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Instrument Technician

Kalamazoo, MI

Posted: 05/30/2024 Industry: Facilities & Industrial Maintenance Job Number: 192757

Job Description

Must have accomplished knowledge in 6 of the following areas with concentrated knowledge in 4:

  • Electronic control systems.
  • Pneumatic control systems.
  • Calibration systems.
  • HVAC/refrigeration systems.
  • Welding (SS)/high purity systems.
  • Machining systems.
  • Electro-mechanical systems.
  • Fluid systems.
  • Computer systems.
  • Controls/PLC Systems


Job Requirements


  • High school/GED with manufacturing plant maintenance/shop experience –or- an AS/AA or BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in a technical field may also be considered in lieu of experience. Must have knowledge of general trades: i.e. electrical/electronic and mechanical.
  • Instrumentation Tech III certification requires successful completion of an instrumentation skills test after 3 months on the job.
  • Excellent communications skills using the English language.
  • Ability to complete Instrumentation Calibration Records in Computerized Calibration Management System.
  • Ability to read, write, and develop Instrument Calibration and Preventative Maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC electrical theory, methods of measurement (metrology) as pertains to calibration of process, lab, and facilities instrumentation/equipment, and electrical power equipment (primarily low voltage), including transformers, breakers, bus ducts, and motor control centers (MCC).
  • Ensures adherence to all plant safety rules in area of responsibility.
  • Mathematical calculations as relates to calibration and troubleshooting.


  • 1-2 years of experience with an AS or Technical degree or certificate program.
  • BS degree with no experience.

Physical / Mental Requirements

Physical/mental requirements include: Lifting (up to 50 pounds), sitting, standing, walking, bending, climbing ladders, ability to perform mathematical calculations as related to problem solving and troubleshooting components, ability to perform complex data analysis, and ability to perform computer data entry. Incumbent must be fit tested, maintain physical conditions and be required to wear proper PPE/environmental gowning as required. Must adhere to safe work practices. Train on all required procedures and qualify for aseptic gowning.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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