The Senior Instrument Controls Technician is responsible for performing advanced maintenance and repair work on Instrumentation systems (including electronic and telemetric) and for performing various administrative duties.|
Duties include: serve as a lead to staff starting-up, operating, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting and repairing instrumentation, electronic, telemetric components, systems and equipment; perform inspections, and evaluations on various instrumentation and telemetric systems; oversee, review and monitor the work of consultants and vendors; design, fabricate and install instrumentation and telemetric systems and components; oversee preventative maintenance programs; code compliance; purchase supplies and manage shop inventory; and write reports. Instrumental in implementing and maintaining the Preventative Maintenance Program of all instrument controls systems and components; Perform related duties as required.
The Senior Instrument Control Technician is distinguished from the Instrument Control Technician, which has responsibility for performing routine instrumentation and telemetric systems maintenance and repair activities. The Senior Instrument Control Technician is responsible for performing more advanced maintenance and repair work, overseeing program elements and administrative duties not typically required of Instrument Control Technicians, and may act as a lead to Instrument Control Technicians.
Oversee program elements and administrative duties;
Act as a lead to Instrument Control Technicians.
Use proper lifting techniques when performing Maintenance duties.
Follow plant safety rules and procedures.
Encourage safe work techniques for all employees.
Perform all duties safely and to use discretion to prevent injuries.
Complete annual safety refresher training requirements.
Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, and intense noises
Must be able to bend, twist, turn, push, pull and stoop and lift when performing maintenance work.
Capability of lifting 60 lbs. on a routine basis
Must be able to wear hearing protection in required areas.
Must be able to wear full face mask respirator when working with ammonia systems.
Must be able to work in a team environment.
Must be able to follow written methods, paying close attention to details.
Must be able to follow specific work direction and adjust as necessary to accomplish the job.
Must be able to maintain legible & accurate records / paperwork as required.
Must have communication skills to properly explain equipment issues to Production, Lab, or other Maintenance Personnel during pre-shift meetings, at shift hand off, and during your shift. This may involve communicating in problem solving events or meetings.
Must have the ability to communicate positively to all LOL, customer, regulatory or vendor representatives as needed.
Must be willing to teach and train mechanics
Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related discipline and seven years of experience in electronics/electro-mechanical instrumentation work.
Basic Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic Supervisory theories and principles;
Knowledge of applicable city, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations;
Knowledge of basic electrical principles;
Knowledge of National Electric Code;
Knowledge of basic mathematics principles;
Knowledge of safety principles;
Knowledge of basic mechanical hardware;
Knowledge of basic electronics principles;
Knowledge of basic chemistry principles;
Knowledge of P.I.D. control loops;
Knowledge of I.S.A standard symbols and methodology
Knowledge of basic to advanced instrumentation principles, practices,
applications and installation including electric, telemetric, pneumatic and
Knowledge of basic wastewater treatment principles;
Skill in using various instrument testing equipment;
Skill in repairing various instruments;
Skill in calibrating equipment;
Ability to startup, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair a variety of Wastewater
instrumentation, control, and telemetric systems;
Ability to use computers and computer software as related to instrumentation
Must be willing to respond to calls after working hours and weekends;
Must be willing to work late or come in early when needed.
Skill in monitoring and evaluating personnel;
Skill in training others in instrumentation;
Skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and blueprints;
Ability to read and prepare single line schematics, ladder logic diagrams, loop
diagrams and other instrumentation and control drawings;
Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with
coworker, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey
information, to maintain highly professional and respectful working
relationships, and to receive work direction.