Technician I-Facilities (Instrumentation and Controls) -

Employer: Microchip Technology

Job Description:

Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.
Job Description

Microchip has an opportunity for an entry level Technician I-Facilities (Instrumentation and Controls) at our Fab 4 facility in Gresham, Oregon. This opening is on the front night compressed shift (6:00 PM - 6:15 AM, Sun, Mon, Tues, every other Sat). There will be on-going training on the day shift.

Essential Functions

Ensures operation of facilities controls systems, buildings and equipment within cleanroom quality parameters and environmental discharge permit limitations.
Perform preventative maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation and control systems.
Respond to site life safety and control system alarms.
Provide support with instrumentation configuration and programming, and maintain associated written documents and reports.
Provide timely response and follow-up to all correspondence; maintaining open lines of communication with team members, engineering and management.
Assist supervisors in identifying training requirements and safety procedures in assigned areas.
Perform additional duties as assigned, assisting other trades as required.

Job Requirements

Required Skills

Team player. Ability to work with shift members customers to identify and solve controls related issues.
Knowledge of electronic, pneumatic, and computer automation control systems.
Process control loop calibration and troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge of pH, resistivity, conductivity, flow, temperature, humidity, pressure and level transmitters.
Familiarity with GE Fanuc 90/30, Allen Bradley SLC500 and Series 5 PLC’s and GE Cimplicity HMI a plus.
Ability to work within technical level on projects with limited direction, identifying what needs to be done and executing work in a timely fashion.
Ability to learn and apply new technical and operational site systems.
Must work well with others and cover shifts as needed.
Must possess mechanical aptitude with troubleshooting and problem solving abilities

Required Qualifications

2 year technical degree in instrumentation and controls.
Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, preventative maintenance software and automated building control systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with industrial facility operation and maintenance a plus.
Familiarity with semiconductor clean room.

Special Requirements

Participation as an active member of the Fab 4 ERT (Emergency Response Team).
Ability to meet the requirements of the ERT physical.
Must be able and willing to travel for training purposes.

Critical Physical Requirements

Able to lift, push, pull approx. 50 lbs; carry 50 lbs; sit 5%; stand 60%; walk 35%; must be able to perform activities that include climbing, bending at waist, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, crawling, handling, feeling, hearing, talking, seeing. Work environment could include slippery surfaces, noise or vibrations, mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, fumes or odors, dust or gases.
Must have manual dexterity, hearing and visual acuity (color distinction, peripheral vision and depth perception).

This is considered a Safety Sensitive position.

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Location: Gresham, OR
Application Method: https://careers.microchip.com/job/6487/technician_i_facilities_instrumentation_and_controls
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on March 28, 2022

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