Electrical Equipment Specialist - 1st shift
Waunakee, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Scientific Protein Laboratories is a biopharmaceutical leader in the development and manufacturing of heparin, pancreatin, heparin derivatives, naturally derived pharmaceuticals, and recombinant proteins from microbial fermentation. We have an immediate opening in Waunakee, WI (Madison area) for a 1st shift Equipment Specialist.
The Electrical Equipment Specialist is responsible for performing skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of existing instrumentation and control systems under limited supervision. The position requires a highly skilled technician with a minimum of one of the following; ISA or equivalent, Certified Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Certified Control Systems Technician (level 2 CCST), Certified Instrumentation Technician, Certified HVAC/Refrigeration Technician, Master Electrician or a Licensed Journeyman Electrician. Work involves developing and designing the application of instrumentation and control systems to integrate with existing control systems (including PLCs).

Work involves proficiency in two of the following areas: industrial instrumentation/controls, HVAC/ refrigeration systems or mechanical systems. This position requires exercising initiative and some technical independence in determining work methods and procedures in a manner that will provide accurate, reliable process control. Assignments are received orally or through written instructions, which may be accompanied by diagrams or sketches. Work is reviewed through inspection and discussion with superiors.

  • Has the ability to start up and perform daily and weekly tests, checks, and analysis on utility and production support equipment
  • Responds to issues regarding utility and production support equipment and makes adjustments and repairs as necessary.
  • Performs all repairs on utility and production support equipment, including major electrical repairs.
  • Understands maintenance needs and troubleshoots processes and operations of plant solvent recovery system, plant peptone concentration system, boilers, PW/WFI System, freeze dryers, and plant fire security system.
  • Continuously improves work area by performing preventive maintenance, adjustments and calibrations instrumentations, controls, and related equipment.
  • Performs equipment modifications, upgrades, and installation for new instruments, PLCs, and plant equipment expansions and as needed.

Education:  some coursework after high school preferred  

Experience:  2+ years of experience required. 5+ years of experience preferred.

Desired Licenses and Professional Certifications: 
  • ISA or equivalent
  • Certified Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Certified Control Systems Technician (level 2 CCST)
  • Certified Instrumentation Technician
  • Certified HVAC/Refrigeration Technician
  • Master Electrician or a Licensed Journeyman Electrician
  • Driver's License
SPL offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and a pleasant work environment.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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