Instrument Technician Apprentice Job Description Sample
Apprentice Instrument And Control Specialist
Location(s): MN - Mankato
Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn't require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that's committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you're looking for.
- NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below
We anticipate the need for one or more Apprentice Instrument and Control Specialist on the Day shift based out of the Wilmarth Plant.
Bargaining and Non Bargaining employees may apply for this vacancy.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE REQUIRED THROUGH TRAINING:
1.Perform installation, maintenance, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, configuration, and repair of Power Plant instrumentation and process control systems.
2.Perform testing required by Plant Operation, regulatory requirements; review, prepare and submit records in support of these activities.
3.Specify and initiate purchase requisitions in support of the above.
4.Maintain accurate records pertaining to the above.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Two-year certificate from vocational technical institute in electronics or instrumentation, or company approved equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience: Minimum of two years troubleshooting and repairs to the component level of electronic/industrial instrumentation desired.
Once hired, individual must demonstrate satisfactory progress in the Apprentice I & C Specialist Program, including passing two national certification tests in Industrial Instrumentation. Scheduled and emergency overtime is required. Ability to develop the skills needed to respond to back shift call-outs for unsupervised work required. (This position is nuclear sensitive and applicant may be required to pass NMC nuclear security screening requirements.)
Selection criteria may include testing and assessment.
TOTAL COMPENSATION: Apprenticeship Scale – 4 year
Employees who possess the necessary qualifications and are interested in this job vacancy may sign below.
Steps in Xcel Energy's hiring process
All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.
Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.
After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.
Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy's background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.
After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: MN - Mankato || MN - Mankato || United States (US) || Operations || 0301M:GM Pwr Gen MN/WI || Full-Time || Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 19068
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintenance Instrument Control Technician
ESG Operations, Inc. is one of the fastest growing utility management companies in the Southeast,. We provide full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
We are currently seeking a Maintenance Instrument Controls Technician for our Hinesville, GA . We are looking for candidates that have 5+ years of experience with troubleshooting pumps, motors, hydraulics, compressed air, high speed rotational equipment, electronics (VFD’s, PLC’s, Soft starts, etc.) and conveying equipment. Job duties will be 75% operations and 25% administration. They will include planning and coordinating work schedules, projects, and equipment downtime; and utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software for preparing work related reports, charts, graphs and data submittal requirements.
- Assigns, coordinates and supervises personnel and materials required in the maintenance and repair of water and wastewater treatment systems
- Diagnoses malfunctions and determines effective courses of action for correcting them
- Plans, schedules, and directs maintenance of a wide variety of specialized mechanical and electrical equipment including buildings, structures and grounds
- Estimates cost and time for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and construction
- Inspects buildings and equipment for needed maintenance and repair
- Provides training to all subordinates
- Determines effective response for emergency situations
- Maintain records of all maintenance work done on equipment and prepares routine and special reports
- Develops, implements, and enforces safety regulations and procedures
- Ensures all weekly and monthly internal reports are submitted on time
- Reviews work projects in progress and at completion
- Consults with project manager in planning workload and assignments
- Performs skilled mechanical repair work on engines, pumps, motors, and other equipment
- Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations
- Ensures the proper use and care of tools, materials, and safety equipment involved in maintenance and work repair
- Attends safety classes, reinforces and complies with company safety policies
- All other duties as assigned, as this is not an exhaustive list.
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Must have completed the equivalent of one year of college or specialized vocational training in business management, public administration, electrician, mechanic, or a closely related field.
- Requires five years of related experience.
- Must have valid GA driver’s license. GA electrician license is preferred.
Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off, sick leave, and holidays.
Air Instrument Technician - Biowatch
The Air Instrument Technician provides work of substantial difficulty administering a variety of specialized analytical, meteorological and recording instruments for the detection of atmospheric pollutants including biological; creates and implements technical instrument operation procedures, so that the division is in compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations.
We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications:
- High school diploma or GED.
- Two (2) years of experience in electronic repair and maintenance.
Combined education and experience qualifications:
- Post-secondary education in Electronics may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Arizona driver license and have an acceptable driving record.
Must pass a health physical and OSHA respirator certification requirements within six (6) months of hire and on a yearly basis thereafter.
Certification in the USEPA 40 Hour Hazardous Materials Incident Response Operation Course within one year of hire date.
Our Preferred Candidate has:
Associate's degree or higher in Electronics or closely related field.
Five (5) years of experience in the field of electronic repair and maintenance.
Essential Job Tasks
Operates, maintains, calibrates and performs repairs on highly complex electronic air monitoring instruments.
Collects and transports air quality samples using chain of custody regulations on a regular scheduled timeframe.
Performs mandated quality control and quality assurance checks on air monitoring instrumentation and maintains tests records in accordance with federal regulations.
Operates and maintains the federal database system, and follows all federal Standard Operation Procedure and Quality Assurance Project Plans.
Participates in environmental sampling and annual exercises and events.
Drives a county vehicle and transfers monitoring instrument from site to site.
Adjusts, operates, maintains and makes repairs to various chemical, gas, air flow and electronics systems.
Assembles, installs, operates, repairs, and calibrates a wide variety of recording, testing and indicating equipment.
Maintains and tracks air quality instrument performance logs, and reports in accordance with federal regulations.
Responsible for federal audits and assures validity of data.
Work requires driving to and from various county facilities and locations during the course of a scheduled workday to maintain, calibrate, and install instruments. Work may occasionally be performed in an environment exposed to fumes, smoke and dust; Work is frequently performed outdoors and may be during periods of high temperatures and humidity including days when temperature exceed 110° F. Job requires ability to lift to waist up to 60 pounds; ability to bend, kneel, reach, twist, climb, balance and/or crouch. Selection Procedure
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.
A Instrument Technician job in Cincinnati, Ohio is currently available through Belcan. In this role, you will be responsible to troubleshoot and repair chemical manufacturing plant instruments including pressure, level and temperature transmitters, solenoid operated instruments, control valves, chart recorders, and gas detection instruments. To be considered for this role, you will have a Associates degree or Trade school education in Electro-Mechanical Engineering, and two to five years of experience in industrial maintenance. Experience in the chemical industry is strongly preferred. This is a very visible, direct hire opportunity with a growing company and has excellent upward mobility.
Instrument Technician job responsibility:
Troubleshoot and repair chemical manufacturing plant instruments including pressure, level and temperature transmitters, solenoid operated instruments, control valves, chart recorders, and gas detection instruments.
Similar demands to industrial maintenance but in a chemical plant environment
Must pass a test that will determine your troubleshooting skills electrically and mechanically
for instruments including pressure, level and temperature transmitters, solenoid operated instruments, control valves, chart recorders, and gas detection instruments.
Associates degree or technical school graduate in electro-mechanical engineering or technician field.
Two to five years of industrial maintenance with some of that being in a chemical plant environment or process manufacturing.
Must pass a test that will determine your troubleshooting skills electrically and mechanically for instruments including pressure, level and temperature transmitters, solenoid operated instruments, control valves, chart recorders, and gas detection instruments.
must achieve a passing score on written exam
The schedule is weekdays on four 10-hour days per week with either Monday or Friday off.
If you are interested in this Instrument Technician job in Cincinnati, Ohio, please apply via the apply now link provided.
Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated servicesfrom jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
Instrument Technician I
Purpose of Job:
Assemble and test Point of Care medical Instruments. Process instruments according to all applicable procedures and quality requirements.
Major Duties and Responsibilities – including but not limited to:
Follow detailed operating procedures to assemble and test point of care medical instruments. Maintain productivity and quality requirements. Operate safely within a biohazardous environment.
Ability to read and understand assembly drawings
Ability to read and follow operating procedures
Process and complete required sections of Batch Records.
Basic PC skills
Operation of automated test fixtures
Perform system level testing
Perform all duties as assigned.
- High School diploma or equivalent
Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at email@example.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.
Water Instrument Technician
The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.
For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification.
For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.
Vacancies currently available in the following department: Dallas Water Utilities
- High school diploma or GED.
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VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 118849
Location: United States : Deer Park, TX
Function: Production & Technology
Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)
Legal Entity: Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc.
Business Line: Oil Additives
What we offer
You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.
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The Instrument Technician essential responsibilities include: 1) Maintaining equipment reliability 2) ensuring that all of plant instrumentation and electrical equipment are functioning properly and 3) safe and efficient return to service of assets that have been serviced or repaired.
Follow safety policies and procedures outlined in the company Safety Manual.
Work with Production as well as Maintenance and Engineering as a technical resource for instrumentation and electrical equipment.
Productivity level must consistently equal the company's productivity as defined by work instructions.
Maintain excellent TPM housekeeping in accordance with company standards both within the maintenance shop and in the plant.
Troubleshooting instrumentation/control/electrical problems and advise engineers in troubleshooting process problems.
Providing technical assistance to unit and project engineers, contract engineers, the electrician on an as needed basis (project and non-project work).
Recommend newer technologies for the replacement of obsolete equipment.
Prepare field change packages for new instrument installations and upgrades.
Ensuring that all instrumentation, control systems, electrical and information systems documentation is up-to-date (including Mechanical Integrity documentation)
Designing, developing, and supervising all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery. Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.
Writing, modifying, and reviewing procedures for plant improvements and safety
Other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
Perform instrumentation and electrical assignments with minimal supervision.
I&E Tech is expected to have a strong sense of ownership for their work and workplace.
I&E Tech communicates with plant personnel with very limited directional guidance from my supervisors. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Minimum 5 years of verifiable experience in the Instrument craft within the petrochemical industry preferred
Knowledge proficiency in LOTO
Ability to read and or participate in (RCA) Root Cause Analysis
Demonstrative support of our Guiding Principles
To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.
VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 118849
Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.
Instrument Maintenance Technician
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.
BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. Through our work we provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Our objective is to create value for shareholders and supplies of energy for the world in a safe and responsible way. We strive to be a safety leader in our industry, a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer.
Our Upstream segment is responsible for our activities in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, and midstream transportation, storage and processing.
At the same time, we're investing in the talents of the 20,000 people who work to make these activities a reality.
Job Family Group
Job Profile Summary
Project Phase – For MPO (Major Project Operations) assignments, this role involves project support, operations readiness delivery, and start-up preparation for GPO Projects. The role will initially focus on embedding practical experience into the detailed design, supporting the Maintenance build in accordance with GPO-OP-PRO-00021 and other pre-operations activities.
Operate Phase - The Instrument Technician is responsible for performing safe delivery of maintenance work on facility. The Instrument Technician is a member of a multi-discipline team, maintaining the process and utilities systems in a safe and efficient manner.
The main purpose of this position is to ensure availability of facility instrumentation, measurement devices and final control elements. The Instrument Technician shall be able to maintain controls systems, rebuild valves, piping connections, measurement equipment, flow meters, transmitters (pressure/flow/temp), fire and gas, ESS, DCS, PSS).
The Instrument Technician shall have the ability to troubleshoot equipment efficiently, determine the root cause of the problem, and efficiently execute the proper repair that will deliver safe and reliable operation of the equipment.
The Instrument Technician reports directly to the Maintenance Team Lead.
Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location) :
The willingness and ability to deploy to Korea, at the companies expense, on a rotational 28 days on/off schedule during initial phase of project
The willingness and ability to relocate or commute, at your own expense, to Houma, Louisiana on a rotational 14 days on/off schedule in order to fulfill the responsibilities of the position
Key accountabilities Project Phase
Advise and influence project teams to affect favorable Operations and Maintenance capability in the Operate phase. Plan and deliver start-up and operations readiness activities per GPO-PRO-OP-0004.
Actively participate in the Maintenance Build process which will include the development of: Equipment Strategies, Repair and response codes, FMEA reviews and Job Plan development
Development and review of discipline operating, maintenance procedures along with review of equipment storage & preservation procedures and practices during fabrication. Validate maintenance job plans and procedures by physically walking them down.
Input to workshop equipment and tools identification, set-up and ordering, including portable test equipment required for on-going maintenance.
Provide input to project design and equipment packages including:
supporting maintainability reviews for equipment packages and systems
participating in HAZOP, LOPA, risk reviews
incorporating lessons learned into the design
Assist Project commissioning Engineers during the development and testing of commissioning procedures. Support commissioning team with testing, punch listing and handing over equipment
Attend the appropriate Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT's)
Responsible to deliver safe, reliable maintenance aligned with BP's Values and participate in safety programs
Responsible for achieving competency requirements
Responsible for following Global Work Management processes and standards within planning activities and monitoring the agreed upon KPIs, taking appropriate actions to close the deviations from target
Responsible for supporting planning development of maintenance plans
Responsible for following all safety, environmental and regulatory rules applicable to facility and completes Control of Work requirements daily
Responsible for adhering to a culture of reliability and continuous improvement
Responsible to communicate job progress to the Lead Technician to ensure productivity and maximize wrench time when there is inefficient planning or a break in the schedule
Essential experience and job requirements
5+ years of maintenance experience as a journeyman in the instrumentation field in the Oil & Gas industry
The demonstrated ability in instrumentation troubleshooting, calibration techniques for transmitters, actuators, process analyzers, controllers, Fire &Gas detectors, pneumatic & electronic control valves, remote telemetry devices, pneumatic & hydraulic circuits
Knowledge of Hazardous Area Locations requirements for Electrical Installations
Knowledge of P&IDs, C&E Chart, Safety Flow Diagram, SafeChart
Basic knowledge of Electrical Safety
Strong health, safety, environmental and regulatory compliance record
The willingness and ability to successfully complete a fitness for duty assessment
The willingness and ability to serve as a member of an emergency response team
Desirable criteria and qualifications
Previous project phase and start-up experience is preferred. Knowledge of common operations readiness elements is also preferred
Offshore Experience a strong plus
Basic to advanced knowledge of electronic maintenance monitoring planning systems.
Strong team working skills, along with experience working with engineers and multidisciplinary teams
Knowledge and demonstrated previous use of Allen Bradley PLC's and Input/Output or equivalent
Knowledge and demonstrated previous use of the Rockwell (Allen Bradley) Applications
Knowledge and demonstrated previous use of Industrial Communications Systems (Ethernet, Modbus, OPC) and associated Electrical Interfaces (RS-232C, RS-485, RS-422) or equivalent
A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
Completion of a 2 - 4 year apprenticeship program or technical degree within core craft
Technician Apprentice Program (Tap) Rocky Mountian - Henderson, CO
Technician Apprentice Program
If you want to earn while you learn, develop your career with the industry leader of innovative engine technology and be empowered to deliver a service you can be proud of – then this is where you need to be.
Extraordinary Technology Requires Extraordinary Technicians!
Our Sales and Service business supports our customers in the Trucking, Delivery, Farming, Construction, Power Generation, Mining, Oil & Gas, Marine and Public Transportation industries. Working with industry leading engine technology (2.8 – 95 liters) and cloud-based diagnostic tools, you'll learn to deliver solutions that build your knowledge base and fuel your career.
Join our emPowered Cummins Technician Apprentice Program! This is the pace to start your career the right way and grow your options as you learn about our technology, our business and our customers. This is a government-registered apprentice program with both on-the-job training to embed skills from real world context and a formal education based in a classroom setting. Then you'll focus on one of our service specialties:
o Diesel Engines – Light duty, midrange, heavy duty & natural gas
o High Horsepower – 19 – 95 liter engines
o Marine – Pleasure and commercial vessels
o Power Generation – Consumer and commercial products
o Service Operations – Business management and process training
During your apprenticeship, you are a full-time, paid employee who will complete a development program with the support of our coaching technicians and managers. Our agreement with you ensures you receive the following upon successful completion:
o Cummins Level 1 Technical Competency (minimum)
o Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree, Automotive & Diesel Technology
o No college debt – Cummins pays for your education
o U.S. Department of Labor Trade Certificates for Diesel Engines
o Course credits that are transferable towards a bachelor's degree
The success factors for this apprenticeship – and your career as a Service Technician are simple. If these traits sound familiar, we're ready to help you develop them fully and expand your career choices.
o Strong personal values
o A problem solver – curious about how it works
o Passionate about working with your hands
o Embraces new engine technology for power, fuel economy and diagnostics
o Cares about co-workers, customer service and communications
o Inclusive of diverse perspectives
o Desires to develop their skill set and product knowledge through classroom, hands-on, and virtual training.
Applicants must meet minimum community college general education course requirement of; 2.88 GPA high school (unweighted), 22 ACT, or SAT 1100 scores.
GED with one year of college with minimum 2.8 GPA
Ability to properly and safely use and maintain common hand tools and electrical testing equipment.
Familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office 365 and Outlook (email)
Physical Requirements (times are approximate)
Standing 7.5 hours per day
Pushing/Pulling 4.0 hours per day
Sitting 1.5 hours per day
Lifting 1.5 hours per day
Lifting up to a maximum of 80 pounds
Bending 3.0 hours per day
Compensation and Benefits
Base hourly rate commensurate with experience . Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.
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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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Instrument Control Technician I/Ii/Iii/Iv - Environmental Services Department (Rwf)
Instrument Control Technician I annual salary: $82,659.20-$100,588.80, hourly $39.74-$48.36
Instrument Control Technician II annual salary: $86,840.00-$105,643.20, hourly $41.75-$50.79
Instrument Control Technician III annual salary: $91,187.20-$110,822.40, hourly $43.84-$53.28
Instrument Control Technician IV annual salary: $95,784.00-$116,417.60, hourly $46.05-$55.97
The San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) is currently recruiting for Instrument Control Technicians to be part of its team. The Instrument Control Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and servicing a wide variety of instruments and systems throughout the Facility. This position will utilize your skills and experience with electronic, electric, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and other recording, indicating, alarm and control instrumentation devices.
This is a four level flexibly-staffed class that is the entry/journeyman level in the Instrument Control series. Instrument Control Technicians have responsibility for performing routine instrumentation and telemetric systems maintenance and repair activities. Instrument Control Technician IV is responsible for performing more advanced maintenance and repair work, overseeing program elements and administrative duties, and may serve as a lead to lower-level technicians.
Duties may include:
Repairing, troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, and calibration of process and analytical instrumentation; identifying, isolating, and solving system, network, and equipment problems.
Maintaining, operating, installing, adjusting and calibrating control systems and equipment.
Programming, configuring, designing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and proportional integral derivative controller (PID), and optimizing the analytical, recording, and electronic or pneumatic control instruments and related equipment.
Design, fabricate and install instrument and telemetric systems and components that include: Ensuring code compliance, system function and installation code requirements are meet.
Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to fill out work orders and maintains records.
Creating and updating engineering drawings, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID).
Purchases equipment, parts and supplies including: selecting vendors; filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases.
Operating computer programs for testing electrical equipment; operating electrical and electronic test equipment, including meggers, ammeters, voltmeters, multimeters, oscilloscopes, loop calibrators and signal generators.
Determining and calculating circuit requirements.
Performing other duties of a similar nature or level.
Instrument Control Technicians may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises, and may be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. Some tasks may require the wearing of self-containing breathing apparatus.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
1.Education: High School Diploma, a General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) or a California proficiency certificate.
Instrument Control Technician I - One (1) year of instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility.
Instrument Control Technician II - Two (2) years of instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility.
Instrument Control Technician III - One (1) year of Instrument Control Technician experience with the City of San Jose
Instrument Control Technician IV - Four (4) years instrumentation and controls work experience at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility, including two (2) years Instrument Control Technician experience with the City of San José
3.Licenses or Certificates: Valid California Driver's License
NOTE: For Instrument Control Technician Levels III and IV: Possession of an ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) Level I certificate OR possession of an IBEW/UA (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/United Association) Instrumentation Calibration Certification.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the job as determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services
The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:
Job Expertise – demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices including:
Ability to install maintain, troubleshoot, the following to component levels: 4-20 mA control loops, DP (differential pressure) cells, RTD (resistance temperature detectors), pressure transducers, level indicators, positioners, valve actuators, fixed and portable D.O. (dissolved oxygen), pH, chlorine, TSS (total suspended solids) probes, fixed and portable suspended solids meters, turbine and mag flow meters, density meters, or most control instrumentation devices found in a wastewater treatment facility (or related industrial facilities such as oil refineries, power generation, food-processing, and chemical plants).
Knowledge and ability to safely use DVM (digital volt meters), control loop simulators, oscilloscopes, pressure and vacuum calibrators, test set-up, and any specialized test equipment found in a wastewater treatment facility or related industrial facility.
Knowledge of pneumatic controls such as 3-150 PSI pneumatic controllers, I to P converters, and P to I converters.
Ability to program, install, and debug various types of PLCs (programmable logic control) and HMIs (human machine interface).
Ability to accomplish tasks with minimal or non-existent documentation or support.
Associate of Science degree in electronics technology or related field, experience in the repair, installation and maintenance of instrumentation systems and associated hardware/software and technology, and CCST (Certified Control Systems Technician) certification OR possession of an IBEW/UA (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers/United Association) Instrumentation Calibration Certification is desirable.
Creativity – addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business.
Multi-Tasking – can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s)
Problem Solving – approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.
Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills – demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
Computer Skills – experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.
Communication Skills – communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form.
The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application, resume and answers to the job specific questions. An appropriate number of the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next phase of assessment. Interviews may include a practical/written exercise.
You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. You MUST answer ALL job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application may be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response.
Please describe in detail your experience of instrument and controls work at an industrial facility similar to that of a wastewater treatment facility. Include your title(s), employer(s), years of experience and job duties with focus on electronic or electro-mechanical experience
Please describe in detail your experience with Precision Calibrating Devices. List the name of each device, it's purpose, and a description of your experience with the devices.
Please describe your experience with the installation, maintenance, repairs and calibration of pneumatic, electrical, electronic and/or mechanical instrumentation equipment. Provide your job title, employer's name, length of service, and describe your experience.
If you have questions about the duties of this position, please contact Jimmy Collishaw at James.Collishaw@sanjoseca.gov. If you have questions about the selection or hiring processes, please contact Lisa Harding at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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