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Instrument Operations Technician

Company: Messer
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Instrument Operations TechnicianWe are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We're the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name.Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers' manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled.Safety:Understand and adhere to company safe work policies.Follow Lone Worker Requirements.Promote a safe work environment.Report safety incidents and near misses.Report any unsafe conditions, environmental concerns, and process problems to management immediately.Contribute to the improvement of the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality programs.Apply the HWP process, LOTO and energy isolation procedures as required for company and contractor personnel.Follow MOC procedure for all changes to process and operating procedures.Maintain site orderliness.Perform safety indoctrinations for contractors.Reliability:Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP) to execute, document and continuously improve equipment preventative and corrective maintenance strategy.Support Local Manager and assist with audits utilizing Intelex and completing action items as necessary.Maintain plant spares inventory via SAP/Prometheus and raise gaps to management attention.Follow work instructions and annotate with feedback.Calibration, configuration, or replacement of field instrumentation devices.Perform and document process and product analyzers calibration checks.Efficiently troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment control circuits.Efficiently troubleshoot and repair process control equipment.Set up and safely operate all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work.Functionally test or troubleshoot instrument or electrical control loops through to field devices to verify proper operation.Manage documentation.Effectively prioritize and schedule all work activities.Process Operation and Efficiency:Assist Shutdowns, Start-ups, Derime, and production state changes for plant(s) in area.Apply the Hazardous Work Permit (HWP) process, Lock Out, Tag Out (LOTO) and energy isolation procedures.Follow MOC procedure for all changes to process and operating procedures.Maintain site security and maintain site orderliness.Perform safety indoctrinations for contractors.Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP).Perform and document process and product analyzers calibration checks.Troubleshoot process problems to identify equipment requiring maintenance.Perform water treatment tasks.Document activities and data in plant logbook and perform plant rounds.Direct, monitor, and oversee contractors and their activities.Participate in safety committee activities.Complete all training activities according to schedule and meet annual performance goals.Accept on call duty and overtime as required.Be able to fill product trailers & assist transportation as needed.Administrative and Managerial:Follow all Quality Control requirements to ensure a quality product is delivered to Messer's customers.Meet FDA requirements where applicable:Maintain a Shutdown and Turnaround work list and schedule, efficiently use of downtime.Maintain open continuous line of communication with Manager.Maintain orderly and clean work area and vehicle(s).Lead and participate in operations, outages, and safety meetings.Participate in safety committee activities as required.Support entry level technicians through coaching and mentoring.Required Qualifications:3years of relevant experience in a related process plant operations reliability activity.Required Skills:Math -Basic algebra, fractions/percentages, unit conversion.Personal computer proficiency and other software used by the company.Strong interpersonal abilities to support team philosophy and strategy.Strong interpersonal abilities to support mentoring/coaching activities.Strong organizational ability.Ability to work alone.High mechanical aptitude and ability to work with simple mechanic's hand tools.Familiar with codes and standards associated with wiring and conduit.Comprehensive knowledge of applicable chemical manufacturing process and hazards within area or site.Familiar with all process equipment and function.Understanding of electrical hazards and safety, and ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, with support from central engineering.Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot 4-20 mA transmitter and electro-pneumatic control loops.Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot pneumatic control systems consisting of I/Ps, solenoid valves, quick exhausts, actuators, regulators, and proportional/integral controllers both stand alone and cascaded.Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot industrial refrigeration skids.Comprehensive knowledge and ability to troubleshoot machinery vibration monitoring systems.Understanding of all trip and interlock logic protecting people and equipment.Comprehensive knowledge of control system architectures including hardware setup and software configuration.Ability to interpret engineering drawings including P&IDs and PFDs.Ability to interpret electrical drawings including single line diagrams.Able to use basic computer skills and navigate a document management system to find relevant work instructions, forms, and supporting documentation.Ability to complete all preventive maintenance jobs according to best practice.Capable of operating a forklift, and/or overhead crane, and/or man lift according to company policy.Or certificate in a technical discipline or recent military training in a technical field.Other Qualifications:Physically able to perform all duties required which may involve among other things: bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing ladders, and lifting and carrying loads of up to 50 lbs.Ability to climb to heights over 200 ft above grade and work effectively.Reside within a reasonable distance of plant.Valid driver's license with good record.Capable of distinguishing different colors.Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.Together we value innovation, efficiency, and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.Apply today https://uscareers-messer.icims.comIf you need assistance with the application or would like to request an accommodation, call (877) 243-1030.MS150PDN-94ae8e56-02db-4386-b604-0082b8740e69

Keywords: Messer, Bethlehem , Instrument Operations Technician, Engineering , Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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