Lead Instrument, Controls %26 Electrical Technician
March 12, 2018
Reports to Maintenance Shop supervisor. Leads and directs the work of Maintenance (Maintenance Mechanics and IC&E Techs), in addition to performing the duties specified for the Process Control Instrumentation Technician job series. Has advisory authority over other employees and is expected to exercise independent judgment on final decisions regarding quality or quantity of work produced by such employees. Does not have supervisory authority over other employees and are not expected to exercise independent judgment on personnel actions such as hiring, promotion, discharge or disciplinary measures.
Transmit instructions and specifications received from supervisor to technicians and specialists
Plan, assign and explain tasks to workers and reallocate work assignments based on operational needs
Motivate employees to meet quality and quantity standards
Inspect the work of others for conformance with specifications
Advise supervisor of work progress, problems and other significant information
Provide training and orientation to new technicians
Record information on the work performed by others, maintain inventory records and other appropriate records
May communicate information between shifts
Core Job Duties: 30% - Routine Maintenance
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates whole loops as well as various types and makes of industrial grade sensing elements, transmitters, controllers, recorders, transducers, control valves, solenoid valves, data-loggers and control equipment.
Reads and interprets vendor manuals and plant equipment diagrams.
Performs routine maintenance on high and low pressure water and steam systems
Performs electronic testing and troubleshooting procedures.
Performs preventive maintenance and functional analysis of these devices and loops according to procedures and schedules
Tests and services all types of industrial instruments from pressure gauges through electronic controllers
Reads, utilizes and calibrates precision measurement equipment.
Starts up loops and individual instruments as necessary as the associated process equipment starts up
Performs cleaning, mopping, painting, re-lamping and other general housekeeping duties needed for efficient and safe sanitary work environment.
20% - Corrective Maintenance
Performs corrective maintenance of IC&E equipment. Diagnoses and repairs systems and equipment problems.
Modifies existing instruments and control loops necessary to meet changing requirements.
Repairs, maintains, and installs electrical equipment, and rearrange and modify as directed.
Installs, maintains and troubleshoots and micro-processor-based data loggers and control systems.
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs complex instrumentation systems including loop signal transmission lines (both pneumatic and electronic), microprocessor-based systems, computer, multiplexers and data highway systems.
50% - Optimization and Administration of Plant Operations
Assist Facilities Energy Management and Building Operations groups as needed to troubleshoot and optimize all facets of Energy Operations. Serve as the expert and advisor on all instrumentation and controls.
Participate in the initial development and updating of plant operating procedures.
Order parts, supplies, or equipment from catalogs or suppliers
Document controls and wiring changes on blueprints.
Work within the CEF computerized maintenance management system
Complete maintenance logs.
Internal Number: 298371
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