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Instrument / Control Tech II
Ref No.: 18-37561
Location: Wyandotte, Michigan
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Instrument / Control Tech 

  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of the Instrument and Electrical equipment encompassing the plant 480 volt switch-gear installations, electrical and pneumatic system, PLC controllers and AC and DC drive controls.
  • Must have strong trouble shooting skill and be able to do modifications to PLC programs which include Allen Bradley, Modicon 984, Siemens Step 7, PCS 7 and TIA Portal.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair Servo systems.
  • Must be able to install programs on Windows and configure Microsoft Windows.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair industrial control networks, including Modbus Plus, RS 232, Asi bus, Profibus, Profienet, Ether Net IP, Device Net and Modbus TCP.
  • Must be able to calibrate and configure Level transmitters, Flow transmitters, Temperature controllers, HMI screens, Scales, Pressure Transmitters, etc..
  • Interpret electrical schematics, blue prints and computer logic to trouble shoot production problems and resolve them.
  • Perform process control, sensing and monitoring system calibrations and record keeping.
  • Work with other team members, engineers and production personnel to complete job task, breakdowns or machine redesigns to improve/resolve production needs.
  • Support, maintain and improve the plant MPI programs to maintain equipment reliability.
  • Responsible for requisitioning replacement parts from plant inventory as well as obtaining outside sources to replace, upgrade or implement new equipment designs.
  • Support production operations during the second and third shift as well as weekend coverage.
  • Actively participate in plant safety meetings and procedures for lock-out, line breaking, safe work, and hot work. Insure all contractors adhere to Client safety standards.


High School education or equivalent and one of the following:

• Two (2) year Associates Degree in a related Instrumentation, Electronics or Control field.
• Academic degree in related technology area to a maximum of 4 years.
• Related work experience in reading loop sheets, electrical interconnect drawings, ladder logic drawings, equipment and process instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) and knowledge of prevailing electrical codes.
• 4 - 8 years experience in the field supporting a manufacturing environment.
• Fanuc and ABB robotics experience is a plus.
This position is part of a job family with multiple levels and will be filled at a level that is commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.