Instrumentation Technician - Chicago, IL

Employer: MKD Electric

Job Description:
Looking for more than just a job? MKD Electric offers careers. Rewarding careers at that! We provide excellent benefits, training, educational opportunities, and promote from within the company.

For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities with a wide range of service offerings. We focus on safety, value, and quality as well as building and maintaining lasting relationships with a variety of national clients in renewables, data centers, oil and gas, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields. Quickly moving into other industries, we are a fast-paced and agile company looking for a best-in-class Instrumentation Technician willing to roll up their sleeves and exude a passion for the field.
MKD Electric is seeking an experienced Instrumentation Technician. As part of this role…

What you will do…

Maintain facility's electrical components, monitoring, and control systems including electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
Monitor devices that control processes within the facility, adjusting either manually or using instruments as necessary. Periodic maintenance is done to ensure the instrumentation remains in good working condition.
Conduct troubleshooting to repair the machines as issues arise.
Install new instrumentation and electrical systems.
Additional duties assigned by the supervisor.


What you will need to succeed…


Ability to test, calibrate, and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic devices and equipment.
Proficient at Single and Three Phase motors and motor control systems.
Ability to install and troubleshoot PLC's, AC and DC Drives.
Skilled in Installing electrical gear, equipment, and devices.
Read blueprints, schematics, and manuals to understand installation procedures.


Preferred experience…

3 years or more industrial experience with DCSs, PLCs, automation systems, etc.
Physical demands…

The Physical demands described within are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Must be able to lift to 60 pounds independently; lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from various levels.
Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20 feet.
Requires standing for extended period with frequent stretching, reaching, walking, and stooping, pushing and/or pulling in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have fumes or odors.

What you’ll love about us…

MKD employees are the company’s greatest assets. To ensure employees are living life to the fullest we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle in the office and at home. From mental wellbeing, physical health, and financial planning, to engaging perks and discounts, we are in the business of celebrating and supporting all of the moments that matter. Along with flexible vacation, and parental leave, we prioritize initiatives that support the growth, development, and happiness of our people.

On the job training with fully accredited training programs
Eligibility to Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and 401K with company match
Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization
Company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career growth & development

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

MKD Electric is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. MKD Electric also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based upon any of these protected categories.

Please note this job description a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Contact Person: Jennifer Hultin
Phone: 8476088244
Email: jhultin@mkdelectric.com
Location: Chicagoland area, Illinois
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: $66,000.00

Posted on December 14, 2022

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