Instrumentation & Controls Technician, Local 57, Castle Dale, UT #111621

Date: Mar 30, 2024

Location: CASTLE DALE, UT, US, 84513

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 

General Purpose

Union Power Plant Operations/Mining Careers


Our plant is currently seeking one or more Instrument and Control Technicians to maintain and repair plant instrumentation and control systems to provide accurate and safe control of power generations units and auxiliaries under the direction and review of maintenance supervisor.     
•    Inspect, repair, calibrate, and perform preventive maintenance of plant control systems such as turbine control computer, plant computer and computer monitoring system, combustion control systems, and associated modules, input/output devices, peripheral equipment, and external instrumentation to insure correct and reliable operation of control systems.   
•    Test and maintain computer software to keep computer and data logging equipment functioning properly. 
•    Test, repair and calibrate scrubber automatic control and monitoring equipment, stack flue gas monitoring system, and other monitoring equipment to comply with environmental standards. 
•    Test, repair and calibrate water analyzing and treatment instrumentation so operations personnel can accurately control plant chemistry. 
•    Test, repair and calibrate other plant instruments and controls such as coal mill fire protection system, transmitter, and heating and air conditioning systems to insure proper functioning.   
•    Instruct and train apprentices in maintenance of plant instrumentation and control system.   
•    Keep records such as daily work reports, preventative maintenance records, equipment maintenance records and instrument calibration records. 
•    Study reference manuals, process control diagrams, blueprints and schematics and consult with vendors and manufacturers' representatives to research maintenance problems and prepare requisitions for replacement parts.     


•    High School Diploma, GED, or proof of equivalent.
•    Applicant must have the following academic requirements: 
      o    Mathematics:  Algebra & Trig          10 semester hrs/15 quarter hrs
      o    Electricity       10 semester hrs/15 quarter hrs  (DC & AC Fundamentals) 
      o    Instrumentation Measurement         18 semester hrs
      o    Electronics: Solid State, Computer Basics  16 semester hrs/24 quarter hrs

Applicant must have at least 3 years of Instrument and Control (journeyman) experience in calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting in the following areas: 
•    Analog & Digital Controls (electronic & pneumatic) pressure, level, temperature flow 
•    Environmental Measurement:  NO2,  SO2, Opacity and CO2 
•    Microprocessor Based Instrumentation & PLC systems 
•    Water Chemistry, Monitoring:  pH controls, Silica, Conductivity, Density & Controls 
•    AC/DC & Solid State Theory 
•    Test Equipment & Troubleshooting 
•    Personal & Equipment Protection   


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision and Depth perception. Use blueprints to troubleshoot, calibrate and test and replace transmitters.  Identify color of wires, troubleshoot computers.  Pneumatic control troubleshooting. 



Additional Information

Req Id: 111621
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: CASTLE DALE    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt
Hiring Range: 53.37 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Utah

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