Instrumentation Technician Job Description Sample
Assist in specification, installation, setup and calibration of instrumentation and related equipment, systems and processes. These include various electronic, thermal, pneumatic, vacuum, hydraulic, robotic and computer systems.
Maintain and, if necessary, repair existing instrumentation/equipment used in the plant.
Maintain and develop necessary skills for the care and proper use of recording, indicating and controlling instrumentation/equipment used in the plant.
In conjunction with quality, Process Control, and/or customer requests, routinely performs calibration procedures for all plant instrumentation.
Keep accurate documentation of all repairs and calibration histories.
Assist and instruct others as required in the use and operation of plant instrumentation and related systems and equipment.
Other maintenance assignments as required.
Maintain a safe working environment and assure compliance with safety rules.
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.
- Minimum of 4 years instrument or/operation experience in an investment casting or related industry experience.
Or an Associate's degree in instrumentation / electrical technology with work related experience.
Proven ability to install new, and replacement equipment, required to maintain and optimize plant and field operations.
Experience using analytical instruments and tools to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions of equipment
Experience using precision tools such as digital voltmeters, potentiometers and recorders.
Ability to follow procedures and certifications based on customer and/or industry specifications.
Ability to maintain calibration and maintenance records using Gage Pack.
Ability to work callouts and overtime as needed.
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills that help establish a supportive climate with others.
Basic job related computer knowledge, including Microsoft Windows applications.
Able to work in a self-managed work team environment and take direction from team members.
Must be a self-starter and flexible; able to plan and manage multiple tasks.
Ability to perform additional site specific job requirements
Travel to and support off site plants (Crooksville, Merida and etc).
Participate/conduct On-The-Job and offsite Training
Support PCC business objectives as required.
Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
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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 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To repair, test, calibrate, and install all controlling, integrating, indicating or graphic instruments and meters.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Precision instruments and testing equipment, hand tools, power tools, soldering, welding equipment, pipe dies, etc.
MATERIALS: Cleaners, solder, oxygen, acetylene, repair parts, pipe, tubing, paint, electronic tubes, condensors, transformers, resistors, etc.
SOURCE OF SUPERVISION: Shift Supervisor, Lead Person
DIRECTION EXERCISED: Helper
1.Instruct plant personnel as to instrument operations.
2.Instruct and train helpers.
3.Analyze instrument drawings and wiring diagrams.
4.Dismantle, clean, inspect, repair, and/or replace parts on instruments, meters, relays, regulators, electronic, and test equipment, etc.
5.Fabricates parts as needed.
6.Installs, tests, and calibrates new or repaired instruments, meters, electronic and test equipment, etc.
7.Works in shop or field as required.
8.Keeps working area clean.
High School diploma or GED preferred
Pass literacy test, drug screen and physical exam
Recent Instrumentation graduate or 2 to 3 years of experience is required
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 equipment/systems
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 DMAIC techniques
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 HS diploma or equivalent with at least 4 years of experience working with instrumentation and calibration in a GxP environment
- Minimum of AAS degree in electrical, electronics, instrumentation or industrial technology with at least 2 years of experience working with instrumentation and calibrations in a GxP environment.
- A HS diploma with 8 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.
EEO & Employment Eligibility
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.
Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.
OTHER JOB DETAILS:
- Last Date to Apply for Job: 29 July, 2019
- Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
R (Rotating) (United States of America)
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
LOCATION: Commerce City, Colorado (US-CO)
JOB NUMBER: 28946
Why you should join us:
Do you take pride in installing and servicing a variety of plant systems including safety and security, energy delivery, communication, and process control systems, as well as install and service measuring and indicating instruments to monitor processes and equipment? If you are an Instrumentation Technician who is passionate about safety, building positive relationships and problem solving, and have strong mechanical aptitude, then look no further! The largest refinery in the Rocky Mountain region and the only petroleum refinery in Colorado has an opportunity for you. Reporting to the Instrumentation and Electrical Shop Supervisor, you will support process operations, maintenance, and engineering by maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing process control system equipment.
You will use your expertise to:
Perform calibrations, loop checking, troubleshooting, repair, and start-up on field devices
Provide technical assistance to other instrument personnel to improve competency levels
Collaborate with the reliability technicians to troubleshoot problems on vibrating equipment
See opportunities to improve the reliability of the refinery's equipment
Utilize charts and data to conduct analyses and properly diagnose rotating equipment failures
Improve uptime production numbers by providing calibration accuracy and reliability
Exhibit ownership by responding to callouts, emergencies and provide major maintenance support
Demonstrate an understanding of the refinery business goals and how they relate to the structure
Utilize SAP to capture timekeeping, work orders, instrument reports, maintenance and reliability data, and fault codes trend analysis.
Take decisive action when a quick response is required or under conditions of uncertainty
We'd like to review your application if you have…
Must-haves (minimum requirements):
Five years of recent practical experience in the maintenance of industrial instrumentation and controls equipment (calibration of smart transmitters, PLC, DCS, AMS, rebuild control valves, etc.)
A valid Journeyperson Instrumentation Technician Certificate
A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
An Associate's Degree (or technical equivalent) diploma in the Instrument and Controls field or Electronics Technology
Successful completion of a formal program in the field of Process Instrumentation through military service or crafts apprenticeship program
Current ISA (Formerly: Instrument Society of America) CCST Certification Level I (or equivalent)
A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
Knowledge of low voltage distribution systems, DCS control system operation and configuration, PLC operation/programming, electrical/instrument control device settings and calibrations, reading and interpreting circuit and process and instrumentation diagrams
The drive to conduct work effectively when obstacles prevent planned work from being conducted
The ability to ask for input from others and incorporate into decisions
The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
Demonstrated commitment to the environment and safe work practices, with a continuous improvement mindset and a strong work ethic
Interpersonal communication and collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups to achieve the best results
Where you'll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:
You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
This is a union represented position under USW 12-477
You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor Energy Inc., a leading integrated energy company based in Calgary, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.
Suncor's downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.
As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado's only refinery - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.
We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:
Competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
Flexible benefits package
Rewarding pension and savings plans
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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
Req ID #: 44985
Shrewsbury, MA, US
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
We are seeking a Instrumentation Technician for our Safety Assessment site located in Shrewsbury, MA.
The Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for performing validation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, calibration and repair on a variety of sophisticated components, analytical equipment, and instrumentation for laboratory equipment and automation.
The following are minimum qualifications related to the Instrumentation Technician:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S) or equivalent in laboratory science or related discipline required.
Two years related experience in validating, maintaining, and/or calibrating equipment preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Excellent verbal, written communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated independent analytical and problem solving abilities.
Proficient with computers and instrumentation and analysis software.
Demonstrated knowledge of GLP regulations.
Ability to interact appropriately with all levels of employees.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Ability to handle stress effectively and adapt to changes
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 14,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2018.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet
Nearest Major Market: Worcester
Job Segment: Toxicology, Technician, Biotech, Instrumentation, Pharmaceutical, Science, Technology, Engineering
Job Description: This opening is with Arconic - Whitehall Operations, a division of Arconic Engines - a world leader in investment casting of superalloys, aluminum and titanium primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets. For more information on Arconic, visit us online at www.arconic.com/
This position is located at the Arconic Research Center in Whitehall, MI. Schedule will be weekend shift (4 - ten hour shifts).
As an Instrumentation Technician, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Calibrate laboratory test instruments and perform temperature uniformity surveys.
Record calibration results, generate reports, and write technical procedures.
Able to perform SPC on control standards using Mini-Tab or Excel.
Troubleshoot electronic equipment to board level components.
Able to improve processes through design, integration, calibration, and validation testing.
High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Minimum of one year industrial electronics experience
Successfully meet the standardized TABE testing requirements. If applicant possesses a minimum of an associate degree, testing is not required.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
Associate degree in technical field, such as electronics technology
Instrument calibration and repair experience
Ability to read and understand electrical schematics
Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Word, and Excel)
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
Includes the following; performs other duties as directed.
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.
Supports other technicians and engineers through the collection, documentation, and storage of test data and automation of various test set-ups.
Designs and fabricates electrical/mechanical test fixtures.
Creates and utilizes programs within the MET/CAL and LabVIEW programming environments.
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.
Assists Sr. Instrumentation Technicians (Level IV) and/or Test Engineers with advanced data acquisition and automation projects.
Provides guidance to and trains associates 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 35 pounds. The employee must be able to distinguish colors.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to sucessfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment consists of a number of lab areas and machine shop areas. While the Company makes every effort to reduce and eliminate all safety hazards, this type of environment does involve safety hazards which require extra care on the part of the employee. Such hazards include, but are not limited to: moderate to high pressure test gases and liquids in test systems; extreme high and low temperature test fluids and items; high electrical voltages; chemicals; and sharp objects, such as might be generated around machine tools. The noise in the work environment is moderate. Temperature extremes are regulated, but not as closely as typical indoor offices. PPE will be provided when necessary.
Who we are:
Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.
Bell is seeking an experienced Flight Test Instrumentation Technician to support the testing and development of product improvements for USMC MV-22 tiltrotor aircraft at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station located at Patuxent River, Maryland.
The candidate will be working in a team environment to support test operations within established flight test guidelines to achieve safe flight operations. As a member of the Instrumentation team, the candidate will install, maintain, and troubleshoot instrumentation transducers, wiring, and data recording equipment in MV-22 test aircraft. The candidate will also assist with analyzing and troubleshooting Instrumentation components and systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency in obtaining test data. The candidate may also participate in a mentoring/training program to ensure the successful career development of your other team members.
Support the flight test team for experimental tiltrotor aircraft, requiring teamwork and collaborative problem solving in a multi-team environment with direct customer contact.
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot instrumentation transducers, wiring, and data recording equipment in modified helicopters / tiltrotors for experimental flight tests.
Conduct pre-flight calibrations, support flight launch operations, and retrieve flight test data from the test aircraft on the flight line.
Analyze and troubleshoot Instrumentation components and systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency in obtaining test data.
Follow engineering direction provided by Instrumentation team members.
Participate in technical learning, career mentoring/training, and skills development.
Review and understand all related procedures, processes, and best practices.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
Preferred Certifications/Additional Training:
FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant (A&P)
IPC J-STD-001F Training and Certification
Formal avionics or electronics training
Minimum 3 years of flight test experience (helicopter, airplane, or vectored thrust aircraft). Additional experience is preferred.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance.
Must have a working familiarity with industry-standard airborne data acquisition, recording, and telemetry system hardware and software, including sensor applications (strain gages, accelerometers, thermocouples, pressure transducers, etc.) and the associated signal conditioning.
Must be capable of using unique, company-specific Flight Test software for Instrumentation setup and configuration processes.
Must have good interpersonal and organizational skills and be able to interact well in a team environment.
Must be physically capable of accessing and egressing an aircraft cabin on the flight line and working around and on the test aircraft using work stands as required.
Must be able to work overtime as required in the Flight Test environment.
Must be able to travel 20% of the time, as needed, to support short term (up to two months) off-site assignments at other locations.
Proficiency with AutoCAD, DraftSight, or equivalent for creating, modifying, or updating electrical drawings is preferred.
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