Instrument Tech 1

Requisition Number:  5707
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Columbia, SC, US, 29061

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 Instrument Technician 1

The Instrument Technician 1 (IT1) job is primarily an opportunity to learn the skills required of an Instrument Technician 2. As such, the IT1 works closely with IT2s, IT3s, and I&C Team Manager. The IT1 will provide calibration, troubleshooting, repair, project implementation, audio visual, electronic, and computer hardware support only under the direct supervision of IT2s and/or IT3s and/or the I&C Team Manager (or designee). The IT1 will experience periodic evaluations completing the IT2 Qualification Practical Competencies Checkout form.

Your Day to Day:

  • Assist with all assigned tasks, including installation, calibration, demolition, programming, troubleshooting and repairing of equipment and projects while utilizing Human Performance Tools and Nuclear Safety Culture traits to support the Maintenance Department safety, quality, delivery. 
  • Calibrate instruments including three mode controllers in accordance with established industrial procedures.  
  • Troubleshoot and repair instruments and process control loops.  
  • Install and setup new or modified equipment as designated.  
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on instrumentation as part of the general maintenance program.  
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and in orderly condition.  
  • Adhere to accountability, criticality, safety, security and hygiene procedures.
  • Must maintain knowledge of current and updated test equipment and processes.   
  • Maintain up-to-date written and computerized records each shift as required procedurally and as required as a matter of policy. 
  • This includes:records, written and computerized, documenting, calibrations, PMs, repairs, replacements, and personal exposure
  • Accomplishment and maintenance up to date on all required training as assigned in ETAPS and ATLAS.
  • Housekeeping is everyone’s responsibility. 
  • All technicians help to maintain all shared and assigned work areas, whether in the shops or in the field. 
  • This includes assisting with keeping all working surfaces, carts, tools and other resources in a constant state of immediate readiness for the next using technician – charged, clean, safe and orderly.
  • Professionalism is required at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you need to be successful in this role: 

  • A.A.S. degree in Electronics or Instrumentation Technology, or other documented training that has been determined an acceptable equivalent by the Plant Instrument Team Manager.
  • 0-2 years experience
  • Must successfully complete and demonstrate current revision of the IT2 Qualification Practical Competencies Checkout form within two (2) years.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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