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Instrumentation Technician


Dow Industrial Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Instrumentation Technician to join our team to provide maintenance in acquired trade to plant operations. Plans the details and working procedures by determining replacement needs or new materials are required, and develops a logical approach to correct the problem. Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of working trade. Fabricates parts if not commercially available, using machines and hand tools common to the trade. Advises and cautions operators, tradesmen and supervisors about potential problems, recurring failures, and inherent dangers involved. Takes corrective action to eliminate or reduce safety impact of potential issues identified. May oversee apprentices. Be able to give directions and assistance when needed. Works with plant engineering and project engineers on evaluating, assisting, checking, and installation of various equipment.

Job Requirements: 

Required qualifications

A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
Instrumentation Journeyman card or documented training with 4 years of relevant instrumentation experience or a minimum of 4 years of military service with applicable skilled trade job experience
Must be 18 years old or older.
Must have a current, valid driver’s license to drive a company vehicle for parts and other activity on-site.
Must be willing to carry on-call phone and come in on off-shift hours to perform repairs
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.
Willing and able to meet physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

Wear safety equipment, such as earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes
Perform frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.
Climb stairs/ladders and work high off the ground.
Stand or walk for extended periods of time.
Our safety equipment has weight restrictions. To qualify, you must be able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for someone who weighs 300 pounds or less.

Your preferred qualifications include:

NCCER certified in Instrumentation type craft (NCCER Certification obtained through an Instructor Led Training Program is a preference).
Procedure use - this includes field use, review, revise, and development of procedures.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and have the ability to learn new systems quickly.
Electrical system knowledge
HVAC system knowledge

Your skills, knowledge, and abilities include:

Be competent in the use of the maintenance tools to include measuring tools such as inside/outside micrometers, depth gauges, etc., for shaft to shaft alignment.
Ability to work in a safe manner. Safety is a top priority at Dow. Every individual at Dow is expected to make safety a priority.
Strong troubleshooting skills.
Strong written, verbal communication, reading, listening, and comprehension skills.
Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.
Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.
A self-starter who is self-motivated and can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.
Able to work with independently with minimal supervision within an empowered team environment.
Strong work ethic.
Utilize functional, technical knowledge, company standards and educational background or experience to analyze and solve problems.
Effectively work and maintain relationships with the Natural Work Teams and key stakeholders with diverse perspectives and background is essential including Engineers, Operations personnel, and co-workers to identify and resolve technical issues

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