Instrument & Electrical Maintenance Technician

Engineering, Systems, Management, Supervisor
Full Time

Job Description

About CF Industries:

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy.

10 Hour, AH22C1 Maintenance - I&E
Engineering and Engineering Services

Job Summary:

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of instruments, automation systems and electrical distribution systems at the Verdigris Plant. This entails troubleshooting in the following areas to ensure safe and efficient plant operations; electronic instrumentations/DCS, electrical distribution, pneumatic/hydraulic control systems and control valves.

Job Description:

  • Always work in a safe manner. Participate in site safety meetings, close hazard ID and near miss safety programs.
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot and repair electronic instruments (DP cells, pressure transmitters, thermocouples, torque tubes, data loggers, electronic controllers and alarm/safety systems) in all areas of the plant.
  • Tune control loops, repair/rebuild valves, actuators and pneumatic positioners to maximize the inherent safety, efficiency and on stream factor for the facility.
  • Troubleshoot, install and maintain electrical systems and motors that operate at voltages up to and including 4160 VAC.
  • Participate in HAZOPs, management of change processes and procurement activities related to the design/maintenance of the I & E infrastructure.
  • Assist in the installation, commission, start-up and documentation of sustaining and capital projects within all areas of the plant.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


1. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 100 lbs.

2. Must be able to occasionally carry up to 100 lbs.

3. Tasks performed while lifting: Moving valves, controls, tools, test equipment, cables, bundles of wires, switchgears and motors

4. Adverse environmental conditions

a. Occasional exposure and/or proximity to:
  • extreme temperatures (above 100 F)
  • vibration
  • limited ventilation
  • other potential hazards (working with high pressure instrumentation)

b. Frequent exposure and/or proximity to:
  • noise sufficient enough to require shouting to be heard
  • moving mechanical parts
  • electrical current
  • steam
  • working on scaffolding or in high places
  • chemicals (ammonia, chlorine, carbon dioxide, refrigerants, cleaning fluids, and solvents)
  • fumes, odors, mists and gases
  • oils (penetrating oils, lubricating oils, and refrigerant oils)

5. Emergency situation considerations: Requires the ability to wear a respirator and utilize any emergency, or safety equipment/procedure in response to an emergency situation.


  • Possession of a High School Diploma/GED or an Associate's degree in Electronics or Instrumentation. Apprenticeship program with a minimum of two (2) years of on the job training is acceptable.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with installing, calibrating, troubleshooting and maintaining process instrumentation for measuring and controlling flow, pressure, temperature and level.
  • Safety conscious, self-motivated, proficient communication skills, exceptional work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Exposure to HART instrumentation, digital valve positioners, Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Burner Management Systems (BMS) desired
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • Must successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential card (TWIC)

This position works with a team of 10-12 members including IE Techs, DCS Specialists and IE Supervisor within the Maintenance Department. You'll enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and wellness, generous time off, 401K, pension, bonus, volunteer time off and much more!
    • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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    If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at .

    Dice Id : 10183418
    Position Id : R0003515
    Originally Posted : 6 months ago
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