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Control Technician, Industrial Maintenance - Elkton, VA, United States



Elkton, VA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023
Job Requirements

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The Control Technician - Industrial Maintenance position will have the following responsibilities:

  • Design, assembly, installation, adjustment, testing, cleaning, calibration, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of plant instrumentation, electrical and electronic systems such as controllers, transmitters, indicators, plant and laboratory analyzers, and weighing systems
  • Perform ongoing maintenance of aseptic/clean room and bulk chemical areas
  • Follow complex instructions for completion of job tasks
  • Complete written documentation of work performed
  • Flexible schedule required to support various maintenance activities
  • Follow prescribed safety and environmental rules and regulations and maintain high quality standards of work
  • Compliance with current good manufacturing procedures(cGMP), safety and environmental requirements/regulations/guidelines
  • Candidate will be required to qualify in the Mechanic Craft by on-the-job performance, practical skills assessment and testing


  • 12 hour shift rotation that involves working every other weekend
  • Flexible schedule is required to support various maintenance activities at times

Work Experience

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have completed a 4-year State Apprenticeship Journeyman program in the field of Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics
  • Or received an equivalent level degree, in Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics

Required Work Experience and Skills:

  • Must have four (4) years of industrial experience on the job and/or military experience in Instrumentation, Electrical, or Electronics, within the past five (5) years
  • Practical knowledge on the operation/use of general hand and power tools, instruments and testing apparatus common to the electrical, electronic and instrumentation fields
  • Ability to read P&ID's, electrical drawings, blueprints, PLC ladder logic, etc
  • Must have knowledge installing, repairing and maintaining instrumentation, automation, electronic, single phase and all aspects of 3-phase electrical equipment throughout a manufacturing environment
  • Effective calibration/troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally and work in a highly effective team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and advance several tasks in parallel
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • A current level one, two or three CCST designation from ISA
  • Experience in aseptic or GMP/regulated and bulk chemical manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work with and troubleshoot computer control equipment, including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Experience in troubleshooting and programming VFDs (Variable Frequency Drives)
  • Experience in electrical distributions systems with voltages greater than 600VAC



Requisition ID:P-100774