Instrument Repairer Job Description Sample
Surgical Instrument Repairtech
Job Title: Surgical Instrument RepairTech
Job ID: 684216
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
Department: PAG00 - BIO - Admin
Location: 1020 Madison Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15212
The Surgical Instrument Repair Technician (SIRT) performs repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance on the multitude of handheld surgical instrument types and patterns used throughout the UPMC Health System and its affiliates as well as physician offices other institutions and other BioTronics Inc clients. Works under minimal supervision and relies on experience and prudent judgment to plan and accomplish assigned tasks and goals. The position assists in the development and institution of repair techniques and procedures and evaluates third party repair work as needed.
Maintain records of all work activities in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (ITS) and Kronos system.
Participate in the development of all levels of surgical instrument staff.
Perform routinely preventive maintenance, inspection and repair on surgical instrumentation to include Low, Medium, High and Specialty groups.
Priority Class 'High' Equipment includes but is not limited to: ESU, ventricular assist devices, nursery incubators, pacemakers, thermocyclers, spectrophotometer, portable bypass system, injectors, muse system, defibrillator, ultrasound (diagnostic), x-ray imagers, x-ray portables, x-ray processors, x-ray tables, x-ray TV systems, Cranes-Buckys, scope sterilizers, washer decontaminators, cart washers, orthopedic specialty instruments, servers and gateways. Priority Class 'Specialty' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Nuclear camera, CT scanners, cath lab systems, dialysis, anesthesia, ventilators, sterilizers (steam and ETO), gas plasma sterilizers, tunnel washer, lasers, MRI, linear accelerator, perfusion equipment, surgical endoscope repair, system installations and relocations, diagnostic software support, clinical application and mapping systems.
Priority Class 'Low' Equipment includes but is not limited to: Lab equipment, physical therapy equipment, saws, dental equipment, compressors, and general patient care equipment, arthroscopy instruments, standard scissors, forceps, retractors, elevators, ortho curettes, osteotomes, chisels, bone cutters, printer and PC peripherals. Priority Class `Medium Equipment includes but is not limited to: Patient monitoring systems, video equipment, warmers (blood and fluid), scope washers, lab equipment (analyzers), oximeters, infusion devices, diagnostic test equipment (pulmonary), NIBP units, humidifiers, oxygen equipment (respiratory), nerve/muscle stimulator, Doppler, computer work stations, pumps, tourniquets, SCD, hypothermia, EKG machines, ultrasound (PT), OR tables, OR lights and sonics, rongeurs, needle holders, general imaging/radiology equipment.
Provide consultation to administration, nursing, and medical staff regarding operational, training, application and technological advancements of medical instrumentation.
Required to be familiar with other specialized tooling positioning devices and jigs used in all surgical specialties.
Travel between UPMC sites, hospital affiliates, and institutions for services with BioTronics Inc is required.Use of personal vehicle may be required.
Understand and follow all repair and sharpening standards related to surgical instruments (ANSI Standards).
Understand, implement and provide training on specific regulatory requirements.
Journeyman papers/Certificate of Completion in PA. (or other state) Dept. of Labor and Industry Apprenticeship as Machinist or Tool and Die Maker or equivalent military training and/or experience is required.
Five years experience in repair and refurbishment of all types of handheld surgical instruments.
Proficiency in fabrication and modification of small parts necessary for specialized repairs
Superior knowledge of various instrument pattern types and their uses.
Superior knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, hospital structure and regulatory requirements (as applicable).
Superior Computer skills as required to operate a Computerized Maintenance Management System and common office software including but not limited to MS Office.
May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with the mediction is allowed.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11
Union Position: No
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Medical Instrument Technician (Trainee) Or Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomnography)
Help Duties Summary
In addition to the base salary, there is a 3.74 % Cost of Living Allowance (COLA is tax-free). COLA is subject to change in the future.
Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are not authorized.
VETERANS PREFERENCE ONLY APPLIES TO US CITIZEN APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT CURRENT PERMANENT DEPARTMENT OF VA OR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WITH STATUS.
This position closes at 7:59 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on the closing day of the announcement.
Work Schedule: Monday
Friday, 8:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m., or may be assigned 4 ten-hour night shifts 8 p.m.
6 a.m. as directed. May work variable shifts, day/night and may work both at the Joint Venture hospital, or at the VA clinic as directed.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
This position is located in the Joint Venture Sleep Lab of the Alaska VA/DoD Joint Venture (JV) on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. This position provides support to both the VA Sleep Clinic and the DoD Joint Venture Sleep Lab Service as directed by the VA Supervisory Respiratory Therapist, VA Sleep Lab Supervisor, JV Sleep Lab Director, and/or JV Supervising Physician. The duties and responsibilities are carried out throughout the Joint Venture and at the Community Based Outpatient Clinics including all clinical and other patient care areas involved in the service. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
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Perform a wide variety of polysomnographic studies in the sleep laboratory, routine polysomnogram, PAP titration studies including CPAP, bi-level, ASV technologies, home sleep testing.
May be assigned to work with the Tele-CPAP Clinic for VA CBOC Clinics and may occasionally need to travel to provide education, training, and encounters at the CBOCs.
High level understanding of high and low filters, sensitivities, gain, AC/DC filters and inputs, bio-calibrations, machine calibrations, instrumentation and electrical safety.
Teamwork approach to trouble shooting equipment issues and work with the Sleep Lab Manager on staff education and training.
Provide education to Veterans and family members regarding sleep disorders.
Work with less experienced staff members in order to assist them become proficient in scoring of polysomnograms.
Trouble shoot and repair as necessary EKG, EOG, and respiratory monitoring equipment.
Interpretation and report generation of home study raw data.
Provide setup, instruction and troubleshooting of home studies.
Follow up phone calls from patient for troubleshooting.
Timely and accurate with patient hook up utilizing the international 10-20 system of measurement.
Mask fitting & machine trouble-shooting.
Titrates patients on CPAP, BiPAP, & Auto-Servo ventilation devices to the patient's needs.
Conduct all phases of home sleep studies.
Accurate, legible and complete documentation of patient care delivered and response to therapy.
Follows all Joint Commission, VA, 673 Medical Group, OSHA, etc. safety policies and procedures including infection control and equipment usage.
Assist with quality assurance programs to improve overall care of patients and/or improve interaction with other service lines.
Assist- with scheduling and staffing as needed to meet facilities workload and expedite procedures and reports in a timely manner.
Serve as a liaison to providers for equipment, supplies and request for special services.
25% or less
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0649 Medical Instrument Technician
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Education. There are no specific educational requirements for this occupation. Education may be substituted for experience only at the GS-4 and GS-5 levels.
Licensure or Certification. Licensure or Certification is not required for this occupation; however, it is strongly desirable at GS-6 or above as evidence of possession of the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities. Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications are desirable. Training which does not result in official certification does not meet this definition.
Physical Requirements in accordance with VA Directive and Handbook 5019.
English Language Proficiency. Must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a, this part.
Preferred Experience: Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. Will be required to obtain within 90 days of hire date. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Completion or currently enrolled in hte AASM Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program (A-STEP). Certification through the BRPT or equivalent.
- Knowledge of Current Medical Instrument Technician Practices. To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics associated with current Medical Instrument Technician practice (Polysomnography) appropriate to the identified specialty area.
Quality of Experience. Experience is only creditable if it is equivalent to at least the next lower grade level and is directly related to the position/specialty to be filled.
Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the criteria must be met when determining the grades.
GS-4: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the position to be filled. Six months of this experience may have been in medically related fields such as nursing assistant, practical nursing, or similar fields. The remaining six months must have been in operating diagnostic and therapeutic equipment covered by this occupation. Experience gained in the operation of equipment for animal diagnosis or treatment may be credited at this level. In addition, must demonstrate the following KSA's:
a) Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
b) Ability to learn the components, operating characteristics, and settings of the equipment to be used.
c) Ability to learn typical patient reactions to the basic procedures involved and ability to recognize signs of distress.
d) Ability to learn the standard positions for the procedure being conducted.
e) Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Education: Successful completion of two years of education above high school or an associate's degree with a major field of study directly related to the medical instrument technician occupation.
GS-5: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the position to be filled. This would be experience in operating equipment related to the particular specialization for which application is made or in related functional areas. Experience gained in the operation of equipment for animal diagnosis or treatment may be credited through this grade level. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
a) Knowledge of standard medical terminology to interpret physician orders or instructions.
b) Knowledge of common physical disabilities and ability to position patients for the examination or treatment.
c) Ability to learn the normal and abnormal results for routine procedures to recognize and report obvious abnormalities.
d) Ability to operate the equipment to administer routine/standard diagnostic treatment or procedures.
e) Ability to perform standard operator maintenance on the equipment including the ability to disassemble, clean, reassemble, and calibrate the machine.
OR Education: Successful completion of 4 academic years above high school leading to a bachelor's degree with courses related to the occupation, or a bachelor's degree with a major field of study appropriate to medical instrument technician functions.
GS-6: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the position to be filled. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSA's:
a) Knowledge of standard, computerized polysomnographs for recording continuous all night physiological data including EEG, EOG, EKG, EMG and respiratory parameters.
b) Knowledge of standard devices such as oximeters, respiratory effort devices, nasal pressure devices, thermistors, thermocouples, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines, and laboratory computers including the ability to calibrate and operate the equipment and recognize and eliminate recording artifacts.
c) Knowledge of medical terminology and medical record organization to review medical records, sleep study orders, consent forms, medical charts, etc.
d) Knowledge of polysomnographic procedural protocols (including overnight sleep studies, MSLT, MWT, PAP, etc).
e) Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology and the international 10-20 electrode placement system in order to conduct the sleep studies.
GS-7: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled. This would be experience which provided the individual with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to independently conduct difficult but standardized polysomnography examinations. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
a) Knowledge of CPAP function and operation to select and fit appropriate PAP patient interface devices.
b) Ability to independently titrate and document PAP level to achieve therapeutic goals.
c) Knowledge of indications, complications, and contraindications of CPAP therapy.
d) Knowledge of Bi-Level pressure titrations. e) Ability to recognize changes seen during the PSG tracing and identify all stages of sleep. This includes the ability to score and analyze sleep stages in clinical polysomnography recordings.
GS-8: At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled. This would be experience which provided a knowledge of the more complex procedures as well as knowledge of the uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSA's:
a) Advanced knowledge or the International Classification of Sleep Disorders and the ability to recognize uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders.
b) Ability to summarize and report polysomnographic data in narrative form.
c) Knowledge of event characteristics (e.g., respiratory, cardiac, sleep stage, seizures, etc.) and ability to take appropriate action.
d) Ability to provide briefings and orientation to hospital staff including physicians.
References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G27 dated June 7, 2012.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-8. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-4 to GS-8.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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Working together under general supervision inspect, clean, adjust, calibrate and repair a variety of instruments, gauges, digital and optical systems, flow meters, and transmitters; write calibration procedures, interpret technical manuals, read electrical and mechanical blueprints, schematics, and preventive maintenance procedures and practices; perform basic technical skills such as soldering, pipe fitting, diagnose and troubleshoot problems with mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems; safe control and operation of plant equipment, within limits, for maximum efficiency and output; is a member of the station's fire brigade or acts as station fire guide for outside fire departments; perform all activities in accordance with applicable health, safety, and environmental standards; utilize computer and other technology based work management systems as may be required in performing work duties; perform all activities in a high quality manner to achieve best industry practice; perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties; interact with station personnel, contractors, and others to perform instrument mechanic functions; respond to overtime requests as needed; handle special assignments; and perform related work as required.
Locate and correct trouble in control systems and instruments of combustion equipment, turbines, chlorinators, water treatment systems and station auxiliary equipment.
Inspect, maintain, clean, calibrate, replace, and repair electrical and mechanical instruments and controls.
Inspect, clean, maintain, adjust, calibrate, and repair such instruments as manometers, gauges, flow meters, thermometers, air operated control valves, and other mechanical instrument and control devices.
Read, interpret, and implement technical information found in manufacturers and OEM technical manuals, electrical and mechanical P &IDs, and operating and maintenance procedures.
Test electronic equipment and replace defective components.
Prepare work permits and administer the SAFE Access to Plant, or similar systems, as it applies to the equipment under the control of the Instrument Mechanic.
Request the ordering of replacement parts and other necessary supplies.
Test electronic circuits.
Assist in the planning and layout of jobs including parts and equipment identification and ordering needed to complete the job.
Prepare work orders and input data into work history file.
Operate forklifts and other mobile equipment as required.
Maintain equipment repair history in MIMS and other technology based computer systems.
Participate in ongoing training to maintain and enhance skills required to perform all Instrument Mechanic duties and assist in the training of others.
Assist other job classifications as may be required.
High School degree or GED Equivalent
Successful applicant must receive a rating of "recommended" on the NRG Pre-Employment Skills Assessment test.
Electrical Engineering Technology Degree (EET), EAS Electronic Automated Systems Degree (EAS) or equivalent, journeymen level experience.
Knowledge of Bailey, Loveland, Allen Bradley, Westinghouse WDPF or similar systems.
- Must have knowledge of job safety requirements, strong verbal and written communications skills, interpersonal skills and possess a demonstrated ability to learn.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
- This position is exposed to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, cold and hot temperatures and moderate to high noise levels. The position requires a person to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, walk, sit, stand and climb.
NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources
DescriptionPlan, direct, and control of the inspection, dismantling, diagnosis and repair of all instrument and electronic control equipment associated with steam-gas turbine generating units.
Perform the maintenance of all generating station control equipment to ensure the safe, efficient and economical operation of gas turbines, steam turbines, coal handling equipment, boilers and related auxiliaries in compliance with applicable regulations
Maintain and recommend changes and/or improvements in preventive maintenance and maintenance schedules to ensure reliability of equipment, machines and tools.
Recommend, promote and maintain safe working practices for equipment and personnel in compliance with Cooperative policies and procedures.
Accurately maintain, record and report maintenance accomplished in accordance with established procedures.
Properly care of, handle, use and return materials, parts, equipment, tools and supplies in accordance with established procedures.
Responsible for the proper setting, calibration and testing of all station electrical and electronic control equipment including drive units in the station as assigned.
Work with the Results Engineer as directed by Instrument Working Foreman in developing and ensuring the efficient operation of the station.
Responsible for expediting emergency repairs and operation of all assigned station instruments.
Responsible for the cleanliness of work, storage and other areas as assigned.
Responsible for working with all composite instrument crew personnel as assigned.
Promote communication of information to Instrument Working Foreman as well as personnel under their functional direction.
Contact shift supervisors and others as required concerning operational clearances and related problems encountered.
Maintain, recommend and communicate changes and/or improvements in preventive maintenance and maintenance schedules to ensure reliability of equipment, machines and tools.
Ensure that drawings are kept up to date relative to current changes and work schedules in the station in compliance with established procedures.
Perform other occupational group related duties as required and for which qualified to perform safely.
RequirementsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The minimum requirements of knowledge and previous experience necessary for an individual to be considered for this position.
High school diploma or recognized equivalent.
Satisfactory completion of a recognized instrument apprenticeship program and two years of experience at a journeyman level OR six years of journeyman level experience in instrumentation and control, theory and maintenance.
Extensive knowledge of the theory and practical application of electronic, pneumatic and electric control systems, and a basic understanding of power generation principles.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment in all phases of instrumentation and control systems for power plant operation or other industrial plants.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the installation and use of instruments and tools for testing, maintenance and repair of all types of power plant instrumentation equipment.
Ability to read, understand and work from prints, drawings, graphs, charts and instruction technical manuals to test and trace out electronics, electrical and pneumatic circuits, systems and to make necessary adjustments and repairs.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations as related to occupational duties.
Knowledge of PC's, PLC's and DCS programming and maintenance systems.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
- Prefer at least three to four years in solid-state electronic control systems.
Must frequently climb and lift.
Must frequently walk and stand for long periods of time.
Must occasionally work at heights.
Must occasionally kneel, stoop and balance.
Must have normal vision and hearing with or without.
Must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.
Must use keyboards, tools and other controls.
Must occasionally work in confined spaces.
Able to be respirator certified.
Location: Cochise, Arizona, 85606, United States
Job ID: 38051163
Posted: May 3, 2018
Position Title:Instrument Technician
Company Name:Arizona G&T Cooperatives
Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience:5-7 Years
Salary:$38.84 (Hourly Wage)
Electric & Instrument Technician - Mooreland Power Plant
WFEC is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative that provides essential electric service to 21 member cooperatives, Altus Air Force Base, and other power users. These members are located primarily in Oklahoma and New Mexico, with some service territories extending into portions of Texas and Kansas.
Now in its 76th year of operation, WFEC has six generating facilities, located at Mooreland, Anadarko and Hugo, OK, and Lovington, NM, with a total power capacity of more than 1,850 MW, including hydropower allocation and other contract power purchases. WFEC owns and maintains more than 3,700 miles of transmission line to some 280 substations and 59 switch stations. For more information, visit www.wfec.com.
Applications will be accepted through May 23, 2018 Apply on-line at www.wfec.com
SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Assistant Plant Manager/Maintenance Superintendent. The Electric & Instrument (E&I) Technician maintains and repairs all electrical and instrumentation control systems within the power plant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following; other duties may be assigned.
Completes maintenance requests and preventative maintenance on plant instrumentation and electrical systems.
Maintains, repairs, installs and troubleshoots instrumentation and control equipment, including current/pressure transducers, DCS systems, PLC systems, pneumatic controls, power supplies communication networking, and transmitters used in flow, pressure, analytical, and level controls. Informs supervisor of needed spare parts and tools to complete job assignment.
Calibrates both electronic and pneumatic instruments within design specifications. Tunes control loops within proper parameters to ensure optimum operation. Maintains, repairs, installs and troubleshoots electrical equipment, up to 18,000 volts including: conduit, wiring, electric motors, switchgear, plant lighting and motor operated valves.
Troubleshoots instruments with test equipment. Performs modifications and new installations of electrical & instrument systems. Uses computers to work with plant control systems, plant programmable controllers, maintenance management system, and other computer-based systems.
Maintains, troubleshoots, and operates EPA required equipment. Generates reports concerning plant compliance with EPA's and DEQ's regulations. Troubleshoots and repairs water well controls using Fisher ROC and FLOBUS controls.
Assists with and develops preventive maintenance procedures. Follows safety procedures as required, including lockout/tag out, confined space, arc flash and other safety procedures. Attends on-site and off-site safety and technical training as required.
COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.
Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.
Education and Experience: Requires completion/graduation from an academically recognized electronic, instrumentation technical or power production school with a minimum two (2) year program and two (2) years of directly related working experience in the field of instrumentation or digital control systems (DCS). Related experience may be substituted for education at the rate of two (2) years of experience for one (1) year of education.
Applicant must have experience reading schematics, logic diagrams, electrical drawings, knowledge of pneumatic controls, and electrical equipment. Applicant must possess thorough knowledge in instrumentation applications and controls.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read and understand schematics, logic diagrams, and electrical drawings. Ability to speak English effectively with other employees.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to solve basic equations.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to use a personal computer to research and configure controls systems, work in the Maintenance Management System, plant emission system and Microsoft Office software as required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This position requires a current driver's license.
WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: May require overtime on short notice.
May also require travel on short notice and required to work at another WFEC facility if needed. Outage schedules may require working extra-long hours seven days a week during the outage (planned or unscheduled). Carrying a cell phone for after hours and weekend call-outs on a rotating basis is required. Incumbent must live within a fifty-mile radius of specified work location.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or more; climbing ladders and stairs and working on elevated platforms or scaffolding; kneeling, crawling, stooping, bending or twisting for extended periods of time; pushing, pulling and reaching above the shoulders; wearing personal safety equipment including breathing apparatus; manual and detailed hand work using both hands; vision within normal range (corrective lens are permitted); and hearing within normal range (hearing aids are permitted). Requires the use of protective masks and breathing equipment. Crawl thru boiler manholes (15" diameter) to perform internal boiler repairs in tight conditions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires working in varying weather conditions outside and temperature extremes inside with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness; working in confined spaces for extended periods of time; working in elevated positions with fall protection; walking or standing on inclined, uneven or slippery surfaces; working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust or smoke; and working in areas of constant high noise and vibration levels.
MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER
MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND
VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
Location: Mooreland, Oklahoma, 73852, United States
Job ID: 40827175
Posted: May 3, 2018
Position Title:Electric & Instrument Technician - Mooreland Power Plant
Company Name:Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Min Education:Associates Degree
Min Experience:2-3 Years
Salary:$33.71 - $40.21 (Hourly Wage)
Analytical Instrument Technician
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.
Entity and activity description
Air Liquide Electronics innovative electronic materials respond to increasingly challenging customer demands for improved mobility, connectivity, computing power and energy consumption. We offer ultra pure carrier gases, a wide range of specialty gases and advanced precursor molecules, enabling equipment for safe distribution, purification and on-line purity control. On site, manufacturers rely on our expertise in providing full management of these gases, advanced molecules and equipment and in helping to continuously improve production processes.
Candidate must have valid employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.
Located in Morrisville, PA.
This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a Laboratory Instrument Maintenance plan for existing, new, and inline instrumentation. This position will report to the Laboratory Manager.
Perform work with the utmost regard for safety and health of all involved.
Develop and manage a maintenance program in Maximo for all lab instrumentation including the strategy around preventive maintenance.
Act as the sole point of contact for any troubleshooting exercises for all lab equipment.
Provide instrument design and improvement functions for all equipment.
Read and interpret instruments' schematics.
Repair and maintain various analytical instrumentation and support equipment such as PDHID detectors, FTIRs, and various gas analyzers.
Coordinate vendor support with OEMs of all equipment.
Establish and maintain an inventory tracking program.
Initiate, follow through, and complete MOCs.
Help support new equipment installation with the customer and OEMs.
Trend instrument maintenance data using statistical process control to be proactive and reduce instrument downtime.
Maintain general work area as per 5S methodology and set the example.
Be familiar with evaluation, interpretation, and verification of analytical data.
Use analytical and problem-solving skills to solve customer problems related to chemicals and contamination.
Proficient in computer skills such as LIMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google platform, and spotfire or other SPC graphing tools.
Knowledge of toxic, corrosives, and atmospheric gases and corresponding chemical analyses and processes.
Able to work in a team environment with good communication skills.
Able to travel occasionally for trainings.
Associate Degree in Industrial Maintenance or Equipment Repair
3+ years experience in a chemical analysis lab maintaining analytical instrumentation or equivalent.
- Having previously worked with Agilent, Bruker, Varian GCs/FTIRs, and other gas analyzers a major plus
- Software knowledge
- Agilent EZ Chrome, and other analytical instrument softwares.
- General Laboratory safety protocol.
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
Surgical Instrument Repair Specialist
Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients' lives.
Field Service Technicians are a vital resource for the medical industry that are responsible for cleaning, refurbishing sharpening and repairing precision surgical instruments. Field Service Technicians I work in collaboration with Field Service Technicians II and Senior technicians under moderate supervision.
Repair Surgical instruments with the guidance of Field Service Technicians II and Senior technicians;
Builds and maintains a positive relationship with the customer.
Manages Customer in order to meet or exceed customer expectations.
Partners with Sales team(s) to grow business in assigned territory.
Accurate and timely repairs of precision surgical instruments.
Manages all on site repairs, maintenance and testing of assigned instruments and equipment
Diagnoses errors or technical problems and determines proper solutions, therefore must have strong problem solving skills
Produces timely daily work orders.
Updates customer reports as needed
Cooperates with sales and technical teams to share information across the organization
Comprehends customer requirements and makes appropriate recommendations
Regular maintenance and cleaning of work area and company equipment
Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
Must embody the Company's Vision, Mission and Values
Other duties may be assigned
Expertise: Knowledge & Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Requires a high school diploma.
Experience with machining or handling of delicate metal instruments is desirable.
Requires clear communication to customers, colleagues and management.
Technical degree is desirable
Occasional overtime and changes in shift scheduling are required to suit customer needs.
Computer knowledge is required.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled
Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Instrument & Electrical Engineer
Job Description: – Instrument & Electrical Engineer
LyondellBasell's Houston Refinery, one of the largest refineries designed to process heavy, high-sulfur crude oil is in search of an Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Engineer. Our 268,000-barrel-per-day refinery is strategically located on the U.S. Gulf Coast with access to interstate pipelines and the Port of Houston. The facility covers approximately 700 acres at the city limits of Houston and Pasadena, Texas. The Houston Refinery was one of the first petroleum refineries constructed on the Houston Ship Channel and traces its origin to 1918. This is a high visibility position and will provide ample opportunities for growth. You will work with a team of dedicated, highly-trained professionals. This is a direct-hire position with competitive base salary, bonus, 401k matching, generous benefits package and pension plan.
The purpose of this position is to develop and maintain a strategic position on reliability improvement with plant instrumentation and electrical systems.
Implement and sustain long range plan for electrical systems and electrical components up to 480V, instrumentation and control systems, such as local PLC's, antisurge / speed controllers, vibration monitors, control valves, transmitters and interface to DCS in the assigned area of the site, including:
Develop defect elimination projects including reliability, maintenance cost and process improvements
Obsolescence and Replacement Management
Application of corporate and industry standards and procedures
Develop and implement Preventive Maintenance programs for area, ensuring proper testing methods and proper testing frequencies are in place for Critical I&E Equipment.
Analyze PM data to adjust PM frequency based on records
Implement industry best practices into PM procedures
Provide support through:
Guidance on best practices documented in the engineering standards ,procedures, and guidelines
Assistance to maintenance in troubleshooting complex jobs and equipment issues
Pro`actively track and report on area bad actors in order to systematically remove defects in the system
Development of turnaround scope and proactive participation in turnaround core teams
Leading or participating in PHA's and RCFA teams as required
Attending weekly meetings in representation of the I&E group
Monitor and address equipment repair notifications
Lead or represent I&E department oversight of expense and capital projects
Generate and/or review and approve I&E packages
Work to ensure proper design per engineering standards and guidelines of I&E and control systems
Support site's development of technical competencies by:
Mentoring less experienced engineers and co-ops, participating in on-boarding process
Perform discipline specific training to other engineers, discipline craft, and operations
Ensure integrity of engineering records associated with I&E equipment in assigned area, including:
Ensuring correct calibration methods are maintained
Ensuring data management system (such as SAP, lntools, Engineering Drawings, etc.) remain accurate and are updated in timely manner
Ensuring MOC practices are followed for all I&E changes
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Degree preferred; Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering will be considered.
Minimum of 2 years related job experience
Knowledge of AMS (Asset management system), Bently vibration monitoring, CCC antisurge, Allen Bradley PLCs, Triconex SIS, InTools, Conval sizing, preferred
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.
Maintenance Mechanic, Instrument & Electrical Controls
Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems utilized by production and manufacturing equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality.
Inspects meters, indicators, and gauges to detect abnormal fluctuations.
Tests accuracy of flow meters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, radiation counters or detectors, and other recording, indicating or controlling instruments to locate defective components in system, using test equipment, such as pressure gauges, mercury manometers, potentiometers, pulse and signal generators, oscilloscopes, transistor curve tracers, and ammeters, voltmeters, and watt-meters.
Traces out and tests electronic solid state and vacuum tube circuitry and components to locate defective parts in analog and digital, protection, or radiation monitoring systems, using test equipment, schematics, and maintenance manuals.
Removes defective instruments from system, decontaminates, disassembles, and cleans instruments, and replaces defective parts, using hand tools.
Reassembles instruments and replaces instruments in system, using hand tools.
Lubricates instruments and replaces defective wiring and tubing.
Calibrates readings on instruments according to standards and adjusts phasing and aligns stages to ensure accuracy of recording and indicating function.
Records calibrations made, parts and components used, and inventory of parts on hand.
Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in instruments.
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
a. Standing 65%
b. Lifting 30 lb.
Carrying 30 lb.
Pushing 70 ft-lb.
Pulling 70 ft-lb.
EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS
NP Not Present
O Occasionally (0-33%)
F Frequently (34-66%)
C Constantly (67-100%)
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.
An Instrument Technician ensures smooth and efficient operation of the power plant or plants by maintaining all plant instruments, indicating and recording devices, controls, and the plant electrical system wherever located. We're looking for someone who can maintain a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.
Performs maintenance, calibration, and repair on plant control and electrical systems hardware and software including but not limited to boiler or heat recovery steam generator control systems, generator excitation and voltage control systems, and balance of plant control systems.
Maintains plant continuous emissions monitoring systems as required for compliance with State and Federal regulations.
Reviews maintenance requests, develops and follows a schedule of inspection and testing pertaining to instruments and electric service necessary to optimize plant operation and alarm condition monitoring.
Maintains familiarity with AECC Safety Manual and plant lockout/tagout program and observes and practices all safety precautions. Maintains familiarity with and abides by all applicable internal AECC policies and procedures regarding NERC and FERC compliance.
Maintains plant communication equipment including digital control networks, intercom/PA systems, telecom systems, and wireless data systems. Maintains the plant electric service system, elevator, industrial power devices, lights, heat, air conditioning, services wiring and auxiliary power batteries.
Maintains and utilizes historical plant performance database, interprets control system software, and performs data analysis as needed to support plant systems troubleshooting, maintenance troubleshooting, or engineering evaluation.
Implements modifications, as directed, to various control and electrical systems by procuring competitive pricing, installing the equipment, configuring software or settings for proper function, and updating drawings.
Travels to remotely-located hydroelectric turbine and/or combustion turbine plants and performs work as directed.
Adjusts control system parameters as necessary to optimize control loop tuning and alarm condition monitoring.
Leads efforts to troubleshoot plant systems and makes recommendations to correct problems.
Maintains a technical reference file of instruction books, drawings, schematics, etc. that will aid in comprehending and maintaining the plant instruments.
Coordinates with supervisor in developing and maintaining a stock of spare parts and special tools required to service plant instruments and electrical system.
EEI Position Testing will be conducted as part of the selection process
High school Diploma or equivalent, plus specialized training equal to two years of college, plus 5 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid driver's license.
2 Retirement Plan Options
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
9 Paid holidays
Paid time off
Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program
Ready to begin your career with AECC? Apply online at www.aecc.com!
Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.
Location: Augusta, Arkansas, United States
Job ID: 39239391
Posted: May 3, 2018
Position Title:Instrument Technician
Company Name:Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp
Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience:5-7 Years
Salary:$29.86 - $37.33 (Hourly Wage)
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