Instrument Tech 2

Requisition Number:  9977
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, 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 2

The Instrument Technician 2 provides skilled Instrumentation and Process Control support in strict compliance with Westinghouse approved procedures, guiding human performance principles and I&C best practices, such that the Plant Instrument Team successfully satisfies all reasonable internal and external customer and regulator expectations to satisfy the corporate Vision statement.

Your Day to Day:

  • Complete assignments as received from I&C Team Manager.
  • Training of IT1 employees is an important function of the IT2. Prepare, provide and document training provided to I&C team members, including validating adequate knowledge level before signing off IT1 checkouts on their IT2 Qualification Practical Competencies form
  • The IT2 technician is responsible for calibrating, troubleshooting and repairing of electronic, electrical, audio visual, computer and some mechanical equipment in accordance with breakdown recovery needs and cycle schedules while utilizing Human Performance Tools, Nuclear Safety Culture traits and I&C best practices in support of Maintenance, Work Management, Production and Engineering goals while maintaining a continuous focus on safety, quality and delivery goals.
  • 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
    • 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.
  • Support engineering efforts as assigned.
  • Professionalism is required at all times.

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.
  • Minimum two (2) years external I&C industrial experience or fully qualified to IT2 level per the Instrument Technician 1 requirements for advancement to IT2.
  • ANSI/ISA 98.00.01 Control System Technician II or higher is a plus, but not required.
  • Able to Maintain, Calibrate, Troubleshoot, Repair and verify Safety Significant Controls for:
  • All I&C system components
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Basic Process Control Systems (BPCS)
  • Criticality Alarm System
  • PLC support
  • Computers and associated devices
  • High Vacuum systems and associated furnaces
  • Analytical instrumentation
  • Sintering furnaces
  • Automated weighing systems
  • Mandatory before qualification as IT3:
  • All IT2 Qualification Practical Competency requirements
  • Laser Welders
  • Audio and Visual components and systems
  • Proficiently use the Enovia System and Janus
  • Able to support entire plant
  • Able to troubleshoot
  • Proficient knowledge of crit monitoring system
  • Proficient knowledge of PLC
  • Proficient knowledge of Experion

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

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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