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Instrumentation & Controls Technician Job in Toledo, Ohio US

Instrumentation & Controls Technician

Cleveland Cliffs - Toledo, OH

Posted: 10/8/2019 - Expires: 12/27/2019

Job ID: 212726864

Job Description

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

 Wiring techniques

 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: in Word or PDF format.



Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 4