Southern Company Instrument & Electrical Technican I in Hudson, Illinois
Instrument & Electrical Technican I
Implements and maintains electrical power circuits and equipment, control and automation systems, electronic and pneumatic equipment used in gas storage, pipeline, compressor station, plant operations and measurement facilities.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities:
Installs, inspects, maintains, operates, troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates, and adjusts various pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, electronic.
Installs, programs, troubleshoots, repairs various Programmable Logic (PLC) controls
Installs, programs, troubleshoots, repairs various SCADA equipment.
Perform preventative maintenance checks on compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment
Performs Inspection and Maintenance (I & M) checks on all control systems
Maintain electrical switch gear and power distribution
Install, analyze and repair security/intrusion systems
Respond to emergency and operational needs whenever necessary
Identify and report safety and environmental concerns
Completes appropriate documentation and paperwork
Education and Experience:
Intermediate computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, operating systems, company software)
Associates degree in a technical field, or equivalent experience
Five years work experience in instrumentation, electronics and control systems
Working experience with electronic equipment, high pressure gas, processing equipment and reciprocating engines and compressors
Experience preparing drawings of electrical circuits
Working knowledge of National Electric Code
Experience reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical blueprints and diagrams
Process controls and understanding of gas processing fundamentals
Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high pressure systems
Experience applying and interpreting results from common electrical measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, calibration instruments, etc.
- Equivalent academic education and experience
- Valid driver’s license and safe driver’s record.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Lift and carry medium to heavy weight items.
Reach overhead for items, stoop, bend, and twist while working.
Ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently.
Other physical activities include crouching, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions.
Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision necessary to operate a computer.
The person in this position is required to work for extended periods of time in varied weather conditions. May be required to work periodically away from assigned location.
Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Illinois-Central Illinois-Hudson
Operating Company: Nicor Gas
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Union Covered: No
Hudson - 20487 North 1700 East Rd. (20487HudsonCODE)
20487 North 1700 East Rd.
Req ID: GAS2000098