Instrument Technician

Painesville, OH 44077

Industry: Chemical Job Number: LUI002-03 Pay Rate: $25.00

Job Description

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to interview for the position of Instrument Technicians for THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION, one of the top 50 places to work in the country! If you have electronics experience, an Associate degree in Electronic Technology, or Military electronics experience, this may be your chance to create an amazing career.


The Instrument Technician will report into the Instrument Supervisor. He/she is responsible for providing first line support to the Production Department by performing the following duties:

  • Responsible for the maintenance on all electronic and pneumatic instruments including meters, monitors, transmitters, flowmeters, level devices, switches, alarms, PLCs, transducers, regulators, control valves, automatic valves, actuators, and solenoid valves.
  • Ability to read and understand related documents such as manuals, Loop Sheets, P&ID diagrams, and ladder logic.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, modify, and install/construct instrumentation equipment and controls as assigned by the supervisor or project leader.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on any and all instrumentation.
  • Perform loop checking in order to verify that all the connected components are working properly or to determine if repairs are needed, and then red-mark any modifications on associated drawings.
  • Ability to understand Lubrizol’ s electronic instrument work which includes both 24vdc and 110vac supply, and both analog and digital signal such as HART or Fieldbus.
    Provide technical input to customers regarding design, installation, repair, and safe operation of equipment and systems.
  • Ability to follow all Lubrizol procedures including safety procedures, JSA’ s, work permits, and MOC’ s.
  • This job role may require mandatory participation as a member of the Emergency Response Team in the role of a fire/hazmat responder.

  • Associate degree in electronic technology with experience in the instrumentation field or equivalent military electronics program
  • Experience in the instrumentation field
  • Minimum 4 years of instrument technician experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret interconnection diagrams, process and instrumentation flow sheets, loop sheets, and schematics
  • Experience in wiring and panel construction
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate electronic equipment and controls, pneumatic equipment and controls, advanced analytical and laboratory equipment
  • Ability to work productively with limited supervision
  • Familiar with computers, software, computerized control systems and interfacing instrument control systems
  • Willing to work all shifts, weekends, and overtime
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Committed to following and supporting safety practices.
  • Willingness to keep up to date with new technology
  • Ability to use instrumentation test equipment.
  • Instrumentation and controls design experience.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to wear respirators and other PPE, as required.
  • Ability to read small print, see all colors, and have good manual dexterity and coordination.

  • Instrumentation metrology and calibration experience
  • ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST)

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