Instrumentation Technician- Spokane, WA

Employer: Inland Empire Paper Company

Job Description:
Job Description
Inland Empire Paper Company is a state-of-the-art paper manufacturing facility in Spokane, Washington. We are seeking experienced Instrumentation Technicians to plan and execute complex equipment maintenance. All experience levels will be considered.

Install, start-up, test, inspect, repair, program, tune, maintain and calibrate equipment related to pulp and paper mill operations in a heavy industrial environment including: analog and digital field devices such as pressure, level, temperature, pH instruments, hydraulic and pneumatic operations, motor controls, PLC, DCS, valves, actuators, robotics, communication and other related equipment.

Tasks also include working with other Maintenance and Operations personnel to troubleshoot and repair process related challenges.

- 2 year degree in Electrical or Instrument Technology or equivalent technical experience or apprenticeship required.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong math skills essential.
- Ability to safely perform essential functions of this job including work in industrial/manufacturing environment (climbing ladders, walking distances, working at heights on platforms, work in tight or close spaces, etc.)
- Strong diagnostic skills and willingness to learn new equipment as needed.
- Demonstrated ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, and engineering and electrical code specifications as well as read and interpret technical manuals.
- Experienced in using industrial hand tools, power tools and common test equipment; good manual dexterity.
- Familiarity with National Electric Code.
- Understand, analyze and troubleshoot PLC control logic; troubleshoot and repair AC and DC drive systems; familiarity with Allen Bradley, GE and ABB preferred.
- Understand common types of electronic sensors for position, flow and pressure.
- Working knowledge and troubleshooting of DCS, PLC control logic, drives and power distribution.

Additional information
- Journeyman pay rate is $32.03 per hour. Apprentice rate starts at $26.48 per hour.
- Will consider less than Journeyman level skills at lower apprenticeship level rates.
- Inland Empire Paper Company continues to be one of the few employers in the region to still offer some of the very best compensation and benefit packages.
- Schedule includes 4-10 hour days per week, with occasional weekend duty that is preceded by 6 days off.
- New employees are subject to a 6 month probationary period.
- IEP is a smoke-free and drug-free production facility operating 24 hours per day/365 days per year.
- Hourly employees are subject to random drug testing.
- All job offers and subsequent employment are contingent upon a medical physical, drug screen, and criminal background check.

Contact Person: Tony Ventresco
Phone: 509-720-5829
Location: Spokane, Washington
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $26.48/hour

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Posted on April 27, 2022

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