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Electrician

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Bolthouse Farms

Bakersfield, CA 93301
Other
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Bolthouse Farms is a farm located in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and caf?? beverages under the Bolthouse Farms?? brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt dressings and extra virgin olive oil vinaigrettes. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. The company was acquired by Campbell Soup Company on Aug. 6, 2012. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Electrician will apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in all of the industrial plants at Bolthouse Farms. Responsible for maintaining electrical systems throughout various facilities, primary responsibilities include; troubleshooting 120/480 VAC motor control circuits, including motor testing, variable speed drives and soft-start from motor condition diagnosis to PLC control.

JOB DUTIES:

* Answer trouble calls to maintain a low level of down-time on all electrical systems throughout the facility
* Monitor proper Lock-out/Tag-out and other safe work practices
* Troubleshoot process control systems including major and minor electrical malfunctions of equipment
* Identify faulty components and ability to replace such components in a rapid, safe and efficient manner
* Perform connections in the best craftsmanship possible, using proper techniques
* Performing preventative maintenance of electrical systems including; servicing motors, control panels, and changing relays, etc
* Read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints
* Understand the distribution of I/O as well as the location of field devices driven by such
* Assist with the commissioning of new equipment installations
* Cooperate with Safety Director to correct problems and prevent future breakdowns
* Respond to radio calls in a quick and respectful manner
* Preform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABITLITIES:

* Ability to stay current on latest changes of the laws and regulation involving the NEC, OSHA, NFPA
* Ability to promptly respond and prioritize production request
* Pro-active mindset with the ability to apply common sense and good judgment under minimal supervision
* Must be able to work as a team and follow instruction
* Ability to use hand tools and trade type tools
* Ability to work overtime and weekends

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Proven, reliable work history
* 5+ years of experience in industrial electricity
* Valid California driver license and clean driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* 5 years recent industrial electrical experience in a manufacturing or processing facility
* Bilingual (English/Spanish)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

* Environmental exposure -cold/wet conditions (40 ?? or below/subzero temperatures), will work in the warehouse building and in all plants (indoor and outdoor)
* Material exposure-moving mechanical parts
* Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles and vibrations
* Occasional sitting, standing, walking as job requires
* Ability to lift 50 lbs.

HOURS & WORKDAYS:

3rd shift, when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

Reference: 615072685

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