Basic American Foods
  • Engineering
  • Moses Lake, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Instrumentation Controls Technician II

What is cooking with us?

We believe that kitchens and dining rooms should be filled with food people love to make and love to eat, and that's precisely why we're helping to create A WORLD FULL OF MEALTIME VICTORIES.  

With manufacturing facilities in beautiful Southeast Idaho and Moses Lake, WA family-owned Basic American Foods is the market leader because we want to HELP PEOPLE SERVE GREAT FOOD to as many people as possible.

Our Instrumentation Controls Technician is responsible for installation, calibration, repair, preventive maintenance, reliability and optimization of 5 different brands of sorters throughout Basic American Foods and Basic American Ingredients.  Responsible for purchasing, installation, calibration, repair, preventive maintenance of process instrumentation devices and associated controls.

What will you do?

  1. Train other technicians and maintenance personnel on instrumentation, calibration and field troubleshooting.  Use in-depth knowledge from experience, training, and technical manuals to diagnose and train others on the repair instrumentation.
  2. Inspects, tests, services, configures, calibrates, and installs indicating, recording, and automatic control instruments such as flow meters, pressure gauges, thermometers, regulators, systems, and similar components in the BAF manufacturing plants. South Eastern Idaho or Moses Lake, WA.
  3. Operates such electronic test equipment such as multi-meters, frequency generators, and counters, data recorders, digital logic probes and oscilloscopes.
  4. Locates part sources, estimates costs and prepares requisitions for equipment. Work with maintenance on standardization of instrumentation and documentation.
  5. Performs preventive maintenance and optimizes performance of electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical devices and instrumentation.
  6. Utilizes knowledge of PLCs, control loops, and pc interfaces in the performance of the above duties. Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.

What do you need?

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent specializing in electronics, instrumentation and control systems from two-year College or technical school; and at least five years of related experience and/or additional training. Consideration may be given to equivalent proficiency gained through additional experience and practice in the field of electronics and instrumentation.

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