Electrical Technician

Lamesa, TX 79331

Industry: Technical Job Number: 6506

Company Description:

Join a leading producer of industrial minerals, including sand proppants, whole grain silica, ground silica, fine ground silica, calcined kaolin clay and aplite clay. We have a 100+ year track record as an innovator and a rapidly growing market share as a supplier to domestic oil and natural gas operations that support the nation’ s economic strength and energy independence.

In addition to offering over 200 products in these categories, we also operate as a research and development specialist for customized products and solutions utilizing the same raw materials. The wide variety of industries and applications that we serve which include oil and gas, glass, chemicals, foundry, building products, fillers and extenders, recreation, industrial filtration and treatment, and testing and analysis.


Electrical Technician – Lamesa, Texas


Career Description:
  • Perform and document pre-shift inspections on mobile equipment.
  • Safely perform timely inspection, lubrication & correction tasks to continuously improve plant processing and equipment
  • Safely perform and oversee timely electrical repairs to continuously improve plant processes and equipment
  • Cooperate with supervising, facilitating, and assisting personnel.
  • Fill out all needed paperwork to record completed tasks, request needed tools and parts, and provide needed information to management
  • Clean up after jobs, put away tools and return any unused parts to proper storage areas
  • Cooperate with other maintenance personnel to ensure a seamless transition of workflow during breaks, lunches, shift changes, illnesses and vacations.
  • Cooperate with Production Operators to make sure that maintenance work does not interfere with the quantity or quality of in process or final products.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management or needed to continue effective operations.
  • Safety First Thinking: Use proper tools and repair parts, in a safe manner, to make lasting and quality enhancing electrical repairs.
  • Plans, assists with planning and installs new plant electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Performs preventative electrical and electronic maintenance in accordance with established procedures.
  • Process control and instrumentations, to include computer network management, process troubleshooting, and project management
  • Responsible for plant automation and control systems, including HMI and PLC systems, controls networks and equipment, MES, data collection and reporting systems and safety equipment and systems.
  • Duties include implementing capital projects, staying within both schedule and budget requirements.
  • Documenting and managing system / process changes and improvements.
  • Troubleshooting, repairs and adjustments to production and safety equipment.
  • Train and mentor electrical staff.
  • Performs housekeeping in immediate work area and other areas designated by supervision.
  • Follows all safety requirements including but not limited to LOTO, Confined Space, SLAM, DBS, Serious 6 and all other programs and safety policies implemented at our facilities.
  • The Electrician will wear required personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety shoes, safety harness, and hearing protection) in designated areas, and adhere to all local, state, federal, and Company health & safety standards.

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years working as an electrical technician in an industrial setting, which included PLC, and 3 phase power systems training and experience
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Math ability including fractions & elementary geometry
  • Read blueprints and word documents
  • Read electrical schematics and ladder logic diagrams

Compensation and Benefits:

Highly competitive base salary (Plus OT) with a 5% Gain Share Bonus.  Company offers a comprehensive benefits package to include major medical, dental, vision and 401(k). You will be eligible for a Retention bonus four month’ s after your hire date.

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