Instrumentation Technician Job Description Sample
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We are currently recruiting for an Instrumentation Technician at our Perry, FL Cellulose Mill. The Instrumentation Technician uses their extensive E&I experience and knowledge to support the operation and maintenance of our manufacturing instrumentation equipment.
Due to recent growth and increased business, we have immediate needs for skilled Industrial Instrumentation Technicians. For qualified applicants this position offers a sign on bonus opportunity up to $5,000 and relocation assistance in addition to a competitive wage.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Performing preventive and predictive maintenance inspections using diagnostic tools and test equipment and make necessary corrections to keep equipment from failing
Scheduling maintenance for repair work to be performed in a timely manner to minimize negative impact on mill production.
Writing work orders, recording maintenance results and reading and updating drawings and other documentation
Installing, troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing electrical and electronic systems, apparatuses, field devices, and components of industrial machinery and equipment
Rebuilding valves and other instrument equipment
What You Will Need:
High School Diploma or GED
Three (3) years or more of Instrumentation experience in an industrial or military environment where daily tasks include troubleshooting, repairing and installing automatic control valves, transmitters, field sensing devices, and DCS's (Digital Control System)
Experience reading technical drawings and electrical and pneumatic schematics
Willing and able to work eight (8) hour rotating shifts, overtime, holidays and weekends
Willing and able to work in a loud/noisy, hot, humid and greasy environment
What Will Put You Ahead?
A two year E&I vocational cerification
Experience commissioning DCS's (Digital Control Systems)
Experience working with pneumatic & hydraulic systems
Experience with systems integration, instrumentation, networking, and communication
Experience troubleshooting and/or installing Fisher and Dezurik valves
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The Foley mill, which has been in operation since 1954, has the capability to produce over 460,000 tons of Dissolving, Specialty and Fluff cellulose each year. Our fluff pulp is delivered to customers worldwide for a variety of high-end uses & converting technologies, including clothing, tires, shampoo, diapers, filters & towels. Perry, Florida is approximately 50 miles outside of Tallahassee - Florida's state capitol and home to Florida State and Florida A&M Universities! It is also within short driving distance of several beautiful Gulf Coast sand beaches and an easy adventure to St. George's Island for some fresh seafood and boating!
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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
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Inter Pipeline is a major petroleum transportation, storage and natural gas liquids processing business that ranks among the largest energy infrastructure companies in Canada. We are proud to be named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers, which recognizes Alberta businesses that lead their industries by being exceptional places to work.
The Instrumentation Field Operations Tech is a key member of a small tight knit Operations Maintenance group and will report to the Senior Operations Tech. This position is based out the Devin Jackfish Lodge and will work a 7 on/ 7 off rotation, a company vehicle will be provided for travel to and from site (400 one-way km max.).
Performing both Instrumentation and Field Operations responsibilities this role will work Independently to service four facilities within the area and remote valve sites.
Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Conduct regular site inspections at the Conklin stations to ensure EH&S, asset reliability and general housekeeping is maintained to the highest standard
Conduct routine operation and maintenance tasks (approx. 80% of time) such as;
Weekly/monthly site inspections
Responsible for weekly and monthly compliance checks
Participate in the district on-call rotation as assigned
Conduct routine PM work orders, troubleshoot issues and implement corrective actions
Support monthly meter proving activities.
Respond to pipeline maintenance and emergency conditions within the district as required
Provide support to Leak Detection and Measurement Group trouble shooting measurement issues and anomalies impacting the district
Work with Senior Operations Technician for planning/scheduling of day to day and weekly work activities.
Provide support to operations engineering and Project Development on assigned projects within the district
Execute assigned projects to plan (budget, quality and schedule)
Education, Skills and Experience:
Certified journeyman Instrumentation Tech.
Ideal candidate will have 5+ year of related industry experience.
Dual certification an asset.
Strong communication, professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills needed.
Proven strong work ethic with the ability to work independently.
Strong computer skills.
Class 5 drivers license with a satisfactory driver abstract .
As this position is identified as safety and security sensitive, employment of a final candidate will be conditional upon completion of pre-employment medical, drug/alcohol and criminal background check assessments with satisfactory results.
Successful candidate must be able and willing to perform all physical requirements of the position including but not limited to walking, crouching, bending, standing, climbing and lifting up to 50lbs on a repetitive basis, in all weather conditions
Position is responsible for:
- Performing calibrations on process and analytical instrumentation in support of the continuous
operation of the Sanford facility, including manufacturing, utilities and quality control
Troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation and related equipment/systems
Performing preventative and predictive maintenance on equipment and related instrumentation
Perform calibrations on process and analytical instrumentation
Document all work order activities in EAMS and relevant equipment logs
Troubleshoot and resolve calibration/instrumentation issues in a timely manner utilizing
Read and follow equipment schematics, logic diagrams and engineering drawings
Support engineering projects to select and install appropriate instrumentation
Perform duties in a safe manner with a focus on Zero Injuries
Follow all SOP and cGxP requirements
Lead and/or participate in continuous improvement activities
Minimum of AAS degree in electrical, electronics, instrumentation or industrial technology with at least 6 years of experience working with instrumentation and calibrations in a GxP environment. A HS diploma with 12 years of relevant experience is also acceptable.
Position requirements are typical for a manufacturing plant-based work environment with significant shop floor exposure. Routine lifting, sitting, standing, walking and bending is required. Specific PPE requirements, including clean room gowning, is frequently required.
There are no unusual mental requirements for this position.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Schedule is a mixture of day shift (M-F, 8 hrs) and rotating 12 hour shifts that include night and weekend work. Alternative work schedules may be required to support specific project-related activities.
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Pfizer 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. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.
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Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. The majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, but occasionally includes other industry partners and Government agencies at remote sites. The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work – operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME).
Work will involve installing, calibrating, adjusting, repairing or replacing faulty components of measurement equipment.
Must be able to fabricate and install parts and systems used in wind tunnel test environments and verify sensors to measure pressure, temperature, force, or acceleration.
Will work with test engineers, facility electricians, and mechanical technicians to troubleshoot system or sensor failures and anomalies.
The successful candidate must be able to read and interpret design documents, schematics, datasheets/manuals, drawings, blueprints and engineering sketches.
Preferred Skill and Experience:
Associate's degree in instrumentation, electronic systems, or related field, or have completed military training in electronics or have experience working in a Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory.
Basic knowledge of Wheatstone bridge theory and basic electronics.
Operational knowledge of an oscilloscope, multimeters, soldering, use of crimping tools, wire stripping, ohm's law, continuity testing, pinning out connectors, routing and tie wrapping cables.
System level troubleshooting skills and the ability to logically solve instrumentation problems and determine corrective action.
Knowledge in signal conditioning concepts for various types of sensors, to include the following: Thermocouples, PRTs, RTDs, Cold Junction compensation concepts, TC bonding concepts.
Background should include experience with the following devices: DC power supplies, heat shrink tubing, cable harnessing, lacing, and proper strain relief concepts.
Working knowledge of transducers, operational amplifiers, and the knowledge of techniques for measuring temperature, pressure, flow, displacement, vibration and force are also beneficial.
Experience soldering wire harnesses and developing wiring diagrams.
Intermediate skill level using Windows Operating Systems.
Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
Knowledge in Data Acquisition concepts, hardware, and interfacing (SCXI and PXI based) is a plus.
U.S. Citizenship required. Two years of college or technical training in electronics, plus four (4) years of related experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver's license is required.
Office environment. (10%). Test/Industrial Environment – May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. (80%)
Travel between facilities and test operations may be required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment and chemical operations. (10%)
Must have sufficient mobility to enter into confined spaces, work at various heights, and crawl into or onto various assemblies while maintaining a clear vision of safety is required. Potential exposure to high noise levels, hazardous chemicals, propellants and the like. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs.
Equipment and Machines:
Facility operations display/keyboards/mechanical/electrical control/HMI. Machine, power, and hand tools. Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.) (30%)
Regular attendance mandatory (100%)
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Other Essential Functions:
U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety/risk hazard to the employee or others. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate and work with individuals at all levels of the company and the client. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. A valid driver's license is required.
ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals Inc
Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?
Are you always solving?
Then we'd like to meet you and bet you'd like to meet us.
Ashland has an exciting opportunity for an Instrumentation Technician to join our Ashland ISP Freetown business at our Assonet, MA plant . This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Maintenance function. This position will report to the Maintenance Supervisor.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assist instrument/electrical tech with project installs as needed
Assist instrument/electrical tech with equipment trouble shooting as needed
Assist instrument/electrical tech with ISO calibrations using certified calibration equipment
Applicant will be expected to be able to work on their own (after initial training ) with minimal supervision maintaining a clean safe work area
Assist Licensed Electricians with running conduit and wiring.
On-call support as required
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Must have the flexibility and ability to work overtime and be available for emergency call in as required.
Heavy weight lifting and pulling (up to 40 lbs.)
Climb ladders up to 25ft. high,as well as working on roofs.
Must be able to drive a fork truck (training will be provided); a valid driver's license is required
Some technical education (trade school, or previous related on-the-job training, which could include military) is preferred.
General experience with and knowledge of instrumentation and/or electrical equipment is preferred.
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit www.ashland.com to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.
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.
Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EmployerAll 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. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805)373-4545. 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.
Working a rotating shift
Performing and documenting maintenance calibrations, installation, fault diagnosis, repair of electronic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic instruments and systems i.e., transmitters, switches, analyzers, control valves, relays, etc. in order to have a safe and reliable operating unit
Performing basic maintenance and troubleshooting on automated control systems (PLC/DCS) and computer workstations in order to maintain an operating unit producing on time quality product
Working with a wide variety of instruments including pH, conductivity, ultrasonic, guided wave radar, mass flow, pressure transducers, RTDs, nuclear levels, etc
Repairing and maintaining continuous emissions monitor (CEMS)
Using knowledge of instrumentation and electrical test equipment
Assisting with Quality Improvement Projects in order to facilitate continuous improvement
Performing all duties in a manner consistent with environmental, health and safety policies
Providing daily support to all plant operations in order to continue 24/7 operations
Willing to work overtime and provide off hours call out support when required
Performing Scheduled and non-scheduled work orders
Performing all Compliance and scheduled PM Preventative Maintenance
Communicating with planners and order non-stock parts
Reading and understanding manuals, schematics, and P&ID's
Documenting and maintaining equipment history in order to track its reliability to determine when to make repairs and/or replace
Assisting with maintaining site instrumentation and electrical technical documentation to ensure equipment designs, technical drawings, loop sheets, specification sheets and process changes are documented and current
Willing and able to be trained and learn new technologies as the skills of an E&I Technician advance with new technologies and applications
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2+ years of troubleshooting as an instrumentation technician in an industrial or manufacturing environment or education level of Associates Degree in Instrumentation
Instrumentation Certification preferred
Electrical Journeymans Certifications or Electrical License preferred
5 years of troubleshooting as an instrumentation technician in an industrial or manufacturing environment preferred
Knowledge of Experian and Provox systems preferred
Strong verbal and written communications skills preferred
Experience wearing Personal Protection Equipment (Fire retardent clothing) preferred
What we do:
Rain for Rent moves water every day. We are the leading provider of temporary liquid handling solutions and are known for our systems engineering expertise, ability to tackle complex jobs cost effectively, and providing high value to organizations with critical liquid management issues. Our experienced teams, backed by skilled engineers, are continually working to redefine what is expected from a liquids handling provider by developing new equipment and harnessing technology for the most demanding environments. Our Rain for Rent solutions exceed customers' expectations for service and quality for their water-handling, irrigation and temporary liquid-storage problems. We strive to effectively and efficiently complete projects safely, on time and the right the first time.
- Rain for Rent is Liquid Ingenuity
Rain for Rent's employees are proud to work for this family owned business which has been in business for more than 80 years. We are committed to providing consistent, quality products and services to customers across the U.S., Canada and the UK from more than 65 locations. Honesty and integrity are valued at Rain for Rent and employees are committed to exceeding expectations for service and quality to our customers.
As an Instrumentation Technician, you will be responsible for assembling, testing and repairing diesel and electric pumps and other equipment. You will also positively represent he Company and maintain good relations with customers and vendors. Duties Include:
Assist with the assembly of diesel or electric pumps, according to Company specifications
Perform product testing and development, as needed
Troubleshoot equipment to determine source of malfunction. In the event of a failure, document the failure on a work order and report the problem and suggested solution to the Shop Supervisor or Lead Person
Inspect, examine, and test pumps using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods
Load, secure, deliver, unload and install pumps
Weld metal using gas and electric welding equipment
Read, comprehend, and apply information from parts diagrams, owners and instruction manuals
Assemble and secure pipes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications
Perform maintenance and repair duties on all rental equipment
Receive, inspect and stock needed products, including oil filters, air filters, pump, hoses, and tools; communicate parts and consumables shortages to Shop Supervisor or Lead Person
Secure and maintain hand and power tools to repair, clean and maintain pumps and pump appearance
Complete paperwork as required by management
Keep work area clean and safe at all times
Wear personal protective gear as required
Follow Company safety rules at all times
Requirements Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years industrial mechanic experience or three to six months experience and/or training maintaining industrial, mud, vacuum, or submersible pumps; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of one year welding technology experience, along with knowledge of tools and methods of the welding trade, including electrical and arc welding and mechanical and welding safety practices
What we offer:
- Advancing your career through company provided training and development
- A competitive base salary and Quarterly Safety Bonus'
- Employees also participate in excellent Benefits including: Medical, dental, vision and a robust 401k plan
When you join the Rain for Rent team, you will have the opportunity to make friends in the course of doing good business and can contribute positively to your community. The choice is easy. Join the Rain for Rent team today.
Rain for Rent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.
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Grow Your Instrumentation Career at Fast-Growth Company Where You Can Learn & Make an Impact Excellent Compensation, Professional Development, Low-Traffic Commute, Free Parking If you are a proactive and skilled Instrumentation Technician, this position offers you several attractive opportunities:
You will join a strong I&E team at the state's largest oil refinery where you can make an impact in a key role.
You will enjoy working a 9-80 schedule that gives you a 3-day weekend twice a month.
Ours is a positive, high-energy environment where we collaborate and work well together.
We offer highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
Our Kapolei location will get you out of the heavy commute traffic, and parking is free.
We promote professional development and comprehensive training, so while you'll focus on instrumentation, you'll continue to learn and enhance your electrical skills.
This is a great time to join Par Pacific: we are expanding and driving positive change to accommodate the company's ongoing growth.
Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure companies with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a 94,000-bpd refinery, a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. Par Pacific also owns 42.3% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a joint venture entity focused on producing natural gas in Garfield, Mesa and Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the trading symbol "PARR".
Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.
Pictured: You will support employees in Par Hawaii's refinery, the heart of an integrated statewide logistics system that includes 8 terminals, 3 barges and 27 miles of pipeline.
The Requirements To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Instrumentation Technician opportunity, you will have:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
A 2-year certification or AA degree in Electronics preferred
2-5 years of work experience in an electronics industry field preferred
Successful employment in a previous instrumentation/electrical industrial work environment desired Quick question for you - click here
The ability to use power tools, air tools and hand tools
20/40 vision or better; depth perception, full field of vision, and the ability to distinguish colors
Valid driver's license required
Must be able to take calls and work overtime as needed
In addition, you will need the following core competencies and characteristics:
An unwavering commitment to safety
Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
The ability to work well independently and in a team environment
Strong organization and multitasking skills with strong attention to detail
A commitment to attendance and punctuality; a strong work ethic
Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to remain calm under pressure; strong decision-making skills
You'll work 9-hour shifts (6:30 am - 4 p.m.), on a 9/80 schedule where you'll alternate Fridays off. PPE must be worn daily and will include flame retardant clothing, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, steel toe shoes, hard hats, and respirator used when necessary for safety, which we will provide. You must also be able to be on call and work overtime as needed.
The position also will require exposure to adverse weather conditions and hazardous environments, as well as the physical stamina to climb tanks and work long hours in the field.
Physical Demands: Frequent walking, stranding crouching and twisting required. Must be able to reach overhead, frequently squatting, kneeling, climbing, finger dexterity required. Must be able to lift light, moderate and heavy objects. Must be able to see, depth perception, full field and to distinguish colors as required in order to fix equipment. Must be able to climb heights up to 180 feet. Quick question for you - click here
The Role Role Overview
Reporting directly to the I&E Supervisor, as Instrumentation Technician, you will be responsible for instrumentation and electrical basic theory to maintain instrumentation equipment in good operating condition to ensure accuracy and timely findings. Our shop consists of Instrumentation Technicians, Electricians, and Analyzer Technicians. You'll join an I&E team that includes approximately fourteen other technicians and some contractors. Initially, you'll partner with other technicians to complete your OJT (on the job training) and you'll also have a variety of other training resources on hand to get you up to speed.
You'll start out every day with morning meetings where you will review work orders and get your assignments for the day. You will gather the documentation, drawings and specifications required to work your job and complete the assignment. We are committed to safety, and you will work closely with Operations to help them understand what we are working on and identify any hazards or special PPE required. You'll spend the rest of the day working on and closing out assignments. Most of the equipment you will work with will include PLCs, transmitters and instrumentation panels.
You will identify, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety instrumentation equipment, and be responsible for maintaining compliance with all refinery environmental, health and safety standards (hot work, cold work permit, confined space entry, lockout/tag out, personal protection equipment, etc.).
Specifically, your essential job functions will be to:
Maintain all installed instrumentation and associated equipment and good operating condition.
Troubleshoot and repair transmitters, to include but not limited to flow, pressure, temperature, and level transmitters.
Solve and repair minor electrical problems.
Install, within reasonable limitations, instrumentation equipment as required.
Learn and use refinery material procurement and job planning process and software.
Instruct and train helpers that may be assigned to help you complete a work project.
Manage other duties as assigned and required.
Pictured: Par Pacific's retail operations, part of the marketing organization, offer gasoline and other petroleum products in Hawaii under a new local brand, Hele, as well as the Union 76 brands. We supply operate 23 stores on five islands, and supply many others.
Why Par Pacific Professional development
We know you'll bring a strong foundation of instrumentation skills, but the diversity of this role should provide opportunities to gain exposure to other functional areas and positions. You'll also interact with a variety of people at all levels of the refinery, and with peers throughout Par Pacific's organization.
Working at Par Pacific is different. Because Par is a smaller energy company, employees have the opportunity to make a great impact on the business and to influence decisions. People truly have amazing careers at Par because they are exposed to all areas of the company and are connected to many of the industry experts.
There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- an unorthodox niche player in the energy space that drives operations from production to delivery. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals who love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in.
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid vacation plus paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more. Employees also get discounts on gasoline.
Opportunistic growth strategy
At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies.
Pictured: At the heart of the logistics network is our refinery in Kapolei, which is the largest in the state.
Keys to Success To excel in this role you will be comfortable working in an environment where you'll be exposed to loud noise, heat, dust, lead, humidity and much more. You'll work on large equipment and it will be essential that you are not afraid of heights. As we've already mentioned before, safety is a top priority at Par, and we're looking for an Instrumentation Technician who is committed to promoting safety throughout every job task and assignment.
Additionally, to truly excel in this role you'll be an expert at multitasking and well-versed at prioritizing your activities in a fast-paced environment. Priorities can shift quickly around here, and our best team members keep calm even in stressful situations. This is the type of role that we can ensure that you'll never be bored! There will always be something different to do and a unique challenge to overcome.
The Instrumentation Technician will be working in an engine testing facility in Dearborn. This facility applies numerous testing methods and data acquisition software to support and conduct a variety of Engine, Powertrain, and Durability Tests. Duties and responsibilities include: Installation, troubleshooting, and repair of Special test components (accelerometers, Kulite transducers, strain gages, Vishay AMPs, thermocouple soldering). Building electrical cables, repairing electrical connectors, and modifying electrical breakout boxes. Calibrating and maintaining testing instrumentation. Supporting development and durability special testing and troubleshooting in an engine dynamometer facility. Interface with Technologists, Product Engineers, and Supervisors on updates/new test procedures, equipment and methods. Verify the calibration and maintenance of test equipment and test systems. Hook up instrumentation, diagnose / troubleshoot problems, conduct tests, change out components if necessary, and remove instrumentation as needed. Testing equipment includes Emission benches, fuel flow meters, smoke meters, pressure transducers, torque meters, accelerometers, and thermocouples.
High School Diploma required.
Basic background in engine electronics troubleshooting, Kulite pressure transducer experience, Thermocouple soldering experience, knowledge of Vishay AMPs, accelerometer experience, strain gage, and ability to read schematics/wiring diagrams a must. Understanding how DMM's, O-Scopes, and other electronic testing devices are used. Good interpersonal, computer, oral and written skill.
Associate Degree or equivalent in automotive technology or electronic related field. Experience in engines/powertrain dynamometer testing or other similar testing techniques preferred. Understanding of instrumentation used in an automotive test environment, such as pressure transducers, thermocouples, accelerometers, etc. are highly preferred. Understand of instrumentation calibration and calibration standards. Horiba exhaust analyzer experience or other analyzer experience preferred.
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)
Lifting: Up to 50 lbs., instrumentation and dynamometer calibration plates, 35%
Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves, long pants, short sleeve shirts, 100%
Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%). Job requires manual labor
High noise level: Engine high noise level while running in the test cell, the employees are not exposed to engine speeds over idle while in the cell
Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)
- Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, 100%
- Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: Hot temperatures generated by engines. Cold start tests, the engine can be soaked to
- 20F, 50%
- Hazardous conditions
- What are they?: Rotating equipment, engines, hot exhaust, trip hazards, 100%
- Travel/transportation requirements: NA
- Other: NA
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)
- Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, analyzers, 70%
- Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
- Tools used in trade - which ones?: Basic hand tools, hammer, screw driver, wrenches, ratchets, sockets, and other related engine repair tools, 30%
- Other: NA
Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)
Overtime, regular afternoons, off days: 8 hours per day Monday – Friday. May need to flex time to cover other shifts as needed.
Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift, 7:00AM to 3:30PM
Necessity for regular attendance: Critical, 100%
Urgency for punctuality: Critical, 100%
Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.
Other Essential Functions (List other essential functions here.)
Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required
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