The Instrument Technician is responsible for maintenance of all instrumentation in the plant, guaranteeing the reliability of plant instrumentation assets through a collaborative team effort with other departments.
- Assists in the development and implementation of plant safety practices that promote an injury and accident free workplace. Performs maintenance tasks safely in accordance with plant safety rules.
- Installs, repairs, maintains and calibrates all forms of instrumentation, computer and other electronic equipment using the Computer Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) when applicable.
- Troubleshoots electronic equipment and system failures, assists in root cause analysis of such failures and assists in formulating and execution of solutions.
- Supports the attainment of baseline maintenance metrics by reducing instrumentation downtime.
- Supports the Engineering department with capital project implementation to meet completion schedules and budgets while supporting operational and maintenance needs.
- Supports the level I and II automation engineers to complete maintenance and improvement projects.
- Assists Lead Instrument techs to accomplish maintenance task loads as needed for planned and unplanned maintenance activities.
- Participates in a flexible schedule with other instrument techs to provide 24/7 coverage as practicable.
- Communicates with lead instrument techs for supplies, electronic equipment and spare parts needs.
- Maintains a clean and capable satellite instrument shop to ensure efficient use by other instrumentation technicians.
- Maintains required documentation for calibrations and certifications.
- Identifies skills/training needs for instrumentation technicians and assists in the development and implementation of training programs.
- Follows all applicable laws and regulations to include but not limited to OSHA, EPA/DEP, etc.
- Attends and fully participates in required meetings.
- Interfaces and communicates with bargaining unit (union) employees in compliance with the current collective bargaining agreement (Union Contract).
- Follows all company policies as outlined in the current Policies & Procedures for Salaried Employees Manual and any applicable amendments.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Two year degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field, or related experience.