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Instrument Technician

Suffolk, VA 23434

Posted: 05/23/2024 Industry: Warehouse/Distribution Job Number: 5824

Job Description

Instrument Technician
Bonus Paid Quarterly!
Great benefits!

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics
  • Journeyman level electrician with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong background in electronics/electrical, pneumatic/hydraulic equipment, PLC’s MMP’s, PC’s programming, NEC, NFPA-70E and ISA standards
  • Strong background in an industrial environment, preferably a food manufacturing facility
  • Experience working with up to 480V, PLC’s, PC’s, MMI, control systems, instrumentation and VFD’s
  • Comply with all safety rules and plant policies, as well as FDA defined Good Manufacturing Policies (GMPs)
  • Must be able to meet physical, environmental, and mental requirements outlined on Job Specifications either with or without accommodation / ability to lift up to 50 pounds required
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers / able to climb vertical ladders

  • Perform programming and maintain PLC, VFD, MMI documentation, including but not limited to Wonder Ware, and Allen-Bradley Software
  • Specify and order parts as necessary to perform repairs or installations
  • Complete daily maintenance and repair logs
  • Perform electrical construction work as required, including but not limited to, running conduit /pulling wires
  • Communicate with plant production, maintenance, and engineering personnel
  • Install, maintain, repair, overhaul, calibrate and test a wide variety of industrial instrumentation that record, indicate, control and regulate level, flow, pressure, temperature, position and water analysis
  • Make periodic preventative maintenance inspections of all metering control instruments, diagnosing existing or potential trouble; cleans, lubricates, calibrates and adjusts as conditions indicate
  • Lay out, install, and place into service new metering, controlling and recording devices, calibrating as required; may extend or connect related electrical circuits
  • Clean and maintain work area
  • Comply with all safety rules and plant policies, as well as FDA defined Good Manufacturing Policies (GMPs)
  • Other duties as assigned

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