IC&E Technician - Tacoma, WA

Employer: NAES Corporation

Job Description:
At NAES, you’ll find engaging and challenging career opportunities in the power generation, renewable energy and industrial construction industry. At every level of the company, we share a common goal: To instill confidence in our clients through our steadfast commitment to safety, integrity and quality of work.

NAES is the largest independent operator of power facilities in the industry, operating more than 190 power plants throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the UK that span all technologies and provide over 49 GW of capacity. With the strength of 4000 people, our growing family of companies now addresses the entire life cycle of power generation and other industrial plants.

NAES is committed to supporting a culture with unique perspectives and backgrounds. We value individual differences in each other in an effort to create a brighter future in the power generation industry. We strive to attract and retain employees by offering an inclusive work environment, competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package (including retirement) and promotional opportunities.


The Tacoma LNG Tech – IC&E (Instruments, Controls and Electrical) is responsible for monitoring the status of all plant systems on a continuous basis. The Tacoma LNG Tech – IC&E ensures that the plant meets its production requirements while operating in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation, testing, inspection, and maintenance of all equipment related to an LNG production plant. Performs work of high skill in the inspection, repair, testing, adjustment, installation and removal of all electronic and electrical LNG plant equipment and systems.


Under general supervision or direction and as assigned, regularly and customarily operates and maintains LNG production and auxiliary equipment.
Is knowledgeable and adheres to all safety procedures including lock-out/tag-out and the use of personal protective equipment.
Maintains plant equipment at maximum operating efficiency.
Contributes to plant profitability by eliminating wasted materials and supplies and maintaining high productivity.
Performs necessary maintenance activities.
Writes and maintains equipment logs and other reports as required in a clear professional manner.
Maintains readings, records and reports.
Participates in daily preventative, scheduled, and corrective maintenance activities in a safe, effective, and timely manner.
Provides assistance with plant clean-up and housekeeping activities as required.
Understands and follows regulatory requirements.
Establishes good working relations with teammates, team leaders, plant technical experts, and Engineers.
Safely operates mobile equipment such as forklifts, trucks, overhead cranes, and scissor lifts.
Reviews instruction manuals and develops troubleshooting plans, procedures, JSA’s, JHA’s for equipment.
Performs emergency operations to maintain electric service and safeguard station equipment.
Creates Work Requests for items identified in the field needing maintenance attention.
Performs other duties as required.


Safety is a core value of NAES and as a condition of employment, all employees are expected to be mentally alert and work safely at all times. Additionally, employees are required to adhere to all safety warnings and posted safety signs whenever on company property. Furthermore, employees must follow all NAES safety rules and procedures. Effectiveness in carrying out this responsibility is part of the evaluation of each and every employee’s performance.


The Tacoma LNG Tech – IC&E reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and may give direction to other hourly personnel on matters pertaining to plant operations and maintenance.


Physical requirements include standing on feet for extended periods, stair and ladder climbing and routinely lifting up to 50 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties (e.g., hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, FR clothing, chemical suits, hot gloves and high voltage protective equipment, etc.). Work with hazardous materials may be required.

Position may require extended working hours as required by schedules, work-load and project conditions. Infrequent overnight travel required; Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours in a 24-hour shift operation.

All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post-offer physical examination and drug screening and post-employment random drug screening. There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the project.


The compensation range is $42.94 - $63.19


Graduation from an accredited Instrument Technician program and 5 years' work experience as a Instrument technician in a related industry desirable. 10 years' work experience as an instrument technician with increasing responsibility in a related industry may be substituted.
Experience working in an operating or generating plant highly desired.
Experience working in an LNG facility is not required.
Experience working with voltages up to 4,160 volts highly desired.
Experience troubleshooting PLC’s, DCS’s and relays is highly desired.
Experience troubleshooting repair & replace electrical switchgear equipment.
Experience performing non-routine repair & calibration of transmitters/transducers, valve actuators, and valve limit-torques.
Ability to create, redline and understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment.
Must be able to work well with others and be self-directed, as well as apply creative solutions to unique IC&E problems.
Is able to read, understand and respond to written instructions and logbook notations.
Demonstrates ability to use and correctly read complex plant drawings, blueprints, and manuals.
Demonstrates knowledge of equipment layout and plant systems.
Must be able to work from blueprints, P&ID’S, and be skilled in the use of hand and power-driven tools.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills and computer skills.
Must possess the degrees of maturity, initiative, leadership, judgment and dependability required for effective direction of others.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.

NAES is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.

Contact Person: Patrick Gerspacher
Phone: 425-961-4644
Email: [email protected]
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Application Method: Email [email protected]
Base Pay: $42.94 - $63.19/hr

Posted on February 07, 2023

Ready to start your new career?

Plan a Visit Explore Programs
Perry Tech Student
Perry Technical Institute

2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903

Net Price Calculator