FIELD INSTRUMENTS & CONTROLS: Instrumentation Service Technician - Ridgefield, WA

Employer: Field Instruments & Controls

Job Description:
Field Instruments & Controls Inc., a manufacturer's representative partner of Endress+Hauser Inc., is looking for a dynamic Instrumentation Service Tech to join their Ridgefield, WA area. This position involves commissioning, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of equipment in processes at their customers' industrial, commercial, pharmaceutical and municipal sites. They’re looking for energetic, self-driven, qualified individuals to join their established service team.



Role + Responsibilities

Commissioning, calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of flow meters, pressure transmitters, level transmitters, temperature transmitters, chart recorders, controllers and valves to meet customer’s requirements.
Visually inspecting, testing and recommending changes to ensure required installation meets manufactures’ standards for operation.
Observing processes, applying and developing tests and procedures to detect proper or malfunctioning operation of equipment, preparing reports and discussing findings with customer or sales representative, making changes or adjustments to improve operation or offering a course of action to resolve problems.
Dismantling defective instrumentation and equipment and replacing with new or repaired parts per the manufactures’ procedures.
Assembling, repairing and/or replacing related instrumentation and associated equipment.
Directing installers on the proper placement of equipment according to drawings and equipment manufactures’ recommendation.
Advising customer of proper installation requirements.
Conferring with other Field Service Technicians, manufactures representatives and customers to diagnose instrumentation and equipment malfunctions and provide technical solutions to resolve complex instrumentation and equipment requirements.
Training customer's representative(s) on the proper use, troubleshooting and maintenance of instrumentation and equipment and prepare related materials for spare parts
Other duties as assigned


Qualification + Profile

Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a technical school; or four plus years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient with programmable logic controls, input/output, pneumatics, hydraulics, sensors, AC/DC, instrumentation, etc. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, networking, database management and Microsoft Windows components.

Competencies: Technical Capacity. Problem Solving/Analysis. Customer/Client Focus. Initiative.

Working knowledge of Word, Excel, networking, database management and Microsoft Windows components.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to convert standard measurement to metric, calculate measurements of gas, temperature, balance air or water flow, etc.



Work Environment and Physical Demands

Will be regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and risk of electrical shock; frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat, cold and vibration. The noise level may be very loud.
Regular use of hands to handle or manipulate parts, hand tools, impact wrenches, multimeter, voltmeter, etc. and to operate office equipment; may regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position regularly requires overtime hours and weekend work as job duties demand. Must be available for assignment on short notice. Travel is up to 75% of the time and primarily local during the business day, although occasional travel is expected, which may require overnight stays and weekends. Ability to transport self to various facility sites as required. Company vehicle is provided. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record


Company Info

Field Instruments and Controls (FIC) is a manufacturer’s representative firm founded in 1987 by Jamie Sullivan, Mike Matsumoto and Rob Boyce. Field Instruments and Controls represents instrumentation manufacturers from all over the world, and they service the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. FIC makes it easy to do business, and they supply quality products while understanding how to apply the right device for a variety of applications.



The salary range for this position is between 65-80k depending on experience + quarterly commission payments.

Contact Person: Shayla Nash
Phone: 8323611430
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Ridgefield, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: 65-80k

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Posted on July 28, 2023

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