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Instrumentation & Control Tech - (Local 57) Kemmerer, WY - #48804

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Date: Aug 18, 2019

Location: Kemmerer, WY, US, 83101

Company: PacifiCorp


Position Overview: 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.     


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience as a plant electrician or I&C Technician plus completion of a computer technician training program developed and approved by the Company.  
  • Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  
  • Certificates and Licenses: Completion of Computer Technician Training   Other Skills and Abilities:  
  • Ability to read blueprints, P&I diagrams, and electrical diagrams.  
  • Respirator Use: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee may be required to wear a disposable filter mask 1/3 of the time. 
  • Required to wear a half face piece mask 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.  Full face piece mask 1/3 of the time, and self-contained breathing apparatus 1/3 of the time.  
  • 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.   

Additional Information

Primary Location: Kemmerer

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt

Hiring Range: 45.78


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

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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