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Instrumentation & Control Technician
RENO NV 89505
Category: Public Utilities
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90659603

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Ormat Technologies, Inc.

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Instrumentation & Control Technician
POSITION
SUMMARY


This
position is responsible for providing technical services in the area of process
controls and instrumentation for Ormat's operating facilities including
specification, installation, configuration and maintenance of process control
system elements.


ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS



+ Develop
programs and perform changes for PLC based control systems to implement the
defined control logic


+ Develop
and modify programs for the Human Machine Interface (HMI) software to implement
interface requirements


+ Perform
troubleshooting and repairs of plant instrumentation and electrical systems as
required


+ Implement
process control solutions for process improvement and new projects


+ Consult
with maintenance, operations, engineering and management concerning process
control and instrumentation


+ Assists
operations management in identifying and improving plant electrical and
controls equipment, process control methodology, and data tracking records.


+ Evaluates
and finds causes for equipment, procedural, and conditional control systems
inefficiencies


+ Develops
cost effective solutions for equipment issues and operational longevity


+ Specify,
install, configure, calibrate and maintain instrumentation, control system and electrical
protection equipment


+ The
ability to respond calmly and think clearly in emergency situations and quickly
access all areas of the plants


+ Schedule
and coordinate field related activities in conjunction with the operations
management


+ Strictly
adhere to and enforce safety procedures as required by ORMAT, CAPP, and OSHA


+ Must
be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner, enter and exit vehicle without
assistance, remain alert while driving for continuous period of time and read
and understand maps



OTHER
RESPONSIBILITIES



+ Occasional
to frequent travel to plants throughout the United States


+ Perform
special projects and other tasks as needed or assigned



EDUCATION,
EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED



+ The
ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the areas of
assignment as would be acquired in three to four years of high school with
professional training and/or college courses in related fields


+ Three
(3) years of experience in the power production or similar process industries
with hands-on experience in operations, maintenance and project implementation,
Allen Bradley and GE Fanuc PLC experience preferred


+ Experience
in installation and calibration of process control elements and electrical
measurement devices


+ The
ability to read and create process control documentation


+ Experience
with similar industry SCADA systems and the ability to troubleshoot electrical
and control systems


+ This
position requires a high level of confidentiality, initiative and the ability
to work with minimal or no supervision


+ The
Ability to drive decisions and initiatives and to deal effectively with a high
degree of ambiguity and uncertainty


+ Strong
organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work in a
problem-solving environment


+ Must
be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software
applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation. Must
be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and use of the Internet


+ Must have a high degree of
initiative, ability to work with minimal or no supervision and a high level of
confidentiality


+ Must have strong organizational
and interpersonal skills


+ Must be able to respond calmly
and think clearly in emergency situations


+ Must
have the ability to read, write and speak English at a level that will permit
the employee to understand and communicate information in a manner that will
enable the employee to safely and efficiently perform the job duties


+ Must possess at any time a valid
driver's license with a driving record acceptable to ORMAT's auto insurance
carrier



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS



+ Must
be able to work in plant operating areas including exposure to noise,
vibrations, heat and cold


+ Must be able to wear any
required protective equipment, as required by safety procedures and regulations


+ Must
be able to climb ladders, work off of elevated platforms and walkways and work
in confined spaces


+ Must
be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions and 50 pounds from
the floor to the waist


+ Job
requires sitting and/or standing for long periods of time with moderate bending,
stooping, and kneeling


+ The
ability to work at a computer and computer monitor and use repetitive motion
for long periods of time




Ormat is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants for employment with Ormat will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, source of income national origin, citizenship status, disability, or any protected status. Employment with ORMAT shall be based solely on the Company's requirements and the individual's qualifications.

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