Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

Chicago, IL posted on August 30

Pay ranges from $25.00 to $40.00 an hour based on experience

Summary:

Seeking talented Electrical & Instrumentation Techs. MKD's Electric Electrical & Instrumentation Techs are eligible for sign on bonus, great benefits and career advancement opportunities. MKD Electric ranks in the 90th Percentile in pay, overtime/double time pay and company provided benefits in the United States. MKD Electric is committed to providing a safe place to work.  Ample overtime opportunities for those that want it. MKD Electric also offers great training programs and has significant opportunities for career advancement.

MKD Electric is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service merit shop electrical contractors.  For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities. We specialize in working in a variety of industrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more.

 Requirements

  • Experience with DCSs, PLCs, automation systems, etc.
  • Test, calibrate, and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic devices and equipment
  • Single and Three Phase motors and motor control systems
  • Install and troubleshoot PLC's
  • Install and troubleshoot AC and DC Drives
  • Install electrical gear, equipment, and devices
  • Terminate power, control, and instrumentation wire and cable
  • Bend and install rigid conduit
  • Set up and pull wire and cable
  • Read blueprints, schematics and manuals to understand installation procedures
  • Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shift
  • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-lifts
  • Bend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shift
  • Operate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machinery
  • Must be safety conscious

Benefits:

We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Strong safety culture with training
  • Competitive wage(s)
  • Performance based bonus eligibility
  • Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours
  • Eligible for double time pay on Sunday’s
  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid vacation time
  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
    • Medical insurance – shared cost
    • Company paid dental insurance
    • Company paid vision insurance
    • Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance
    • Company paid short term disability insurance
    • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
    • Optional long term disability insurance
  • Full-time in-house training director
  • Multiple training & development opportunities:
    • DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program
    • Foreman’s Academy
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training
    • and more
  • Referral bonuses up to $2,500
  • Annual scrap metal bonus eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company provided FR clothing
  • Company provided safety gear – harness, lanyard, arc flash gear and more
  • Safety boot and safety glasses allowance
  • Social activities
    • Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…
  • Charitable activities
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others
  • Open door policy
  • Annual performance reviews

Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time