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Maintenance Technician (Instrumentation)

The incumbent for this role supports the engineering function of Caribbean Products Company Limited with the installation, maintenance, and repair of all types of instrumentation equipment used as a part of the production process. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Install, service, repair, and test and calibrate electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments, such as flow meters, scales, date code printers, gauges, transmitters, controllers, switches, regulators, etc.
  • Install, service, repair, and test the instrumentation component of plant machinery and equipment such as packaging equipment, processing equipment, air compressors, boilers, etc.
  • Identify and diagnose instrumentation problems in plant machinery and equipment; make decisions for the appropriate corrective measures and carry out the repairs.
  • Install and repair piping, conduits, tubing, and wiring for instrumentation equipment.
  • Perform testing and commissioning of new instrumentation installations.
  • Interpret all types of instrument and electronic drawings as well as basic mechanical and electrical drawings, with minimal assistance from the Supervisor or Engineer, and relate these in expediting assigned tasks.
  • Inspect and diagnose problems with instrumentation systems using various types of measurement and calibration devices, multi-meters, instrument communicators, etc.
  • Diagnose and correct faults in simple electronic circuits.
  • Prepare written reports for the instrumentation jobs completed.
  • Support the planning of maintenance activities for instrumentation equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A diploma or equivalent in instrumentation engineering/technology from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of one (1) year’s experience as an Instrumentation Technician within the manufacturing industry.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret electronic, instrument, and related electrical diagrams
  • Keen knowledge of and ability to work with microprocessors/PLC systems
  • Good time management and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Must be able to function independently and make sound, informed decisions
  • Proficient computer skills