Instrument Electricians are responsible for performing the work necessary to maintain a variety of control systems and electrical equipment (including AC, DC and synchronous motor control, Distributed Control Systems, control valves, and process measurement instrumentation used in manufacturing process control systems).
In their role I/E Technicians:
Must work safely in an industrial environment
Must have some knowledge of principles underlying the construction and use of control instrumentation, construction and use of low voltage and medium voltage AC motor starters, and the construction and use of Programmable Logic Controllers, Analog and digital system fault diagnostic techniques and procedures
Demonstrate skills in industrial instrumentation or as an electrician as a Level 1 Journeyman; demonstrate all skills as a Level 3 Multi-craft journeyman
Perform periodic inspections, testing, adjustments, calibrations, and servicing activities necessary to assure the proper operation of process instrumentation and control systems.
Be exposed to variable temperature/weather conditions; heights and potential electrical hazards.
Be available to work a flexible schedule, and on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an Applied Science technical degree or two years of experience working in the operation, maintenance, and repair of industrial instrumentation and/or electrical equipment. Preferred successful candidates will have experience in performing work related to the installation, maintenance, emergency repair, inspection, and testing of a variety of control systems and electrical equipment (e.g. AC, DC and synchronous motor control, Distributed Control Systems, control valves, and process measurement instrumentation).