The Instrumentation and Controls Technician will provide electrical, instrumentation and controls support to fixed plant assets. This position will apply instrumentation and controls knowledge in the identification and resolution of technical problems on a wide range of electrical equipment.
Report any unsafe condition or situation that would compromise the integrity of any equipment.
Inspect and keep tools and work area in clean, orderly, and safe condition.
Install, calibrate, and troubleshoot electrical or instrument devices including pressure, flow, level temperature, and density transmitters, PLC/DCS hardware, software, and controls.
Support a wide range of communication protocols, networks, and radio telemetry including ethernet I/O, device level rings, ethernet radios, serial radios, modbus and OPC.
Receive verbal and/or written instructions from Supervision in the form of work orders, permits to work, hot work, confined space, and isolation procedures to safely complete work, including paper work and feedback to Supervision on execution of tasks.
Maintain scheduled preventative maintenance programs on instrumentation and electrical equipment.
Read and interpret electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and instrumentation drawings, schematics, and technical manuals.
Maintain and record accurate records with relation to shut down and safety critical checks.
Maintain all required documentation for process safety management.
Be willing and interested in learning additional skills beyond traditional electrical and instrumentation skills to become a cross-functional crafts-person.
Plan work procedures and layout work.
Understand consequences of equipment failure and repair errors. Participate in defect elimination and continuous improvement processes.
Assist electrical, mechanical, and operating personnel to efficiently maintain and operate the plant.
Associates Degree in engineering or related field. May consider equivalent experience.
1-3 years of plant-level experience in Electrical and Instrumentation devices, preferably with electrical control systems in the petrochemical, metals, or mineral processing industry
Experience in maintenance and troubleshooting of advanced controls systems (DCS, PLC, LCI, VFD/Soft Start)
Understanding of one line diagrams, schematics, logic drawings, engineering documents, technical and reference materials required
Understanding of PLC Programming including ladder logic, function block, and structured text
Understanding of various networks and protocols
Understanding of Industry Specific Standards such as NEC, API, and DOT standards
Strong report writing and verbal communication skills
Excellent computer skills
Possess knowledge of current controls practices, procedures standards, and equipment
Familiar with a variety of process control concepts
Ability to safely use hand held tools
Occasionally lifting up to 25lbs
Mobility required. Must be able to handle stairs and long periods of work on your feet
Routinely exposed to plant environment including noise, dust, dirt and vibrations, extreme climate changes / changes in weather
Work at heights
Willing to work shift work and assist in other areas of department or site as needed
To apply email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org in Word or PDF format.