Top Instrument Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Instrument Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Instrument Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.6% of Instrument Technician resumes contained Surgical Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Instrument Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Assisted surgeons with maintaining a sterile operating environment prior to and during surgical procedures.
  • Performed Surgical Tech duties, assisted surgeons during surgical procedures maintaining aseptic technique.
  • Specialized in orthopedic, cardiac and neurological instruments used in surgical procedures.
  • Washed, prepared and sterilized instruments for several surgical procedures.
  • Inventoried and cataloged all lenses for ophthalmic surgical procedures.
  • Required to pull/pick cases and deliver case carts to the designated area of surgery for daily surgical procedures.
  • Inspected, assembled and sterilized a wide range of instruments for surgical procedures.
  • Prepared surgical case carts for same day and next surgical procedures.
  • Maintained day's and next day's schedule for surgical procedures.
  • Cleaned, prepared, and sterilized instruments used in surgical procedures.
  • Assembled and wrapped trays of sterilized instruments for surgical procedures.
  • Scrubbed, set up, & assisted during surgical procedures.
  • Pulled and prepared case carts for any surgical procedures
  • Answered phones & scheduled surgical procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments for surgical procedures Maintained Instrument Logs on spreadsheet
  • Operated Auto Clave, tested spores, and stocked surgery department with appropriated instruments and supplies needed for surgical procedures.

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2. Control Systems

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Here's how Control Systems is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Diagnosed, repaired, and performed scheduled preventive maintenance for digital/pneumatic HVAC control systems in laboratory and office building environments.
  • Tested distributed control systems, panels, racks and stand-alone modules of pneumatic, electrical, electronic and microprocessor-computer design.
  • Completed evaluation and modification of control systems including PLC programs, resulting in increased system efficiency and safety.
  • Performed calibration, system checkout and maintenance of instrument equipment related to process measurement and control systems.
  • Maintained, troubleshot and repaired experimental avionics systems, including navigation and instrumented flight control systems.
  • Involved in numerous training programs for the installation and proper maintenance of electrical and electronic control systems
  • Worked as a certified control systems technician in a chemical ammonia and urea production facility.
  • Calibrated and maintained control systems on all instrumentation components and safety systems as needed.
  • Tested and verified correct operation of instrumentation and control systems during functional acceptance testing.
  • Coordinated Project upgrades to control systems; interfacing with engineering department and contract labor.
  • Designed, constructed and documented panels and control systems based on customer applications.
  • Worked maintaining instrumentation and control systems used in pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging equipment.
  • Developed calibration procedures to support a variety of control systems and instrumentation.
  • Performed monitoring, installation and repair on automated control systems.
  • Calibrated and maintained process control systems in particle board manufacturing.
  • Troubleshot/repaired production machinery control systems on a daily basis.
  • Involved in new construction of all sizes of tubing, functional check out and testing of petroleum process and chemical control systems
  • Performed calibrations and repairs on process control systems which included regulation of flow, temperature, pressure and humidity levels.
  • Utilized knowledge of plant systems, control diagrams, schematics and blue prints to perform tests and calibrate control systems.
  • Maintained the instrumentation control devices and control systems of the power plant to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations.

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3. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Conducted diagnostic and troubleshooting of equipment operated by PLC.
  • Performed maintenance and repair on all instrumentation associated with a chemical plant including O2 analyzers, PLC, and various transmitters.
  • Installed and wired instruments to obtain liquid levels for oil production and salt water disposal that work with the PLC.
  • Designed and implemented a Programmable Logic Controller program using Allen Bradley SLC/500 PLC to control traffic at a 4-Way intersection.
  • Worked with engineers to maximize memory and I/O space of an overloaded TI PM550 PLC for the Ion Exchange process.
  • Maintained PID/PLC controls systems; Plot test profiles using report generation tools such as Igor, Excel or Access.
  • Worked with PLC programmer and operations personnel in determining plant operating parameters and applying appropriate ranges and set points.
  • Assisted in functional checkout of the safety shutdown system controlled by relay logic and Texas Instruments 530 PLC.
  • Programmed the PLC's (programmable logic controllers) with the use of laptops and office PC's.
  • Worked with contractors to ensure a smooth transition from manual operation to PLC control during plant renovation.
  • Re-wired several PLC I/O racks added field devices such as PH sensors, Level controls etc.
  • Served as a Foreman for multiple PLC installations, Main service work and as built construction;
  • Worked with Asset manager for all PLC related problems and the AB related Digital Control System.
  • Assisted in setup of HPLC and GC instrumentation at new lab in Nevada, IA.
  • Calibrated and tested of PC and PLC controlled based electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Experienced in motor controls, ladder diagrams, and PLC's.
  • Performed program changes, re-wiring, and troubleshooting on PLC's.
  • Engaged in the troubleshooting various PLC systems, hardware and software.
  • Reviewed PLC programs for new sites and development protocols for operations.
  • Created all necessary drawings from PLC panel to field devices.

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4. Instrumentation Technician

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Here's how Instrumentation Technician is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Started as an apprentice and rose to journeyman electrician and junior instrumentation technician.
  • Seconded to PPGPL under the co-education program of University of Trinidad and Tobago as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Trainee.
  • Worked as an instrumentation technician covering all departments of the mines, which included mine hospitals and clinics.
  • Assigned as Instrumentation Technician in Plant Maintenance of Instrumentation Calibration at San Miguel Corporation for 2 years.
  • Worked with engineering as Instrumentation Technician on MPTA for three engine Test Article setups.
  • Attended F-35 CADRE training, Instrumentation Technician training, Fiber Optic training.
  • Supervised Global Reach Bomber Instrumentation technicians in the Combined Task Force.
  • Assigned to the research and engineering department as an instrumentation technician.
  • Moved from Electrician to Instrumentation Technician in 2004.
  • Trained new instrumentation technicians on the process of calibration, DeviceNet programming and Beamex calibration software.
  • Trained and assisted Freeport LNG instrumentation technicians.
  • Cleaned and salted sidewalks as needed.Instrumentation Technician

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5. Temperature Transmitters

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Here's how Temperature Transmitters is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated and repaired Pressure and Temperature transmitters.
  • Verified and replaced bad flow, pressure, level, and temperature transmitters as well as TE's.
  • Checked calibration, sensor verification and loop checks for flow, level, pressure and temperature transmitters.
  • Installed, calibrated and ran tubing for various instruments such as pressure and temperature transmitters.
  • Calibrated Mass Meters, Press Transmitters, Level Transmitter, and Temperature Transmitters.
  • Performed calibration of pressure, level, flow and temperature transmitters.
  • Calibrated pressure, flow, temperature transmitters.
  • Calibrated Omega infrared temperature transmitters Installed and repair, E, J, K, R, S, thermocouples.

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6. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Installed electrical and electronic components assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools and soldering irons.
  • Serviced, maintained and calibrated instrument and electrical devices, using testing equipment and hand tools.
  • Installed and wired electronic systems control boards and cameras using hand tools and soldering irons.
  • Used electronic and electric test equipment, standard hand tools and precision measuring tools.
  • Installed different type of electrical equipment by using hand tools and power tools.
  • Removed defective instruments from system and replaced defective parts using hand tools.
  • Installed instrument and electrical devices using hand tools and job packages.
  • Used basic hand tools and volt meter frequently.
  • Experienced use of power and hand tools.
  • Replaced defective parts using hand tools.
  • Completed 480v Electrical safety training.Skills UsedElectrical/electronic skills, hand tools, troubleshooting complex systems and equipment, instrumentation calibration
  • Performed detailed soldering thru holes, surface mount components while using a microscope and small hand tools.

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7. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Installed, calibrated, modified and troubleshot instrumentation, avionics and electrical systems installed on experimental aircraft.
  • Hired to troubleshoot and repair scientific instruments and production machine electrical systems when problems arose.
  • Provided complete product calibrations/setup/repairs and maintenance of electrical systems.
  • Repaired and maintained electrical systems; instrumentation.
  • Repaired total automotive vehicle electrical systems.
  • Skilled technician with experience in performing an array of duties, to include troubleshooting, installing and maintaining electrical systems.
  • Installed and maintained many electrical systems ranging from transformers and power panels to dc and variable frequency drives.
  • Designed and installed control panels, electrical systems, breakers, contactors, for various oil field units

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8. Test Equipment

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Here's how Test Equipment is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Analyzed data received from testing and troubleshooting to determine necessary repairs of aircraft equipment or user supported/calibrated test equipment.
  • Performed technical inspections and servicing of weapons and equipment using precision measuring devices and test equipment.
  • Performed instrumentation with mechanical and electronics test equipment for prototype vehicles.
  • Repaired and operated test equipment including voltmeters, oscilloscopes and analyzers.
  • Performed operational equipment checks on test equipment and instrumentation sensors.
  • Calibrated temperature controllers, timers, and refrigeration test equipment.
  • Developed broad familiarity with a variety of test equipment.
  • Documented all test procedures and test equipment requirements.
  • Fabricated and assembled specialized test equipment.
  • Repaired and Calibrated test equipment.
  • Designed and built portable and stationary test equipment and circuitry for component and systems testing for bench and in vehicle testing.
  • Used hand or power tools, measuring, and test equipment such as rulers, micrometers and bench test equipment.
  • Verified, adjusted and repaired commercial RF test equipment, using both automated and manual techniques, supporting production schedules.
  • Scheduled and performed routine calibrations for test equipment meeting rigid guidelines set by the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE.
  • Diagnosed system malfunctions using technical orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, mock ups, and test equipment.
  • Used test equipment, such as pressure gauges, Hart communicator, process meter and hand pump.
  • Skilled in wire/connector repair, electronic test equipment, fiber optic lines, and electrical sealing/bonding.
  • Worked with lab test equipment (Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Frequency Analyzer, etc.)
  • Procured all necessary test equipment and tools to support calibrations, troubleshooting, and repair work.
  • Provided facility upgrade support and the evaluation and selection of new test equipment and systems.

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9. Spectrum Analyzers

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Here's how Spectrum Analyzers is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Utilized oscilloscopes, audio oscillators, frequency and power measuring equipment, function generators, DVMs, and spectrum analyzers.
  • Used spectrum analyzers, target simulators, oscilloscopes, digital volt meters, waveguide synthesizers.

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10. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and performed preventative maintenance of machinery to include pneumatic and hydraulic systems, responsible for inventory of parts for equipment.
  • Performed calibrations/SD system checks on unit processes and compressor systems to ensure that reliability on bagging equipment preventative maintenance was correct.
  • Worked Instrumentation in a Maintenance capacity preforming troubleshooting and repair of plant instrumentation and preforming daily preventative maintenance.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on instrumentation and process furnaces for engine block and head casting and finishing operations.
  • Organized and scheduled preventative maintenance for the instruments, including coordinating with outside vendors when necessary.
  • Lubricated and cleaned parts did preventative maintenance on all equipment, troubleshooted and repaired processing equipment.
  • Authored new procedures and revised existing procedures for preventative maintenance, operation and calibration of instruments.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on filed instruments and turning control loops to drive high production capabilities.
  • Ensured proper system operation during shipping hours, performed preventative maintenance after shipping was completed.
  • Updated Preventative Maintenance procedures to remove procedural errors and reflect changes in instrumentation.
  • Supported operations during shipping hours and performed preventative maintenance in between shipping hours.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, calibration, trouble shooting and repair of instrumentation.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair operations on refinery equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance according to work orders and completed required documentation.
  • Developed preventative maintenance schedule to maximize efficiency of instrumentation technicians.
  • Delegated scheduling of preventative maintenance and non-critical reactive repair work.
  • Performed Corrective Maintenance, Preventative Maintenance, and troubleshooting/diagnosing/repair.
  • Coordinated and completed building and mechanical preventative maintenance inspections.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and calibration of precision measuring instruments.
  • Performed repair and preventative maintenance to plant instrumentation.

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11. Process Control

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Here's how Process Control is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Prepared training, functional specifications, testing and installing, and documentation remediation for process control applications.
  • Performed routine calibrations, maintenance, diagnostic troubleshooting, and repair of instrumentation for industrial process control.
  • Maintained process control instruments, communication equipment, and required DOT calibrations and inspections.
  • Performed documented installation, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of process control instruments.
  • Maintained and enhanced process control instrumentation at a local coal-fired generating station.
  • Tested, troubleshot and repaired the latest generation Honeywell-Measurex process control system.
  • Performed maintenance, calibration, and diagnostic tests on Programmable Logic Controllers and process control automation systems.
  • Installed motor controls and process control network at BioGen's new facility in Cambridge, MA.
  • Repaired, maintained, calibrated, designed, and installed pneumatic and electronic process controls.
  • Installed, maintained, and calibrated various process control instruments.
  • Maintained, installed and calibrated all process control equipment.
  • Assisted with process control loop checks.
  • Ensured stability and function of process control equipment Installation of process controls equipment.
  • worked with automated systems for process control analog and digital I/O several types of VFD's.
  • Configured hardware and software to support multi-user process control environment Hard-wired control panels and configured VMS software to utilize control instrumentation
  • Remanufactured control valve instrumentation for process control, trouble shot positioners such as fisher, neles and masonillan.

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12. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Instrumented Test Setup, including selecting proper instruments, installation, troubleshooting, and removal.
  • Performed setups, modifications, and repairs on customer and store-owned instruments.
  • Trained Air Force personnel on proper setup and operation of the system.
  • Installed instrumentation on reactor vessels and setup control centers.
  • Installed and setup DH+ to Ethernet protocol converters.
  • Performed Yokogawa recorder setups and calibrations.
  • Assisted in the installation and setup of approximately 30 Laser Guided Vehicles Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair Lab Equipment.
  • Used a laptop computer to setup, calibrate, download and print monthly reports for these meters.
  • Traveled to customer sites to setup mobile test facilities.

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13. DCS

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Here's how DCS is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Commissioned and installed a Taylor DCS system for Paper Machine control involving large conduit installations and controller replacements.
  • Developed key procedures for operation of Bailey DCS which efficiently optimized plant operation.
  • Ensured instrumentation functionality through comprehensive testing of process loops with DCS systems.
  • Verified loops from field to DCS, Calibrated pressure, flow, temperature and level transmitters Verified yearly check on SIS.
  • Experienced with, DCS, SIS, instrumentation ; control valves, flow, pressure, temperature, and level transmitters.
  • Assisted operators in troubleshooting of operational problems and assisted them in learning basic instrumentation/DCS activities (Siemens PC S-7).
  • Verified ranges, set points and alarms in field devices and at DCS and Mark VI control system.
  • Worked on PLC's, DCS, and did bench calibrating, initial installs of several systems.
  • Maintained and modified Distributed Control Systems(DCS) to support production efficiency and reliability.
  • Performed checks on proximity switches along with valve checks, with designated DCS operator.
  • Maintained and troubleshot DCS systems, PLC's, CEM's and all related instrumentation
  • Used Mark V1 and Delta V DCS system for troubleshooting and tuning loops.
  • Rewired Ovation cabinets, confirmed DCS schematics and verified Mark V/VI points.
  • Tested lube oil and hydraulic systems back to the Ovation DCS.
  • Replaced instrument panels, rewired panels, shoot loops back to DCS
  • Verified loops and function check from field to DCS.
  • Simulated temperature going to the DCS.
  • Worked with Honeywell DCS system.
  • Assisted Delta V DCS troubleshooting.
  • Worked with Siemens DCS System.

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14. Control Valves

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Here's how Control Valves is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Improved operational efficiency through comprehensive validation and repair of control valves throughout the plant.
  • Utilized TriStation to manipulate steam control valves during turnaround.
  • Disconnected and reconnected automatic control valves.
  • Performed routine instrument maintenance on high temperature furnaces, 1,000,000 gallon water tanks/thickeners, control valves, and pressure relief valves.
  • Performed calibration and repairs of plant instruments i.e., transmitters, analyzers, control valves, switches, relays etc.
  • Installed, calibrated, and repaired a variety of measurement electrical and pneumatic instruments, control valves, and actuators.
  • Configured & calibrated guided wave radars, Coriolis meters, Control Valves, and DP transmitters.
  • Repaired control valves and transmitters for flow, pressure, temperature, and vibration equipment.
  • Supervised the calibration of process instruments and control valves associated with the Bio-medical Science Industry.
  • Specialized overhauling of different types of control valves, ON/OFF valves and PCV's.
  • Removed, repaired and installed process control valves.
  • Programmed and maintained PLCs, Operator interfaces, VFD drives, automatic control valves, and Hart instruments.
  • Replaced actuators and function testcontrol valves.
  • Performed calibration and maintenance of various pneumatic and electro/pneumatic control valves and positioners.
  • Managed one other employee Responsible for calibrations on DP Cells Responsible for calibrations on Control valves.
  • Repaired and calibrated numerous control valves with Field Vue, Smart Positioner.
  • Worked on Control valves and Positioners as well as learned about plc.

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15. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and executed daily safety procedures utilizing OSHA industry standards.
  • Ensured adherence to OSHA regulatory guidelines.
  • Specialized Training in DCS, PLC, OSHA Safety, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
  • Moved to the training department to help develop operating procedures to Comply with the OSHA safety standard 1930 deadline.
  • Assisted with maintaining compliance of state and federal EPA and OSHA guidelines.
  • Participated in companies safety team by training on new OSHA standards.
  • Followed ESD prevention procedures and OSHA standards.
  • Utilized and enforced OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Ensured all surgical instruments were cleaned, sanitized, sterilized, and maintained according to establishedprocedures and OSHA regulations
  • Maintained DOE security clearance level L for 3 years Complied with OSHA requirements and NRC regulations daily
  • Certified Surgical Technologist #153996 Certified in First Aid and CPR #CA01395 HIPPA/OSHA Certified
  • Managed air quality control instruments Reviewed and revised Laboratory Operating Procedures High Level Government Clearance Operated under OSHA standards

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16. Instrument Trays

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Here's how Instrument Trays is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Prepared instrument trays used in surgical procedures as well as sterilization and decontamination of instruments.
  • Cleaned, decontaminated and sterilized instrument trays for daily procedures.
  • Assembled and prepared routine or surgical instrument trays for sterilization.
  • Organized and assembled routine or specialty surgical instrument trays or other sterilized supplies while filling special requests from physicians as needed.
  • Prepared and assembled instrument trays, processed and sterilized loads in steam autoclave; worked in a very fast pace environment.
  • Assembled instrument trays, operating rooms items and patient care equipment for surgery and nursing care areas.
  • Assembled all instrument trays and case carts in coordination with scheduled surgical procedure and physician preference.
  • Trained to complete regular audits of case carts and instrument trays.
  • Assembled, wrapped, and stored supplies and instrument trays.
  • Prepared instrument trays to be delivered to surgical floor.
  • Organized and assembled instrument trays required for surgical cases.
  • Processed instruments in autoclave Assembled instrument trays according to hospital standards
  • Utilized the SPM instrument tracking system to complete instrument trays and for the pulling of case carts.

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17. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated oxygen Assisted patients in care Collected data Performed follow up care Dispensed durable medical equipment.
  • Calibrated Sensitive Medical Equipment, Analytic, and Systematic testing.
  • Monitored medical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Trained staff on the proper reprocessing of Reusable Medical Equipment and the sterile processing of all endoscopic equipment.
  • Involved in medication management and exchange or medical equipment, carts, and procedure trays.
  • Cleaned, maintained and tested medical equipment.
  • Performed regular maintenance to ensure proper functioning and accurate readings on medical equipment and diagnostic tools such as: Patient monitors.
  • Assembled surgical instruments trays and medical equipment and made it available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.

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18. Scada

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Here's how Scada is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and troubleshooting of computerized process control equipment such as PLC's, RTU's and various SCADA system devices.
  • Developed, managed, installed, and implemented the remote control SCADA / DCS systems for County wide Water System.
  • Handled the installation, upgrades, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of plant SCADA instrumentation and analyzer equipment.
  • Managed Projects for the installation and upgrade of SCADA control system and Designed county wide OEM SCADA HMI.
  • Conducted integrity tests to HEPA filters and to the calibration of the HVAC instrumentation using SCADA System.
  • Worked with SCADA systems, and in control rooms with electrical operators and dispatchers.
  • Installed and maintained remote radio and telemetry sites for the County SCADA system.
  • Programmed and installed SCADA boards for oil well control and daily production.
  • Gained experience building and programming SCADA systems.

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19. Control Loops

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Here's how Control Loops is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed final check out, troubleshooting and calibration for shutdown and motor control loops.
  • Performed termination of control loops and start/stop test from the house to field.
  • Installed new or modified various parts of control loops as required.
  • Simulated 4-20 ma signal to test out control loops.
  • Calibrated, set-up tested and sold control loops.
  • Installed new instruments and tubing systems for new construction Performed quality test on control loops Repaired instruments during unit shut-downs

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20. Thermocouples

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Here's how Thermocouples is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Instrumented test items with thermocouples to monitor temperature stabilization.
  • Experienced with troubleshooting pressure transducers and thermocouples.
  • Calibrated and installed various types of transmitters, thermocouples, and gas analyzers for use in the glass making process.
  • Verified bad transmitters and thermocouples and took them out of service so we could replace them.
  • Insured that operators had required thermocouples on hand for charting temperatures of castings during heat treatment.
  • Calibrated thermocouples, stroked valves, calibrate level transmitters, install instrument tubing.
  • Calibrated RTD's, thermocouples, vibration, thrust, speed probes.
  • Installed thermocouples and transducers on prototype vehicle.
  • Installed pressure transducers and J-K type thermocouples 200 channels for dynamometers and environmental testing.
  • Calibrated Fisher valves, Rosemount thermocouples and RTDS.
  • Installed strain gages and thermocouples on engine parts.
  • Inserted thermocouples, pressure transducers and strain gages.
  • Assisted in plantwide Turnaround activities Duties include troubleshooting of plant instrumentation including Differential Pressure/Pressure transmitters, control valves, thermocouples.

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21. Instrumentation Equipment

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Here's how Instrumentation Equipment is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Installed and repaired digital and analog instrumentation equipment used in the production of aluminum products.
  • Performed troubleshooting, repair, overhaul and maintenance of gyroscopic instrumentation equipment.
  • Operated, troubleshot, maintained, and repaired electronic instrumentation equipment.
  • Installed aircraft instrumentation equipment per engineering design.
  • Worked as a third party service to oil rigs, installing instrumentation equipment on the rig and in the rig offices.
  • Reviewed test requests and assisted in the design of new instrumentation equipment or modifications to existing systems to meet test objectives.
  • Assisted and sometimes served as the lead with the development and execution of validation documents for instrumentation equipment.
  • Configured and connected the necessary instrumentation equipment for the operation, Utilizing patch panels and programming matrixes with computer systems.
  • Overhauled, diagnosed and performed troubleshooting techniques for the repair and maintenance of gyroscopic and electronic instrumentation equipment.
  • Managed all plant metrology and instrumentation equipment.
  • Installed and calibrated instrumentation equipment while performing construction activities in the Hess refinery in St Croix, Virgin Island.
  • Established a stock room check out system and supply of metrology and instrumentation equipment.

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22. Flow Meters

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Here's how Flow Meters is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Installed, calibrated, and maintained ABS instrumentation such as flow meters turbidity meter, level sensors, and other instruments.
  • Monitored, controlled, and manipulated equipment including magnetic, turbine, vortex shredding, and mass flow meters.
  • Monitored flow meters, actuators, transducers torque transducers, encoders, load cell output execution test schedules.
  • Worked in Public Utilities section calibrating gas and water flow meters and troubleshooting associated problems.
  • Removed and replaced chart recorders with digital flow meters for OG&E 2.
  • Identified abnormal fluctuations through examination of various flow meters, transmitters, and gauges.
  • Maintained a wide array of variable frequency drives, flow meters and PLC controls.
  • Promoted to Instrument Tech A. Calibrated, repaired and installed Barton gas flow meters.
  • Installed sensors pressure, temperature, flow meters, VFD
  • Experienced with Yokogawa smart transmitters, magnetic and vortex flow meters, pH transmitters and various types of differential pressure transmitters.
  • Assisted with setting up pipeline flow meters and telemetry, maintenance system, budgets, capital and major maintenance B1 projects.
  • Experienced with Orifice, Turbine gas flow meters and Ultrasonic Gas FLOW metering of Daniel OMINI 6000 Flowcomputers.
  • Calibrated steam and condensate flow meters, Brooks's mass flow and corellus flow meters.

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23. Instrumentation Systems

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Here's how Instrumentation Systems is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed wide scale variety of tasks related to both electrical and instrumentation systems for temporary seasonal position.
  • Repaired, monitored and troubleshot various instrumentation systems in a time and temperature sensitive setting.
  • Supported the automation and instrumentation systems associated with a variety of manufacturing production equipment.
  • Identified deficiencies in experimental aircraft and instrumentation systems and performed reverse engineering.
  • Installed vehicle instrumentation systems as requested by customer.
  • Maintained and performed final operational check-out of entire instrument and instrumentation systems on aircraft prior to, and during flight test.
  • Installed, maintained and calibrated drilling instrumentation systems on offshore and onshore drilling rigs.
  • Served a Subject Matter Expert in the field of airborne instrumentation systems.
  • Installed and Serviced RigSense Instrumentation systems to record and create R.O.P.
  • Provided electronics technical support for designing, developing, acquiring, installing, operatingand maintaining instrumentation systems.
  • Designed and constructed instrumentation systems for remotely piloted aircrafts.
  • Performed Instrumentation systems pre and post flight functional test.
  • Diagnosed instrumentation systems problems Followed written procedures and provided required documentation for testing and calibration Evaluated and purchased new instrumentation.

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24. Process Instrumentation

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Here's how Process Instrumentation is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed installation, calibration and documentation of utilities process instrumentation at Pfizer Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Calibrated, installed, and cut over process instrumentation during control system upgrades at various refineries throughout the Coastal
  • Provided installation, calibration and refurbishment of process instrumentation for WRC's scheduled turnaround and start up.
  • Repaired and calibrated digital and analog process instrumentation in a plant environment.
  • Performed calibration of fire and gas systems, transmitters, process instrumentation and regulators.
  • Performed I & E calibrations, installation and maintenance of process instrumentation.

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25. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed calibrations of instrumentation and control equipment to ensure the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements are met.
  • Performed and documented in accordance with existing company policies, procedures, Current manufacturing practices, FDA and OSHA requirements.
  • Followed GLP, GMP rules as laid out by FDA regulations.
  • Used the calibration standard established by the FDA.
  • Provided detailed documentation of all activities in accordance with FDA regulations.
  • Administered documents and programs directly associated with the calibration and maintenance of instruments in order to meet or exceed FDA requirements.

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26. AC

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Here's how AC is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Sterilized instruments using specialized equipment including steam autoclaves, sonic washers, aerators, pasteurizers, gas sterilizers and acid sterilizers.
  • Performed review of new loop packages issued for construction, calibrate instrumentation before installation, assisted with installation.
  • Provided technical assistance, recommendations, and feedback to fellow manufacturing personnel including Quality and Engineering departments.
  • Executed scheduled calibrations on instrumentation and control devices in compliance with facility procedures and work instructions.
  • Delivered results to customers in a manner that exceeded expectation in a fast-paced and precision-critical environment.
  • Calibrated natural gas flow measurement devices via Remote Terminal Unit interface according to set calibration schedule.
  • Maintained all test/calibration equipment and calibration gases for instrumentation/analyzer equipment at the terminal and remote facilities.
  • Followed company standards to prioritize customer satisfaction by improving musical instruments operations and effective solutions.
  • Provided customer-focused service to the department for accurate and efficient surgical services supply support.
  • Supervised pipeline replacement, major repair of pipeline and product recovery from major leak.
  • Identified and recommended instrumentation and equipment replacement or upgrade for Deer Park laboratory.
  • Maintained accurate logs on every test and completion of repaired and reconditioned equipment.
  • Worked with various contractors installing and maintaining instrumentation within Pharmaceutical plants and refineries.
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance of instrument equipment on Process plant of catalytic cracking
  • Cross-trained as a power plant operator and fuel farm operation/distribution facility operator.
  • Worked to detailed specific packages and meticulously documented all work and updates.
  • Performed needed maintenance, daily backups and installed applications on quality server.
  • Removed obsolete gas measurement devices and replaced with enhanced measurement devices.
  • Calibrated process instrumentation, sensors, transducers and data acquisition equipment.
  • Collected and recorded accurate boundary measurements relating to professional land survey.

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27. Start-Up

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Here's how Start-Up is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Worked on start-up of new equipment to ensure it met all instrumentation design specifications and also assisted Validation Department as required.
  • Assisted in commissioning and start-up activities in natural gas import facility.
  • Assisted with verification of Start-Up Reports and other documentation.
  • Obtained knowledge in unit start-up/shut-down procedures and protocols.
  • Supervised Contractors performing start-up and calibrations.
  • Performed scheduled maintenance and Start-up.
  • Assisted in the start-up of Nelson Coal and NISCO (Coke fueled) power generation units.
  • Played a vital role in the plant start-up for a solar panel manufacturing plant.
  • Performed calibrations, loop checks, functional testing and initial start-up.
  • Executed a safe, organized start-up test of all completed work.
  • Assisted in the start-up of Naphtha and Diesel Hydro Treating Units.
  • Participated in the start-up of both Unit 1 and Unit 2.
  • Performed calibration and installation of instruments, loop checks and start-up.
  • Performed start-up of several units after shut down was completed.
  • Assisted in a complete start-up of three revamped crude units.
  • Inspected instrument and motor control installations prior to start-up.
  • Assisted plant operators on cause and effect and start-up.
  • Worked on several start-up and shut-down projects.
  • Worked start-ups, shut-downs and DCS cut-overs.
  • Assisted in commissioning activities and start-up.

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28. IDS

average Demand
Here's how IDS is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Resourced to make timely decisions involving inspection of valves, actuators, I/P transducers/solenoids for block valves or control valves.
  • Helped design and outfit a monitoring system to measure fluid flow, pressure and density of oil well fluids.
  • Constructed electronic circuit mock-ups, special test equipment or testing aids using detailed schematic diagrams.
  • Replaced actuators, solenoids, I\P's valves and other control devices as needed.
  • Serviced and installed limit switches and solenoids on a variety of butterfly/knife valves.
  • Calibrated oil field compressor skids for CSI in Victoria, TX.
  • Worked in tandem with company president on bids & proposals.
  • Calibrated point of sale measurement devices for midstream pipeline companies.
  • Worked around various nerve agents, gases and liquids.
  • Applied air pressure, fluids and power to the tool.
  • Interpreted blueprints, schematics, loop drawings, P&IDs and layouts to complete installations and calibrations.
  • Analyzed chromatograms and data for Essential Metabolic Fatty Acids, Bile Acids, and Urine Hormones.
  • Referenced P&IDs and schematic drawings to locate devices in the field.
  • Updated P&IDs as-built drawings.

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29. ISO

low Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Acted as bi-monthly maintenance supervisor, which involved prioritizing work orders, insuring all necessary information is available to maintenance technicians.
  • Scheduled plant maintenance, coordinated numerous contractors for annual maintenance, and acted as safety supervisor during maintenance outages.
  • Maintained good working relationships with property management, vendors, contractors, municipal authorities, and departmental supervisors.
  • Communicated HVI malfunctions to supervisors to maintain accuracy and volume above average production margins.
  • Communicated directly with manufacturers to isolate and correct problems with vendor's equipment.
  • Analyzed aforementioned data, and reported results to engineers and supervisors.
  • Started as an Instrument tech than advanced to instrument/Electrical supervisor.
  • Checked ISO-9000 PM documentation and engineering instrumentation documentation for accuracy.
  • Performed other related duties and responsibilities as requested by supervisor.
  • Worked with Facilities Supervisor on various small projects as assigned
  • Verified termination points in comparison to drawing specifications.
  • Reported defective equipment to supervisors and repair staff.
  • Acted as temporary foreman/supervisor for various jobs.
  • Maintained, repaired, and conducted ISO 9002 calibrations of the plant's instrumentation and control systems, maintaining proper documentation.
  • Coordinated with Plant Manager, Operation Supervisors and any other necessary employees to ensure timely completion of any work orders.
  • Served as department liaison on team responsible for ensuring Corporate Values were well defined and communicated to all employees.
  • Performed as an upgrade I&C supervisor and on a temporary assignment to the Reliability Centered Maintenance Department.
  • Assigned as assistant project supervisor in NAIA Central Terminal * Project: Cathodic Protection of jet fuel pipe line.
  • Audited the calibration procedure of the contractors performing the calibration of standard as required by supervisor.
  • Served as the subject matter expert, point of contract and liaison for infections control.

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30. Ladder Logic

low Demand
Here's how Ladder Logic is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Accustomed to reading schematics, ladder logic, wiring diagrams, loop sheets and P&ID's.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting problems within loops using, P&ID's and ladder logic diagram
  • Experienced in reading electrical, electronic and ladder logic control schematics and PID loop sheets.
  • Worked with Allen Bradley PLC and digital control systems with some knowledge of programming and ladder logic.
  • Experienced in reading schematic drawings, ladder logic diagrams, and knowledgeable with Allen Bradley PLC panels and associated hardware.
  • Experienced with the developing and manipulation of ladder logic.

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31. GMP

low Demand
Here's how GMP is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Trained in LO/TO, hand truck, genie and CGMP and basic electricity.
  • Maintained and performed corrective, preventive maintenance calibrations on GMP and non-GMP equipment.
  • Qualified to work in GMP.
  • Provided calibration and instrumentation support for processes and operations in a cGMP manufacturing setting.
  • Ensured compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), as well as company and industry safety and quality control standards.
  • Verified all instrumentation daily, equipment and test used by the technician to guarantee the cGMP's.
  • Worked under controlled environment following cGMP, cGLP guidelines and Good Documentation Practices.

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32. Plant Instrumentation

low Demand
Here's how Plant Instrumentation is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance for plant instrumentation to support peak demand plant operation.
  • Calibrated, installed and checked plant instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Performed preventive maintenance of plant instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Maintained plant instrumentation and control system.
  • Repaired, troubleshoot and installed various types of plant instrumentation.
  • Maintained all plant Instrumentation, calibration and maintenance records.
  • Worked unsupervised on shifts, single-handedly responsible for plant Instrumentation from Power generation to Bauxite grinding to Alumina Shipping.
  • Trained in Plant Instrumentation Responsibilities: Calibrate, Install, PM and troubleshoot instrumentation
  • performed maintenance on plant instrumentation(PMs).

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33. Trouble Shooting

low Demand
Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Assisted OPS with specific trouble shooting requests, as well as, side-by-side team work with platform engineers.
  • Showed coworkers how to cut time in trouble shooting plant lighting systems.
  • Performed routine trouble shooting activities on plant Instrumentation.
  • Maintained various electrical controls including PLC's, MCC's, and VFD's Trouble shooting and calibration various control valves.
  • Provided support to techs for safety rules, stac cards, proper PPE, company rules, trouble shooting.
  • Assisted GE with loop check, trouble shooting and startup and commissioning of five LM 6000 turbines.
  • Worked with operations trouble shooting on new instrumentations, system turnover and setting compressor systems.
  • Attended Allen Bradley control RSlogix 5000 levels 1 & 3 maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Performed Pre-commissining & trouble shooting,.

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34. ESD

low Demand
Here's how ESD is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Tested all ESD (emergency shutdown) devices.
  • Performed annually ESD and interlock checks.
  • Tested all PSVS, SSV, PSH and PSL systems.Tested all ESD and shutdown systems.

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35. Hvac

low Demand
Here's how Hvac is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Maintained HVAC and process related electronic and pneumatic transmitters, controllers, transducers, relays, EP/PE switches, and timers.
  • Worked with automotive electrical system diagnostics; fuel delivery systems; engine cooling; HVAC; chassis development.
  • Performed Maintenance on building utilities, HVAC, process gas, Vacuum, boiler and BMS.
  • Programmed, troubleshoot and repaired all electronic HVAC controls for the environmental systems.
  • Worked call out as needed for instrument, electrical and HVAC support.
  • Analyzed HVAC circuits to support mechanical repairs.

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36. Routine Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Routine Maintenance is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed residential, electrical wiring, installing electronic instruments and performing routine maintenance on clean air instruments.
  • Performed routine maintenance of HVI systems in accordance with manufacturer prescribed procedures.
  • Performed routine maintenance and electrical duties as required in assigned areas.
  • Facilitated routine maintenance on production equipment while simultaneously managing special experiments.
  • Developed a schedule for preventive routine maintenance of instruments.
  • Performed routine maintenance and process analyzers.
  • Performed routine maintenance on plant instrumentation.
  • Performed general and routine maintenance.
  • Assisted plant in start up, check out and routine maintenance of all plant equipment.
  • Scheduled routine maintenance work to be performed on a daily bases.
  • Assisted Amgen Instrumentation staff in routine maintenance at the existing production facility.

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37. Refinery

low Demand
Here's how Refinery is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Fabricated, installed, and tested instrumentation and electrical equipment according to work scope in refinery.
  • Prioritized and performed daily maintenance tasks on Instrumentation as required at the Refinery.
  • Employed as a refinery operator for 14 years before transferring to Analyzer/Instrumentation.
  • Provided daily and shutdown maintenance on refinery and generating station instrumentation.
  • Executed troubleshooting of problems with various instruments throughout the refinery.
  • Installed and calibrated various Process instrumentation across the entire refinery.
  • Managed/Maintained preventive and corrective maintenance activities for the refinery
  • Worked as electrician inside an industrial refinery.
  • Performed calibration and maintenance of refinery instruments.
  • Calibrated instruments in the refinery.
  • Maintained typical instrumentation and controls, Honeywell and Allen Bradley, in all units of a petroleum refinery.
  • Updated and modified components and systems to improve operation of units in the refinery.
  • Preformed loop checks, and interlock checks on refinery equipment during shutdowns.
  • Maintained all control programs and instruments of the refinery
  • Replaced fire alarm system at the refinery.
  • Attended shutdown activities at PARCO refinery.
  • Contracted to the Phillips 66 refinery in Westlake, LA.
  • Assisted in startup of all units in the refinery.
  • Attended Refinery Guidelined Saftey Orientation.
  • Participated during major construction, shutdown maintenance and startup of Exxon Mobil refinery, BP and Valero.

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38. Pressure Transducers

low Demand
Here's how Pressure Transducers is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated diverse high-precision test instrumentation pressure transducers and altimeters.
  • Wired strain gauges Calibrated pressure transducers
  • Performed calibration of PCB Brand Pressure Transducers in combustion lab for usage in the field.
  • Performed final assembly, calibration and test of sensitive pressure transducers.

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39. Maximo

low Demand
Here's how Maximo is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Planed and Scheduled daily Breakdown, Preventive, and Shutdown Maintenance Jobs, with extensive usage of Maximo system.
  • Scheduled and assigned work orders for all daily activities using the Maximo work order system.
  • Worked with Word, Excell, Empact, Maximo, Pasta

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40. New Equipment

low Demand
Here's how New Equipment is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Developed equipment qualification protocols, validation protocols and perform validation tests for new equipment.
  • Analyzed new equipment and developed preventive maintenance standards and procedures.
  • Supervised contractors installing new equipment.
  • Followed blueprints, diagrams, and technical manuals to assist in installation and calibration of new equipment.
  • Assisted in installing electric, air, water and gas feeds for new equipment.
  • Worked directly with vendors for support and training with new equipment.
  • Trained personnel in use of new equipment and supplies.
  • Calibrated and tested new equipment from this site.
  • Installed and de-bugged new equipment, which included resolving issues to facilitate machine operation.
  • Provided support to Technical Service Department in OQ/PQ for new equipments.

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41. Honeywell

low Demand
Here's how Honeywell is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Transferred documentation from Honeywell 2020 to computer database for further references.
  • Diagnosed and repaired Honeywell directional and vertical gyroscopes and JET single and dual rotor vertical gyroscopes.
  • Calibrated a variety of Honeywell differential pressure, and Micro motion flow transmitters.
  • Worked shutdown of the Honeywell Plant in Orange, Texas.
  • Experienced with Honeywell ASCB, 1553, ARINC-429, 232, and HSDB data bus interfaces.
  • Calibrated various transmitters including Rosemount, and Honeywell transmitters.
  • Replaced bad flow, pressure, temperature, level transmitters including TE's and PH analyzers from Rosemount to Honeywell.
  • Installed and upgraded Bentley Nevada Systems.Overseen upgrade project from Honeywell to a field bus system.
  • Serviced and troubleshot a variety of Honeywell smart transmitter with the sts103 sfc Honeywell communicator.
  • Installed Honeywell TDC 3000 at Westlake
  • Housed at the Ausimont Chemical Plant Instrument Technician on the Five Honeywell DOS systems at the plant.
  • Calibrated Rosemount,Honeywell, and Yokogawa transmitters.
  • Performed bench and field calibration on Honeywell, Hart, Rosemount, and Omart vega transmitters.
  • Fixed and worked on various Rosemont, Honeywell and Endress Hauser instruments.
  • Experienced with Rosemount, Foxboro, Taylor, Ohmart-Vega, Fisher, Ametek Drexlebrook, Micro-motion, Fox, and Honeywell.
  • Experienced with Fieldbus Technology/Field Devices Honeywell, Rosemount, Fisher, Bettis, Valtec and SIS Systems etc.

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42. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Used GPS and conventional style, staked right of ways shot tie in and road bores.
  • Experienced in GPS, running elevation loops, and in route surveys for roads and utilities.
  • Skilled in operations of GPS, robotic, and total station survey instruments.
  • Maintained weather, radio, DGPS, and other support equipment.
  • Trained in surface navigation with either conventional maps and or GPS.
  • Utilized following GPS survey equipment to perform as built construction survey.
  • Trained in both conventional and GPS survey methods.
  • Performed the collection of data using GPS technology.
  • Gathered information with GPS equipment.
  • Recorded shots with GPS on welds, foam breakers, waterlines, and points of insertions on XTO Pipeline.
  • Assisted the Party Chief in driving to docks and setting up and operating GPS positioning and sonarequipment.
  • Used Trimble GPS, Total Station, and sight level to survey green-site construction projects.
  • Trained in utilizing computer operations to track missions of aircrafts through GPS and radar.
  • Surveyed property boundaries using Trimble GPS equipment.
  • Skilled in GPS and fathometer topography.
  • Used survey instruments (GPS, Hypac, and Trimble) to survey pipelines for land and water.
  • Maintained field notes and read blueprints; utilized Leica TPS1200 and Topcon GPS systems.

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43. HMI

low Demand
Here's how HMI is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Designed and troubleshot field instrumentation and HMI systems in a state-of-the-art industry.
  • Programmed and maintained the first open source HMI in the facility
  • Interfaced with instruments and analyzers using PLC's, HMIs and DCS systems.
  • Configured and updated with Wonderware HMI.
  • Monitored and maintained Allen Bradley plcs and hmi's.
  • Designed HMI screens for the new centrifuge system as per plant staff needs.

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44. Accelerometers

low Demand
Here's how Accelerometers is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated and serviced accelerometers and speed / temperature / displacement / level / pH equipment.
  • Performed tests on vehicle crash safety through the use of Accelerometers and computer test equipment.
  • Calibrated accelerometers utilizing TCM 9525 Shock Tower System and TMS 9155C Calibration Workstation.
  • Installed and calibrated remote sensing transducers (accelerometers, RTD's, strain gages) on unique test platforms.
  • Instrumented chassis with strain gages, accelerometers, optical sensor, thermocouples, steering effort wheel, brake-pedal effort sensor.
  • Employed the use of various electromechanical devices to include accelerometers and thermocouples.

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45. I/P

low Demand
Here's how I/P is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Worked on loop checking and bench calibration of different transmitters, I/p converters, pneumatic controllers rack and panel mounted instrument.
  • Worked on I/P's tubed up instruments.
  • Worked with I/P's, PLC's and stroked valves.
  • 16201Repaired/replaced pneumatic valve and damper positioners tuned I/P controllers including single loop controllers.
  • Refurbished and calibrated valve actuators, positioners, regulators, and I/P transducers.
  • Recalibrated I/P's flow level and pressure transmitters.

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46. Pressure Gauges

low Demand
Here's how Pressure Gauges is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated altimeters, gyros, tachometers and pressure gauges
  • Assembled and Calibrated Hydraulic pressure gauges
  • Calibrated pressure gauges with a dead weight tester.
  • Calibrated pressure gauges for hydro-test group.
  • Tested accuracy of flowmeters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, and other recording instruments.

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47. Component Level

low Demand
Here's how Component Level is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance, calibration troubleshooting from the system to the component level.
  • Diagnosed and repaired malfunctions to component level using specialized and off the shelf test equipment.
  • Performed ordering, shipping, and receiving functions for equipment and component level requirements.
  • Used schematics to troubleshoot circuit cards down to component level.
  • Repaired, troubleshot to component level and calibrated TTC/ACTERNA/JDSU products.
  • Repaired to the component level.
  • Repaired Aydin Controls industrial use graphic monitors to component level.
  • Tested, repaired and calibrated Hydril product lines down to the component level on the bench and in the field.
  • Repaired and calibrated radiological instruments down to the component level, through the use of schematics and troubleshooting guides.

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48. ABB

low Demand
Here's how ABB is used in Instrument Technician jobs:
  • Assisted ABB vendor in troubleshooting and commissioning 14X 3 MW boilers and its instrumentation.
  • Operated ABB DCS to troubleshoot and set up production equipment.
  • Replaced I/P converters on various ABB Smart Positioners as well as reviewed calibration and troubleshooting steps and auto calibrated O2 sensors.
  • Provided maintance support for existing run plant along with working with Management for future cut over of a new ABB system.
  • installed and maintained ABB and Bailey DCS systems as well as various PLC and CEMS (Continuous Emissions Monitoring) systems.
  • Performed instrument loop checks back to the ABB DCS system.Instrumentation Technician
  • Worked primarily with Fieldview, Siemens, and ABB valve positioners.
  • Performed control system maintenance and upgrades.Instrumentation: Maintained and Serviced Foxboro, Emerson, ABB, Micromotion, Fisher Instrumentation Equipment.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Instrument Technician

Surgical Procedures17%
Control Systems8.3%
PLC7.1%
Instrumentation Technician6.1%
Temperature Transmitters5.6%
Hand Tools5.4%
Electrical Systems5.4%
Test Equipment5.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Instrument Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
12.6%
12.6%
2
2
Control Systems
Control Systems
6.2%
6.2%
3
3
PLC
PLC
5.3%
5.3%
4
4
Instrumentation Technician
Instrumentation Technician
4.5%
4.5%
5
5
Temperature Transmitters
Temperature Transmitters
4.2%
4.2%
6
6
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
4%
4%
7
7
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
4%
4%
8
8
Test Equipment
Test Equipment
4%
4%
9
9
Spectrum Analyzers
Spectrum Analyzers
3.9%
3.9%
10
10
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
3.7%
3.7%
11
11
Process Control
Process Control
3.6%
3.6%
12
12
Setup
Setup
3.3%
3.3%
13
13
DCS
DCS
3.2%
3.2%
14
14
Control Valves
Control Valves
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Osha
Osha
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Instrument Trays
Instrument Trays
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Scada
Scada
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Control Loops
Control Loops
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Thermocouples
Thermocouples
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Instrumentation Equipment
Instrumentation Equipment
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Flow Meters
Flow Meters
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Instrumentation Systems
Instrumentation Systems
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Process Instrumentation
Process Instrumentation
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
FDA
FDA
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
AC
AC
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Start-Up
Start-Up
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
IDS
IDS
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
ISO
ISO
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Ladder Logic
Ladder Logic
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
GMP
GMP
1%
1%
32
32
Plant Instrumentation
Plant Instrumentation
1%
1%
33
33
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
ESD
ESD
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Hvac
Hvac
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Routine Maintenance
Routine Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Refinery
Refinery
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Pressure Transducers
Pressure Transducers
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Maximo
Maximo
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Honeywell
Honeywell
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
GPS
GPS
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
HMI
HMI
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Accelerometers
Accelerometers
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
I/P
I/P
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Pressure Gauges
Pressure Gauges
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Component Level
Component Level
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
ABB
ABB
0.5%
0.5%

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