MKD Electric Instrumentation Technician in Multiple Locations, Illinois
The Instrumentation Technician provides support for the chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging industry, and more. Knowledgeable of all equipment and has the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment throughout. The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for completing work orders, carryout preventative maintenance schedules, and the installation of new equipment. In addition they will be expected to troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation equipment on process systems to support production, future projects, and/ or process refinements. Teamwork and coordination is essential to this position’s success.
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 equipment
Installs of conduits using a hand, mechanical, or hydraulic bender.
Dismantles functional systems and tests components
Starts 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 systems
Keeps maintenance shop and assigned areas neat, clean, and organized
Configures hart smart devices using a HART communicator.
Works well with the Maintenance department to help solidify electrical repairs and assist with projects
Demonstrates sound work ethics.
Supports and encourages greater employee teamwork.
Knows, understands, and follows OSHA and Safety Regulations.
Follows L.O.T.O policies.
Communicates safety issues to mangers and Safety department.
We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:
Career growth opportunities
Strong safety culture with training
Performance based bonus eligibility
Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours
Eligible for double time pay on Sunday’s
401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
Paid sick time
Paid vacation time
Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
Medical insurance – shared cost
Company paid dental insurance
Company paid vision insurance
Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance
Company paid short term disability insurance
Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
Optional long term disability insurance
Full-time in-house training director
Multiple training & development opportunities:
DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program
Leadership Training Program
Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training
Referral bonuses up to $2,500
Annual scrap metal bonus eligibility
Company provided FR clothing
Company provided safety gear – harness, lanyard, arc flash gear and more
Safety boot and safety glasses allowance
Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…
Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others
Open door policy
Annual performance reviews
High School diploma /GED or equivalent.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Journeyman Industrial Instrumentation Tech.
An NCCER certified Instrument Tech. is a Plus
Instrumentation Tech Trade School Certification is a Plus.
Must be able to pass a DISA D/A test.
Demonstrated safe and proficient operation of equipment in a variety of work environments