Nutrien LTD

  • Electrical Technician

    Job Locations US-NE-Fairbury
    Posted Date 11 months ago(7/30/2018 12:06 PM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Engineering & Technical Services
    Business Unit
    Retail - Nutrien Ag Solutions
    Number of Positions (Vacancies)
  • Job Description

    Electrical Technician, Fairbury NE, US

    Why work at Nutrien Ag Solutions? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien Ag Solutions offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien Ag Solutions is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.


    Job Summary: The Electrical Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing electronic and electrical equipment and providing technical support to other team members when needed.  Preference will be given to candidates with a certification or degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance and/or related college or technical level course work.


    Key Tasks:

    • Demonstrates strong safety leadership skills and follows safe work practices.
    • Maintains and installs communication cables, power distribution and wiring required for equipment as well as computer systems.
    • Installs, modifies and repairs all electrical/electronic devices.
    • Assists maintenance technicians when troubleshooting electronic and electrical issues.
    • Maintains involvement with operations of the plant processing equipment and scale systems.
    • Assists parts clerk in ensuring an adequate supply of parts is maintained.
    • Follows all company safety policies and good manufacturing practices.
    • Works as part of a team to plan and conduct equipment repairs.
    • Maintains open and professional lines of communication with operations, management and all team members in the maintenance department.


    • A high school diploma / GED and completion of formal trades training program, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience.
    • Two years of industrial maintenance experience including comprehensive knowledge in three or more of the following areas: Mechanical systems, predictive maintenance, maintenance planning, site utilities, system analysis & troubleshooting, pipefitting & welding, machining, metal fabrication, electricity & motor controls, controls & instrumentation, PLC/software & hardware, pneumatics & hydraulics.
    • Strong knowledge of AC induction motors, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, start-up, and troubleshooting.
    • Experience with computer/device networking using standard protocols (Ethernet/IP, Devicenet, Modbus, Hart)
    • Knowledge of programmable logic/automation controllers, human-machine interfaces, hardware, and associated programming languages (Ladder Logic, FBD, SFC, Structured Text). Platforms include; Rockwell Automation, Allen Bradley, ABB
    • Knowledgeable in processes such as food processing/packaging, water treatment, refrigeration, and boiler control.
    • Basic computer skills and the ability to work independently are also required for this position.

    Nutrien Ag Solutions, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien Ag Solution policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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