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Instrument Operations Technician - Terrell

Terrell, Texas
$32.00 to $42.50 Per Hour
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Instrument Operations Technician I
Our client, a worldwide chemical manufacturer, have asked us to help them find a top tier Instrumentation and Electrical Technician. This role will be based out of Dallas, TX and will be 1st Shift.
Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo) to execute, document and continuously improve equipment preventative and corrective maintenance strategy.
Support Area Manager, Utilize Web Audit Manager and Synergy to execute, document all corrective actions issued to the site from Audits and Incidents review (when applicable).
Maintain plant spares inventory and raise gaps to management attention
Follow work instructions and annotate with feedback.
Calibration, configuration, or replacement of field instrumentation devices.
Perform and document process and product analyzers calibration checks.
Efficiently troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment control circuits.
Efficiently troubleshoot and repair process control equipment.
Set up and safely operate all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work.
Functionally test or troubleshoot instrument or electrical control loops through to field devices to verify proper operation.
Calibrate custody meters and manage documentation.
Effectively prioritize and schedule all work activities.
Process Operation and Efficiency:
Assist Shutdowns, Start-ups, Derime, and production state changes for plant(s) in area.
Apply the Hazardous Work Permit (HWP) process, Lock Out, Tag Out (LOTO) and energy isolation procedures
Follow EMOC procedure for all changes to process and operating procedures
Maintain site security and maintain site orderliness
Perform safety indoctrinations for contractors
Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo)
Perform and document process and product analyzers calibration checks
Troubleshoot process problems to identify equipment requiring maintenance
Perform water treatment tasks
Document activities and data in plant logbook and SAP system
Direct and monitor contractors
Participate in safety committee activities
Complete all training activities according to schedule and meet annual performance goals
Accept on call duty and overtime as required
Administrative and Managerial:
Follow all Quality Control requirements to ensure a quality product is delivered to customers.
Meet FDA requirements where applicable:
Maintain a Shutdown and Turnaround work list and schedule, efficiently use of downtime.
Maintain open continuous line of communication with manager.
Maintain orderly and clean work area and vehicle(s).
Direct and monitor contractors.
Lead and participate in operations and safety meetings.
Participate in safety committee activities as required.
Drill planning, energy isolation reviews, etc.
Support entry level technicians through coaching and mentoring.
Understand and adhere to company safe work policies.
Follow Lone Worker Requirements.
Promote a safe work environment.
Report safety incidents and near misses.
Report any unsafe conditions, environmental concerns and process problems to management immediately.
Contribute to the improvement of the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality programs.
Apply the HWP process, LOTO and energy isolation procedures as required for company and contractor personnel.
Follow EMOC procedure for all changes to process and operating procedures.
Maintain site orderliness.
Perform safety indoctrinations for contractors.
Required Qualifications:
1 year of relevant experience in a related process plant operations reliability activity or
recent military service in a technical field.
Required Education:
Associates Degree, certificate in a technical discipline or recent military training in a technical field.
Required Skills:
Math - Basic algebra, fractions/percentages, unit conversion.
Personal computer proficiency and other software used by the company.
Strong interpersonal abilities to support team philosophy and strategy.
Strong interpersonal abilities to support mentoring/coaching activities.
Strong organizational ability.
Ability to work alone.
High mechanical aptitude and ability to work with simple mechanic's hand tools.
Familiar with codes and standards associated with wiring and conduit.
Comprehensive knowledge of applicable chemical manufacturing process and hazards within area or site
Familiar with all process equipment and function.
Understanding of electrical hazards and safety, and ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, with support from central engineering.
Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot 4-20 mA transmitter and electro-pneumatic control loops.
Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot pneumatic control systems consisting of I/Ps, solenoid valves, quick exhausts, actuators, regulators and proportional/integral controllers both stand alone and cascaded.
Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot industrial refrigeration skids.
Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot machinery vibration monitoring systems.
Understanding of all trip and interlock logic protecting people and equipment.
Comprehensive knowledge of control system architectures including hardware setup and software configuration.
Ability to interpret engineering drawings including P&IDs and PFDs.
Ability to interpret electrical drawings including Single line diagrams.
Able to navigate a document management system to find relevant work instructions, forms, and supporting documentation.
Ability to complete all preventive maintenance jobs according to best practice.
Capable of operating a forklift, and/or overhead crane, and/or man lift according to company policy.
Other Qualifications:
Physically able to perform all duties required which may involve among other things: bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing ladders, and lifting and carrying loads of up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb to heights over 200 ft above grade and work effectively.
Reside within a reasonable distance of plant.
Valid driver's license with good record.
Capable of distinguishing different colors.
Salary: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 annually plus overtime for any hours over 40
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  • Job Reference: 719159988-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Perfect Fit Placement
  • Location: Terrell, Texas
  • Salary: $32.00 to $42.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent