2603 Camino Ramon, Suite 418 San Ramon, CA 94583 (925) 415-0074

Instrument and Electrical Lab Technician

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I&E Technician

The I&E Technician installs, commissions, troubleshoots, and repairs research lab instrumentation, electrical (both low and medium voltage), and control systems.


  • Performs basic preventive maintenance and repairs on Instrumentation equipment including, but not limited to pressure transmitters, magnetic flow meters, hazardous gas sensors, etc.
  • Assesses and completes performance checks on equipment such as level controllers, pressure transmitters etc. and records and validates instrument performance.
  • Build instrumentation and electrical panels.
  • Measure, cut, bend and install conduit, fittings and tubing as needed to install or repair equipment. Install cable tray.
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wire, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures.
  • Disconnects, connects and rewires electrical wiring according to the NFPA 70 (NEC), 70E & 70B.
  • Troubleshoots and maintains computer control systems such as PLC and DCS (mainly Allen-Bradley, OPTO 22, Yokogawa, and Wonderware)


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 year technical associates degree or 3 years of relevant work experience preferred.
  • ISA CCST certification preferred but not required.
  • Possesses and demonstrates working knowledge of the methods and procedures of the Instrumentation and Electrical trades and of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of these fields.¬† Instrumentation knowledge is most important.
  • Must view safety as a value and be willing to comply with company policies and guidelines at all times.
  • Basic understanding of instrumentation, controls, control systems, safety systems and electrical equipment.
  • Must be able to read and decipher electrical and control drawings.
  • Must be able to get online with PLC and use as a troubleshooting tool.
  • Must understand the principles of flow, level, temperature and pressure measurement.
  • Basic computer skills for ordering materials, communication, entering equipment history, and email.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, willing to be mentored and trained, and be trustworthy and dependable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime and on-call as needed.
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