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Instrumentation Technician

Genentech
Vacaville, CA 95688

The responsibilities of an Instrument Technician may include, but are not limited to:

  • Timely completion of tasks and work orders with appropriate documentation according to standard operating procedures, applicable standards, guidelines, practices, and policies.

  • Safe operation of tools and shop equipment, and safe execution of work in the field.

  • Computer skill level appropriate to navigate and use corporate intranet and related applications, CMMS/CCMS, and standard word processing and spreadsheet programs.

  • Assist in the creation or modification of technical documents.

  • Ability to interact and communicate appropriately with Manufacturing, Quality, Technology, Engineering, and other departments to ensure satisfactory performance of instruments and systems.

  • Represent Maintenance Operations on multidisciplinary project teams and make presentations as required.

  • Installation, calibration, troubleshooting and modification of process control instruments or systems, laboratory instruments and analyzers, and support utilities.

  • Programming/configuration of microprocessor-based equipment (PLCs, DCS, smart devices, etc.)

  • Assistance with systems start-up and validation

  • Collection and organization of technical data from equipment manufacturers, equipment users, and engineering personnel.

  • Assistance with identification, purchase, and organization of spare parts.

  • Demonstrated proficiency to monitor, trend and analyze data to make corrections or recommendations.

  • Lead and train lower level crafts persons in skills necessary to become proficient. Assist management in task/personnel coordination.

  • Other tasks as assigned by Instrument Services management.

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and one of the following.

  • Completion of an Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics (2-year) curriculum at a technical school with 3 years experience as an instrument or electronics technician.

  • AA/AS Degree in a related science or engineering major with 3 years experience as an instrument or electronics technician.

  • Completion of equivalent military training with 3 years experience as an instrument or electronics technician.

  • 5 years in manufacturing process instrumentation and control and/or analytical instrumentation or a closely related job

  • Ability to read and interpret P&IDs, engineering documents and schematics.

  • Highly skilled in 1 trade discipline; knowledge and application of 3 others.

  • Thorough knowledge of ISA standards and practices for instrumentation.

  • Thorough knowledge of the fundamental operating principles of industrial process instrumentation and systems.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to distinguish colors

Job Hazards:

  • Working with/around various chemicals (i.e. acids and bases), solvents, pressurized systems, compressed gases, and biological materials (Recombinant DNA).

  • Work in environments that may include low, medium, or high voltages

  • May work at elevated heights

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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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