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Journeyman Electrician

Seattle, WA, United States of America
Job Reference JR0070745
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2023-11-06

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.

This position is responsible for the electrical repair, preventive, and corrective maintenance tasks on all the equipment and buildings owned, leased, and operated by Seattle Export Grain Elevator. He/she is responsible for performing all assigned duties safely. He/she is responsible for the compliance of all SHE, GMP, and State of Washington rules/regulations at all times.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Maintains and repairs operating equipment, including removal, installation, rebuilding and cleaning of all electrical equipment associated with the production process.
  • Works with plant operations to accomplish all tasks in a timely and safe manner.
  • Notifies Supervisors of any production, maintenance, or safety problems.
  • Performs basic instrument replacement and basic electrical work.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of the electrical systems including, but not limited to, variable speed drives, motors and motor control equipment, and related equipment.
  • Install conduit, wiring, panels, controls and other electrical components for machines and equipment.
  • Install and maintain light fixtures and related equipment.
  • Makes the necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of all related equipment and attends training classes when available.
  • Follows all department procedural policies and participates in team concept approach.
  • Completes work orders on all work performed. Enters actual time and any parts or material used on the job.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks for equipment and facility in accordance with manufacturer's and/or engineering guidelines.
  • Perform any additional duties or tasks assigned by management.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Keeps work area clean and free from all safety hazards which requires regular bending and occasional lifting.
  • Maintains accurate and timely work orders in computerized maintenance system.
  • Actively complies with best practices, standard operating procedures and development, maintenance and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Actively participates in job-related training as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

Basic qualifications: 

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Washington State Journeyman (01) license
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card)

Experience

Basic qualifications:

  • Five (5+) plus years’ experience as journeyman electrician

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with PLC
  • Experience in an industrial work environment
  • Experience with 480v and 4160v

SHE Responsibilities – Safety, Health, Environmental

  • Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.
  • Completes required training for jobs and tasks prior to being assigned work.
  • Ensures area is maintained in orderly and safe manner.
  • Promptly reports unsafe working conditions to management and communicates potential hazards.
  • Promptly reports all incidents to management as soon as practicable; no later than 24 hours from time of incident.   Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

The following are the basic qualifications:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and industrial processing machinery.
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation, Ladder Logic, MCC’s and Electrical systems.
  • Requires recall and application of simple or routine rules and/or procedures.
  • Comprehension – listen to directions, follow instructions, pay attention to details.
  • Quality/Customer Focus – commitment to excellence in quality, viewing each customer brand as the most important customer.
  • Always communicate effectively with co-workers.
  • Interpersonal/Communications Skills – speak and prepare written communication effectively; listen to others and foster open communications.
  • Performance Management – establish goals and plans; work efficiently; manage accurate work on time, as promised, with ownership.
  • Change Management – proactive problem solving, takes initiative, maintains flexibility and adaptability to change.

Condition of Employment

  • Upon completion of the ninety (90) day probationary period, this individual shall apply for limited Class B registration with the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) Local 19 dispatch hall as a condition of employment.

Working Conditions

  • Work area is not climate controlled.
  • Work is regularly performed away from the maintenance shop more than half the day.
  • Work is regularly performed near moving mechanical parts.
  • Open work area shared with other employees.
  • Noise level: loud (moving mechanical parts, lawn mower, truck).

 Physical Demands

  • Ability to use all types of trades-related hand and power tools.
  • Ability to stand; walk; sit, talk, and listen.
  • Use of hands to grasp, handle, pinch, pick-up, and type.
  • Climb, balance and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Depth Perception (ability to judge distances)
  • Ability to adjust focus.

Company Conformance Statements

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
  • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
  • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Compensation Range

Hourly Rate: $47.97 - $49.65 (per collective Bargaining Agreement Wage Table) 

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 15,000 people globally.


Job Description

This position is responsible for the electrical repair, preventive, and corrective maintenance tasks on all the equipment and buildings owned, leased, and operated by Seattle Export Grain Elevator. He/she is responsible for performing all assigned duties safely. He/she is responsible for the compliance of all SHE, GMP, and State of Washington rules/regulations at all times.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Maintains and repairs operating equipment, including removal, installation, rebuilding and cleaning of all electrical equipment associated with the production process.
  • Works with plant operations to accomplish all tasks in a timely and safe manner.
  • Notifies Supervisors of any production, maintenance, or safety problems.
  • Performs basic instrument replacement and basic electrical work.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and repair of the electrical systems including, but not limited to, variable speed drives, motors and motor control equipment, and related equipment.
  • Install conduit, wiring, panels, controls and other electrical components for machines and equipment.
  • Install and maintain light fixtures and related equipment.
  • Makes the necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of all related equipment and attends training classes when available.
  • Follows all department procedural policies and participates in team concept approach.
  • Completes work orders on all work performed. Enters actual time and any parts or material used on the job.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks for equipment and facility in accordance with manufacturer's and/or engineering guidelines.
  • Perform any additional duties or tasks assigned by management.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Keeps work area clean and free from all safety hazards which requires regular bending and occasional lifting.
  • Maintains accurate and timely work orders in computerized maintenance system.
  • Actively complies with best practices, standard operating procedures and development, maintenance and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Actively participates in job-related training as required.

Experience

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

Basic qualifications: 

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Washington State Journeyman (01) license
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card)

Experience

Basic qualifications:

  • Five (5+) plus years’ experience as journeyman electrician

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with PLC
  • Experience in an industrial work environment
  • Experience with 480v and 4160v

Additional Information

SHE Responsibilities – Safety, Health, Environmental

  • Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.
  • Completes required training for jobs and tasks prior to being assigned work.
  • Ensures area is maintained in orderly and safe manner.
  • Promptly reports unsafe working conditions to management and communicates potential hazards.
  • Promptly reports all incidents to management as soon as practicable; no later than 24 hours from time of incident.   Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

The following are the basic qualifications:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and industrial processing machinery.
  • Knowledge of Instrumentation, Ladder Logic, MCC’s and Electrical systems.
  • Requires recall and application of simple or routine rules and/or procedures.
  • Comprehension – listen to directions, follow instructions, pay attention to details.
  • Quality/Customer Focus – commitment to excellence in quality, viewing each customer brand as the most important customer.
  • Always communicate effectively with co-workers.
  • Interpersonal/Communications Skills – speak and prepare written communication effectively; listen to others and foster open communications.
  • Performance Management – establish goals and plans; work efficiently; manage accurate work on time, as promised, with ownership.
  • Change Management – proactive problem solving, takes initiative, maintains flexibility and adaptability to change.

Condition of Employment

  • Upon completion of the ninety (90) day probationary period, this individual shall apply for limited Class B registration with the ILWU (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) Local 19 dispatch hall as a condition of employment.

Working Conditions

  • Work area is not climate controlled.
  • Work is regularly performed away from the maintenance shop more than half the day.
  • Work is regularly performed near moving mechanical parts.
  • Open work area shared with other employees.
  • Noise level: loud (moving mechanical parts, lawn mower, truck).

 Physical Demands

  • Ability to use all types of trades-related hand and power tools.
  • Ability to stand; walk; sit, talk, and listen.
  • Use of hands to grasp, handle, pinch, pick-up, and type.
  • Climb, balance and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Depth Perception (ability to judge distances)
  • Ability to adjust focus.

Company Conformance Statements

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
  • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
  • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Compensation Range

Hourly Rate: $47.97 - $49.65 (per collective Bargaining Agreement Wage Table) 

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us