Technician - Instrument & Controls
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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/29/2016
American Air Liquide
Upper Mt. Bethel, PA
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe science of electronics is transforming exponentially through innovation and connectivity around the planet. Every day, breakthroughs are making technologies - from micro-processors, memory chips and flat panels to photovoltaic cells - even smaller and more powerful, opening up countless new possibilities in how the world lives, works and connects. Air Liquide Advanced Materials grows by enabling our customers to innovate. Our ALOHATM and Voltaix® products are critical to the manufacture of the newest computer chips required for Big Data and the Internet of Things. To enhance our execution from discovery to delivery ("lab-to-fab"), we are adding talented people to our team.
The Instrument Technician installs, maintains, troubleshoots, documents and repairs a wide variety of industrial instrumentation including electronic monitoring, metering, controlling and signaling devices used in the production of chemical-based materials. The Instrument Technician must be a self-started and is expected to work independently due to the diverse nature of the work.
Job Responsibilities: Setting up and operating electronic instrumentation Translating test data for engineering staff Communicating with engineering personnel regarding data acquisition plans and test specifics Operating test apparatus to regulate effects of simulated or actual conditions Analyzing data using mathematical formulas Replacing or repairing faulty components Preparing written reports detailing test results Selecting and installing circuitry and instrumentation Performing preventative maintenance of instrumentation Calibrating and checking instrumentation Modifying instruments as needed Communicating frequently with Maintenance staff Reading and interpreting wiring diagrams, mechanical drawings, and specifications in making installations or performing major repair work. Serving as a technical resource to others. Troubleshooting PLC software and hardware Making recommendations and performing software changes Maintaining documentation of changes to the software and hardware
Required Qualifications: High school degree or GED required 5+ years of relevant experience performing instrument calibration Ability to travel up to 15% Knowledge of: The safe use of a wide variety of hand and power tools, electronic and electric test equipment as related to field and shop work; and safe work practices. Knowledge of: theory of programmable logic controllers and man machine interface software and hardware (Siemens and Allen Bradley)