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E&I Technician

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH136091
  • Location: USA, Texas, Pasadena
  • Sector: Onshore, Inspection, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 06/11/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Title: Electrical and Instrumentation Technician
Department: Engineering and Maintenance
Scope of the Position: To provide the Electrical and Electronic support to plant Engineering and Maintenance Department in every day maintenance, Preventive Maintenance and Capital Projects
Responsibility and Authority:

  • Respect at any time Company EHS standards
  • Perform troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration and commissioning work on a variety of process instrumentation and electrical systems
  • Analyze and correct electrical and instrumentation problems
  • Repair and overhaul electrical and instrumental equipment and controls
  • Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, execute the day-by-day activities on reactive and preventive maintenance as well as the new installations and capital projects
  • Support the Site Electrical Engineer whenever required for verification of design and data acquisition or troubleshooting
  • Reports directly to the Maintenance Manager
  • Has no direct reports

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Electrical equipment, Medium and low voltage
  • Knowledge of process control instrumentation
  • Understands wiring diagrams, single line diagrams and other E/I specific documentation
  • Understanding of chemical P&ID is a plus
  • Familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Electrical Code, National Electrical Safety Code, and State adopted electrical codes.
  • Ability to work independently, troubleshoot common instrumentation and electrical issues including VFDs and motor drives
  • Effective in reporting technical matters, cause of failures, test or troubleshooting reports and proactive in proposing solutions
  • Experienced with Emerson process control family of products
  • Hands-on knowledge of DCS Emerson DeltaV system and components is a plus


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience in chemical plants with high level of automation, including DCS systems is desired


  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Technology or similar is desired
  • Hands-on Instrumentation specific courses will be taken into consideration

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office