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Posted: Wed Nov 22 2023

Instrumentation, Controls, & Electrical Technician

Joliet, Illinois

Direct Hire

Title:  Instrumentation, Controls, & Electrical Technician

Location:  Joliet, IL

Pay:  $50/Hour – 7% Bonus – Relocation Assistance.

Schedule:  Days Monday – Friday 7am – 3:30pm

Why Work Here?

This position is stationed on a stable power plant in Joliet featuring new and upgraded equipment, a strong hourly rate with overtime potential as desired, relocation assistance if needed, and a motivated hiring team to fill this position prior to the new year.  You are in close proximity to Chicago without the high cost of living, crime, crowds, and traffic.  Our client has a nationwide power portfolio with opportunities for advancement both at this facility and throughout their fleet.  Apply now to get ahead of the mass of applicants to start the new year and be considered for this opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on electrical switchgear, process controls, transmitters, analyzers, gauges, and control equipment in accordance with approved procedures and best practices, while working in a safe manner.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment such as valves, pumps, and motors in accordance with approved procedures and best practices.
  • Perform preventive and corrective actions for the plant’s air monitoring systems.
  • Complete assigned safety, first aid, equipment operation, and other training as assigned.
  • Perform tasks related to housekeeping and maintaining plant security.
  • Overtime is required for corrective maintenance in emergency situations and to fill vacancies in operations.
  • Must possess basic math skills, good verbal communications skills, be proficient with the use of power and precision tools and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • This job requires the ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells. Must demonstrate the ability to observe, hear, walk, and communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Must work within and ensure strict adherence to all safety procedures.
  • Problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and good troubleshooting skills related to instrumentation, electrical, and process control systems.
  • Pass pre-employment physical and drug screening.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with a basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity, and mathematics.
  • Must be able to think clearly and take appropriate actions during high stress situations, such as plant trips.

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