Instrumentation & Control Technician Sr
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Location: Bastrop, TX
Categories: Operations/Maintenance (Power, Water, Transmission, Telecom)
At a senior level, is responsible for performing installation, testing, calibration, maintenance, and repair of
instrumentation, control equipment, monitoring equipment and related systems. This position utilizes indepth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services. Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems. Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May direct the work of other staff members.
You will be trusted to:
Monitors proper operation of equipment and systems within assigned area of responsibility.
Identifies potential and actual problems and determines of appropriate corrective actions to be taken.
Reads and interprets diagrams and prints.
Documents changes made to systems or equipment through appropriate communications and record
keeping practices. Documents work into logs, files, system prints and other records and through communications, both oral and written, with other team members and supervisors. Operates handheld testing, calibration, installation and maintenance tools and equipment.
Follows tag-out procedures when performing work duties and ensures tag-out procedures are followed
by other team members. Performs loop checks and commissioning new systems and or upgrades.
Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power
plants, water systems, etc.) as scheduled. This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only
duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.
You qualify with:
Nine or more years' experience in installation, maintenance and/or repair of instrumentation, control equipment or monitoring equipment.
Degree in electronics, instrumentation, SCADA, engineering technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.
Driver's license required if traveling to work at various locations.
You are a great fit with:
Knowledge of analog and digital circuitry
Knowledge of human-machine interface software and systems
Knowledge of control systems and equipment (e.g., distributed control systems, programmable logic
controllers) Knowledge of monitoring systems
Knowledge of electrical circuit theory
Knowledge of test equipment specific to assigned area of responsibility
Knowledge of engineering principles
Knowledge in the assembly and installation of high voltage electrical equipment
Knowledge in the assembly and installation of high pressure and temperature instrumentation
Knowledge of the National Electrical Code or National Electrical Safety Code
Skill in using work management systems
Skill in the use of electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic testing equipment and calibration
Skill in troubleshooting electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
Skill in cutting, bending, and fabricating tubing assemblies
Skill in the use of handheld manual and power tools
Skill in analyzing and solving problems
Skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and prints
Skill in verbal and written communication
Skill in communicating effectively with team members, supervision/management and external
organizations under normal and emergency conditions Skill in articulating technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
Skill in office productivity applications (such as email, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)
Ability to update electrical, logic and P&ID drawings
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to balance and manage competing high priority work demands
Work Environment: Works in an industrial, electrical substation and/or power plant environment
Work involves weekends, holidays and non-standard hours
Work involves exposure to noise
Work involves exposure to various and sometimes extreme weather conditions
Work involves traveling and lodging out of town
Work involves call-out
Work involves heights up to 450 feet
Work involves close proximity to energized high-voltage electrical equipment
Work requires use of protective equipment
Work involves handling and inspecting equipment containing hazardous chemicals and wastes
Work involves exposure to high speed rotating machinery
Work involves exposure to high temperature/high pressure vessels
Physical Demands: Frequent finger/hand manipulation in using a keyboard, mouse, hand tools and operating equipment
Occasional climbing, crawling, crouching or other non-sitting positions in performing installation and
maintenance of equipment Frequent standing and/or walking in performing installation and maintenance of equipment
Lifting up to 50 pounds from the floor to the waist and carrying test equipment, cabinets, and boxes of
supplies less than 20% of the time Pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds performing installation and maintenance of equipment less than 20%
of the time Climbing of ladders less than 20% of the time
Working in confined space entry less than 20% of the time
- Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance
- Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave
- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option
- Life and disability insurance
- Wellness program including wellness incentive
- Extensive learning & development programs
And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer
LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Advertised: Central Daylight Time 8/17/2022
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