Control Systems Technician

Job Description

BAE Systems is searching for a Control Systems Technician experienced in troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating a variety of electrical/pneumatic industrial control and monitoring instrumentation utilized in production and utility environments. This position is in the Electrical & Instrument Services Department.

Primary responsibilities include: preventive and/or corrective maintenance for instrumentation and controls of production/utility equipment, PLC/DCS control systems, pumps, motors, VFD's, scales, job scoping for materials lists, and assisting Electricians. Experience with basic troubleshooting and repairs of Allen-Bradley and Siemen's PLC automation equipment/networks preferred. Associates degree in Electronics, Electrical Technology, or Electromechanical Technology desired.

o Assist with maintaining electrical and pneumatic instrumentation and control systems in reliable working condition through execution of preventive and corrective maintenance as required.
o Calibration of process control and utility instrumentation.
o Installation and configuration of new electrical and pneumatic instrumentation that monitor/control temperature, humidity, flow, level, pressure, pH, and conductivity in continuous production and plant utilities applications.
o Upkeep of calibration records in CompuCal.
o Creation/revision of calibration procedures in accordance with OEM recommendations and application.
o Document corrective/preventive maintenance actions for CMMS program.
o Assist Engineering with project implementation for modifications, upgrades, and installation of new
equipment and/or control systems.
o Ability to utilize forklift, hand tools, and electronic test equipment including multi-meters, calibrators,
communicators, oscilloscope, process meter, and calibration test standards.
o Record keeping of calibrations & upkeep of standards.
o Ability to use electrical schematics, single lines, P&ID's, shop mathematics, handbook formulas, and
precision measuring instruments.
o Perform complicated duties or assignments involving a fairly comprehensive knowledge of equipment/materials and process to meet customer, quality, and performance standards.
o Maintain a working knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC), NFPA, and OSHA Safety Procedures.
o Willing to support plant operations in after hours emergency call-in / on-call / shift situations.
o Adherence to all Plant Protection Standards, PPE requirements, Company Policies, & Guidelines.
o Other duties as determined by Team Leader or Department Manager.

Required Skills and Education

Required education: High School/GED with a minimum of (1) year secondary education completed towards achievement of associate's level degree in electrical technology, electromechanical technology, or electronics.

Experience with controls systems/instrumentation in an industrial environment.

Preferred Skills and Education

o Experience with basic troubleshooting and repairs of Allen-Bradley and Siemen's PLC automation equipment/networks preferred.
o Experience with servicing radio communication equipment and/or fire alarm systems preferred.
o Associates degree in Electronics, Electrical Technology, or Electromechanical Technology preferred.
o Prior work experience in a chemical or hazardous material production facility desired.
o Degrees in-process may be considered.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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