Instrument TechnicianPBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) is one of the largest independent refiners in North America, operating, through its subsidiaries, oil refineries and related facilities. We have an opportunity at our Martinez Refinery in California and are seeking a talented Instrument Technician to join our team as a pivotal member that would play a key role here at PBF Energy.
The Instrument Technician must demonstrate an ability to install, calibrate, maintain, and troubleshoot components of instrumentation/analyzer systems within the refinery. Instrumentation includes temperature, pressure, and level displacers/transmitters, control circuits, electronic/pneumatic control valves and actuators, programmable logic controllers. Process/environmental analyzers includes laser systems, mass spectrometry, gas analyzers measuring hydrogen, CO/CO2, H2S and combustion gases. Liquid measurement for pH, conductivity, sodium, TOC. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain distributed control systems throughout the facility. Associated equipment including process tubing, junction boxes, marshaling racks, and wiring conduit are also installed and maintained by the incumbent of this position.
Supports the site's Loss Prevention System by conducting loss prevention observations on peers, identifying and reporting near losses to supervision, and participating in loss investigations as necessary
Complies with all site policies and procedures
Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots various types of instruments and analyzers contained within indication, control, and process safety systems and ensures the installation adheres to national codes and site standards
Coordinates with supervision to identify, order, and install replacements for defective parts
Interfaces with the Engineering Department to identify opportunities to upgrade instrumentation to improve reliability via the Management of Change process
Performs offline and online preventative maintenance procedures and produces maintenance records, including new work requests when deficiencies or improvements are identified
Monitors the performance of installed instrumentation equipment for hazards, adjustments, or replacements
Participates in testing of safety systems (SIF/IPF) program to verify integrity of devices identified by the program
Operates handheld test equipment (including multi-meters, pressure calibrators, smart communicators, thermocouple/RTD simulators, dead weight testers, meggers, etc.)
Research documentation from various sources for proper values to check calibration, makes necessary adjustments, and documents all values and changes
Interprets blueprints, loop drawings, and electrical schematics. Redline necessary updates & changes and works with engineering to implement these changes
Mounts instruments and valves into position and completes circuits and tubing according to diagram specifications
Network interfacing of instruments/analyzers utilizing communication software with laptop computer
Identifies and uses a variety of hand and power tools in a safe manner
Operates refinery vehicles (including power lift equipment, man lifts, trucks and scooters)
Performs job tasks outside under varying weather conditions which may include ladder and stair climbing
Communicates effectively at a technical level with Supervision and Operations personnel
Participate in computer based and face to face training program and complete required training
Ability to respond to issues during off-shift hours through callout system
Daily activities include climbing structures to access instrumentation/analyzers
Education/experience as a journeyman in the instrument/electrical trade that has performed tasks directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Ability to install and maintain instruments/analyzers
Ability to safely operate a variety of electronic, pneumatic, and testing instruments.
Must possess a TWIC card
Able to lift to 50lbs
Valid driver's license
PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Possesses Level II electrical safety training, including knowledge of the construction and repair of electrical systems that includes 480, 2300, 4160, and 13.8KV
Programs and maintains various PLC and distributed control systems
Demonstrates a knowledge of vibration monitoring systems and process analyzers (including chromatography, spectrometry, and electrochemistry)
Demonstrates a proficiency in use of appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot, repair, replace and test instrument loops, electrical circuits, and equipment.
Demonstrates a proficiency in the use of computers running Microsoft Office Suite and SAP software
4+ years of Instrument Journeyman level experience preferred.
This is an hourly Union position, IBEW.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Testing will occur on-site at the facility in Martinez, CA.