Top Instrument And Controls Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Instrument And Controls Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Instrument And Controls Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.0% of Instrument And Controls Technician resumes contained Temperature Transmitters as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Instrument And Controls Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Instrument And Controls Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Temperature Transmitters

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Here's how Temperature Transmitters is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and repaired data systems, flow, pressure and temperature transmitters, recorders, signal converters, indicating meters and transducers..
  • Calibrated and repaired Pressure and Temperature transmitters.
  • Install, maintain and trouble shoot instruments such as level, flow, pressure and temperature transmitters and switches.
  • Trouble shot and repaired flow, pressure & temperature transmitters, control valves, pressure switches and DCS systems.
  • Verified and replaced bad flow, pressure, level, and temperature transmitters as well as TE's.
  • Trouble shot and repaired flow, pressure & temperature transmitters, as well as DCS systems division wide.

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2. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Set up/utilized testing equipment, performed testing on performance monitoring equipment, supervisory equipment and control systems.
  • Test and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical control systems and equipment ensuring operational success.
  • Recommend design modification to Instrument Control Systems to improve operations and reduce maintenance.
  • Calibrated sensors and analyzers and verified logic in control systems.
  • Define instrumentation requirements & troubleshoot power & control systems.
  • Perform troubleshooting and repair on instrumentation and control systems.
  • Designed and implemented safety control systems.
  • Process control systems and instrumentation.
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting and repair work involving process control systems, electrical protection systems, and/or software while unit is online.
  • Maintained plant emissions motoring by troubleshooting and repairing coal fire steam systems and by installing and troubleshooting motors and control systems.
  • Performed troubleshooting, repair, and calibration of plant instrumentation and control systems, and electrical equipment from 480V and down.
  • Involved in all balance of plant check out on start up activities, as related to Instrumentation and control systems.
  • Assist Electrical technicians with troubleshooting by researching control systems for individual devices and their effect on the process.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all facets of coal unloading and conveying equipment and control systems.
  • Instructed personnel in techniques and procedures for installation, operation, and repair of HVAC control systems.
  • Assist field engineer to validate, inspect, and also recommend changes as needed to control systems.
  • Installed, calibrated, tested, and maintained temperature, flow, level and pressure control systems.
  • Specialized in Turbine/Generator control systems (EHC & TSI) along with Main Steam, Aux.
  • Focus on Instrument and Control Systems, PLC, Industrial Computers / Programming and Industrial Drives.
  • Used the trending capabilities of the DCS extensively to calibrate and troubleshoot instruments and control systems.

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3. Control Valves

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Here's how Control Valves is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Loop Check, Troubleshooting any Field Device, Control Valves, Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Level Transmitters.
  • Fabricate and install tray, and tubing for process transmitters, pneumatic control valves, and hydraulic control systems.
  • Provided field mechanical and electrical calibration of control valves (air, water, steam, etc.).
  • Completed maintenance on high pressure steam control valves, which is hydraulically controlled by an EHC system.
  • Calibrated control valves, tuned and tested single loop controllers, switches and indicating instruments.
  • Worked with operations on configuration of new Control Components control valves.
  • Verify calibration of EIM/Bray Motor Operated Control Valves.
  • Pulled control valves and change out seals.
  • Performed maintenance on Fisher control valves.
  • Performed Bench set for control valves.
  • Worked with Fisher control valves.
  • Replaced trim sets / packing for Fisher control valves, Copes Vulcan valves, Masoneilan vales, and Leslie Valves.
  • Work on various instrumentation, control valves, DeltaV system, PLCplatforms, and DCS (ABB).
  • Rotated positioners of pneumatic control valves and actuators to ensure smooth operation of process controls.
  • Established and maintained Parker/Hannifan Hydraulic pumps and control valves to be synchronized.
  • Calibrate many different actuators and control valves to site specs.
  • Control valves analyzers (Rosemount), Conductivity.

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4. Steam Turbine

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Here's how Steam Turbine is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintain and repair 700MW steam turbine generator instrumentation and excitation system.
  • Maintained and repaired 2 CE natural gas fired boilers and their associated 350 MW Steam turbine generator sets.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and software issues with gas or steam turbine operation and/ or combustion
  • Install & Monitor Vibration and Thrust probe, speed monitoring system for Steam Turbine and Compressors.
  • Performed calibrations, maintenance and troubleshooting of gas turbine and steam turbine controls.
  • Maintain and repair GE A12 steam turbine.
  • Steam turbine control and instrumentation.
  • Steam turbine operations, supervising client's employees in outside operations of steam turbine power generation.
  • Steam Turbine / 120 MW Generator and all auxiliary equipment.
  • Bend P91 Chrome pipe for steam turbine vent lines on 2 slope and fit for welders.
  • steam turbine, calibrating and verifyinginstrumentation on all three units.
  • frame 9 auxilliaries, steam turbine instrumentation loops, and Bailey Infi Ninety DCS.
  • Speed Probes Governor System E/H Convertor I have satisfied experience in speed governor system of Steam Turbine.

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5. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Optimize plant preventative maintenance program to meet OEM recommendations, regulatory requirements, and corporate maintenance philosophy.
  • Designed preventative maintenance programs for all control systems and disaster recovery for electronic data.
  • Performed scheduled testing, calibration, preventative maintenance and repair on plant instrumentation.
  • Experience in work order planning and development for corrective and preventative maintenance activities.
  • Performed preventative maintenance duties on all major equipment and emergency back-up equipment.
  • Completed preventative maintenance requests and repaired plant equipment to limit unscheduled outages.
  • Performed corrective and preventative maintenance on plant instrumentation and control systems.
  • Performed Corrective & Preventative Maintenance on electrical components and control loops.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, modifications, and revisions.
  • Identify calibration & preventative maintenance requirements, maintain accurate documentation.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and inspections of multiple aircraft systems.
  • Develop and implement improvements to the preventative maintenance program.
  • Trained techs and operators on machinery preventative maintenance.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and calibration procedures as needed.
  • Developed preventative maintenance schedules for various production equipment.
  • Developed preventative maintenance procedures and training programs.
  • Established a preventative maintenance policy and listing.
  • Worked on Preventative Maintenance Programs.
  • Assist and support the Instrument and Controls maintenance department in corrective and preventative maintenance for all facets of plant operations.
  • Served as Key Reliability Team Member responsible for the preventative maintenance programs and root cause failure analysis.

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6. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Interpret one-line electrical drawings for power distribution of plant electrical systems and schematics for control and printed circuits.
  • Performed Static and Dynamic testing, troubleshoot and repaired electrical systems of all LM/TM 2500, LM6000 and LMS100 packages
  • Perform troubleshooting on various types of electrical systems and components, and all computer based systems.
  • Performed instrument calibration and loop checks as well as electrical systems walk-down.
  • Maintained and repaired switchgear, motors, transformers, and low-through-high voltage equipment, instrumentation, control and electrical systems.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance, installation, commissioning and detailed troubleshooting of Building Management, Mechanical Systems and Electrical Systems.

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7. Motor Control Centers

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Here's how Motor Control Centers is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Service and maintain medium and low voltage motors and associated motor control centers, transformers and wiring.
  • Use thermal imaging equipment for predictive & preventive maintenance of electric motors and motor control centers.
  • Maintained and repaired 4160 motor control centers and high-voltage transformers.
  • Maintained pressure, temperature, flow, and analytical transmitters; motor control centers and motors.
  • Fabricated and wired electrical power control circuits and motor control centers for industrial applications.
  • Switch boards, load centers, motor control centers and other electrical systems.

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8. Cems

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Here's how Cems is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Participated in continuous learning initiatives and training such as the RMB Utility/Industry CEMS Training Program and Spectrum Systems courses.
  • Calibrate and repair Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) * Work safely in a hazardous environment.
  • Full installation of all instrumentation for 4 GE Frame 7FA Gas Turbines and CEMS equipment.
  • Maintain Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (CEMS) to comply with AQMD standards.
  • Calibrate CEMS monitoring data logging systems required for compliance of EPA regulations.
  • Worked on CEMS Emission systems and attended CEMS training course from CISCO.
  • Maintained five CEMS units in the plant including all necessary documentation.
  • Maintain sample panel analyzers for boiler chemistry and CEMS for emissions.
  • Maintained CEMS equipment in accordance with TDEQ and EPA standards.
  • Maintain and monitor Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS).
  • Support CEMS instruments and controls as required under AQMD
  • Install, calibrate and operate CEMS equipment.
  • Maintained plants CEMS systems and shelter buildings.
  • Managed plant calibrations record keeping via Allen Bradley PLC Monitored CEMS systems on line analyzers.
  • Maintain and calibrate Rosemount Transmitter, Fisher Valve and CEMS training.

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9. Start-Up

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Here's how Start-Up is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Perform all functions of electrical project installation including conduit installation, cable installation, wire termination, and start-up/commissioning activities.
  • Complete instrument/electrical installation, calibration, loop checks, commissioning and start-ups.
  • Performed various field modifications during start-up to ensure correct system performance.
  • Perform repairs, installations, calibrations, shutdowns and start-ups of all coal fired generating station's Instrumentation and Controls systems.
  • Involved in the start-up of McGuire Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2 and involved in maintaining units under operation.
  • Perform testing on instrumentation and controls schemes for new system initial start-ups and for extensive maintenance outage periods.
  • Project Description & Responsibilities: Start-up on a simple cycle build out, which was already in operation.
  • Project Description & Responsibilities: Start-up on a power plant with two LM6000 GE combustion turbines.
  • Tracked and recorded completion of start-up tasks, completed system walk-downs, and performed device checkouts.
  • Involved in instrument designing, installation, calibration, loop checks, commissioning and start-ups.
  • Carry out with liquidation of punch points, Commissioning, Start-up and Maintenance activities.
  • Involved in the start-up of Duke Power's Catawba Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Assist commissioning group for the final start-up of the system.
  • Provide assistance to Operations during Gas and Oil Burners Start-up.
  • Supported the start-up by addressing problems as they arose.
  • Involved with the start-up and commissioning of these units.
  • Provided Start-up support with no upsets.
  • Prepared packages for and participated in pre-operational and start-up tests.
  • Sub-contracted thru Miles Chemicals to provide start-up and checkout of 1800 loops on the pigment plant project.
  • Design, coordinate, start-up, and modifications to Rosemount RS3 Distributed Control Systems and process instrumentation.

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10. Process Control

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Here's how Process Control is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Troubleshooted, repaired, and calibrated process controls and water quality instrumentation.
  • Participate in control system design reviews and factory acceptance testing of new or upgrade process control system project equipment and programming.
  • Commission valves and instruments with field bus of Fisher Emerson delta v and series 3 process control DCS system.
  • Maintain, Troubleshoot, Tune, Calibrate and repair all Process Controls and associated Equipment and Instrumentation.
  • Test, diagnose, install and repair, digital and analog process control and other instrumentation.
  • Monitored parts and equipment throughout plant using the computerized Main Saver work process control system.
  • Fabricate and install electrical control junction boxes, instrument tray and stainless/steel process control tubing.
  • Designed, programmed, and implemented process control programming of industrial pilot plant automation systems.
  • Assist engineers in development of control loops also fine tune process controllers.
  • Perform maintenance on process control related equipment in the plant.
  • Process control instrument calibration and loop tuning.
  • Experience with both Siemens and Rosemount pressure, flow and level process controls.

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11. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Developed and executed test procedures for an incoming hardware.
  • Develop and perform electrical test procedures for custom control systems
  • Documented all test procedures and test equipment requirements.
  • Understand electrical/electronic circuits, make printed circuit layouts and/or develop test procedures, as required.
  • Use of documented test procedures and independent application of professional skills in troubleshooting, repair, testing, assembly and calibration.
  • Worked with engineering to develop new test procedures and techniques.

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12. Plant Instrumentation

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Here's how Plant Instrumentation is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Experienced in specification of, calibrating & repairing plant instrumentation.
  • Performed replacement of plant instrumentation, tested control loops for proper function, and repaired non functioning instrumentation.
  • Calibrate and maintain plant instrumentation (transmitters, valves, switches).
  • Designed, Installed and calibrated waste water treatment plant instrumentation.
  • Perform work on the plant instrumentation systems.
  • Maintain, repair and calibrate plant instrumentation.
  • Installed design changes on all plant instrumentation.
  • Performed initial calibration and maintenance on plant instrumentation with a special interest in electronic troubleshooting and repair.
  • plant instrumentation and maintained plant operating equipment
  • Inspect, calibrate, troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment and plant instrumentation Resolve PLC issues with Allen Bradley equipment.

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13. Scada

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Here's how Scada is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Build, Installation and commissioning of PLC and HMI control cabinets for our systems and final interface with our SCADA system.
  • Trained in troubleshooting, management, installation and programming for SCADA systems used for Manufacturing, Packaging and Facilities.
  • Maintained and programmed all SCADA, PLC's, RTU's and instruments for water and waste water systems.
  • Trained the SCADA operators to monitor and make changes to the process though SCADA.
  • Gas fired Rail Heaters, or SCADA RTU's at separate well pumping sites.
  • Scaled and programmed logic for instrumentation feedback to large scale SCADA systems.
  • Installed and programmed alarms for DCS and SCADA systems.
  • Programmed SCADA system for Continuous Improvement Dept.
  • Monitor SCADA system (A, B, and subnet), instrumentation and well field telemetry system.
  • Develop, maintain, and support all mainline compressor station Citect SCADA HMI's.
  • Repair malfunctions to supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) equipment.
  • Meter Shop Establish radio contact with the site through SCADA Pak to receive site flow and totalizer information.
  • communicate free wave scada systems, trouble shoot as needed Accomplishments installed 300 meters with minimal problems.
  • Design and Install companywide Novell/Windows NT Ethernet PC network with SCADA access to the tower monitoring equipment.

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14. Variable Frequency

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Here's how Variable Frequency is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Perform testing, calibration, maintenance and repair of 460VAC Variable Frequency Drives and Variable Speed Drives.
  • Program, configure, install, & troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Program, tune, troubleshoot, and repair variable frequency drives.
  • Wire, configure, and commission Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Maintain Variable Frequency drives of multiple sizes and manufacturers.
  • Install, maintain and repair various instrumentation and electrical equipment to include Variable Frequency Drives and various other size motors.

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15. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Programmed and made program changes to all PLC s and other discrete instruments located within the batch plants and packaging lines.
  • Diagnose and repair the cause of instrument and control system malfunctions including DCS systems, PLC, transmitter and instrument loops.
  • Design, calibrate, program, and install automatic PLC control loops, as well as all pneumatic control loops.
  • Trouble shoot Control Loops using : o PLC and DCS Systems o Emerson process communicators and fluke process meters.
  • Repair, corrective maintenance issues with PLC controlled equipment (Siemens S7, Allen Bradley, GE).
  • Assisted the Electrical department in fabricating special field control panels and PLC terminations in the MCC's.
  • Configured and programmed Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) and Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC).
  • Program, maintain and troubleshoot numerous make and models of Primary Logic Computers (PLC).
  • Maintain Allen-Bradley PLC s. Understand and use ControlLogix and MicroLogix to diagnose and repair problems.
  • Maintain, tune troubleshoot, and repair Allen Bradley PLC network and associated peripheral equipment.
  • Worked with power plant DCS and PLC's and associated hardware and software.
  • Completed control system maintenance and repair on PLC, and DCS systems.
  • Maintained PLC, MMI, and Instrumentation settings history in database.
  • Maintain and continually approve multiple DCS/PLC hardware and control logic.
  • Prepare and implement logic changes to DCS and PLC systems.
  • Programmed and troubleshot logic controller (PLC).
  • Set up and troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLC's.
  • Total on-site assessment for PLC to DCS conversion.
  • Oversee DCS and PLC hardware/software upgrade projects.
  • Performed loop check and PLC operations.

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16. Honeywell

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Here's how Honeywell is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Fire detection and protection system functional checks including supervisory circuit tests on Honeywell Automatic Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Work on Honeywell TDC 3000 system.
  • Calibrated and repaired Honeywell RTD s, Rosemount Pressure, Flow, & Level Transmitters.
  • Install and program equipment via field bus technology Rosemount Super cell and Honeywell.
  • Skilled in use of various process simulators such as Honeywell, Hart, Transcat and Walus & Tiernan.
  • Installed and networked Honeywell Enterprise Building Integration software and workstations.

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17. Control Technician

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Here's how Control Technician is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Participated in 3 different refueling outages at Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant as an instrument and control technician.
  • Instrument and Flight Control Technician on F-15 aircraft.
  • Lead Instrument and Control Technician.
  • Instrument and Control Technician Western Process Controls; Instrument and Control Technician
  • Career History: Previous Positions 3.2 APPRENTICE INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL TECHNICIAN Hwange Colliery Company
  • Maintain two qualifications: Surveillance Technician and Interface Control Technician and earned an Exceptionally Qualified rating during own evaluation.

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18. HMI

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Here's how HMI is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Make changes and additions to production HMI screens as needed to improve visualization of production process.
  • Maintain and modify Human Machine Interface (HMI) machines from different manufacturers.
  • Program and troubleshoot all PLC's, HMI's and associated metering equipment.
  • Developed new screens for the water treatment plants HMI's system.
  • Performed point to point checks from PLC to HMI.
  • Interlock and continuous control logic development Knowledge and implementation of Allen Bradley PLC systems and HMIs.
  • Develop, modify, and/or troubleshoot PLC, HMI, and Ladder Logicprograms.
  • Supported Allen Bradley Controllogix PLC's, Wonderware HMI's and OSI PI Historian.
  • Configured magelis hmi using vijeo designer for local control.
  • Worked with these Allen Bradley PLCs: SLC, Micrologix, Logix5000 Troubleshooted PanelView HMIs using FactoryTalk Enterprise.

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19. ABB

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Here's how ABB is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintained all associated AB, GE, and Siemens S7 PLC's, Bailey/ABB DCS systems, and interface equipment.
  • Perform basic configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of PLC control Logic 5000 and ABB DCS systems.
  • Performed daily and scheduled turnaround instrument maintenance on Alstom-ABB/Decontic steam turbine.
  • Verified the functionality of ABB ACS 2000 Drives and ABB 480 MCC with UMC-100 overload relays.
  • Work on excitation systems by Bassler, GE EX2000, and ABB.
  • Utilize knowledge of distributive control and electrical distribution systems(ABB, Foxboro I/A, Modicon and Robotics.

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20. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Performed electrical and mechanical work associated with HVAC.
  • Air, water, steam and oil pressure systems, volume, HVAC dampers systems.
  • Performed maintenance on mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and HVAC systems in plant.
  • Maintain and repair and integrate industrial HVAC units.
  • Maintained and repaired boiler, purified water systems, HVAC system, isolators, and facility.
  • Programmed Johnson Controls Facility Explorer field controllers to execute HVAC sequences of operation.

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21. Control Loops

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Here's how Control Loops is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated, troubleshot and repaired instrumentation and associated control loops.
  • Performed calibrations on electronic and pneumatic control loops.
  • Maintain level, pressure, and temperature control loops.
  • Tune associated systems and control loops for operation.
  • Verify control loops for instrumentation and automation.
  • Control loops and electrical troubleshooting.

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22. Foxboro

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Here's how Foxboro is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Completed loop shoots and troubleshot issues through Foxboro DCS, Also worked with document control updating system completions and highlighting drawings.
  • Addressed troubleshooting and programming of Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Foxboro DCS system.
  • Performed loop checks incorporating Gould 584, Foxboro DCS and DAS computer systems.
  • Installed Foxboro transmitters on tubing and casing of well head.
  • Batch process controlled by the Foxboro I/A DCS Control System.
  • Provided DCS controls and graphics configuration on Foxboro controls.
  • Calibrated Foxboro Spec 200 distributed control station.
  • Performed extensive calibration of various pressure, level, temperature and flow transmitters and gauges, including Rosemount and Foxboro.
  • Checked and calibrated ammonia levels on tanks; pressure transmitters; and range levels on Foxboro/Rosemount transmitters.
  • Performed calibrations and loop verifications of Foxboro spec 200 and micro spec process control racks.
  • Performed startup testing and checkout for the Foxboro IA distributed controls system.

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23. VFD

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Here's how VFD is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Repair & maintain plant equipment, VFD drives, power support, hydraulic, and pneumatic devices.
  • Led projects involving Planning of new control loops, work with PLC programming and VFD setup.
  • Created and maintained a library of all PLC, HMI and VFD program backups.
  • Install, repair and replace electrical motors, VFD and motor controls.
  • Install and program VFD's, single phase and three phase AC motors and DC motor drives, and digital controllers.
  • Power Flex VFD training thru Allen Bradley, motors and controls.
  • Verified programming on Veritable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
  • Installed and programmed VFD's and Softstarts.
  • Received training for Allen Bradley VFD 's / RSLogix 5000 Software / Hardware, and Delta V Software / Hardware.

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24. I/O

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Here's how I/O is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and updated loop sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring, and panel drawings.
  • Repair, install and maintain Power Plant Telemetry I/O & Peripherals, Instrumentation and Controls, and Monitoring Equipment.
  • Calibrate instruments, vibration monitor on Dresser-Rand compressors, Calibrated, installed, performed I/O point-to-point, SIS checkout.
  • Interpret & initiate drawings, sketches, I/O wiring schedules, & logic diagrams.
  • Calibrated, installed, performed I/O point-to-point, SIS checkout.
  • Performed I/Os Input and Output PLC wiring Checks from PLCs to the real world field devices.
  • Programmed logic controllers, integrated associated I/O, multiplexors, and control networks.

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25. Water Treatment

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Here's how Water Treatment is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Improved RO water treatment plant logic to correct errors in code and provide alarm and shutdown functions.
  • Advised and supervised the refurbishing of 8 water treatment plants to Ozone Purification.
  • Supervised Water Treatment Demin Water Production System Electrical Upgrade
  • Maintain, calibrate and repair all analytical field devices and controls for Waste Water Treatment.
  • Included Soloxane Removal and Water Treatment.
  • Engineered projects and coordinated the installation and refurbishment of large boilers and Water Treatment Plant Instrumentation.

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26. Flow Meters

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Here's how Flow Meters is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Service, repair and calibration of various industrial instrumentation which includes transmitters, flow meters and level gauges.
  • Worked closely with Emerson during the calibration and commissioning phase of all the Coriolis mass flow meters.
  • Worked on SIEMENS ultrasonic flow meters, configured, and troubleshot issues.
  • Downloaded Information from total flow Meters monthly.
  • Repair and Calibration or flow meters 2.
  • Installed G-4 Total Flow Meters.
  • Fabricate, assemble, and install control panel assemblies consisting of regulators, gauges, flow meters, and electro-mechanical devices.

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27. Programmable Logic Controllers

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Here's how Programmable Logic Controllers is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Installed, programmed and maintained Programmable Logic Controllers and insured reliable Data transmission between various control units and Supervisory system.
  • Program programmable logic controllers, electronic motor protection and environmental controls.
  • Installed control wiring for Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers, and field devices.
  • Calibrate, check, and modify Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Repaired programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other malfunctioning instrumentation equipment; worked on auxiliary generators, pumps and compressors.
  • Maintain and modify source code in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) of multiple brands.
  • Make programming changes to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Tested and maintained programmable logic controllers (PLC) * Performed monthly, semi-annual and annual preventive maintenance checks and services.

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28. Plant Operations

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Here's how Plant Operations is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Installed multiple DCS process automation changes to insure consistent plant operations and reduce human interaction to reduce operational mistakes.
  • Coordinated repairs with plant operations to safely achieve plant peak operating efficiency.
  • Maintained and Calibrated equipment for monitoring recording Plant operations.
  • Provided engineering support to pilot plant operations.
  • Install and maintain control components for power plant operations which includes installing gauges, valves, transmitters and various electrical components.
  • Install and maintain and calibrate sensitive electronic equipment to control and monitor the various functions of power plant operations.
  • Perform emergency repairs & calibration of all the nuclear plant instruments during normal power plant operations.
  • Have completed AP 1000 Nuclear Plant Operations Fundamentals, Tier 1,2 & 3 Maintenance Fundamentals.
  • Assisted in testing various equipment and systems for preparation of new plant operations.
  • Assisted Plant Operations & Maintenance Manager with daily work issues, as required.
  • Installed and tested all DCS logic changes for plant operations.
  • Worked side by side with plant operations in order to maintain the highest efficiency and to complete tasks while minimizing cost.
  • Trained 15 soldiers on power plant operations, startup, load bank operations, and grounding.

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29. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Performed daily trouble shooting, maintenance, and repairs of the control system to ensure its performance.
  • Trouble shooting, Calibration, PM, Installation, housekeeping, plant safety training, LO/TO.
  • Trouble shooting existing and Installing new 12 and 24 VDC and 120 VAC lighting systems.
  • Field Service repair and trouble shooting of Siemens V and 501 Gas Turbines.
  • Trouble shooting of complex loops and DCS errors.
  • Assist in trouble shooting and maintain components.
  • Loop testing & Trouble Shooting.
  • Comply with all national and corporate security, counterintelligence, and safeguard measures.. * PLC light programing and trouble shooting and installation
  • Point to point Fieldbus Transmitters node designation, trouble shooting and field and marshalling checkout.

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30. MW

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Here's how MW is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Used communication and teamwork effectively to check remote components.
  • Worked with Frame 5 & 7 GE oil/gas fired combustion turbines and GE hydraulic systems on turbine generators from 15-80 MW.
  • Worked in plant atmosphere where teamwork skills were a key role in timely completion of assignments.
  • Combined Cycle, 1500 MW Generating Station.
  • Work as an I&C Technician on 1000Mwe nuclear plant.
  • Participated in construction of Flue-Gas Desulfurization system in a 1300MW generating station.
  • Project consisted of a Closed Brayton Cycle Gas Turbine/Generator 6.8MW, Heat Recovery Stream Generation and Steam Rankine Cycle Turbine/Generator 8.2MW.
  • Provide instrumentation and controls supportFor operation of 3 GE 7FB Combustion Turbines 180 MW capacity, hydrogen cooled.
  • Support for construction and commissioning activities of one 180MW Mitsubishi M501F gas turbine/generator using DIASYS Netmation controls.
  • Worked on low voltage and high voltage systems up to 138 kV and provided 100MW power.
  • Participated in construction and startup.Facility: 12MW 2x1 Waste to Energy facility.Supervisor: James Padburg, Maintenance Manager.
  • Participated in construction and startup.Facility: 330MW 2x1 CC co-generation QFSupervisor: Bill Vogel, Maintenance Manager.

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31. Control Equipment

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Here's how Control Equipment is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Installed, calibrated, and commissioned electrical and electronic data collection and control equipment.
  • Performed routine maintenance on instrument and control equipment.
  • Assemble, fit and mount sub-assemblies, components, standard and near-standard fixed assemblies in electrical control equipment.
  • Install, build, or modify plant electrical, instrument, and control equipment as directed.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair process instrumentation, control equipment valves, solenoids and relays.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all instrument/control equipment associated with both unit 1 and 2.
  • Utilized routine test, diagnostic or control equipment for applications on industrial processes.
  • Make regular inspection rounds of plant electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment.
  • Maintain and repair the power blocks instrumentation and control equipment.

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32. Level Transmitters

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Here's how Level Transmitters is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated, bench tested and replaced solenoid valves, level transmitters, pressure gauges and control boards
  • Reconfigured level transmitters to change the display and range from gross weight to net weight.
  • Perform calibration of pressure, pneumatic, temperature, and level transmitters.
  • Inspect flow/level transmitters for accuracy and calibration.
  • Performed calibrations of level transmitters, pressure transmitters.
  • Set up, calibrate and install pressure, temperature, flow and level transmitters with a Hart 375 and 475.

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33. Westinghouse

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Here's how Westinghouse is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Trained on Westinghouse 7300 Power ControlSystem maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Team member in a 2 year overhaul of electronic modules for the Westinghouse main control system.
  • Specialized in Turbine controls, Westinghouse 7300 and a wide variety of Radiation monitoring equipment.
  • Obtained training for the design and operation of new Westinghouse AP1000 Nuclear Power Plant.
  • Maintained and repaired steam turbine (General Electric and Westinghouse) instrument (pressure, flow, temperature, etc.
  • Performed transmitter calibrations on Foxboro, Rosemount, and Westinghouse transmitters.

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34. Control Room

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Here's how Control Room is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintain the process network which includes the HMI server, control room workstations and PLC devices.
  • Control room instruments like controllers, recorders, indicators, alarm panel monitoring and maintenance.
  • Set-up/Calibrated & loop checked plant instrumentation back to the DCS & Control Room.
  • Control room and process of loop calibration Flow, Pressure.
  • General Foreman over new Substations/control rooms Journey Inside Wireman
  • installed new Agastat relay in control room IAW plant Mod

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35. Continuous Emissions

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Here's how Continuous Emissions is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Performed corrective and preventive maintenance on Continuous Emissions Monitoring instrumentation and controls system.
  • Performed maintenance on Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems and generated quarterly reports.
  • Maintained Continuous Emissions Monitoring equipment.
  • Maintain proper operation of Continuous Emissions Monitoring equipment (CEM) as per I.E.P.A.
  • Lead Technician on start up of two Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems.
  • Generated quarterly EER and the EDR during the Nox budget season related to the continuous emissions monitoring system.

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36. RTD

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Here's how RTD is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Oversee calibration issues with a multitude of RTD's, level transmitters and PLC programs.
  • Utilized Moore Industries Software to accomplish calibration and loop test of Humidity and Temperature transmitters with RTD and thermocouple elements.
  • Set up and adjusted control system settings for Boiler / Turbine controls including troubleshooting problems with thermocouple/RTD and transmitter inputs.
  • Replaced and gaped Bentley Nevada vibration, thrust probes, and RTD temperature probes to commission gas compressors.
  • Experience in calibration and trouble shooting of temperature TX and testing of RTD, TC.
  • Checked temperature elements (RTD and thermal couples).

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37. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintain and setup documentation for calibration and maintenance software.
  • Perform setup and operation of sensitive survey equipment.
  • Build, install, and setup instrumentation for data acquisition of performance tests on various mining trucks and prototype earth-moving machinery.
  • Sterilized equipment as well as setup cases and make sure that everything that came in contact with the patients was sterile.
  • Position included travel to Mexico and China for plant equipment setup, installation, and basic employee training.
  • Repair electronic test equipment and modifications, supported NVH setups in vehicle to ensure accurate data.

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38. Process Instrumentation

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Here's how Process Instrumentation is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Assist engineering staff in configuration of software and design of process instrumentation.
  • Repair, replacement, and calibration of process instrumentation.
  • Perform corrective and routine maintenance on process instrumentation; install new instrumentation, working from drawings and schematics
  • Performed installation, calibration and documentation of utilities process instrumentation at Pfizer Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Repaired and calibrated digital and analog process instrumentation in a plant environment.
  • Repair and troubleshooting of process instrumentation/analyzer system components or remove and replace defective parts.

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39. AC

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Here's how AC is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintain and calibrate Opacity / CEMS environmental monitoring analyzers to comply with all necessary Federal and State regulatory requirements.
  • Estimated manpower, equipment, and material necessary to accomplish installation of power station and construction of associated systems.
  • Read and understand wiring diagrams to trace electronic circuits and ensure proper operation according to engineering/manufacturer's specifications.
  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
  • Worked with process and electrical engineers to design and implement capital projects in an operating pharmaceutical facility.
  • Provided On-Call maintenance support to operations department for equipment failures during unplanned outages of all facility systems.
  • Worked on a large variety of equipment including security surveillance / protection access control equipment.
  • Perform maintenance activities at Gas Reducing Station including servicing and tuning of pilot regulators.
  • Wired and installed a variety of manufacturing process and utility instrumentation and controls.
  • Understand and follow the Manufacturer's specifications for equipment operation and repair.
  • Perform maintenance and calibration on building and reactor instrumentation and control equipment.
  • Calibrate instruments measuring plant condition in accordance with EPA permitting requirements.
  • Analyzed plant equipment and system operating characteristics to determine operational condition.
  • Confirm and arrange expedited calibration services for specific maintenance activities.
  • Perform electrical installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
  • Assisted in all instrumentation activities in Nuclear Facility Power Outage.
  • Installed and operated signal conditioning and data acquisition systems.
  • Schedule and monitor contractors for necessary maintenance or modifications.
  • Inspected and evaluated aircraft maintenance activities including corrosion prevention.
  • Performed installation and systematization of CNC machinery and Robotics.

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40. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Assist vendors and provide technical support in performing electrical maintenance tasks that are beyond the department's capability.
  • Provide contractor, vendor and plant technician technical support for project and maintenance operations.
  • Relied upon for technical support and troubleshooting on electrical and controls systems.
  • Line and low/high voltage wiring /control-panel, provided technical support needs i.e.
  • Provided expert technical support on various instruments, valves, devices.
  • Provide over the phone and face to face technical support.
  • Provided technical support to other WFEC locations in Oklahoma.
  • Provide technical support and mentoring other team members.
  • Provide "First Responder" technical support for a diverse group of operational centers.

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41. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Trained operators on new equipment installations.
  • Helped the In-House Technicians gain a better understanding and showed them how to set-up and troubleshoot the new equipment they have.
  • Use of different metering and testing equipment to perform my work including soldering and installation of new equipment.
  • Build, modify, and wire control panels per engineering specifications for new equipment installations.
  • Helped install all new equipment as the company grew to meet the supply demands.
  • Plant Wide Electrical Projects to include system rebuilds and new equipment installation.
  • Installed, repaired, calibrated new equipment.
  • Assisted in the training of personnel Assisted in new equipment installation

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42. Modicon

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Here's how Modicon is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Assisted engineers programming a Modicon 484 computer interfaced with a P190 programmer.
  • Worked on a crew of four to perform plant maintenance and upgrades on the Modicon PLC.
  • Design and implementation of plant ESD system utilizing Modicon PLC.
  • Maintain PLC's (including Allen Bradley, GE, & Modicon).
  • Control and program Siemens S7 and Modicon PLC logic.

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43. Ladder Logic

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Here's how Ladder Logic is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Experienced in reading schematic drawings, ladder logic diagrams, and knowledgeable with Allen Bradley PLC panels and associated hardware.
  • Use personal computers and DOS systems to evaluate, test, analyze and program PC and ladder logic grams.
  • Read electrical schematics and ladder logic and maintain an MP2 log.
  • Experience with PLC programming and ladder logic, with the WAGO, DASY LAB and DIRECT LOGIC systems.
  • Read and understand wiring diagrams, ladder logic, and schematics and use laptops to troubleshoot in the field.
  • Write programs and code using ladder logic that can be used on different machines when necessary.

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44. Yokogawa

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Here's how Yokogawa is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Control System DCS Centum CS 3000 Yokogawa: Experience in troubleshooting and installation.
  • Nest loading of tags Commissioning and Maintenance of Natref (Sasol) projects - Yokogawa DCS.
  • Performed Yokogawa recorder setups and calibrations.
  • Performed daily fault finding, loop tuning on PLC'S- RS Logic 5000, Yokogawa Control Net and Device Net.
  • Performed shoot loops, Stoke valves, troubleshoot wires on instruments, and wire up Yokogawa DCS.
  • Repair and trouble-shoot PLC issues Allen Bradley PLC 5, Yokogawa GE.

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45. PID

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Here's how PID is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Created as built drawings (mechanical, electrical, PID) of CDM's to keep libraries current.
  • Read and interpret ladder diagrams, control diagrams, and process instrumentation diagrams (PID).
  • Re-configured controls for new process, installed new field devices, calibrated and corrected PID's.
  • Evaluated and modified processes control to obtain maximum production, and quality, Programmed, and Tuned PID loops.
  • Read and understand blueprints, PID's, specs sheets, loops sheets and Dow procedures packages.
  • Worked with multiple types of industrial transmitters, experienced with setup and trending of PID controllers.

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46. O2

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Here's how O2 is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Calibrate and maintain continuous emission monitoring system for boiler stack emissions and O2 monitoring systems for boiler O2 levels.
  • Acquired exceptional knowledge of environmental analyzers NOX, SO2, CO high and low ranges oxygen and opacity analyzers.
  • Re-worked compressor automation controls, plant gas pressure re-circulation, station CO2 blending, and ESD control logic.
  • Programmed data loggers, maintained and calibrated oil, O2, H2, and H2O analyzers.
  • Trouble shooting and calibrating O2H2S Analyzers.
  • Installed and calibrated Fisher Porter pneumatic valves, Rosemount Transmitter, level probes, O2 Probes, etc.
  • Maintained our Environmental Monitering Equipmentdaily which included CEMS (CO2, NOX, SO2) and the Mercury Analyzer.

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47. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Utilize a variety of hand tools & power tools for special task assigned.
  • Reassembled instruments and replaced instruments in system, using hand tools.
  • Operated electronic and pneumatic hand tools.
  • inspected and evaluates electrical equipment *use various test equipment, power and hand tools.
  • Disconnect and/or remove defective or unauthorized meters using hand tools.
  • Align, fit, or assemble component parts using hand tools, power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes.

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48. Hrsg

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Here's how Hrsg is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Maintain and repair 1 GE 7FAe dual fuel combustion turbine and associated VOYT HRSG with B&W duct burners.
  • Preform routine maintenance on process devices used for operating boilers, chillers, HRSG, turbines and cooling towers.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot a continuous emissions monitoring syst0m for HRSG and boilers.
  • Steam Turbine, Gas Turbine, Chillers, Absorption Units, HRSG.
  • Performed duties on balance of plant, HRSG's, G.E.
  • Maintain Deltak and Vogt HRSGs, Duct Burners, CEMS systems, SCR, and DCS/SCADA systems.

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49. SLC

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Here's how SLC is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Implement internal control projects for (Tank farm) utilizing Allen Bradley SLC500 and panel view.
  • Worked with Allen Bradley PLC 5 and SLC500 utilizing Rockwell A.I.
  • Performed Programming and troubleshooting on Allen Bradly PLC-5, SLC-500 PLC's, and IDEC Micro 3 PLC's.
  • Maintain and program all PLC s and Controllers (Allen Bradley Control logics and SLC s, Square D.)

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50. Valve Positioners

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Here's how Valve Positioners is used in Instrument And Controls Technician jobs:
  • Remove, rebuild, calibrate, and install valves, valve positioners and actuators.
  • Experienced in calibrating, maintaining, troubleshooting pneumatics actuators, transmitters, valve positioners, electronics and associated test equipment
  • Experienced in all aspects of instrumentation, valve positioners, smart transmitters mag.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Instrument And Controls Technician

Temperature Transmitters17.9%
Control Systems13.9%
Control Valves11.9%
Steam Turbine9.3%
Preventative Maintenance6.2%
Electrical Systems4.8%
Motor Control Centers3.6%
Cems3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Instrument And Controls Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Temperature Transmitters
Temperature Transmitters
13%
13%
2
2
Control Systems
Control Systems
10.1%
10.1%
3
3
Control Valves
Control Valves
8.6%
8.6%
4
4
Steam Turbine
Steam Turbine
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
4.5%
4.5%
6
6
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Motor Control Centers
Motor Control Centers
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Cems
Cems
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Start-Up
Start-Up
2.4%
2.4%
10
10
Process Control
Process Control
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Plant Instrumentation
Plant Instrumentation
2%
2%
13
13
Scada
Scada
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Variable Frequency
Variable Frequency
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
PLC
PLC
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Honeywell
Honeywell
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Control Technician
Control Technician
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
HMI
HMI
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
ABB
ABB
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Hvac
Hvac
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Control Loops
Control Loops
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Foxboro
Foxboro
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
VFD
VFD
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
I/O
I/O
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Water Treatment
Water Treatment
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Flow Meters
Flow Meters
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Programmable Logic Controllers
Programmable Logic Controllers
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Plant Operations
Plant Operations
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
MW
MW
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Control Equipment
Control Equipment
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Level Transmitters
Level Transmitters
1%
1%
33
33
Westinghouse
Westinghouse
1%
1%
34
34
Control Room
Control Room
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Continuous Emissions
Continuous Emissions
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
RTD
RTD
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Setup
Setup
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Process Instrumentation
Process Instrumentation
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
AC
AC
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Modicon
Modicon
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Ladder Logic
Ladder Logic
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Yokogawa
Yokogawa
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
PID
PID
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
O2
O2
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Hrsg
Hrsg
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
SLC
SLC
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Valve Positioners
Valve Positioners
0.6%
0.6%

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