Senior Instrument Technician

Rhode Island, RI
Jul 20, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Senior Instrument Technician will report to a Manager of Maintenance. The Senior Instrument Technician is responsible for performing calibration, repair, installation, and troubleshooting of instruments, process control systems, and equipment used in ARI site.

Shift: Rotating Nights (7pm - 7am)

  • Perform instrument calibrations for process, utility and analytical equipment and systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair site instrumentation and control system issues
  • Perform advanced maintenance and repair activities on equipment and systems used in Manufacturing, The Process Develop Laboratory, The Quality Analytical Laboratory or other areas of the ARI site.
  • Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner.
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure work activities are completed correctly. Maximize right the first time execution.
  • Work in a highly productive and efficient manner to maximize the quantity of activities completed.
  • Ensure work is appropriately communicated to system operators and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure work order documentation is completed accurately and completely.
  • Identify waste, work flow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assisting with implementation.
  • Identify opportunities to learn new skills and actively participate in development that will improve overall team performance.
  • Provide support when required - this may be outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree and 4 years of Maintenance or Instrumentation experience
  • OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 6 years of Maintenance or Instrumentation experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8 + years of combined education, training, and experience with instrumentation and associated calibration procedures
  • Ability to work with minimum direction
  • Knowledge of Maximo CMMS System
  • Advanced understanding of process control loops, loop checks, and loop tuning of process control systems
  • Experience with Rosemount instrumentation, Foundation Fieldbus communications, and Delta V process control system
  • Formal instrumentation education or training (Associates Degree, Armed Services, or other substantial technical training program(s))

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