Instrument Technician
Iyinisiw Management Inc. - Vancouver, BC

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Job Description

Title: Instrument Technician

Department: Projects

Reports to: Foreman, Project Manager

Location: Project sites as required

Responsibilities and Tasks

- Consult manufacturer's manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level, pressure, temperature, chemical composition and other variables in manufacturing and processing
- Inspect and test operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments
- Repair and adjust system components, such as sensors, transmitters and programmable logic controllers, or remove and replace defective parts
- Calibrate components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications
- Perform preventive maintenance work and complete test and maintenance reports
- Install control and measurement instruments on existing and new plant equipment and processes
- Consult with and advise process operators
- Actively participate in the safety program of Iyinisiw
- Other tasks as related to instrumentation as assigned during the course of business

Required Qualifications

- Completion of secondary school
- Completion of a four- or five-year apprenticeship program in industrial instrument repair or completion of a two-year college program in industrial instrumentation technology and several years of work experience
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Experience in installation and maintenance of power distribution systems, AC and DC electric motors, PLCs, AC and DC variable speed drive systems and motion control (Servo) systems is an asset
- Formal training from DCS vendor or industry software tools considered an asset
- Industry-related experience and practical knowledge including direct experience with DCS, PLC’s, electronic controls, analytical instrumentation and similar equipment in Kraft Pulp Mills and Paper Machines is an asset
- Trade certification for Instrument Technicians is an asset
- Valid safety certifications are considered an asset
- Valid driver’s license is an asset