Instrument & Control Technician
77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
Instrument and Control Technician, Facilities-Central Utilities Plant (CUP)
- Oversee the daily technical activities in instrumentation and control, the continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS), and computer systems needed to support the reliable and continued operation of CUP facilities.
- Diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and installing microprocessors, distributed control systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC), pneumatic controls, and associated instrumentation
- Diagnosing, calibrating, troubleshooting, and repairing field instrumentation and controls systems and maintaining appropriate control documentation;
- Troubleshooting electronic circuitry and variable frequency drives (VFD)
- Developing and implementing PLC logic and microprocessor changes
- Tuning proportional, integral and derivative loops (PID)
- Maintaining official logs as required by regulatory agencies
- Performing tests and adjustments of electrical and pneumatic input and output devices.
- High School Diploma or its equivalent
- At least three years of experience in power generation or a central utility plant in an academic, hospital, marine, or industrial environment
- Driver’ s License
- Ability to lift 50 pounds and work on feet for up to sixteen hour periods.
- A Massachusetts’ journeyman electrician license is preferred.
- Work may be performed on ladders, scaffolds, and other above ground locations.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn as required. PPE may include hardhats, safety shoes and glasses, dust masks, ear protection, protective suits, and hot gloves.
- Must wear CUP-issued safety rated uniforms. Work with hazardous materials may also be required.
- The schedule for the position is Monday through Friday, 6: 00 A.M. to 2: 00 P.M.
- Extended working hours may be required, including shift work, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
- May also be required to perform call-in duty.
- Client will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists.