I & E Technician

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Gainesville, FL, US, 32609

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at Milliken.com and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

SUMMARY:

To be responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of complicated chemical process equipment, support system controls and plant electrical systems in a team setting or on an individual basis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Correctly read and understand P&IDs (symbols, tags, and instrument lines), wiring diagrams, and instrument loop drawings.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of hazardous area electrical classifications and equipment requirements.
  3. Demonstrate proper specification and application knowledge for intrinsic safety and explosion proof classifications.
  4. Understand and troubleshoot motor problems (direct drive and VFD) including specification and selection of any required replacement parts.  
  5. Repair ROV valves and actuators.
  6. Repair, bench set, test and calibrate Control valve of various styles.    
  7. Understand & explain basic principles flow, temperature, and pressure measurement and the devices used for their measurement.
  8. Specify and recommend instruments for various services with Engineering assistance.
  9. Troubleshoot and return to proper functionality SMART transmitters, including the use of a HART communicator.
  10. Demonstrate proficiency in calibration of all types of field instruments.
  11. Understand basic control logic (input, output, relationship, set point, PID, feedback, etc.)
  12. Troubleshoot Instrument loops.
  13. Configure basic single loop controllers.
  14. Calibrate and document single loop controllers.
  15. Understand and demonstrate use of cascade and split-range control logic.   
  16. Understanding of single vs. three phase power.
  17. Properly size and install circuit breakers (110, 240).
  18. Understand electrical wiring conventions.     
  19. Wire and terminate AC devices.
  20. SAFETY – Adhere to all plant safety policies and compliance regulations.  Actively participate in the safety process through completing of safety audits, participating in safety projects, identifying Site Hazards and contributing to safety improvements, and being an attending member of a safety team.  Complete quarterly and annual safety training as required.
    1. Enforce safety rules and continuously improve housekeeping.
    2. Promote safety as a core behavior and lead by example.
    3. Encourage team member’s participation in safety processes.
  21. QUALITY – Become familiar with, understand and comply with Milliken Quality Policy, Standard Operating Procedure(s) (SOPs) as assigned, relevant ISO 9000 standards and Company Policies that are applicable to this position.
  22. RESPONSIBLE CARE:

a.   Be aware of the relevant requirements of the Responsible Care Management System (RC-14001) and follow plant procedures to ensure compliance to requirements.

b.   Understand the RC-14001 Significant Aspects of your job and help ensure controls are in place to reduce or eliminate negative impacts.

c.   Take actions and identify and communicate ideas to minimize waste, prevent pollution and conserve energy.

d.   Contribute to continuous improvement of the plant environmental, health, safety, security, and Responsible Care performance and programs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  1. High school graduate or GED.
  2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an industrial instrumentation technician or in lieu of experience possess certification training/education in instrumentation/electronics program.
  3. Thorough knowledge of and ability to read and interpret control loops, wiring schematics and blueprints.
  4. Possess a valid Florida driver's license.
  5. Physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, climb long vertical ladders, move heavy equipment and have the ability to move about freely in cramped quarters.

 

Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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