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Instrument Mechanic (Instrumentation Craft)

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Job Brief
Instrument technicians troubleshoot equipment instrumentation, control systems (DCS/PLC/MLC) and ladder logic
Olin Chlor Alkali Products & Vinyls, a division of Olin Corporation has an opening for an Instrument Technician in McIntosh, AL.
Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world's leading producer of chlor alkali products and vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Based on results from the hiring process, successful candidate will come on board as a journeylevel Instrument Technician.
Instrument technicians troubleshoot equipment instrumentation, control systems (DCS/PLC/MLC) and ladder logic. Instrument Technicians receive very little descriptive information concerning the production problem and learn to calibrate, install and maintain a variety of instruments used to measure temperature, level, pressure, pH, conductivity and flow. He or she will install & maintain pneumatic systems; monitor specific equipment; and may monitor and replace control valves. Instrument Technicians participate in safety meetings and training activities and follow established safety and operating procedures and practices.
To qualify as a Journeylevel Instrument Technician, candidate must meet criteria outlined below. Journeylevel Instrument Technicians work with minimum supervision and daily duties involve reading and interpreting work orders, technical descriptions and safety manuals and maintaining records to comply with company, state and federal compliance regulations.
Job activities involve working near heavy equipment, various gases, moving machinery, high (up to 150 ft.) locations and congested areas. Improper actions or mistakes could result in serious injury or lethal accidents. Burns and explosions are a potential hazard. Errors in work could result in loss of production. Errors in judgment could result in serious damage to machines and equipment costing thousands of dollars. Necessity of continuous operation demands cooperation, teamwork, and close attention.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or G.E.D. required
Minimum of 5 years instrumentation work experience (industrial setting preferred) or Journeylevel as an Instrument Technician
Demonstrated proficiency as an Instrument Technician
A complete employment application that explains a detailed work history required (resume must cover at least 5 years instrument technician work experience)
Able to demonstrate basic computer skills, math and problem-solving; mechanical, numerical and verbal aptitude to learn our jobs quickly
Must be able to work call-ins and overtime when support is needed.
Able to pass a functional physical testing and able to use standard safety equipment; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Able to climb ladders/stairs and work at heights.
Able to work in tight or closed-in spaces
Pass a physical, drug screen and background check if job offer is received and accepted.
Education has to be from a school that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the U. S. Dept. of Education
Olin is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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