Softworld Instrument & Controls Technician in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Instrument & Controls Technician

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Date posted:

October 06, 2016

Job Type:

Contract to Hire


Portsmouth, NH

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Our client is looking for an Instrument & Controls Technician with installation, troubleshooting, and PLC process equipment experience. Familiarity with Industrial Process Equipment such as transmitters, HART communication devices, control valves, and PLC’s is required

Skills • Experience in LNG, LPG, and/or natural gas is preferred, but applicable non-gas, industrial or utility experience will be considered • 5+ years of Electrical, Mechanical, Process and/or Controls installation/ troubleshooting experience • Experience in Electrical Hazardous Area equipment installation a plus • Experience with Rockwell PLC programming and or troubleshooting preferred • Experience with Allen Bradley Control Logix systems is preferred • Ability to travel (80-90%) locally and nationally, short and/or long assignments • Local travel (NH, MA, RI); and longer-term assignments lasting 2 weeks to 3 months. • If employees are on a long-term assignment, CHI pays for a 4 day trip home after every 3 weeks. • Our projects are largely on the eastern seaboard, but I’d say 65%-70% are in located in the New England/NY/NJ areas. • Proficient with Microsoft products: Word, Excel, Outlook • Ability to read and redline Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs) required • Ability to read and modify electrical schematics required • Ability to direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures are required • Testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure proper operation and safety of system • Install/wire cables, harnesses per engineered drawings, wire diagrams, drawings and special instructions. Evaluate and suggest changes or improvements to engineering drawings as required • Ability to bend and run conduit a major plus • Represent the company at the customer site with frequent interaction with clients and vendors

Good interpersonal skills a must • Detail oriented with great attention to details and rigorous documentation of “as built” records • Pre-employment and random drug testing as required by the industry