Instrumentation Technician

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Long Branch, NJ, United States
Aug 16, 2016
Mar 25, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Essential Functions:

To install, calibrate, repair and troubleshoot, electronic instruments, including measuring and sensing

devices, transmitters, recorders and programmable controllers.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

· Perform troubleshooting and advanced programming of PLC's and HMI's using various interface devices and software.

· Perform troubleshooting of power related devices such as MCC's, Substations, motors, VFD's, soft starts.

· Perform troubleshooting of all electronic equipment, Self-contained PID controllers, HVAC systems, security systems.

· Installation of new electrical equipment including PLC's, instrumentation, MCC's.

· Installation, repair and on-site calibration of process instrumentation, thus including knowledge of pressure, motion, flow, level, weight and temperature measurements.

· Good working knowledge of electrical schematics.

· Good working knowledge of the N.E.C.

· Skilled on systems from 120 volt single phase to 4800 volt three phase.

· Skilled satisfactorily use electrical test equipment.

· Perform preventative maintenance on Plant equipment through the use of the Computerized Maintenance System

· Expert knowledge of and adherence to all safety requirements for lock-out/tag-out, for confined space and tank entry, for handling of hazardous materials, and for wearing of personal protective equipment.

· Upon completion of an assignment, clean the area of all maintenance materials and debris; notify operating personnel as to completion of the assigned work.

· Good working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic control equipment, and electrical panels.

· Manage small projects as required.

Measurement of Position Performance:

The effectiveness of the “Instrument Tech” position will be measured in the following manner:

· Quickly and effectively troubleshooting of equipment.

· Jobs worked and completed per schedule.

· All breakdowns are quickly diagnosed and repairs effectively made.

· All assigned P.M.'s are satisfactorily completed in the allotted time.

· All work is done safely.

· At the completion of the work, the area is properly cleaned of all maintenance materials and debris, and proper notification of operating personnel is made.

· Effective inter-shift communication

· Document work completed and/or issues (via written note or e-mail) to shift supervision on a daily basis.

Position Goals

The Instrument Tech has the following primary goals:

· To ensure the production areas receive electrical / control support as required.

· To implement improvement projects that increase overall production or improve efficiently.

· Keep up-to-date with current technology by self and formal training

Safety & Environmental Responsibilities

The Mechanic Process Control Person will:

· Meet Freehold factory safety & environmental objectives & targets

· Follow the plant safety rules, report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately

· Maintain compliance with regulations

· Refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs


The Instrument Tech must possess the following qualifications:

· Must have a high school diploma/GED or 5 years coffee or tea processing experience.

· Strong teamwork skills

· Expert knowledge of PLC's and related hardware.

· Strong background in electrical equipment and hardware with a major emphasis on higher level systems.

· Hardware troubleshooting

· PID control, computer graphics and computer board repair.

· 150 day qualification period.

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