Instrument Repair

Location: Kokomo, IN      Department: Skilled Trades

Must be 18 years old and possess a high school diploma/GED

Possess a bona fide Journeyman Certificate in the Craft or documentation substantiating at least 8 years of related experience in the Craft.

Basic qualifications are:
Punctual and regular attendance, successful completion of writing sample, ability to perform the essential job functions (as listed below), ability to perform he essential physical requirements of the position (as listed below).

Skill Requirements:

  • Mathematics – add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers and common fractions.
  • Language – Read and interpret the following documents:  safety policies; follow all operating and maintenance procedures; follow all emergency procedures and various manuals; write routine reports and correspondence; and use communication skills with coworkers.
  • Reasoning ability – ability to apply common sense and understanding; ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions; and the ability to interact with coworkers through communications and acceptance of expectations and accountability.
  • Other skills and abilities: Computer programs for time keeping, work orders, and other required applications.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Working from work orders, verbal instructions, complex blueprints, schematics, plans, and sketches, will lay out, install, test, troubleshoot, inspect and/or repair a wide variety of complicated instruments and electronic equipment.

2. Designs and/or fabricates and assembles apparatus and equipment, or adapts electrical or electrical devices for special applications, determines proper sizing and selections of materials and equipment.

3. Assists, directs, and trains the apprentice in the Instrument classification.

4. Operates various material handling equipment such as floor controlled or overhead cranes, prime movers, work savers, fork lift trucks and Man lifts in performance of work incidental to the craft.

5. Calibrate various instruments and complete records.

6. Conduct Furnace temperature surveys.

7. Fabricate, calibrate, and keep records on thermocouples.

8. Repair printed circuit boards

9. Repair AF and RF control circuits and systems such as radio controlled cranes and furnace doors.

10. Troubleshooting, repair, and adjusting of Combustion Electronic Controls and Combustion Systems.

11. Maintain TV and interplant communication systems.