• Instrumentation Specialist

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Skilled Trade
  • Overview

    To remove, repair, calibrate, adjust, modify, construct, install, service and maintain all mechanical, electrical and electronic instrumentation and controls used for engineering, production and testing purposes. Including: optical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, photographic, magnetic, electrical, electronic, sonic, strain gages and their lead wire systems, telemetry and slip ring data systems, computer related data acquisition systems, communications equipment and vibration systems.


    Tools and Equipment: 

    Digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes, digital counters, calibration equipment, tub and transistor checks, galvanometers, stroboscopes, micrometers, oscillators, integrated circuit test devices, frequency analyzers. Small drill press, transducers, plumbing tools, miscellaneous small hand tools, spot and arc welders, bench grinder, band saw, soldering and brazing equipment, capacitance leakage testers and electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, sonic, mechanical and other special equipment required for test and analysis, Cushman, man-lift, cranes, fork truck and other material handling equipment.


    • Receives instructions from supervision.
    • Calibrates instrumentation equipment and provide necessary written calibration data.
    • Troubleshoots faulty equipment and performs necessary repairs by referring to complex wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and books or manuals with minimum supervision.
    • Performs necessary mechanical assembly and disassembly of any or all associated components of any instrument.
    • Works with schematic drawings, prepares electronic and associated assemblies for instrumentation.
    • Performs soldering, arc and spot welding and brazing as required.
    • Performs routine maintenance on electronic and associated equipment including cleaning, lubricating, calibration and parts replacement.
    • Helps maintain departmental files of wiring diagrams, instrumentation manuals, calibration records, charts, graphs and keeps maintenance records up to date, including instrument work order forms.
    • Analyzes and diagnoses circuitry troubles and repairs, adjust, modifies and services all types of instrumentation devices including control and communication systems.
    • Calibrates temperature, pressure and voltage traceable to the National Bureau of Standards.
    • Designs and constructs experimental circuits, solid state and tube type.
    • Calculates voltages, currents and resistances using Ohms Law.
    • Repairs furnace and oven temperature controls throughout the plant.
    • Under test conditions, operates related equipment to perform a complete functional check of all controls to determine operation and defects.
    • Fabricates parts, instruments, and circuits as required using machines and small hand tools.
    • Repairs and calibrates boiler controls in power houses.
    • Operates Cushman for transporting test equipment
    • Reports defective material and new spare parts requirements to supervision.
    • Reports identifying data and time spent on jobs as required.
    • Maintains good housekeeping in working area and protects equipment used for analytical work at all times.
    • Observes all safety regulations.
    • Must complete ICS correspondence course as required.
    • Utilize appropriate material handling equipment (i.e. fork truck, crane, etc. ) as required.
    • Utilizes man-lifts as required.


    The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


    • Must pass entrance qualification test.
    • Must be willing to work any shifts.
    • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays.

    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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