Instrumentation Technician Job Description Sample
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.
At Lonza, we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success.
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we operate production, R&D, and business sites around the world, including Europe, North America, and Asia. Our vision: We strive to be the leading supplier using science and technology to improve the quality of life.
Our mission: We work with passion, using advanced technologies, to transform life science into new possibilities for our customers. Do you want to help us as we shape the future of this great organization?
Job Description Summary Lonza in Tampa, FL is looking for an Instrumentation Technician. The Instrumentation Technician calibrates and maintains various sensors, instruments, equipment, and systems. The Instrumentation Technician often works in a cGMP Clean Room environment and is responsible to ensure equipment is scheduled for testing, is tested and functioning properly, and is documented (forms, tags, log books, and systems) accurately and completely.
If equipment function is not acceptable, the Instrumentation Technician will remove the system from service, trouble-shoot, perform repairs and/or obtain contract expertise to repair equipment and confirm operation before releasing for use. While performing work or overseeing the work of others, the Instrumentation Technician I will ensure that all company safety and GMP documentation systems will be followed per regulatory requirements and company procedure. A sampling of a few of the duties the Facilities Engineer will have are:
Manage calibration schedule, interface and plan with users and vendors for calibration and qualification activities, as necessary at all Lonza – Tampa Facilities Perform calibration to process equipment and instruments with up to date calibration standards as required by established guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures Provide oversight for external contractors with specific focus to ensure work performed safely, satisfactorily, and documented correctly In order to be a strong candidate for the Instrumentation Technician role, you must have the following: High School diploma required Two-year degree in Engineering, Life Sciences, other related technical field highly preferred Equivalent military training (Metrology, Instrumentation, Calibration) may substitute for 2-year degree Solid experience in a GxP industry, preferably pharma Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lonza. The place to Go, Stay and Grow.
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.
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a full-time, non-exempt position with the Department of Public Works, located in Carson City, Nevada. Under general supervision, performs journey level electrical and electronic instrumentation fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair duties on City buildings, facilities and plant systems.
This recruitment will remain open until recruitment needs are satisfied. Individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
PLEASE NOTE: THE SUCCESSFUL INCUMBENT WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE EITHER: 1) EMPLOYER PAID NEVADA EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (PERS); OR 2) EMPLOYEE/EMPLOYER PAID NEVADA EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (PERS). THE DIFFERENT RATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
EMPLOYER-PAID PERS: $20.1285 - $30.1926 Hourly
$41,867.28 - $62,800.61 Annually
EMPLOYEE/EMPLOYER-PAID PERS: $23.2365 - $34.8546 Hourly
$48,331.92 - $72,497.57 Annually
Examples of Duties:
This lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
Performs skilled wastewater and water plant work such as the installation of telemetry and control devices, SCADA or similar data monitoring and control hardware and software, either at plant sites or in remote locations.
Installs, maintains, monitors and tests live 600VDC photo voltaic systems.
Performs all electrical repairs pertaining to plant equipment electrical supply systems and testing of up to 1000V energized circuits for test reading and documentation.
Repairs and maintains electrical motors, control panels, electrical circuits, motor controls and other associated electronic equipment.
Troubleshoots electrical problems on motors up to 300HP and generators up to 750KW.
Install and maintain radio equipment; adjust as necessary to comply with FCC requirements.
Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job.
Performs skilled electronic work such as the installation and configuration of telemetry, control systems, security systems and information technology and networking systems.
Inspects and performs maintenance on electronic systems and equipment.
Conduct on-site inspections of construction in-progress to ensure compliance with specifications and contract terms.
Tests and troubleshoots electronic components and systems, repairs or orders and replaces components, rewires systems, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service.
Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects.
Maintains and services instrumentation test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts.
Maintains records of work performed and materials used.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.
Ensures that proper safety precautions are followed, particularly around energized circuits.
Drives City vehicles to work sites and transports materials.
Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with the public and City staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Equivalent to a High School education or GED; AND three (3) years of journey-level experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial instrumentation or electronic and electrical equipment such as found in water or wastewater plants and major public facilities; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
A valid Class C Driver's License.
OSHA 10 certificate.
Must take pre-employment physical examination and Respiratory Fit test.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Principles, methods and materials used in the installation, repair and maintenance of a variety of industrial electrical and electronic information and control systems and equipment.
Operation and maintenance of a variety of hand, power and shop tools and test equipment used in the trade.
Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
Record keeping practices.
Job estimation principles and practices.
Practices and methods of installation, configuration and repair of computer systems, networks and peripherals.
Troubleshooting and diagnosing problems in electronic equipment.
Operating and maintaining specialized tools and test and safety equipment of the technical instrumentation trade.
Safely using and maintaining hand and power tools and test equipment related to the work.
Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
Designing, laying out and preparing sketches for electronic information and control systems and related installation and maintenance jobs.
Directing and instructing others on a project basis.
Estimating necessary materials, parts and equipment to complete assignments.
Reading and interpreting manuals, specifications, drawings and blueprints.
Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under General Supervision - Incumbents at this level are given assignments and objectives that are governed by specifically outlined work methods and a sequence of steps, which are explained in general terms. The responsibility for achieving the work objectives, however, rests with a superior. Immediate supervision is not consistent, but checks are integrated into work processes and/or reviews are frequent enough to ensure compliance with instructions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strength and mobility to work in a typical field setting, including operating hand and power tools; stamina to perform sustained physical labor, including standing, walking, climbing and working in confined or awkward spaces; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 80 pounds with proper equipment; work at height of up to seventy-five (75) feet; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures. Work involves exposure to potentially hazardous electrical current and possibility of injury.
Employees must maintain an active telephone. Employees must reside within 30 minutes of Carson City. Employees must be willing to work overtime, shifts, weekends and holidays. Required to be on-call.
Supplemental Information:CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1.All new employees will serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months. Such employees are not subject to the collective bargaining agreement and may be laid off or discharged during this period for any reason.
2.Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
3.Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
4.Employees shall be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.
5.New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation which cost the new employee $52.25 and a drug/alcohol screen which costs $36.50. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug/alcohol screen.
6.Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 775.887.2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at www.ucis.gov.
7.Carson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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.
If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email email@example.com 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.
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
Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.
Responsible for the overall support of our nationwide projects, making sure our customers' expectations are met or exceeded. This includes the preparation, installation, programming, and repair of instrumentation, training of on-site personnel, and remote technical support. When not traveling, the individual will be responsible for equipment repair, calibration, and test at our Cuddy, PA facility. Experience working with PLCs is a must as well as experience working with instrumentation sensors. The successful candidate will demonstrate a SAFETY-FIRST mentality and the discipline and focus to contribute with little direct supervision and/or guidance.
Travel to jobsites across the US for installation and troubleshooting of field instrumentation
Run calibration tests of pressure transducers, flow meters, and other field instruments
Replace defective instruments on heavy equipment, using hand tools
Consult with, advise, and train operators
Complete daily reports of activities
Education & Training:
- Minimum High School Diploma
Working with instrumentation sensors such as transducers, flow meters, encoders, and level sensors.
Construction Industry and heavy equipment Experience is preferred
Experience working with low and medium voltage equipment
Experience servicing electronic equipment would be a plus
Experience working with all varieties of hand tools and select power tools
Knowledge and Abilities:
Clear understanding of instrumentation signals such 4-20mA loops
Ability to read and understand wiring schematics and blue prints
Ability to absorb and retain new information and techniques on a regular basis
MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Reaching high and low, stooping, and bending continually
Lifting/carrying/moving up to 100 pounds continually
Able to travel per the company travel policy
Able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment
Able to work in all types of weather
Rational decision making ability
Attention to detail
Makes final decisions and assumes accountability for them
Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibility as needed
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Safe Harbor Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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- INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN*
Location: River Rouge, Michigan
_ GENERAL SUMMARY_
Operates and is responsible for a significant producing unit or operates and assists Senior Operating Technician on a major producing unit as a member of the operating team. Directs other operating and support crew members, performs administrative duties, and communicates with maintenance, as required to maximize production. Performs and assists in production and maintenance tasks and functions necessary to assure maximum production, quality and inspection. Performs or leads maintenance activities as required with operating crew members and coordinates and works in conjunction with Maintenance Technicians.
The hourly rate is $25.83. This is not a position with Detroit Edison, it's a position with EES Coke Battery, which is a subsidiary of DTE Energy.
The work environment is heavy industrial and requires wearing fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses and a respirator (when required in specific areas). The Coke Battery is an outside plant that may require working in high areas, at times, and exposure to all types of weather conditions including heat of up to 130 degrees in the summer months.
_ PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_
Responsible for calibrating, programming, installing and troubleshooting "smart" process instrumentation such as temperature, pressure and level transmitters and control valves
Operates various types of machinery in the coke making process
Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism
Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations
Responsible for environmental compliance
Performs all other related duties as assigned
_ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES_
Must have a high school diploma or GED, with 3 years of heavy industrial experience in an operating discipline preferred, to provide the following:
At least 3 years experience with process instrumentation
Experience in process control loops
Experience in Distribution Control Systems (DCS) and loop tuning with DCS
Experience with PLC, hydraulic controls and process analyzers such as opacity, oxygen, combustibles, process gas and chemical analysis is required
Strong safety experience
Ability to work in a team orientated atmosphere
Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology and processing equipment
Good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility
Ability to function within a matrix organization where employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader
Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader
Must be goal oriented
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management
_ PHYSICAL DEMANDS_
The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to: stand or walk and stoop or kneel or sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to: talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms extensively.
The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects of up to 50 pounds in weight.
Vision requirements for this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus
_ WORKING CONDITIONS_
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The noise level in the work environment is loud.
DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Requisition ID: 19622
Performs duties as a Instrumentation Technician, in the repair and maintenance of manufacturing facilities equipment.
Work safely by following all company safety policies. Properly use all required PPE and/or safety equipment.
Using our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), you receive work orders, identify faulty equipment, acquire parts and equipment to complete repairs
Repair of production equipment from basic hydraulic equipment to complex CNC machinery, performing both electrical and basic mechanical work
Repairing critical equipment, performing preventive and predictive maintenance, and completing projects such as mechanical and electrical hardware and software upgrades
Installs, connects, tests and sustains electrical systems
Figures layout, installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit-breaker panels
Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes
Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit
Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components using test instruments such as ohmmeter and oscilloscope
Communicating accurately, concisely, and professionally with production as to important repair steps taken, parts ordered, and time estimated until completion
Participating in daily shift meetings, prioritizing and reviewing work orders to schedule daily work
Use analytical tools to determine RCFA, Failure Modes, and Condition-based Monitoring results and use that data to drive improvement
Acquiring new electrical, mechanical, pneumatics and hydraulics knowledge, better positioning you for advancement.
Communicating accurately, concisely, and professionally with production as to important repair steps taken, parts ordered, and time estimated until completion
Must show proof of successful completion of a 4-yr accredited apprenticeship
Certified by Washington state as a Journeyman Electrician
Expert level break-fix & preventative maintenance experience required
Minimum of 5 years of industrial maintenance experience required
Experience with advanced PLC and basic drives.
Understands electrical, mechanical, fluid power and control systems
High ability to analyze, troubleshoot and perform repairs
Basic Microsoft Office knowledge and/or Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) knowledge is desired
Excellent verbal/written communication and customer service skills
A team player that is a highly disciplined, problem-solver with a strong work ethic
Must be able to use basic hand tools and specialized tools as appropriate
High school graduate or equivalent
Able to lift and carry products and/or equipment of up to 50 lbs.
TAMKO Building Products, Inc. is seeking an Instrumentation Technician at our manufacturing facility in Phillipsburg, Kansas. The Instrumentation Technician will perform work activities pertaining to automation, electrical safety and reliability standards, inspection, preventive maintenance and continuous improvement.
Summary of essential job functions
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Works rotating shift work
Works with PLCs (Siemens 505 & S7) and HMIs (Wonderware)
Installs, configures, and calibrates various types of industrial sensors (Infrared, proximity, LASER, thermo couples, etc).
Proficient in using electronics and electrical test devices (Multimeter, oscilloscope, etc.)
Able to read, understand, and generate standard electronics and electrical schematics.
Familiar with industrial motor controllers (Variable Frequency Drive, Soft starter, etc.)
Knowledge of 480Vac, 3-phase and 120Vac, single phase electrical circuits.
Performs repairs on various types of electrical and electronics equipment.
Runs conduit and pulls cables and electrical wires in conduit where needed.
Identifies parts needed for electrical maintenance and repair projects and obtain them from parts room.
Transports parts and equipment between work projects in progress.
Understands and follows all applicable safety regulations.
Actively participates in plant safety programs.
Trains operators on new systems and updates (Lock-Out-Tag-Out) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) information.
Performs other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.
Functions well when working in a team environment and able to get along with co-workers and supervisors.
Accepts directions, follows work rules and is receptive to constructive criticism.
Associate's degree and/or vocational technical degree.
Preferred, one year of relevant experience.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to write, handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. The employee is required to sit inside the cab of several kinds of powered industrial vehicles such as forklifts, front end loaders and man lifts. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
This job is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes, odors or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme heat, vibration, confined spaces, acidic or caustic chemicals. A respirator may be required at times. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, with hearing protection provided.
To be successful in this role, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Technical Skills
- Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
- Interpersonal Skills
- Listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
- Oral Communication
- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; participates in meetings.
- Written Communication
- Writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
- Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
- Quality Management
- Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
- Treats people with respect; upholds organizational values.
- Organizational Support
- Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.
- Completes work in timely manner.
- Is consistently at work and on time.
In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits.
Instrument Technician is responsible for performing / providing calibration, installation, troubleshooting and documentation of instruments / equipment used in manufacturing & utility plants and GMP production facilities as required. All work to be completed to assure minimal impact to production while complying with Regulatory and Company regulations.
Perform calibrations of instruments on process and utility equipment, laboratory analytical equipment. Examples: Incubators, Freezers, Balances, Transmitters, Indicators, etc.Assist the team with maintaining an up-to-date working spare parts inventory for the equipment/ systems the team is responsible for.Ensure that calibration paperwork, instrument files, and work order documentation is completed with accurate information.All work must be completed in accordance with CFRs, cGMPs, SOPs, and JLL policies.
Maintain an up to date cGMP training record. Raise the bar of your performance by taking ownership of your continuous improvement. Maintain an on-going two-way performance dialogue with area Chief Engineer.
Notify Chief Engineer of any training needs and advise them of any factors impacting your ability to perform. Assist other staff members in raising the bar on their performance. Perform tasks in accordance with planning and scheduling. Contribute in a positive way toward the goals for Jones Lang LaSalle .
Job Requirements Basic Qualification:
High school diploma required. Perspective candidates should have 4-6 years of Instrumentation/Calibration related work experience.
An ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time and lift 50 pounds. Basic organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas through verbal and written form. Basic trouble-shooting, problem solving and training skills.
Ability to work assigned shifts to provide adequate coverage, and support on-call coverage as assigned.Ability to work with computer based controls is required.Ability to read and understand technical material including operating manuals and standard engineering drawings is required.Ability to complete GMP documentation and follow applicable standard operating procedures. Preferred Qualification:Experience working in a cGMP environment.Experience working with established GMP procedures in the calibration and maintenance of utility, process and lab equipment.Experience working with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System - Maximo).
Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form. Advanced computer skills.
Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams. Ability to seek outside resources as needed.
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To be considered, please visit our Web site at www.us.am.joneslanglasalle.com/UnitedStates/EN-US/Pages/Careers.aspx to apply online. All resumes MUST BE submitted via our web site. Please reference Job 63564BR#LI
JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran's status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.
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