Otter Tail Corporation Electrical & Instrument Technician in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

We have an opening for an Electrical and Instrument Technician at Hoot Lake Plant in Fergus Falls, MN.

Responsible for maintaining the following equipment: electric auxiliary and pneumatic drives, electric and digital controls, programmable logic controllers (PLC’s), variable frequency drives (VFD’s), transformers, breakers, precipitator, relays, voltage regulators, batteries, motors, lighting, general plant wiring and electric equipment, all electronic equipment, phone system, parts of locomotive, AC and DC systems, RTD’s, thermocouples, radio controls, continuous monitoring equipment, IRD system, all transmitter and transducers, strip charts, actuators, solenoids, controllers, some valves, devices measuring temperature, flow, level, pressure and other instruments and equipment needed for plant operation, and other assigned duties. Must be able to troubleshoot, read prints, use testing equipment and work without supervision at times. Should know about oils, bearings, machining and hydro operation.

Position requires a minimum of two years technical school with a degree in Electrical, Electronics or equivalent. Must have a good understanding of electricity and pneumatics. Should have a thorough knowledge of boilers, steam and hydro operations. Must know basic theories involved in the steam and mechanical areas of a plant. Applicants will be required to complete an aptitude inventory.

Otter Tail Power Company offers a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications accepted through September 21, 2018.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred