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Instrumentation and Controls Technician - Manufacturing in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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Job ID: 27940BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for seven (7) Instrumentation and Controls Technicians in our Columbia Fuel Fabrication Plant.

In this position, a Instrumentation and Controls Technician can expect to be responsible for the following:

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company as an Instrument Tech 2, an amazing opportunity for the technician with the required education and talent. (Westinghouse Instrument Tech 2 includes most of ISA Control Technician II requirements.)

  • The successful candidate must be able to interpret technical manuals, P&ID drawings, loop sheets drawings, and manufacturer’s internet based files to effectively to analyze, troubleshoot and repair instrumentation, process control loops (including tuning) and electronics typical to a chemical manufacturing and nuclear fabrication environment.
  • The Instrument and Control Tech 2 is expected to be proficient using the tools of the Instrumentation and Process Controls (I&C hereafter) craft to include skillful use of DVMs, documenting calibrators, HART communicators, computers, oscilloscopes and all other MT&E instrumentation necessary for process controls and analytical measurement systems.
  • The Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in use is MAPCON.
  • Work order entries, calibration entries, parts procurement and documentation of time and attendance are all kept in the CMMS.
  • Instrument and Control Techs are also responsible for the audio visual systems in use throughout the facility and experience in this arena is also a plus.
  • All Instrument and Control Techs are required to effectively work both independently and as part of teams.
  • The Instrument and Control Tech will frequently be required to stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift and carry loads of 25 pounds.
  • The Instrument and Control Tech will be required to understand technical written and spoken English communications and communicate clearly by English over the handheld radios.
  • A vision test is required and color blindness cannot be accommodated.
  • 70E certification will be required and previous certification (documented) is a plus.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.
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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • An A.A.S. specifically in Instrumentation Technology is a minimum educational requirement.
  • Experience required for these positions is a minimum of two (2) years as an instrument technician in an industrial environment – five (5) or more is a significant plus.
  • Initial hiring is for first shift, however back shift assignment in the first year of employment is likely.


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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