Instrumentation Technician (MMS)

Allen Park, Michigan
02 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Assume responsibility for the instrumentation and calibration programs at DTF and DDC.

• Core tasks include day to day calibration and repair of basic electronic systems related to test equipment.
• Accurate and timely completion of instrumentation calibrations, repairs, and builds.
• Accurate documentation and database entry on a daily basis
• Plan calibration schedule and facilitate communication with OPS
• Calibrate pressure transducers, transmitters, load cells, temperature transmitters, gas analyzers and handheld/bench top test instruments such as multimeters, process calibrators, thermometers, etc...
• Maintain instrumentation equipment, in a state of readiness, to support test programs.
• Operational test support through troubleshooting and root cause analysis
• Ability to work independently, be highly organized, self-motivated with the ability to adapt to an ever changing work environment.
• Ability to think through a situation and see the "big picture". How do your actions affect the client, fellow employees, and data deliverables.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • 2 years of experience working with instrumentation
  • Associates Degree in electrical, controls, or electronics engineering is a plus
  • Technical understanding of data acquisition and instrumentation interface / communication
  • Operational knowledge of instrumentation equipment related to test systems
  • Must be able to read and interpret technical literature, manufacturers specifications, and calibration certifications.
  • Ability to develop and interpret reports and calibration metrics.
  • Experience with computer based database applications.
  • Positive attitude and strong desire to excel

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 50 lbs

Climbing stairs - 75%

Crawling - 25%

Sitting (50%), standing (50%), bending (25%), stooping (25%)

Job requires manual labor

Safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, hard hat, gloves- 100%

Work Environment

Inside test facility 90%

Extreme hot/cold temperatures involved - 10%

Equipment and Machines

Computers - 25%

PMHV - 25%

Air driven sockets, basic hand tools - 25%


Monday - Friday

2nd shift (days)

Regular attendance and punctuality are mandatory

Other Essential Functions

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must no impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.