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Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-2274
Job Locations 
US-TX-Deer Park
Category 
Industrial Maintenance

Opportunity Details

Overview

Location: Covestro - 8500 West Bay Rd., Baytown, tx. 77523

Type of Work: Maintenance

Duration: Long Term

Hours: 4/10's

Shift: 

Requirements: Must interview at Covestro before hiring. Experienced Maintenance Tech who is about equal in Instruments and Electrical. Must have Certificate from completed courses taken. Must have NCCER Instrument Technician License. Must have State of Texas Journeyman or Apprentice License.

 

 

 

Summary: Installs, repairs, maintains, inspects and calibrates recording, telemetry and controlling instruments used to measure and control variables, such as pressure, flow, temperature, motion, force and chemical composition, using precision instruments and various hand tools.  This is accomplished by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Reads and works from related blueprints and other schematic drawings.
  • Calibrates, installs and/or removes various instrumentation devices.
  • Cuts, bends and installs tubing needed for the proper installation of the instrumentation device.
  • When needed, reads and understands quality control manuals and testing specifications in order to obtain data needed to test or calibrate specific devices.
  • Sets controls to regulate factors, such as current flow, timing cycle, pressure or vacuum, or temperature according to specifications.
  • As needed, disassembles instrument or device in order to determine cause of defective operation or failure.
  • Rejects malfunctioning devices and routes to specified departments for repair or salvaging of survivable parts.

Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities - May directly supervise 1 to 5 instrument helpers, or other subordinate personnel in the Operations Department whose intent is to assist with the installation, repair, maintenance, inspection and or calibration of various instruments and instrumentation devices. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Austin Industrial’s policies & procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

Reasoning Ability -Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills - Advanced computer skills are required for this position.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - Depending on the job site, certain certificates or licenses may be required.

 

Other Skills and Abilities - For safety reasons, it is imperative that the employee be able to read and speak fluent English.

 

Other Qualifications - It may be necessary to travel or commute for this position.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.