Instrumentation and Analyzer Technician

Martinez, CA posted on May 22


Instrumentation Technicians and Analyzer Technicians install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.  Specific duties include:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, calibrate, test, remove, and clean plant instrumentation equipment.
  • Operate tools and machinery to effect assigned repair work.
  • Communicate to operations employees, supervisors, and others regarding the identification of problems and completion of jobs in their area both verbally and in writing.
  • Perform preventive maintenance work as assigned.
  • Receive training to be qualified to perform successfully in job.
  • Train other personnel in any instrument/electrical functions with which they are unfamiliar.
  • Read and comprehend vendor literature including, but not limited to, installation, operation and maintenance manual, and parts lists.
  • Employ knowledge of applicable electrical standards and codes in carrying out work assignments.
  • Use of computer in daily routine including data entry into computerized management maintenance system
  • Troubleshooting and making field repairs to safety shutdown systems
  • Troubleshooting and correcting ladder logic
  • Troubleshooting and repairing PLC control interfaces
  • Troubleshooting, repairing, calibrating, tuning and aligning controllers
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to control valves
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to positioners
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating and making field repairs to actuators
  • Troubleshooting and repairing level measurement equipment
  • Troubleshooting transducers
  • Troubleshooting and repairing vibration measurement instrumentation
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating, configuring and repairing electronic transmitters
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating, configuring and repairing DCS systems
  • Overhauling, repairing and calibrating displacer level controls
  • Using pressure test equipment
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing pressure switches
  • Troubleshooting, calibrating and repairing regulators


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 90 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 90 minutes of the site without relocation assistance
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States
  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Note, information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at
  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair drug testing.
  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy
  • Willing to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing