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Electrical/Instrumentation Technician (Glycols) - Decatur, IL



Other Engineering
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Electrical/Instrumentation Technician - Glycol


IL - Illinois

Operations: Manufacturing, Production, Maintenance, Utilities

Job Description

Electrical/Instrumentation Technician (Glycols) Decatur, IL
This is an hourly level position.

Position Summary:

  • Reports to the Glycols Electrical/Instrumentation Lead
  • Will utilize developed skills to implement the assigned activities of the predictive, preventative, or planned maintenance programs designed to support the power, motor control, process control systems, or pneumatic systems of the plant
  • Trouble-shoot, diagnose, propose, and implement equipment repair activities that may or may not be included in the planned work
  • Communicate job status through the use of a maintenance management software system, through verbal communications, or through other written communications
  • Follow all plant safety and operating guidelines as well as all standards of electrical safety and maintenance practices
  • This is a position with after hour call ins, there is a rotation schedule.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Good communication skills, conveying information both professionally and concisely
  • Actively champion and promote all safety related policies and programs to ensure colleague engagement and commitment to the benefits of working safe.
  • Perform as a team member while supporting the planned, preventative, and/or predictive maintenance activities that support the electrical and process control systems of the plant
  • Perform as a team member or independently to trouble-shoot, diagnose, and propose and implement electrical power and control equipment as well as process control component repair solutions
  • Comprehend and implement standard electrical work practices and guidelines to include those outlined by such organizations as the National Fire Protection Agency (NEC) and the IEEE to insure a quality as well as a compliant product
  • Utilize the functions of the maintenance management system to facilitate job plans and record maintenance activities on plant assets
  • Communicate job status and support requirements with co-workers and management for effective use of time while completing the assigned maintenance tasks
  • On call when it is time in the rotation

Job Requirements:
  • College level classes preferred
  • Basic knowledge of AC/DC circuit theory
  • Basic knowledge of process sensors/transmitters
  • Basic knowledge of electrical safety devices (breakers, fuses, etc.)
  • Work in confined spaces and work with heights
  • Promotes the ADM Way and Core Values
  • Able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Must be available for on-call, after hours needs
  • Basic knowledge using a HART communicator and laptop to communicate with instruments is preferred

Physical Requirements:
  • Work in uncomfortable environments, such as hot or cold temperatures
  • Ability to climb stairs and exposure to heights
  • Moves/transports fifty five pounds
  • Able to access all areas in the plant
  • Sit or stand for long periods of time and bending, kneeling
  • Able to be respirator qualified

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.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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