Electrician/Instrumentation Technician

SGL Carbon | Moses Lake, WA

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Posted Date 11/14/2023

The Electrical & Instrument Technician supports Plant Operations with electrical, instruments,

maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of process operations and facility equipment with an additional focus on Safety, predictive and preventative maintenance.


  • Install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot electrical systems including, but not limited to: generators, PLC's, DCS, electric motors, motor controls, flow equipment, heating and exhaust systems andrelays.
  • Ability to read and interpret ladder diagrams, loop diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Must have experience working with 3 phase power (up to 480 volt).
  • Prefer experience in a broad range of VFD's, SCR's, zero speed switches, proportional control valves.
  • This position requires excellent analytical, management, organization, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • E&I Technician is responsible for promoting and conforming with company, state and federalsafety regulations and codes ensuring the safety and environmental compliance of the compan and its employees.
  • Although the Electrician / Instrumentation Tech must be able to work independently with littledirection, they must be able to take direction and maintain a team-oriented environment with other departments and the management team.
  • Able to work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule as well as work inside and outside the facility; position requires flexibility in break schedules from time to time.
  • Will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of all processing and packagingequipment.
Actual pay depends on various factors, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills.


  • Associates degree in Electrical / Electronic or equivalent combination of education and experience in Industrial Electrical Environment.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and repair all equipment and test for correct results without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to calibrate measuring devices such as transmitters, analyzers, and control valves.
  • Must understand and evaluate logic circuits, PLC and DCS programs. (Experience with Rockwell Automation/Allen Bradley equipment preferred).
  • Must be able to operate the equipment necessary to perform maintenance and calibration tasks.
  • Understand and follow LOTO guidelines.

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; frequently required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat and frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


$32.42-$39.74 + night and weekend shift differentials (2.50-7.50%)
*Opportunity to move up the ladder rapidly

12 hour rotating shifts
Nights/Days/Weekends Rotation
7:00 - 7:00

SGL Carbon offers a competitive benefits package available to full-time regular employees.
  • Medical with Prescription Drug Program
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Basic Life / Accidental Death and Dismemberment / Travel Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional Life Insurance/AD&D for Employee and Dependents
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • 401k Additional Company contribution after 1 year of employment
  • Paid Time Off - Hourly Personnel - 72 hours annually; Paid Sick Leave: 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. Eligibility to roll up to 40 hours from PTO and PSL banks to next year.
  • Company Paid Holidays - 12 paid holidays and up to 3 additional floating holidays based on hire date
Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths - in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
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Reasonable Accommodation Notice
Salary36.08 Hour
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