Instrumentation Technician Job Description Sample
Kelly Services is proud to offer an opportunity to work in a Fortune 500 medical device company and one of Fortune’s top 20 World's Most Admired Companies for 2017 l ocated in Jacksonville, FL (Southside/Bay Meadows area).
POSITION: Manufacturing Technician
LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida
HOURS: 6:00 AM 6:00 PM (Days)
6:00 PM 6:00 AM (Nights)
Continuous Operations (see below)
RATE: $17.00 (Day Shift)
$19.04 (Night Shift)
Overtime:Paid time and half after 36 hours
SUMMARY OF THE JOB:
The Manufacturing Technicians operate and maintain manufacturing production equipment. This climate controlled facility utilizes state of the art manufacturing production equipment and will rely on skilled talent to operate, troubleshoot and repair this machinery.
Under general supervision performs all responsibilities necessary to operate, troubleshoot, adjust, repair, and maintain the equipment. Able to perform a variety of tasks needed to monitor and adjust the process to improve throughput. Able to perform routine cleaning and non-routine maintenance with adherence to all safety policies and procedures. Adheres to environmental policy and procedures and supports department environmental objectives.
Monitors and adjust the process to improve the throughput.
Responsible for operating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing the equipment while adhering to all safety procedures. (95%).
Performs routine cleaning and clearing of equipment jams.
Performs non-routine maintenance, including clearing of jams. May assist with PMs. (5%).
Maintenance or engineering experience with high volume production line environment, continuous operation preferred along with knowledge and exposure to many of the following areas:
Programmable Logical Controller (PLC)
Preventative and Corrective Maintenance
All candidates must successfully pass a written skills assessment exam and management interview.
Assist with PMs. Maintain current knowledge and adhere to provisions of FDA, OSHA, GMP, MPs, and ISO 9001, ISO 14001, equipment specifications and process specifications. (Preferred).
Flexibility to rotate between day and night shift (see Work Schedule below)
Ability to read and interpret blue prints and Schematics.
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work in an empowered work team environment.
Office equipment used: Personal computer, printer, copier, Microsoft Office Suite, other software as required.
Manufacturing environment experience a strong plus.
Great shift schedules available every other week will be a three day weekend! Employees will work 3 days one week and 4 days the following week (non- consecutive days). Shifts are 12 hours resulting in built-in overtime (anything over 36 hours of straight time) and cost-effective transportation opportunities!
Physical demands of the job include: stooping, crouching, walking, pulling, light lifting (up to 25 pounds), grasping, hearing, visual acuity, kneeling, reaching, pushing, talking, standing, fingering, and climbing. Inside environmental conditions in an air conditioned manufacturing environment.
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Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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The Regeneration Operator-I prepares resin, mobile equipment and ion exchange resin tanks for customer fulfillment. Handles chemicals such as acids, bases and salts. Performs quality control checks on the equipment.
• Receives resin from customer sites in resin tanks or on mobile equipment. Empties tanks or equipment of the exhausted media and prepares it for regeneration.
• Prepares resin tanks or mobile equipment by filling empty tanks with regenerated media.
• Performs quality control checks on the equipment to ensure specifications are met. Test may include pH, specific ions, resistivity, and TDS.
• Repairs and helps maintain the bottles/tanks and other service type of equipment, which could include minor valve/PVC repairs, painting, and refurbishing as required.
• Maintains good housekeeping at all times.
• Follows EHS procedures and policies.
• Prepares labels for resin tanks
• Monitors bulk chemical delivery.
• Operates forklift as needed.
• HS Diploma, GED or equivalent.
• ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability and willingness to perform physical duties such as lifting, climbing, working at elevated heights, and manual dexterity
• Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
• Ability and willingness to complete occasional site assignments for customer troubleshooting, operation and installation.
• Ability to handle and lift 50 lbs.
• Ability and willingness to travel for install and repair if needed
• Possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record history
• HS Chemistry knowledge highly desired
• College Chemistry knowledge
• At least 1 year of experience in comparable manufacturing environment involving chemical handling, or at least 1 year of experience in plumbing, pump or mechanical repair.
• Ability to apply to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form
• Teamwork skills
• Dependable, accountable and diligent
bluebird bio is developing potentially transformative, one-time gene therapies for severe genetic and orphan diseases. At the heart of bluebird bio's product creation efforts is its broadly applicable gene therapy platform for the development of new treatments for diseases with few or no clinical options. bluebird bio has two clinical stage product candidates in development, one for childhood cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CCALD) and one for beta-thalassemia major/sickle cell disease, and an early stage oncology program in partnership with Celgene Corporation.
Join bluebird bio's enthusiastic and collaborative team and contribute to the overall success of our novel gene therapy approaches. bluebird bio seeks an Instrumentation Technician for our new manufacturing facility in North Carolina's Research Triangle.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director Facilities, the Instrumentation Technician will utilize strong knowledge of precision measurement science (Metrology), mathematics, physics, and electronics to test, calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair instrumentation/controls.
All duties must be performed in compliance with established company, department, and safety policies and procedures within GMP-regulated and non-GMP facilities. The incumbent will execute daily work assignments and ensure timely completion of all scheduled and unscheduled events for instrumentation systems controls, and analytical laboratory instruments. The individual in this role will collect, compile, measure, summarize, and record data obtained during scheduled calibration and/or unscheduled work requests.
About the role:
Perform routine calibrations of instrumentation.
Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, design, installation, and configuration of equipment, instrumentation and control systems:
Identify and correct measurement errors
Replace instrumentation and controls as needed
Maintain configuration management to ensure compliance of the system
Redline drawings, engineering documentation and other technical specifications
As necessary provide input and support for the design, installation, and upgrade of the instrumentation and control systems.
Identify "Out of Tolerance" conditions and perform corrective actions to return the device to within specification. Participate with investigating and documenting the potential impact that the "Out of Tolerance" condition may have had on the instrumentation and process.
Develop and/or revise calibration procedures and job plans while looking for ways to improve how calibrations and troubleshooting is performed in an attempt to make those practices more efficient.
Provide support and training to peers to improve their abilities and increase their technical knowledge
Maintain instruments, standards and tools. Perform equipment inspection prior to and upon return from vendor certification and review associated documentation.
Attend and actively participates in initiatives to support the business.
Prepares and assists technicians, managers and planner/schedulers in preparing labor/material estimates.
Assists supervision with the assigning, scheduling and prioritization of work order requests using maintenance management systems.
Makes recommendations and prepares orders for spare parts, additional stock room items, tools, etc.
Consults with supervision and other mechanics on problem resolution/troubleshooting.
Keeps supervision informed of problem issues.
Working knowledge of hand and power tools, must be able to identify and properly use the correct tools and NIST traceable test equipment for the task assigned including multi-meters, RTDs, temperature baths, dry blocks, pressure indicators, dew point monitors, tachometers, timers, weights, scales and dimension indicators. Working knowledge of pneumatics is also required.
Must have ability to read blueprints, drawings, technical manuals and based on them, performs necessary operations for the installation and/or repair of equipment. Experience with Hazardous Energy Control and line break is desirable.
Some heavy lifting, use of solvents, being around and/or in contact with dirt and dust, heat and cold, loud operating equipment, must wear safety shoes, glasses, fall protection, and other types of PPE required to perform work. May be required to carry a pager and /or a radio, and be subjected to immunizations. May be required to utilize material lifting equipment and man lifts.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED).
Graduate of an Electronics& Instrumentation course (2 years minimum), from a recognized technical institute with subjects covering electronic and instrument control systems, and component maintenance OR Completion of a formal 5-year Instrument Technician apprentice program, including work on electronic and instrument control systems, and component maintenance OR Equivalent military training.
A minimum of 8 years experience as an Instrument Technician in a cGMP environment with broad spectrum of calibration and process control experience involving but not limited to Conductivity, DC and Low Frequency Electromagnetic, Flow, Level, Mechanical, Optical, pH, Pressure, Temperature, Time, Speed and Weight.
Experience utilizing a validated (Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS- Blue Mountain RAM)
Strong communication skills managing contract labor resources.
Instrumentation Technical Training Certificate (ISA-CCST) or equivalent preferred
Trained in Electrical Safety NFPA-70E (144 hours of formal instruction on electrical safety, electrical system, electronics) preferred
Be ready to embrace the principles of the bluebird bio culture: b colorful, b cooperative, and b yourself
Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Position Summary and Responsibilities
Install, calibrate, repair and perform preventive maintenance of electronic, electro-mechanical, and/or mechanical instrumentation.
Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems and controls.Operates such electronic test equipment as multimeters, frequency generators and counters, galvanometers, digital logic probes and oscilloscopes.Inspects, evaluates and determines necessary modification, performs complex repairs or removal of instruments or devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.May troubleshoot/service or resolve problems while performing unscheduled work.Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.Locates part sources, estimates costs and prepares requisition.Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.Documents daily maintenance activity, repair and other work performed.Communicates with customer staff the calibration, repair and operation of equipment as necessary.Writes equipment, maintenance and calibration procedures.Provides direction to less experienced Instrumentation/Calibration Technicians.Complies with company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.Performs other duties as required.Qualifications
Two-year degree, scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience. Five years of experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience.
May require Level II or Level III ISA Certification. Demonstrated use and understanding of physical standards of mass, temperature, flow and pressure. Working knowledge of computers/PLC's.
Required to be able to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals. Must be physically able to perform basic maintenance tasks to the highest caliber, which includes ability to: climb ladders, work in confined spaces and lift heavy objects weighting up to 50 lbs. Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment; May require experience specific to the pharmaceutical R&D industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipetting, mixing, diluting, and verifying concentrations. May require an understanding of FDA regulations, GMPs, and GLPs and use of scientific notation (specific to pharmaceutical industry).
We offer the following benefits:Health, Dental, VisionPaid Vacation TimePaid Sick TimeLife Insurance BenefitsPaid Holidays401(k) EligibilityEmployee Stock Purchase Plan
Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Teledyne Technologies provides skilled trades services to major corporations in North America. We specialize in research and development, manufacturing operations, plant shut downs and building maintenance operations. Our skilled trades include Tool and Die, Instrumentation, Multi-Craft, Machinists, Pipe-fitters, Carpenters, Electricians, Work Coordinators, EH&S, Welders and Insulators.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Design, Install, calibrate, repair and perform preventive maintenance of electronic, electro-mechanical, and/or mechanical instrumentation.PRINCIPLE DUTIES:
Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems and controls.
Operates such electronic test equipment as multi-meters, frequency generators and counters, galvanometers, digital logic probes and oscilloscopes.
Inspects, evaluates and determines necessary modification, performs complex repairs or removal of instruments or devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.
Read, interpret and create P&IDs and E&I (wiring) diagrams
Experience with control panel design and construction
Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.
May troubleshoot/service or resolve problems while performing unscheduled work.
Candidate should have working knowledge of various process control systems
Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.
Locates part sources, estimates costs and prepares requisition.
Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.
Self-starter, manage workload of competing jobs/projects
Documents daily maintenance activity, repair and other work performed.
Communicates with customer staff the calibration, repair and operation of equipment as necessary.
Writes equipment, maintenance and calibration procedures.
Provides direction to less experienced Instrumentation/Calibration Technicians.
Complies with company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.
Performs work in accordance with approved equipment, calibration, maintenance and safety procedures.
Performs other duties as required.
EDUCATION and WORK EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Two-year degree, electrical or mechanical scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience or NCCER Certification.
Five years of experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience.
Level II or Level III ISA Certification helpful.
Demonstrated use and understanding of physical standards of mass, temperature flow and pressure.
Working knowledge of computers/PLC.
Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment and also work independently.
Strong safety record.
Working knowledge of various process control systems, Emerson Delta V, and Siemens PCS 7 PLC's
Experience specific to the chemical R&D industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipe-fitting, mixing, diluting and verifying concentrations.
We offer the following benefits:Health, Dental, Vision,Paid Vacation TimePaid Sick Time,Life Insurance Benefits,Paid Holidays,401(k),Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Educational Tuition Reimbursement
Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, trans-gender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
What you will do:
Works with a variety of instrumentation, automation, data acquisition, audio/visual, and electrical equipment in support of the company's activities, as directed, by performing the following duties directly, or through subordinates when so directed.
How you will do it:
Reads and interprets test plans, procedures, and schematics; using same determines set-up and gives feedback to design and engineering to finalize plans and procedures.
Calibrates, operates, and maintains instrumentation, automation, and data acquisition equipment.
Works independently or as part of a team to collect, document, and store test data and automate various test set-ups.
Designs and fabricates electrical/mechanical test fixtures.
Utilizes programs created within MET/CAL. Creates and utilizes programs in LabVIEW data acquisition and control environment.
Assists in maintaining the MET/TEAM database.
Reviews / approves calibration certificates which have been created by other technicians.
Operates and troubleshoots a wide variety of audio/visual equipment.
Assists in the development of calibration and other relative procedures.
Exercises troubleshooting skills and determines corrective actions for abnormal conditions for instrumentation and acquisition systems.
Collects and reduces operational and test data and information.
Works with other technicians and personnel to meet program requirements.
Leads and/or assists Lead Instrumentation Technicians (Level III) or Test Engineer with advanced data acquisition and automation projects.
Provides guidance to and trains lower grades as required.
Evaluates, researches, and recommends all types of instrumentation, audio/visual, and electrical equipment for procurement as required. Contacts vendors and generates purchase requisitions to procure necessary items.
Provides backup protection using appropriate equipment and PPE during fire testing.
Operates forklifts as required.
Performs various housekeeping duties.
Identifies and assists in remediation of any and all safety hazards in the work place.
Maintains a good safety record.
Performs all elements of the job in accordance with established procedures.
What we look for:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate's degree in electrical engineering technology or related field; or five years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with ISO 17025 required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and understand written instructions, e.g. safety notices and rules, test procedures, operating and maintenance instructions, etc. Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal communication skills.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Demonstrated proficiency in all basic math functions, e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply advanced math functions, e.g. trigonometry and algebra.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat applications. Demonstrated proficiency with MET/CAL and LabVIEW software programs. Ability to type strongly preferred.
REASONING ABILITY: Demonstrated excellent aptitude in calibration, automation, data acqusition, and other electrical applications. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Excellent ability to reason in a teamwork atmosphere. Ability to learn, change, and adapt as needed.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls. The employee is often required to stand, walk, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to distinguish colors.
Instrumentation & Electrician Technician – Ethanol Plant
Responsible for the repair and maintenance of the plant equipment, to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company.
Participates in plant maintenance program.
Repairs or replaces plant equipment or systems on a scheduled or emergency basis.
Performs preventative maintenance activities as required.
Interacts directly with operations and shipping & receiving departments to ensure scheduled work can be completed.
Assists with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
Assists with new installations and other projects, as requested by the supervisor.
Monitors reliability of equipment.
Works with engineering department and external contractors to plan and implement installation of new equipment or systems.
Knows and understands city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to maintenance and plant equipment, and work in a safe manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times.
Works a schedule that occasionally requires overtime or call-in as required.
Participates in plant turn-arounds.
Participates in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness.
Participates in Health, Safety and Environmental programs.
Assists Corporate Network / IT department as needed.
Completes work orders as assigned.
This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.
High school diploma or GED required.
Two years of experience in electrical or instrumentation maintenance and repair or associates degree (or higher) in a related field required.
Journeyman license preferred.
ISA certification preferred.
Programmable logic controller / Distributed control system (PLC/DCS) troubleshooting/programming experience preferred.
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and other petrochemical products. Valero, a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, with approximately 10,000 employees, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, and its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day and 11 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.45 billion gallons per year.
About Valero Renewables – Bloomingburg
Valero Renewables-Bloomingburg is located near Bloomingburg, Ohio, about 40 miles southwest of Columbus. The bio-refinery sits on approximately 65 acres and started ethanol production in March 2008. The facility uses a dry-grind production method and state-of-the-art technology to maintain industry-leading standards in production, safety, product quality and environmental stewardship. The Bloomingburg plant annually processes nearly 43 million bushels of corn into 120 million gallons of denatured ethanol and 370,000 tons of distillers grains co-products. The bio-refinery has a nameplate capacity of 110 million gallons of ethanol per year and employs approximately 60 full-time personnel.
Valero's employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It's not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it's also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they're truly part of a team.
Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected Veterans.
Instrumentation Control Technician (Wastewater)
Overall Job Objective
Under general supervision, to install, maintain, revise, and repair electrical, control, and instrumentation equipment related to the water/wastewater treatment and distribution system facilities, including the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and maintenance software packages, and perform related duties as required.
Duties & Responsibilities
1.Performs maintenance, repair, and calibration tasks on treatment plant electronic and electrical operating systems, instrumentation, switch gear, and related equipment. This includes the following:
Uses logical troubleshooting techniques to identify and locate problems.
Repairs and/or replaces instrumentation equipment as needed. May revise existing equipment and update associated documentation.
Assists in monitoring process control systems using diagnostic software. Revises software based on operational and maintenance needs.
Tests new and repaired equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Develops and maintains a thorough calibration/maintenance schedule of process/system instrumentation, and then performs the required instrumentation calibration and maintenance to ensure accurate feed-back of the water treatment process and system operations.
Maintains and revises control panels, programmable controllers, and related input and output equipment.
Installs, maintains, repairs, and calibrates various detectors, alarms, analyzers, and sensors for flow, level, pressure, and other process elements such as temperature, pH, and nutrients.
2.Maintains and troubleshoots SCADA System software and monitoring and control components. This includes the following:
Assists in the creation and configuration of new SCADA graphics screens related to process operation, including implementation of view only nodes. Revises existing graphics screens to meet needs of operations staff.
Maintains SCADA database of input/output tag names related to PLCs (G.E. and Allen Bradley).
3.Inspects, maintains, and repairs electrical, electronic, and telemetry equipment associated with remote facilities.
4.Maintains records of problems encountered, work performed, and parts and materials used. Maintains inventory of parts and accessories, utilizing the Computerized Maintenance Management System software.
5.Provides input to engineering consultants and contractors regarding design and construction of treatment facility improvements and related facilities.
6.Assists in the preparation of labor and materials estimates, reviews bids, and assists in overseeing contracted services.
7.Assists in training the operations and maintenance staff in proper use and care of electrical and electronic equipment, programmable controllers, related software, and awareness of associated safety concerns.
8.Remains generally alert to conditions and events occurring at the Wastewater Treatment Facility indicating anticipated or needed repairs and makes related recommendations.
Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment. Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Required to wear protective safety gear and use safety equipment. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
Responsible for knowing and complying with all city and department policies; participating in professional trainings and development; and adhering to attendance and workplace attire policies.
Conducts job duties with a continuing awareness of the environmental implications of decisions and a focus on providing municipal services in a sustainable manner.
Generally duties are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
CITY VISION AND VALUES:
The City of Boulder is committed to service excellence for an inspired future and the following values:
- Customer service
- We are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our community and our co-workers by demonstrating consistent and professional service with a solution-oriented approach
- We champion diversity and welcome individual perspectives, backgrounds and opinions. We are open-minded and treat all individuals with respect and dignity.
- We are stewards of the public's trust and are committed to service that is transparent and consistent with city regulations and policies. We are honorable, follow through on our commitments and accept responsibility.
- We are committed to organizational success and celebrate our shared dedication to public service. We believe community collaboration and the sum of our individual contributions leads to great results.
- We promote a forward-thinking environment that supports creativity, calculated risks and continuous improvement. We embrace change and learn from others in order to deliver leading edge service.
(1) TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Process Automation Systems Supervisor
(2) TITLE(S) OF POSITION(S) OVER WHICH THIS POSITION HAS DIRECT SUPERVISION: none
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Related education (examples include: Associate's degree in Electronics, Instrumentation, Process Control), or related licenses/certificates (examples include: Journeyman Electrician's license, or certificates in a related field) plus a minimum of five years of experience in the maintenance and repair of industrial process control instrumentation, or similar automation/communication systems, or an equivalent combination of education or experience.
Knowledge of industrial electrical equipment up to 480 VAC. Knowledge of industrial networking standards and practices, including proper cabling techniques. Computer skills including knowledge of current Microsoft operating systems and domain networking fundamentals, and Microsoft desktop applications. Demonstrated experience with SCADA systems, and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Ability to work under minimal supervision. Effective verbal and written communications skills. Organizational, and problem solving skills. Physical ability to work in and around equipment, in areas of limited access, elevated structures, and confined spaces requiring standing, walking, lifting, bending, and kneeling. Knowledge of industry safety standards, regulations, and equipment. Ability to complete and update First Aid and CPR Training and certification on an annual basis. Valid driver's license. Have and maintain an acceptable motor vehicle record and criminal history.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Experience working at a water/wastewater treatment facility. Experience working with ladder logic diagrams. Hydro-electric Certification Level #1. ISA Certified Control Systems Technician Certification. Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), GE Intelligent Platforms iFix SCADA and Historian, GE Intelligent Platforms Machine Edition ladder logic programming, Allen Bradley RSLogix 500 ladder logic programming, and ABB software packages. Colorado Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification.
WORKING CONDITIONS - Required Physical and Mental Effort, and Environmental Conditions:
In addition to the information listed above.
Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks in an indoor and outdoor environment. Ability to work in odorous, dirty conditions associated with a Wastewater Treatment Facility. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an industrial setting. Work will include periods of time viewing a computer monitor and operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, and changing priorities and conditions.
Work Environment: Works primarily in an industrial environment. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. May work in permit required confined spaces that require ventilation and other measures to protect against dangerous gases and fumes.
Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Precision and non-precision hand and power tools, electronic test devices, measuring devices, personal computers, telephones, calculators and copy/fax machines, and City vehicle.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.
Instrumentation And Controls Technician
The Instrumentation & Automation Controls Technician will ensure instrumentation and advanced automation at Graymont's Green Bay, Wisconsin plant is installed and maintained to meet operating objectives and support remote operations requirements. This position will focus on developing, procuring, installing, and maintaining instrumentation and control systems for all plant processes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Support Remote Operations to develop and implement instrumentation and automation standards for remotely operated processes (including, but not limited to, advanced process control software/hardware, temperature/pressure/flow transmitters, combustion instrumentation, emissions instrumentation, and belt scales)
Provide PLC/HMI technical support for remote control room and plant operations
Ensure all process control systems and networks remain operational and up to date
Perform trouble shooting of the PLC and control network as required
Analyze and identify process improvement opportunities including safety, environmental performance, and product quality at remotely operated sites
Communicate with mechanics, technicians, supervisors, process engineers, and operations personnel to ensure process automation and instrumentation is functioning as expected
Effectively implement management of change practices and procedures
Proficient with Rockwell/Allen-Bradley PLC software and hardware and HMI development and maintenance
Certificate in Mechatronics or related science/engineering degree. Equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered
Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal skills (ability to motivate, coach, and develop people)
Well organized and able to process large amounts of complex information, effective operational troubleshooting skills and decision making skills
Computer literate, knowledge of Microsoft programs, and JD Edwards
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS CRITICAL TO THE JOB:
Ability to climb ladders and work at heights
Lifting ability up to 65 lbs.
Standing, walking, and working while wearing full personal protective equipment
Ability to work in extreme temperatures
Instrumentation And Electrical Technician
Instrumentation and Electrical Technician
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation
Inspects, maintains, repairs and installs instrument andelectrical systems, Ethernet (SCADA) Network Maintenance, radio communication& various types of mechanical equipment and fixtures.
Knowledge, Experienceand Skills Required:
Ability to read, write and comprehend English (operational,process, safety and quality instructions) and be able to carry out verbal andwritten instructions. Ability to performbasic mathematical calculations. Atleast 5 years' experience in a related position in a similar environment withability to comprehend basic ladder logic control systems, some experience withradio communication systems and remote site controls, Ethernet networkmaintenance, wiring diagrams, electrical schematics and manuals.
Must demonstrate proficiency in the care and use of all sitespecific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), including gasdetectors, confined space equipment, LOTO etc.) Ability to trouble-shoot andwork safely around 480V energized motor control panels.
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to perform allassigned tasks in an organized, accurate and timely manner.
Must demonstrate ability to efficiently maintain, installand repair any instruments which may include sensors, transmitters, indicatorsand other process measuring and control equipment. Must demonstrate ability toefficiently maintain, install and repair most mechanical & electricalequipment which may include pumps, blowers, compressors and other electricallydriven equipment.
Must have the ability to diagnose problems regardless ofcomplexity, troubleshoot electrical equipment and systems and take correctiveaction within policy and procedure limitations.
Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
Must demonstrate ability to operate Computer MaintenanceManagement System (software).
Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment andwillingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe drivingrecord.
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