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Journeyman Instrumentation Technician

Company: MKD Electric, Inc
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Instrumentation TechnicianMKD Electric is one of the Midwest's largest full-service merit shop electricalcontractors. For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, andmaintained our clients' systems, projects, and facilities. Wespecialize in working in a variety ofindustrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more. MKD Electric ranks in the 90thPercentile in pay, overtime/double time pay and company provided benefits in the United States. As an Instrumentation Technician, some of the responsibilities may include the following.Responsibilities:Provides technical expertise to plant personnel during equipment problems, repair, troubleshooting and during root cause investigations.Sets up, calibrate, tests, measure and repair all types of electrical controls, instruments, and electronic components.Collects equipment operation history and data to facilitate reliability improvements.Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctions and helps document failure analysis.Performs PM's of equipment and instrument calibrations.Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.Is a proactive member of the team and as such, looks for, repairs, process improvements, and maintains a preventative attitude.Monitors controls and electrical equipment to ensure effective and efficient service.Ensures Preventative Maintenance procedures are carried out in accordance with SOP, SSOP, and in a timely manner.Sets up and operate tools used to diagnose and repair equipmentDismantles functional systems and tests componentsStarts system, observes operation, read and calibrate gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms such as valves, controls, pumps to control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in plant systemsKeeps maintenance shop and assigned areas neat, clean, and organizedConfigures Hart smart devices using a HART communicator.Works well with the Maintenance department to help solidify electrical repairs and assist with projectsDemonstrates sound work ethic.Supports and encourages greater employee teamwork.Knows, understands, and follows OSHA and Safety Regulations.Follows L.O.T.O policies.Communicates safety issues to managers and Safety department.Requirements:High School diploma /GED or equivalent.Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Journeyman Industrial Instrumentation Tech.Must be able to pass a DISA D/A test.Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shiftWork from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-liftsBend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shiftOperate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machineryMust be safety consciousPreferredAn NCCER, ISA, or other certification.Instrumentation Tech Trade School Certification.Benefits:We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:Career growth opportunitiesStrong safety culture with trainingCompetitive wage(s)Bonus eligible based on individual and company performance along with referral and annual recycle bonuses.Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours per day, after 40 hours per week, and Saturday'sEligible for double time pay on Sunday's401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%Paid sick timePaid vacation time programEligibility for health benefits which includes:Medical insurance - shared costCompany paid dental insuranceCompany paid vision insuranceCompany paid life insurance and AD&D insuranceCompany paid short term disability insurance and optional long term disability.Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children

Keywords: MKD Electric, Inc, Hammond , Journeyman Instrumentation Technician, Other , Hammond, Indiana

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