I & C Electrical Apprentice

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About Us

Crimson Renewable Energy and its subsidiary SeQuential Biodiesel are producers of renewable transportation fuels; specifically, we are the largest producer of biodiesel in California and Oregon. Crimson customers ranging from major oil companies such as Chevron, Valero, and Philips 66 to truck stop operators such as Pilot Flying J and Love’s count on Crimson as a reliable and consistent supplier of ultra-low carbon biodiesel.

Since commencing biodiesel production in Oregon in 2007 and in California in 2011, Crimson and its SeQuential Biodiesel subsidiary have grown to become market leaders in the California and Oregon alternative fuels market, which combined represent the largest market for biodiesel in the United States. Our mission is to build a better energy model by making sustainable ultra-low carbon fuels and help our customers achieve carbon reduction and sustainability goals.

Crimson has consistently grown revenue and profitability since startup and is accelerating its growth trajectory. Crimson currently employs over 280 people, and is a privately owned, closely held company. Throughout its history, Crimson has held onto its startup culture characterized by the pursuit of excellence combined with an emphasis on customer responsiveness, integrity, strong work ethic, teamwork, safety and accountability at all levels. In summary, we work very hard to do a better job than our competitors in operational execution and managing the myriad market and commodity risks inherent in our business.

Job Purpose:

The primary function of this position is to support and maintain the instrumentation and electrical equipment in a safe and efficient manner as described in various procedures, polices, processes and regulatory requirements. Utilizing instrumentation and electrical knowledge, the I&E Technician works in a team environment where individuals are empowered to set priorities and complete different activities with minimal supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Install, maintain, and provide basic troubleshooting of electrical and specialty systems.
  • Installs and bends conduit using manual, mechanical and hydraulic benders.
  • Perform wire and cable pulls.
  • Assemble basic electronic components.
  • Demonstrates appropriate skills of a first-year apprentice.
  • Provides technical assistance to other trades as needed.
  • Follow safe work permit processes, policies and procedures
  • Provide technical expertise in consultation with engineering and reliability resources
  • Create and update accurate instrumentation-based service reports using a computerized maintenance management system
  • Calibrate, test, functionally check instrumentation, analyzers, control systems and control elements
  • Optimize work activities related to planned and unplanned equipment outages
  • Assist in the training and development of new employees
  • Assess and resolve priority-based instrumentation and electrical issues as they arise
  • Communicate directly with OEM vendors and suppliers
  • Troubleshoot, Diagnose, and Correct all electrical systems issues up to 600V
  • Knowledge of Switchgear control systems and functionally rack in-out breakers

Education and Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 1 year of experience in the Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Apprentice classes or equivalent, work on instrumentation, computer process control and electrical equipment and systems. OR: Associates in Applied Sciences Degree or equivalent apprenticeship preferred.
  • Proven experience with the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and refurbishment of instrumentation
  • Previous experience in a continuous chemical operation environment
  • Motivated, self-starter capable of effectively managing multiple tasks and priorities
  • Relevant computer and technical skills
  • Ability to understand and use instrument calibration and electrical testing equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret various drawings such as P&IDs, SWDs, and single line diagrams
  • Ability to be trained in the operation of mobile equipment (forklift, manlift, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to understand, analyze and resolve technical problems
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as required
  • Must have strong, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job

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