E&I Field Technician I-V (DOT PHMSA) (2 Positions)
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Location: Beulah, North Dakota
Type: Full Time
This position is responsible to provide electrical and instrumentation (E&I) maintenance services for field process units, including instrumentation and electrical systems such as process instrumentation, valves, motors and motor controls.
Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have a general knowledge of electrical drawings, troubleshooting, and repair of three phase alternating current circuits, solid state drives, microprocessor-based programmable controllers, instrumentation and control systems, as well as an understanding of the National Electric Code, at a level acquired through the completion of a two-year degree in an Electrical, Electronic, or Instrumentation Technology program or an approved electrical apprentice program (JATC); or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and two years of related instrumentation maintenance experience in an industrial setting . If the incumbent does not have a ND Journeyman’s license, one must be obtained. The incumbent must have basic proficiency with personal computers and a valid driver’s license. This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) (PHMSA) qualified position.
Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: Requires constant walking, hand coordination, and standing, occasional stooping/bending, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, occasional hand grip of 45 pounds, low level and elevated activity, lifting and carrying up to 55 pounds, reaching above and below shoulder level; sitting, lifting 50 pounds from knee to shoulder high, crawling, pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds, and use of keyboard/computer and test equipment. Requires continuous use of tools and occasional turning of valves and use of foot controls. Over 45% of the incumbent’s shift is spent outdoors. This position is continuously exposed to noise; frequently exposed to dirt, dust, chemicals, extreme heat and cold; and occasionally exposed to vibration, poor ventilation, and confined areas. Will be required to wear dust masks, respirators, and full face Scott Air Paks when necessary. Frequently requires working in high climbing areas on grating, ladders, scaffolding, and other areas requiring use of safety equipment and may involve work at heights from 10 to 150 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards. Requires finger dexterity, binocular vision, color vision, hearing, and the ability to speak. Must have the ability to analyze data and reports, implement recommendations, and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others and present information in a clear, concise manner. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Incumbent may work a 12-hour rotating shift.