Process Control Instrumentation Technician - Stanford, CA

Employer: Stanford University

Job Description:
Job Family: Physical Environment Services
Job Series: Process Control Instrumentation Technician
Job Series Code: X13
Job Series Summary:
This series describes positions in which employees are responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and assisting with the design of industrial pneumatic, electronic distributed instrumentation and control systems, and computer servers.
There are three levels in the series: Process Control Instrumentation Technician, Process Control Instrumentation Specialist, and Process Control Instrumentation Lead. The levels are differentiated based on the level of skill and specialized knowledge applied to the work and the independence with which the employee works.

Job Title: Process Control Instrumentation Technician Lead
Job Classification Code: 8249
Pay Range: A44
Exemption Classification: Non-exempt

Job Responsibilities:
 Under general supervision of a supervisor, employees in this classification are assigned the responsibility to lead and direct the work of technicians and/or specialists in addition to performing the duties specified for the Process Control Instrumentation Technician job series.
 Employees at this level have advisory authority over other employees and are expected to exercise independent judgment on final decisions regarding quality or quantity of work produced by such employees.
 Employees at this level do not have supervisory authority over other employees and are not expected to exercise independent judgment on final decisions regarding quality or quantity of work produced by such employees, or personnel actions such as hiring, promotion, discharge or disciplinary measures.

Characteristic Duties The duties listed under this section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.
 Assign and explain tasks to workers
based on instructions specifications
received from supervisor
 Inspect work for conformance with
 Train employees to meet quality and
quantity standards.
 Advise supervisor of work progress.
 Record information on the work
performed by others.
 Maintain inventory records and other
appropriate records.
 May communicate information between
 May generate written Operating
Procedures (SOP) for use by other staff.
 Promote adherence to safety rules.
 May perform any of the duties described
in the Process Control Installation
Technician Specialist specification or
other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Five years’ experience performing the
characteristic duties described at the
Process Control Instrumentation Technician
Specialist level with demonstrated
experience in performing advanced level
Process Control and/or lead responsibilities or combination of relevant education and

Minimum Qualifications:
 In addition to the qualifications required
for the Process Control Instrumentation
Specialist, the Process Control
Instrumentation Leader classification
requires that employees be highly skilled
in the tasks they direct and be able to
solve task-related problems.
 Must have the ability to establish and
maintain good working relationships with
other employees.
 Must be able to follow written and oral
instructions and communicate those
instructions to others.
 Must be familiar with site environmental
and safety rules, regulations, and
 May be required to have demonstrated
ability to write clear operating manuals.

Certificates and Licenses Required:
Valid California Class C Non-commercial
Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements:
 Ability to obtain and maintain a California
Non-commercial Class C Driver’s License.
 Frequently stand/walk, sitting, perform
desk-based computer tasks, use a
telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that
weigh up to 20 pounds.
 Occasionally, writing by hand, kneel/crawl,
climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other),
reach/work above shoulders, grasp
forcefully, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp
lightly/fine manipulation.
 Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts,
scrub/sweep, lift/carry/push/pull objects
that weigh >40 pounds.

Working Conditions:
 May be required to work overtime,
evenings and weekends, including
Holidays, sometimes in inclement weather
 May perform work on elevated surfaces, in
confined spaces and noisy environments,
and/or around high voltage electricity and
other hazards.
 May be exposed to hazardous chemicals,
heavy metals, asbestos, and/or radiation
or electromagnetic fields.
 May be required to be on call 24/7.
 Required to wear appropriate uniform.
 Required to wear appropriate Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE), as needed.

Work Standards:
 When conducting university business,
must comply with the California Vehicle
Code and Stanford University driving
 Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the
ability to work well with Stanford
colleagues and clients and with external
 Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates
commitment to personal responsibility
and value for safety; communicates
safety concerns; uses and promotes safe
behaviors based on training and lessons
 Subject to and expected to comply with
all applicable University policies and
procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies
found in the University’s Administrative
and the appropriate collective bargaining
agreement at

Contact Person: Marc Conway
Location: Standford, CA
Application Method: Please send cover letter and resume to:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on October 22, 2019
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