Instrument Technician - Meridian Tech
Instrument Technician

Primary Function

Maintain Utilities Production microprocessor-based controls systems. Act as liaison between the Utilities Production and Facilities Management IT department to troubleshoot and resolve system issues. Oversee production facilities data management.

Employee in this position is required to work an 8-hour shift Monday through Friday, and to work overtime as needed, including weekends and holidays.

Work takes place in a clean thermal plant with exposure to industrial machinery, rotating equipment, high voltage electrical service, hot steam, chemicals and noise. Occasional moving about, including ascending/descending stairs or ladders, is required to accomplish work, as well as remaining in a stationary position for an extended period of time, and working in small spaces and activity areas.

This position requires the physical ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Must use appropriate personal protective equipment as required (hard hat, vest, gloves, safety glasses, etc.). These items are provided and are not for personal use

Required Skills

Required:
High School diploma/GED

One year of industrial mechanic work experience, preferably with rotating equipment and boilers, meters, PLC controls and variable-frequency drives. One year of technical education/training in a mechanical or electrical field may substitute for required experience.

Have before hire a valid driver’s license, which must be maintained during employment. A valid driver’s license must be maintained for the operation of an OSU vehicle, which is required in the performance of job duties as assigned.

Have or acquire within 12-months after hire an EPA Refrigerant Handler Type II certification.

Skill and ability to troubleshoot and adjust programming for SCADA and PLC software; inspect, test, repair and install industrial instrumentation and controls according to established procedures and standards; read instruments accurately; and work from and interpret wiring and mechanical drawings.

Ability to become proficient in the use of “AiM” Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software and mobile technology.

Must work safely and promote a safe environment.

Preferred:

Post-secondary education or training in a mechanical or electrical field.

Three years of industrial mechanic work experience, preferably with rotating equipment and boilers, meters, PLC controls and variable-frequency drives. One year of technical education/training in a mechanical or electrical field may substitute for one year of required experience.

Skill and ability to diagnose and adjust programming for SCADA and PLC software

Hours

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Salary Range

19.00 – 25.75, Hourly

Application Process/Contact Information

Application for all positions must be made online at: jobs@okstate.edu