and certify in LOTO

  • Identify follow-up work required

  • Acquire planned materials, tools and documentation for planned work, and work order information for reactive work.

  • Investigate job site if required – determine scope of work (reactive work)

  • Prepare work site – scaffolding, safety, etc

  • Perform maintenance task

  • Respond to interruption work from immediate supervisor.

  • Move to next job after completion or as directed by Maintenance Supervisor

  • With the Maintenance Supervisor, resolve problems as needed to perform work

  • Complete Closeout Activities including, Tool accountability / Parts reconciliation, Sanitation tagging / Notification to Production, Return unused materials and tools, Functional Operations test complete, and arrange for PdM validation.

  • Complete, Sign and return hardcopy Work Order to Maintenance Supervisor complete with; Work Description, Symptoms, As Found, As Left, Start / Finish time, and Labor Hours and Note Deficiencies, Delays, any Job Plan Feedback

  • Effectively inform through written communication daily pass-downs issues and actions.

  • Help to establish and implement preventative maintenance procedures for electronic controlled equipment, plant instrumentation and plant data collection systems

  • Maintain and troubleshooting electronic controlled equipment, plant instrumentation and plant data collection system

  • Self-starter and high performance individual with ability to prioritize his/her daily workload.

  • Working knowledge of, ability to troubleshoot and repair analog, digital control devices and sensors.

  • Ability to effectively operate and use an oscilloscope, VOM and other test equipment to troubleshoot and repair industrial control devices.

  • Working knowledge of serial communications and ability to troubleshoot communications between PLC/PC and ASCII devices. (bar-code readers, scales, label printers, digital displays, terminals, RFID, wireless networking, etc.)

  • Proven troubleshooting skills.

  • Aggressive to solve problems in a methodical manner.

  • Basic PLC programming and troubleshooting skills, preferably with Allen-Bradley

* ElectricalKnowledge: *

  • Demonstratean understanding of electrical control circuits that employ 24 VAC/DC and110VAC.

  • Identifyand explain the operation of 110VAC circuits and related equipment.Identify andexplain the operation of three phase circuits and related equipment.

  • Demonstratecompetence with test equipment.

* Software: *

  • WonderWare, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, RSView, Windows XP plus other miscellaneoussoftware that is proprietary to our company.

* PLCKnowledge and Hardware: *

  • Identifyand explain the different components of a PLC and their function(s).

  • Demonstrateknowledge of PLC programming software (RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, RSView).

* LAN: *

  • Identifyand explain the different components of a LAN system and their function(s).


* JobRequirements: *

  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Able to read. write, and speak in English

  • Must have 2-4 years’ industrial maintenance electrician experience or a minimum 7-month technical training.

  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Must be able to perform basic math

* Preferred: *

  • Previously worked for Cargill

  • Ability to use a Voltage Ohm Meter

  • Troubleshoot electrical problems without schematics

  • Ability to program PLC systems

  • Experience troubleshooting PLC systems

  • Familiar with NFPA 70E

  • Previously worked in a food processing environment

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-CA-Fresno

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: FRE02365