Instrument Technician



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Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB - T2P 3P8 Phone : 403-269-6936



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Instrument Technician

Manpower is currently hiring a Instrument Technician to fulfill a full-time temporary position in Calgary, Alberta.

Contract Type: 1-year contract with chance of renewal and extension

Schedule: Monday - Friday, three-week rotation of 12 hour shifts (6am - 6pm, 6pm - 6am)

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

* Operate small-scale pilot plant reactor units at target conditions

* Troubleshooting and instituting corrective actions when necessary, as per experimental operating instructions (EOIs)

* Monitor instrumentation for normal behaviour, and react to anomalies in the process as they occur

* Perform physical tests on products produced

* Maintain and repair process equipment and instrumentation as required

* Apply the Facility Change Management (FCM) process and contribute to the preparation of required documentation

* Assist with the design, construction and commissioning of subsystems to enhance unit performance

* Review and revise Standard Operating Procedures, Emergency Procedures, Maintenance Procedures, and associated training documentation

* Contribute to the continuous improvement of team processes, project plans and the safety of operations

* Be an active member of the site Emergency Response Team (ERT)

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Post-secondary education in Chemical, Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Chemistry

* 4th Class Power Engineering or equivalent experience

* Possess a strong mechanical/hands-on aptitude

* Excellent analytical ability

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* Ability to work effectively in a close team environment and be able to work independently to solve process and technical issues

* Applicant should possess the initiative to find opportunities that could lead to improvements in the process

* Solid working knowledge of PC software, such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and SharePoint

* Experience with polyethylene operations or a related industry would be considered an asset

* Must be comfortable with working rotating 12-hour shifts

Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at Alternatively, you can email us directly at or contact us at 403-269-6936 & ask for Michelle. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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