Agropur, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • Lake Norden, SD, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is seeking an Automation-Electrical Technician for our Lake Norden Cheese plant.


Essential Functions include the following:

  • Perform work orders assigned by the Planers.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance of electrical circuits.
  • Install new electrical circuits.
  • Bend and install electrical conduit following all appropriate local and national codes.
  • Responsible for maintenance, inspections, and modifications of electrical equipment, technologies and processes.
  • Troubleshoot electrical circuits, motors and equipment controls.
  • Help plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems.
  • Maintain the Controls System.
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to work performed.


Technical Competencies:

  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of various instrumentation, meters, reading of P&ID's and proper writing techniques.
  • Proficiency in ladder logic design using Allen-Bradley equipment.
  • Familiar with Wonderware's Suite of Software.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, and Auto Cad.
  • Sound Troubleshooting skills.



  • A.S. Degree in Electrical Technology and/or two years of related experience. 


Non-technical Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.


Work Conditions:

  • 7 days on-7days off rotating schedule.
  • 12 hour shifts.
  • Requires the ability to communicate and document work.
  • Track and maintain information on a database.
  • Be able to move up and down stairs.
  • Occasionally move up to 80 pounds for 12-hour shift.
  • Able and willing to work at heights of 80 feet or more.
  • Able and willing to work in confined spaces.
  • Able and willing to work in cold or hot environments.
  • Able and willing to work on ladders.
  • Be able to work at floor lever, waist level, and shoulder level, and above both close and away from body.
  • Be able to work the shift assigned and fill on other shifts as needed.
  • Be able to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and off shifts if needed or assigned.


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