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Electrical/Instrumentation Maintenance Specialist - Decatur, IL



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Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Electrical/Instrumentation Specialist - Decatur, IL


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Electrical/Instrumentation Specialist - Decatur IL
This is a full-time, hourly position.

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Job Description:
In addition to possessing core requirements necessary to be qualified as a 1st Class Maintenance, the following criteria should be met in order to be qualified as an Instrumentation Specialist.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience and/or equivalent degree or schooling (industrial or commercial setting)
  • Able to run conduit, troubleshoot, read blue prints
  • Associates Degree and/or Instrumentation education and knowledge of a PLC
  • Install, replace, repair, calibrate, and/or troubleshoot 4-20ma devices (temperature transmitters, pressure transmitters, flow transmitters, control valves, pH monitors, various types of level transmitters, pneumatic devices, etc.)
  • Use of HART communicator as required
  • Install and wire up PLC racks, power supplies, I/O cards, communication, scale transmitter inputs, etc. and be able to troubleshoot issues with any of these items
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed in food grade and industrial areas including hazardous locations (Class I & Class II)
  • Industrial safety experience required, including, but not limited to, Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, Arc Flash, Level 1-3 Electrical Training, etc.
  • Can terminate motors, troubleshoot controls, with use of multi-meter
  • Maintain accurate and through knowledge of manuals, publications and files concerning equipment, programs, and production processes, organization and record keeping skills are essential
  • Must be able to communicate with other employees in a clear and professional manner and cooperation with other departments and management in order to achieve efficient production processes in all areas
  • Ability and willingness to perform general industrial maintenance activities outside of instrumentation scope of work
Job Requirements:
  • Commitment to ADM’s goal of achieving a zero injury culture by being an active participant in safety programs
  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance
  • Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and use manlifts
  • The position may require exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed
  • Able to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 55 pounds overhead
  • Able to operate equipment or diagnose/detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights, at times requiring work on ladders, scaffolding, or other work at heights or in confined spaces

Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

ADM unlocks the power of nature to enrich the quality of life. We're a premier global human and animal nutrition company, delivering solutions today with an eye to the future. We're blazing new trails in health and well-being as our scientists develop groundbreaking products to support healthier living. We're a cutting-edge innovator leading the way to a new future of plant-based consumer and industrial solutions to replace petroleum-based products. We're an unmatched agricultural supply chain manager and processor, providing food security by connecting local needs with global capabilities. And we're a leader in sustainability, scaling across entire value chains to help decarbonize our industry and safeguard our planet. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional and sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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