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Instrumentation Technician

Company: Pro Farm Group Inc
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

ProFarm Group Michigan Manufacturing, a leading global provider of biopesticides for agriculture, turf and ornamental, home and garden, and water applications. Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:Essential Functions:Repairs, calibrates, and tests instruments, like voltmeters, ammeters, resistance bridges, galvanometers, temperature bridges, and temperature controlling as well as recording gauges instruments, using jewelers' tools, electricians' tools, hand tools, and measuring instruments.Tests instruments for resistance, voltage plus other characteristics, using potentiometer, voltage divider plus other testing devices.Disassembles instruments, using hand tools and additionally examines parts for defects.Measures, cuts, and fits glass for meters instruments, using glass cutter.Repairs or replaces defective parts of instruments, using hand tools, soldering equipment, grinders, calipers, micrometers, and dividers.Reassembles instruments, following circuit diagrams using jewelers' tools.Tests new repaired instruments, using test board.May operate lathe drill press to make replacement parts.May plan, construct, and assemble test panels for experimental production testing.May keep records on repair calibration of instruments.Thorough knowledge and interpretation of Instrument/Electrical manuals, drawings, specification layout and blueprints.Special skills in installation and maintenance of Instrument/ Electrical equipment and systems.Other Duties:Other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Education:Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical school preferred. Or 4+ years related experience and/or training, or a combination of experience and education.Minimum of 4+ years' experience in plant process operations.Essential Physical and Mental Requirements:Physical Requirements:Ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, turn, reach, lift, and climbAbility to climb ladders and to be at heights of 80 100 feet.Ability to lift up to 75lbsAbility and dexterity to manipulate various size components from valves to small electrical switches to computer keyboards.Ability to work extended hours when required.Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather.Mental Requirements:Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in workload priorities.Ability to work well under pressure.Ability to have strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential in this position.Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.Ability to learn new software/new information, when necessary, in order to complete job duties thoroughly.Ability to have a high level of proficiency of the English language, both in verbal and written form.Travel:Ability to travel by car domestically 1% 5% of the time.COMPENSATION:The salary range is competitive. PFG offers a comprehensive benefits package including stock options, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and a health plan including medical and dental coverage, life insurance coverage, long term disability, and a flexible spending account for dependent care and/or medical expenses. In addition, this position is eligible for an annual bonus plan.The above is a list of essential duties and responsibilities for this position. This list is not all-inclusive. This job description may be modified as needed.PFG is an equal-opportunity employer. A pre-employment drug screen and background check will be required.

Keywords: Pro Farm Group Inc, Grand Rapids , Instrumentation Technician, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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