Saulsbury Industries

  • Instrument Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
    Posted Date 1 year ago(7/24/2017 8:27 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    This position title is referred to as “Instrument Fitter.” This classification would know how read instrument detail and location drawings to be able to install any instrument and support materials, as well as mount instruments, as per drawings. This Journeyman would be responsible for is responsible for knowing and following appropriate safety procedures in order to make safety checks and conduct safety meetings, and for coordinating with operating personnel regarding permits and clearances to initiate maintenance and repair activities.
    Under direction, is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair, calibration and documentation of instrumentation, data communication, and electrical equipment as required to provide fully functional instrument and control systems.
    NOTE: The definition and examples of work for this position are for illustrative purposes only. A person in this position may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.


    • Four (4) years of experience in work involving a variety of layout, installation, and maintenance tasks
    • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
    • Should possess a valid drivers’ license with a good driving record

    Saulsbury Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.


    • Determines methods and materials needed to accomplish assigned maintenance, repair or construction.
    • Performs lock-out and tag-out procedures to secure switch gear and deactivate equipment, and checks local switch point to ensure proper lock-out procedures are used.
    • Dismantles equipment or devices to gain access to and remove defective parts or components. Troubleshoots, inspects, and maintains equipment.
    • Removes and replaces operating equipment.
    • Calibrates equipment, tunes and adjusts equipment to meet established tolerances.
    • Performs miscellaneous tasks that require manually moving materials, tools, and equipment and use of hand tools and power tools.
    • Performs work area clean-up and safety-related duties.
    • Completes paperwork documenting installation, repair, and maintenance activities. Updates and maintains documentation such as electrical blue prints and schematics.
    • Installs new and used equipment such as controllers, flow meters, pressure transmitters, analytical instrumentation controls, recorders, alarm panels, PLC’s, modems, and display panels, including all instrument piping, automatic transfer switch gears, ultrasonic transmitters.
    • Calibrates, tunes and balances control loops and hardware routinely to ensure accuracy of operation for equipment such as recorders, flow meters, and controllers.
    • Programs and documents PLC’s and maintains files.
    • Requires working in operating facilities and observing and abiding by additional safety policies and procedures.
    • Gives suitable assignments to helpers.
    • Other duties as assigned


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