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Instrumentation and Controls Technician III

  • Location: California, 92364
  • Salary: $40-$50/hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago


Per Se Group has an immediate need for a skilled Instrumentation and Controls Technician for a power generation company in the greater Ivanpah area. The Instrumentation and Controls Technician is intended for an individual with extensive experience and advanced subject matter knowledge in Power Plant maintenance. This knowledge can be gained through prior experience or a combination of college/technical training and experience.


• Recognizes safety hazards and follows safety guidelines for personal protection, protection of fellow workers and the protection of the public.

• Knowledgeable of environmental rules and regulations, and effectively apply them to all work situations.

• Install, calibrate, test, troubleshoot, and maintain protective relays, computers, metering, monitoring, and control systems on boilers, turbines, generators, and plant auxiliary equipment. In shop location includes performing benchwork and component troubleshooting.

• Reads, and interprets electric generating plants P&ID’s and CWD’s to locate, identify, troubleshoot, and repair plant systems, interlocks, etc.

• Uses test equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters electronic bridges, loop calibrators) and hand tools as necessary to troubleshoot and maintain devices and systems for the power plant.

• Works with apprentice I/C technicians to teach proper, safe use of tools and maintenance procedures.

• Completes all written and electronic records required to document the work in progress and as it is completed.

• Continually updates knowledge of plant systems and instrumentation.

• Makes decisions about how best to repair equipment and what resources (tools, time equipment) will be needed.

• Arrange one’s own transportation to work location and may be reassigned to another location at the company’s discretion.


• High School Diploma, GED or equivalent knowledge of English, mathematics, and grammar.

• Minimum of 2 years of formal training in electronics and pneumatics, instrumentation, engineering, or a related technical discipline.

• 5-10 years industrial experience in electronics repair and calibration.

• Completion of a company's Apprentice Training Program including classroom and on-the-job training.

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