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Instrumentation Controls & Electrical Technician

Company: Pic Group, Inc
Location: Woodland
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. -We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals. Title: - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Instrumentation, Controls and Electrical (IC&E) Technician Position Type: - - - - - - - - - Direct Hire Location: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Woodland, CA Reports to: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Maintenance Manager Status: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Non-Exempt Job Summary: - PIC Group has an excellent opportunity for an Instrument, Controls and Electrical (IC&E) Technician supporting a biomass power plant owned by a large power utility company who operates power plants across the United States. - The IC&E Technician will be located in Woodland, CA and will report to the Maintenance Manager. - The IC&E Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting of instrumentation, controls, and electrical / electronic systems at the biomass power generation plant. - The position requires proven experience with instrumentation, controls, low, medium, and high voltage switchgear, transformers, generators, protective relays, and motor control centers. This is an hourly position with a sign on bonus and excellent benefits. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Calibrates, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, and installs all power plant instrumentation, control systems and electrical equipment.
  • Performs maintenance on motor control centers, motor operated valves, generators, excitation equipment and motors.
  • Performs preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on equipment, coordinating work with various team members.
  • Troubleshoots and performs maintenance on DC backup power equipment, process controls, programmable logic controls (PLC) and emission monitoring equipment.
  • Work with other team members in support of all equipment to maintain the generating capacity. Requires reporting of problems, troubleshooting, monitoring, and repairing of electrical and control systems as required.
  • Uses maintenance reporting system to record time and material use, problem identified and corrected, and further action required; provides complete history of maintenance on equipment.
  • Uses maintenance reporting system to record time and material use, problem identified and corrected, and further action required; provides complete history of maintenance on equipment.
  • Schedule, coordinate, work with and monitors contractors on specific tasks as required.
  • Perform equipment safety inspections as required and record results as appropriate. Job Requirements:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical equipment, electronics, schematics, and controls and instrumentation
    • Demonstrated ability to configure and operate various test instruments and equipment to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment including PLCs, motor control centers, transformers, generators
    • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
    • Available within a reasonable response time for emergency call-ins and overtime plus provide acceptable off-hour contact by phone.
    • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts as required
    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English, with good math skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical equipment, electronics, schematics, basics of chemistry and physics, and controls and instrumentation.
    • Demonstrated ability to calibrate I&C systems and equipment, including analytic equipment.
    • Demonstrated ability to configure and operate various test instruments and equipment as necessary to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment including, but not limited to; programmable logic controllers, motor control centers, transformers, generators, and continuous emissions monitor (CEM) systems. Physical Requirements:
      • Physical demands-the physical demands of the job, including bending, sitting, lifting, and driving.
      • To properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to: stand, walk, stoop, kneel or sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee can talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms extensively.
      • Must be able to enter and work in confined space areas, including boilers, condensers, tanks, etc. to evaluate equipment condition or inspect work efforts by assigned resources.
      • Will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects of up to 40 pounds in weight. In addition, the employee will occasionally push or pull up to 70 pounds in weight.
      • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: temperature, noise level, inside or outside, or other factors that will affect the person's working conditions while performing the job. Education / Experience:
        • A high school diploma or GED is required.
        • Four (4) years of experience as an IC&E Technician and/or Electrician in a power plant environment
        • Journeyman Level Certification is a plus and/or other certifications. Our client offers competitive wages and benefits. Prior to beginning work, all applicants must be willing to submit to a drug and alcohol screen as well as a background check, inclusive of criminal. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted

Keywords: Pic Group, Inc, Woodland , Instrumentation Controls & Electrical Technician, Professions , Woodland, California

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