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Instrument and Electrical Technician

Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32254

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


We are currently seeking an Instrument & Electrical Technician to join our Maintenance team based in the Jacksonville Florida plant. 

The successful candidate will ensure that Instrumentation and Electrical Systems are accurately maintained and contributes towards their improvement in a proactive way. This is a site service and includes supporting 24/7 operations through standby duties.

Key duties include:


  • Undertaking reactive/corrective Instrumentation & Electrical repairs.
  • Completing planned proactive/preventive/routine calibration.
  • Supporting Capex installations and implements other new improvement works.
  • Engage in general maintenance activities such as pump repairs, mechanical fabrication and piping system repairs if required.


Working pattern: Rotating 12 hour per day and night schedule.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will be qualified to;

  • Fault finding expertise in both instrumentation and electrical systems.
  • Working knowledge of typical industrial 480 volt 3-phase distributions systems. and
  • Working knowledge of Motor Control Center function and hardware.
  • Familiar with integrated industrial plant instrumentation and controls.
  • Able to install and calibrate temperature, flow, pressure and other industrial instrumentation.
  • Able to calibrate and repair control valves.
  • PLC competence with Allen-Bradley and Siemens S7 with skill set such as loading/downloading written programs from laptop.
  • Variable Frequency Drives Programming and troubleshooting.
  • NFPA 70e trained
  • Excel and Microsoft Word basic skill level.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude for general maintenance duties.
  • Welding skills desirable
  • Must be able to pass a standard I&E test.
  • Chemical industry hazardous area experience and awareness would be advantageous.


High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent 

Specialized training related to any of the above is desirable.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville