Electrical and Instrumentation Technician 2nd Class
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY / Peekskill, NY / Concord, NH
Seeking an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician to install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, calibrate, and maintain electrical, instrumentation, and distributive control equipment throughout the facility in a safe and professional manner.
Summary: The basic function of the E&I Technician is to install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, calibrate, and maintain electrical, instrumentation, and distributive control equipment throughout the facility in a safe and professional manner.
Essential Responsibilities/Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
- Monitors and maintains facility equipment to ensure safe and efficient equipment and facility operation.
- Performs electrical preventive, repair, and calibration maintenance procedures safely and professionally with minimal supervision in accordance with Federal and State Regulations, and Company Work Rules, Policies and Procedures.
- Initiates and completes work orders and requisitions and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis.
- Responds and reports to work during off hours when emergency repairs are required.
- Travels to other facilities with-in the Company when technical support is required.
- Takes proactive measures to address improvement opportunities with minimal supervision/additional training.
- Assumes increased levels of responsibility when required or requested with minimal supervision/additional training. Performs lesser skilled duties when required or requested.
- Completes the Corporate and Plant Training Programs within the time frame prescribed.
- Identifies and effectively uses basic and precision measuring tools to calculate and determine lengths, surface areas, and volumes as necessary while performing maintenance tasks on a routine basis.
- Follows standard safety procedures, correct safety and environmental hazards, and report them to the Shift Supervisor immediately. Reads, understands, and applies information such as, lockout/tagout procedures, safety rules, job hazard analyses, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Works overtime.
- Works rotating shifts during outages or if requested.
- Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicate clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio or face to face.
- Anticipates typical problems, identify potential or recurring problems, and take appropriate action with minimal supervision/additional training. Troubleshoots equipment, diagnose problems and repair with minimal supervision/additional training.
- Operates other equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the Industrial or Power Industry Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance Field, or a minimum of 2 years' experience as a 2nd class E&I Technician.
- Licenses required as necessary to comply with State, Environmental, and/or Federal regulatory agencies or if Electrician, licensed as necessary by State, Environmental, and/or Federal regulatory agencies.
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Noise in work environment
- Sit for prolonged periods of time
- Handle tools, equipment, fine motor skills
- Reach with hands and arms
- Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet
- Stoop, kneel, bend, push, pull, crawl
- Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations
- Lift 50 lbs.
- Move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, and uneven surfaces
- Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, corrected or otherwise
- Operate a 1.5-inch fire hose operating at 125 psi line pressure to the extent required to extinguish fire
- Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from handheld extinguishers to 200 lb portable units
- Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 12" by 16" manways
Work in areas under adverse conditions that may require the donning and use of personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, the following with average fatigue:
- Negative pressure respirator
- Positive pressure respirator
- Self-contained breathing apparatus (steel or composite bottle)
- Approved safety shoes