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Instrumentation & Electrical Technician in Linden, NJ at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Work directly for an American-based multinational energy company

Summary - Instrumentation & Electrical Technician

This Instrumentation and Electrical Technician will support operations and is primarily responsible for the safe operations and maintenance of Company pipeline assets located in and around the geographic area. The position will calibrate and inspect measurement equipment, conduct routine pipeline maintenance, eliminate and report product leaks, seeps, and spills, as well as assist with construction, maintenance and mechanical integrity projects on the pipeline. The position will maintain qualifications and record documentation in accordance with all applicable DOT and OSHA regulations to ensure compliance.

Job Duties:

-Performing and providing technical support for installations, maintenance, and repairs of mechanical, electrical, and rotating equipment.
-Performing planned maintenance checks and calibration and timely submits appropriate reports.
-Assisting supervisors in changing technology and budget requirements.
-Maintaining effective spare parts inventory.
-Assisting in pump tear down/rebuild inspections and new pump installations.
-Working with Pipeline Integrity and Reliability group for new technologies around rotating equipment.
-Minimizing downtime and unsafe conditions by performing preventative maintenance.
-Maintaining mechanical skills by attending training sessions and on-the-job training.
-Maintaining technical and administrative records, including prints and project reports.
-Repairing minor electrical repairs.
-Troubleshooting control circuits for motors.
-Responding to emergencies and participate in emergency response.
-Driving teamwork throughout the area of responsibility.
-Supervising, directing, and training contract crews.
-Participating in Safety Action Plans.
-Completing and maintaining required safety/regulatory training (CBT).
-Pursuing cost reduction opportunities.
-Reading and understanding pump curves.
-Reading and understanding P&ID's (process and instrumentation diagrams).

  Job Requirements  


-High School Diploma or GED equivalent
-Must maintain a valid driver's license
-Climb up to 50 feet using both inclined and vertical steps/ladders
-Lift up to 45 pounds
-Work outside in harsh weather conditions
-Work alone a high percentage of the time
-Travel up to 15% of the time
-Respond to emergency calls as needed
-Work overtime on an as-needed basis
-Work with chemicals and bases
-Wear personal protective equipment (such as fire retardant clothing, steel-toe shoes etc.)
-Maintain your face so that a respirator / face mask can seal properly. ie to be clean shaven
-Perform firefighting duties
-Work with hydrocarbons that are under high pressure and heat


-Associate's Degree in Electrical Maintenance, Instrumentation or Industrial Electronics
-3 or more years of experience working Pipelines
-3 or more years of experience working with electronics
-Electrical power and components
-Digital and analog circuitry
-One line drawings and schematics
-3 or more years of experience with Allen-Bradley PLC's
-3 or more years of experience with OMNI flow computer
-3 or more years of direct experience working on mechanical and rotating equipment
-3 or more years of direct operational experience in the petroleum industry
-Proficient (perform the skill with limited assistance) on MS Office and SAP


-Currently hold or can qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card
-3 or more years of experience with Rosemount Transmitters

Vincent Madormo
Synerfac Technical Staffing
p: 732-271-9333
f: 732-271-9110