Instrument Technician Job Description Sample
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Amgen Thousand Oaks is looking for an Instrument Technician who will be responsible for performing intermediate level calibration, maintenance, repair, installation, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments used on process control systems and building systems in utility plants, analytical labs and facilities suited and designed for material manufacturing and testing.
Complete various quality system and safety documentation
Work to be completed in a safe (in accordance to HRA, JHA, etc.), manner according to planning and predefined schedules with minimal impact to production while complying with GMP, SOP, CFR and Amgen regulations
Review and provide feedback on calibration and maintenance reports, forms, and records
Revise, and review calibration, maintenance or other related procedures
Provide regulatory and partner audit support
Interpret electrical schematics, I/O wiring and panel drawings, Utility, process system/equipment, plumbing, ductwork, and HVAC P&ID's
Interact with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services
Perform general labor duties and may work in a variety of locations
Participate in On-Call rotations for after-hours facility and manufacturing support and work outside of established shift hours upon short notice
Associate's degree and 2 years of instrumentation/calibration experience
2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on instrumentation/calibration experience
High school diploma / GED and 4 years of instrumentation/calibration experience
Associate's degree in metrology, instrumentation, electronics, or related technical discipline
2+ years in an FDA (GMP) or similar regulated environment
Knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and electronic instrumentation fundamentals, including process control loops, loop checks, loop tuning and troubleshooting computer based control systems (PLC, BMS, DCS, and various HMI)
Experience with installation, troubleshooting, calibration, repair and testing of HVAC, laboratory and utilities instrumentation
Intermediate knowledge of pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic fundamentals as well as intermediate skills in the use of power and hand tools in the building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and electrical
Effective oral and written communication skills
A high mathematical understanding, excellent reading skills along with intermediate computer and typing skills
If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Description: Conducts calibration of instrumentation both electronic and pneumatic, field and control room, and installation of instrument loops.
Under supervision, diagnoses instrument and electrical systems problems.
Maintains instrument and electrical instrument systems by servicing, troubleshooting, repairs or replacing and aligning.
Services system components, motor control circuits, power supplies, and PLC's.
Performs minimal analytical troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance with analytical systems specialist supervision.
Receives inventories and catalogs instruments for calibration according to construction schedule.
Sets up calibration and loop files checks on installation of instrument loops coordinates and runs (or assists) in loop checks, to include checkout with computer as required maintains installation and completion records; keeps loop drawings.
Installs air tubing and control tubing runs.
Following work start up procedures, inspects meters, indicators and gauges to detect abnormal fluctuations.
Test 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 the system.
Removes defective instruments from system and decontaminates disassembles and cleans instruments and replaces defective parts; lubricates instruments and replaces defective wiring and tubing.
Minimum 3 years of verifiable experience as an Instrument Technician.
Instrumentation Degree preferred.
Ability to effectively verbally communicate directions and respond to questions from fellow coworkers and managers.
Has knowledge of good housekeeping, commonly-used concepts, practices, materials and procedures within a particular field.
Employee may be required to provide the following: tool box, tube cutters, blade terminating screwdriver, channel lock pliers, vise grips, center punch, screw driver, set if combination wrenches, adjustable wrench set, nut driver, small dikes, rain suit.
At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
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We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Works independently under supervision of the Manager - Central Sterile and Surgery Infection Control Nurse. Works collaboratively with Main OR, CVOR, OB, and MHC to deliver effective and efficient services.
Meets standards of safe patient care through proper handling of instruments. Maintains knowledge in operation, maintenance, parapmeters, policies and procedures regarding infection control, disinfection, and sterilization. Maintains detailed records in accordance with quality control and regulatory standards.
Works as a team with Central Sterile Department coworkers in conjunction with Surgery Infection Control Nurse. Performs all functions of Instrument Technician on a daily basis. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry's "body", working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you'll bring with you:
One year experience in operating room, instrument room, or ambulatory surgery center (intraoperative).
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.
We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem's market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S.
In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Instrument Technician with our Chemical Manufacturing Facility located in Pasadena, Texas.
Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority.
Support the Process Safety and Risk Management goals and objectives.
Participate in site-wide Process Safety and Risk Reduction activities as requested. Look for opportunities to be the 'fresh set of eyes' in this area.
Actively participate in plant wide training to support quality and safety needs including ISO, OSHA VPP.
Provide attention to detail, and dedication to work in order to ensure reliability of the work site as well as high quality product.
Ensure that you and others are respected, supported and encouraged to grow and succeed in their job.
Install, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on all plant instrumentation, control systems, analyzers and electrical equipment.
Responsible for prompt and accurate diagnosis of minor problems and the implementation of corrective action.
Consult directly with equipment vendors on problems for resolution as necessary.
Set up and operate limited types of shop tools and specialized test, measuring equipment and hand tools utilized in any phase of machine installation or maintenance.
Conduct evaluation tests on valves, motors, instruments, etc.
Must be proficient in troubleshooting 120 volt AC controls.
Research specifications for materials, testing and repair of instrumentation and electrical equipment.
High School Education or GED required.
Five (5) years process instrumentation/electrical maintenance experience in industry OR two (2) years maintenance experience in industry and Associates Degree in Instrumentation or Electrical Technology
Must be proficient in troubleshooting using loop drawing, schematics, ladder logic, electrical one-line, and P&I drawings.
Proficient in maintaining process control loops, electronic controls, valves, and transmitters.
This position requires proof of the NCCER certification prior to employment (instrumentation preferred).
High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and a good working knowledge of SAP.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as needed to maintain a 24/7 operating plant.
Ability to read, speak, and write English.
Valid driver's license required.
Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
Physical requirements – Must be able to lift 40 lbs., climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.
Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Individual with Disability / Veteran Status
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
- Educational assistance
- Vacation and sick leave accruals
- Short-term disability
- Long-term disability
- Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program
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.
Providence is calling a Per Diem, Variable Shift Instrument Technician to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.
In this position you will:
Receive and process incoming supplies, instrumentation and equipment.
Perform cleaning and sterilizing duties, prepare packs of supplies, linens, and instruments in Central Supply/ Services as directed.
Perform biological and chemical monitoring in accordance with quality assurance standards.
Enter incoming and outgoing CAMS # into DME computer system.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire
Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One year in an acute care facility
- RCST or CRCST from professional organization/association (IACSHMM, et.al.)
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women's Pavilion & Resource Center provides women's health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA is a part of Dignity Health of the Central Coast and is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.
About This Position
In keeping with French Hospital Medical Center health care philosophy, the Instrument Technician supports and promotes the provision of quality patient care by cleaning, processing and sterilizing instruments and surgical ware at French Hospital Medical Center and applicable entities. The Instrument Technician participates in being a member of the surgical team during the intraopertive phase.
The Instrument Technician functions as a liaison with the OR and other departments, taking an important role in the operations of the center core. The Instrument Technician is aware of safety policies and procedures for patients, co-workers, equipment, and self.
Six months experience as an Instrument tech/OR tech; BLS preferred.
Instrument tech/OR tech, 6 months BLS preferred.
The primary purpose of Sterile Processing is to assist in direct patient care by ensuring the Operating Room staff has correct, fully functional, sterile surgical instrumentation delivered in a timely manner consistent with the highest standards of customer service. Instrument Techs are asked to perform the four basic departmental functions (decontamination, prep and pack, sterilization, and dispatch) with efficiency, expertise, and accuracy.
The manner in which an Instrument Tech will perform these duties will be characterized by resourcefulness, determination, courtesy, and professionalism. Techs are expected to build and maintain a comprehensive body of knowledge with respect to the standards and procedures associated with the preparation, sterilization, storage, and delivery of surgical instrumentation. Complies with UHS and Departmental policies.
High school diploma or equivalent experience is required. National certification through the International Association of Healthcare Service Materiel Management as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) is required within one (1) year from the date of hire. Experience within University Health System is preferred.
PART I - General Job / Performance Information Education and Experience Graduate of High School- Diploma or Equivalent (GED). Graduate of Surgical Technician Program or instrument room experience. Knows surgical procedures, standards, and practices; works in accordance with them.
Knows instruments, methods of sterilization, documentation of sterilization processes, cleaning and maintenance of instruments. Note: This job description/performance appraisal form does not describe all job responsibilities that may be assigned to this job. Job responsibilities may change from time-to-time.
Environmental / Working Conditions The area the work is performed in is a high-risk area for exposure to blood borne pathogens. Works in well lighted well ventilated area. Hours of duty will usually be regular (Monday-Friday). Hours of duty may be irregular with covering various shifts.
Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships Close relationship with Sterile Processing Department and OR Materials Management. Job Description Organizes, directs, and performs activities related to cleaning, sterilizing, storing, and maintenance of instruments in the OR. Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations None.
Physical Capabilities Work is of medium demand; walking and standing most of the time on duty. Frequent reaching, handling, and fingering of instruments. Hearing to distinguish requests for instrument(s) needs.
Medium lifting requirments due to trays of instruments to be processed. Skills and Abilities Technical competence Policy compliance Organizational behaviors
Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.
At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.
Under the supervision of the Electrical Supervisor, the primary function of the Instrument Technician is to maintain, calibrate, perform trouble analysis, consult, research, and develop process control instrumentation for the purpose of obtaining optimum production efficiency.
Good knowledge of industrial and electrical safety including lock-out procedure, arc flash protection etc.
Knowledge of plant and equipment layout, basic cement manufacture, cement process parameters, and electrical standards and codes
Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams and schematics
Installs, maintains and calibrates process control and instrumentation equipment including, but not limited to, flow meters, thermocouples, RTDs, transmitters, weigh feeders, DC drives, AC drives, VFDs, and emissions analyzers
Calibrates and maintains all emissions analyzers in accordance with service manuals and regulatory permit requirements
Maintains instrument logbook on all maintenance activity
Ensures process control data is being recorded, backed-up and archived
Performs maintenance on both new and existing instrument equipment
Ability to program and trouble shoot PLCs
Ability to troubleshoot and maintain hydraulic systems
Ability to provide clear and precise feedback on work done including repairs, PM and inspections
Basic understanding of vibration analysis
Ability to trouble shoot complex electrical, instrument and process problems
Provide leadership and assists in technical training
Minimum Education and Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent
Must have two years of college, technical school, or service training pertaining to instrumentation and electronic technology or four years of related field experience as an instrumentation technician
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be knowledgeable in areas of electronics, computers, basic operating systems software (Microsoft Server, Windows XP & Windows 7, and MS office), process analyzers and electrical control
Working knowledge of Wonder Ware HMI a plus
Must be knowledgeable in areas of electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, chemistry, physics, and fluid dynamics
Work requires the ability to read and understand operating manuals, blueprints and schematics
Must possess good English communication skills - written and interpersonal
Ability and initiative to make sound decisions
Excellent work and safety record
Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
Ability to be on call 24/7 as needed
Work requires the ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time (up to 12 hours)
High degree of manual dexterity and accuracy required
Must be able to use hand tools and electronic test equipment such as multi-meters and scopes
Physical requirements also include lifting/carrying up to 70 pounds from ground to waist as required, visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, climbing on equipment, working at heights up to 400 feet, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, balancing, repetitive motion, driving, squatting to perform the essential functions
Works in all weather conditions including heat, cold, ice, rain and in high humidity and is required to work in all plant environments. Incumbent will be exposed to vibrating equipment and mechanical and electrical hazards.
Health Care Reimbursement Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
Employee Assistance Plan
Paid Holidays and Vacation
401(k) with Company matching
Sickness and Accident – Short-Term Disability
Optional Long-Term Disability
Employee Life Insurance
Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Direct Deposit Payroll
Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
Matching Gift Program
New Auto Purchase Discount Plans
We are an equal opportunity employer.Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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