Field Service Instrumentation Technician (Not currently active: Pipelining Purposes only)

Decatur, IL

As a Field Service Instrumentation Technician, you will perform service work at client sites on combustion and control instrumentation systems across a wide variety of industries and applications. The service work performed can be any of the following: installation, trouble shooting, calibration, preventative maintenance, and emergency repairs. Your communication skills, flexibility, responsiveness and technical knowledge is critical in effectively serving our client needs.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Installation and repair of industrial control systems (40%)
  • Perform certified calibrations on a variety of controls and instrumentation (30%)
  • Analyze and problem-solve control and electrical issues (30%)

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively communicate with client’s plant personnel
  • Maintain field service reports and expenses
  • Maintain company truck, test equipment, and truck inventory
  • Look for opportunities for upgrades and additional repairs
  • Training support as needed by area manager

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Past education or experience:
    • Two-year technical degree, or
    • 2 years “actual” instrumentation (controls, sensing equipment for pressure/temperature, flow metering, or industrial analytical), or
  • Knowledge of basic electrical theory (Ohms law)
  • Proficient in using multimeters and loop calibrator

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Good interpersonal skills; able to represent BDC in a professional manner
  • Dependable
  • Trainable/teachable with cognitive and problem solving ability
  • Positive attitude with the ability to adapt in demanding situations

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Able to work in very high and low temp areas
  • Able to work extended hours when needed
  • Ability to bend, climb stairs, and lift over 75 pounds
  • Ability to be on call working weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Willing and able to travel with overnight stays up to 30-50% in a year’s time
  • Good driving record

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT NECESSARY:

  • Familiar with OSHA 10, MSHA, or NFPA 70e safety rules and regulations
  • Computer savvy with knowledge in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • CCST certified, boiler stationary engineer license or state electricians license a plus