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Electrical & Instrumentation Tech (Harrisburg EfW facility)
Job ID 6798           
Harrisburg, PA
Plant Maintenance
Plant Maintenance
Full-Time Regular
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum 3 Years

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Responsible for reporting, installing, maintaining, repairing and calibrating of emission monitoring analyzers and data collection system. 

  • Installs, repairs, maintains and adjusts indicating, recording and controlling instruments used in compliance monitoring and reporting.
  • Disassembles malfunctioning instruments and examines and tests mechanisms and circuitry for defects. Troubleshoots equipment in or out of control system and replaces or repairs defective parts. Reassembles instruments and tests assembly for conformance with specifications.
  • Keeps documentation up to date on checklists including electronic tracking.
  • Inspects instruments periodically and makes minor calibration adjustments to ensure they are functioning within specified standards. Coordinates and communicates with the control room and Shift supervisor as needed.
  • Supports the plant safety program and enforces the rules and regulations.
  • Maintaining work orders, repair records, troubleshooting assignment sheets, parts replacement log, purchase requests and blueprints/diagrams.
  • Performs daily, weekly and other preventative maintenance for CEMS (Continuous Emission Monitor Systems)
  • Monitors and recommends spare parts inventory for instruments.
  • Coordinates activities with the Facility Manager and Regional CEMS Manager regarding system modifications, upgrades and/or adjustments.  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 2 years practical working experience in instrument electronics
  • Must be proficient at Microsoft- Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Background in instrument mechanics in WtE industry is preferred, but not required
  • Must be proficient using test instruments, meters, calibrators and scopes
  • Ability to work overtime, (in excess of 40 hours per week), as necessary, and sometimes with minimal notice, in order to complete assigned tasks or special projects or accomplish company goals
  • Ability to work on a stand-by or on-call basis
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and solve technical problems relating to calibrating and repairing instruments
  • Ability to work independently and make independent decisions.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions as well as communicate clearly with other plant employees.