Instrumentation Technician – Utilities

January 9, 2022
8368 U.S. Highway 70 West
Job Type
Base Salary
Competitive hourly rate with overtime eligibility. Benefits including Health, Dental & Vision insurance, 401k with match & immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement.
Job Hours
Depending on level, minimum 2 years relevant experience
Education Requirements
Associates degree in relevant technical field


For more info & to apply: Instrumentation Tech - Utilities

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions. 


The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for routine calibration of plant instrumentation and provides troubleshooting of the plant control systems.


Primary Responsibilities (all levels):

  • Calibrate various types of process equipment and control elements to include: electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, temperature, pressure, level, flow, weight and weighing systems,       analytical devices, NIST Standards
  • Troubleshoot and perform corrective maintenance on process equipment and control elements
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of electrical supply and distribution up to 480v AC
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of variable frequency drives
  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of servo drives and motors
  • Provide troubleshooting, repair of distributed control systems (Delta V, ABB, SCADA, etc.), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human machine interface (HMIs)
  • Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to document work activity
  • Provide detailed documentation of all calibration, troubleshooting, and repair activities.
  • Issue/complete job hazard analysis/safe work permits (hot work, excavating, confined space, hazardous atmosphere, etc.)
  • Adhere to cGMP, Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, job plans and/or equipment manuals to perform work
  • Responsible for maintaining training curriculum requirements.
  • Complete required Instrumentation Qualifications
  • Assist with modification, installation and start up of new and existing instrumentation, process control systems and equipment


Shift: Day, 7am-3:30pm


Additional Responsibilities:

Level 1

  • Develop knowledge and skills needed perform job as required by the area of responsibility


Level 2

  • Perform all responsibilities as defined in previous job level
  • This job level requires proficiency in most areas of responsibility
  • May perform training of other technicians in areas of proficiency as needed


Level 3

  • Perform all responsibilities as defined in previous job level
  • This job level requires proficiency in all areas of responsibility
  • Perform as a team leader
  • Responsible for training of other technicians
  • Develop electronic data sheets.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Level 1

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form
  • Build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams across multiple business units
  • Use personal computers and have experience with Window applications and Web based programs
  • Read, interpret, and apply information from files, drawings, catalogs, reports, and manuals
  • Demonstrate strong mathematical skills with the ability to apply this knowledge to the various tasks assigned.
  • Understand current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements
  • Understand industrial plant safety and environment requirements


Level 2

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level
  • Able to work independently


Level 3

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level
  • Technical expertise in all types of calibration and troubleshooting.
  • Understands how area equipment functions in process applications
  • Experience with multiple maintenance crafts (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, piping, HVAC); with the ability to apply this knowledge to the complete, timely, technically-correct, cost-effective calibration and troubleshooting activities.
  • Proficiently use computerized maintenance management system to locate/identify replacement parts, coordinate multiple and interdisciplinary work requests, and investigate equipment repair history.
  • Ability to support installation, startup and commissioning of Capital Projects.
  • Knowledge and training as required by OSHA on applicable safe work practices and process safety management
  • Use communication skills to effectively resolve problems with technical personnel including department managers, supervisors and outside technical support.
  • Understand technical documentation, i.e. piping and instrument diagrams, instrument loop diagrams, electrical schematics, precision machine part drawing, programmable ladder logic, mechanical assembly, software function documents, sequence of operations, OEM information



  • Associates degree in a relevant technical field
  • 2 years of relevant experience for Level 1, 4 years of relevant experience for Level 2, 6 years of relevant experience for Level 3
  • Depending on the area of assignment, directly related experience or a combination fo directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements. Example:  If a job typically requires an Associate’s degree plus 2 years of experience, an equivalent could include 4 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree.



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