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Instrumentation & Electrical Technician



Koch Fertilizer is one of the world’s largest producers and distributors of fertilizers. Together with our affiliates, we are a global provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, energy and chemical markets. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. See the latest ways we’re creating value for our customers and doing more with less at kochfertilizer.com.

Koch Fertilizer Beatrice, LLC is adding an Instrumentation & Electrical Technician to the team to support the maintenance group and continued health of the facility by troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on equipment leading to increased uptime and reliability.

Our Benefits Package Includes:

  • Pay rates from $28 - $38 / hour depending on skills and experience
  • Flexible schedule option of 4/10’s or 5/8’s for work-life balance
  • Bonus eligible  - including sign on bonus!
  • Automatic 401K company contribution along with competitive matching program
  • Excellent Health benefits

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Calibration, installation, and preventive maintenance, repair or replacement on a variety of instruments including but not limited to various flow types: D/P, vortex, magnetic, Coriolis. various level types: pressure, temperature both RTD and TC and vibration.
  • Verification and validation of Yokogawa Control Systems; Safety Instrument Systems (SIS), Distributed Control Systems (DCS),
  • Manage daily maintenance work-flow activities utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Valvelink and Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI).
  • Electrical work on installation of new services, trouble shooting, grounding and repairs.
  • Calibration, installation, and preventive maintenance on variable frequency drives, electric motors, motor control centers and mechanical relay services.
  • Be able to adjust, and repairs to electrical, electronic, mechanical, Pneumatic systems, and systems used in indication, and record process conditions at our facility.
  • Improve, develop, and implement maintenance process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Travel for training opportunities to different locations
  • Perform general maintenance work, such as valve replacement, torquing of flanges on piping, and heat exchanger work.
  • Travel to different locations for training opportunities
  • Occasionally respond to callouts and work overtime as needed

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience interpreting electrical drawings, one lines, and Process Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's), and loop diagrams
  • Experience calibrating, testing, troubleshooting, and installing instrumentation or electrical equipment
  • Experience and application of safe work practices

Physical Requirements

  • Climb stairs, ladders, ladders on vessels and columns, ladders associated with scaffolds in excess of 100 feet
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and push and pull up to 150 lbs.
  • Work in hot, cold, and inclement climate conditions
  • Required to wear any or all of the following PPE: safety glasses, hearing protection, goggles, hard hats, FRC, acid suits, breathing air, gloves, safety boots, respirators, ACR Flash suits, and encapsulated suits. PPE use is in accordance with the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for a given task
  • Work in confined spaces with supplied breathing air and congested areas

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Instrumentation / Electrical degree or certification or related field
  • Experience in an industrial and/or chemical environment or military equivalent experience

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This role is subject to a pre-hire physical abilities test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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