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Instrumentation & Control Tech (Local 57 PS) - SLC, UT - 54903

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp



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



Requirements for this position include:

 - High School Diploma, GED, or proof of equivalent.


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   


Applicant must have the following academic requirements: 

- Mathematics:  Algebra & Trig          10 semester hrs/15 quarter hrs 

- Electricity       10 semester hrs/15 quarter hrs  (DC & AC Fundamentals) 

- Instrumentation Measurement         18 semester hrs

- Electronics: Solid State, Computer Basics  16 semester hrs/24 quarter hrs


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

Primary Location: Salt Lake City

Department: Gadsby Power Plant

Personnel Subarea:  Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: M-F 0700-1530

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: Salt Lake City

Career Segment: Instrumentation, Electrical, Gas, Gas Technician, Power Plant Operator, Engineering, Energy