I & E Tech III

Company Name:
South Mississippi Electric Power Association
_Position Summary:_
Under guidance provides support in the installation, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical, electronic and pneumatic instrument and controls.
_Essential Job Functions_
Participates in the installation, repair, calibration, and troubleshooting of electronic, electrical and pneumatic instruments, controls and equipment; subject, but not limited to boiler, turbine controls; recorders; digital and analog indicators; transducers; gravimetric feeders; pneumatic level flow and pressure controls; electro-pneumatic devices; annunicators; alarm systems; pressure gauges and switches; and temperature gauges, switches, and measurement devices such as R.T.D.''s and thermocouples.
Assists in:
Configuration and/or repairs of microprocessors and digital electronic devices.
Alignment and/or repairs of drive units, positioners and actuators.
Troubleshooting and repair of furnace safeguard logic, scrubber controls, environmental monitoring equipment and printed circuit boards.
Maintaining, modifying and troubleshooting Distributive Control Systems (DCS) technology.
Cleaning, purging, repairing, and/or installing tubing sensing lines and related valves.
Utilizes service manuals/parts list to properly identify parts and equipment required for assignment completion.
Reads, understands, and interprets (with some guidance) electrical drawings/schematics required for assignment completion.
Utilizes computerized systems to record time; determine inventory availability; and review and/or record periodic maintenance (PM) and corrective maintenance repairs.
Learns proper techniques to conduct equipment and system tagging lock-out-tag-out according to Association and plant rules and regulations.
Follows safe working practices at all times. Identifies safety hazards and recommends solutions.
Available within a reasonable response time for emergency call-outs and overtime plus provide acceptable off-hour contact by phone and/or pager.
Operates on and off road motorized vehicles.
Performs housekeeping assignments as directed.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
# _Education and Experience_
Associate degree in instrumentation or related studies or equivalent accredited technical training.
Two years'' experience in industrial instrumentation/electronics required.
Successfully completion of in-house entry level technician test.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required
Basic understanding of electronic component function.
Strong math and logic skills including the ability to troubleshoot program PLC and other computer based operations systems.
Must demonstrate a mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipments.
Ability to read, understand and interpret technical instructions manuals, electrical prints, electronic schematics, piping and instrument diagrams and written safety and work procedures.
Ability to learn and operate computers for purpose of monitoring and troubleshooting computer bases control systems; determining inventory levels; utilizing work order systems; and basic windows based software applications.
Good verbal and written communication skills, decision making skills and strong work ethic.
Must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays as required and handle call-out.
Must be able to climb and work at various heights and work in a standing, sitting, crouched or kneeling position and work in confined areas.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Possess strong commitment to personal and job safety.
Willingness to learn and grow in this position.
Location: Purvis, MS
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Employment Type: Full Time

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