Instrumentation & Electrical Technician

Skilled Crafts & Trades/Maintenance
063500 Requisition #
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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO


Flint Hills Resources is seeking a highly motivated Instrumentation & Electrical Technician with the ability to work independently while using good judgment in Helena, TX. The right candidature will be creating value for the Pipelines & Terminals organization while using critical thinking skill to solve problems.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Specification, installation, testing and repair of all types of electrical/electronic equipment used in the operation of petrochemicals, natural gas liquids, and gas pipelines
  • Specify, install and program all types of PLC, flow computer and other metering and communication equipment, work on motors, valves, actuators, meters, transmitters and complete required documentation
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems up to 4160 VAC
  • Conduct and witness flow meter proving and perform flow meter calibrations
  • Read and interpret blueprints and understand and apply the National Electrical Code
  • Support daily pipeline operations as training and qualifications allow
  • Support emergency response operations as training and qualifications allow if needed

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience working on all types of industrial electrical and electronic equipment including but not limited to motors, valves, actuators, meters and transmitters. This includes installation, routine maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • 1+ years of experience installing/maintaining flow computers, PLC, and communications equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints and electrical one-lines and understand and apply the National Electrical Code
  • Electrical skills (AC/DC Voltages) with proven ability to test voltages of 3 phase power
  • Mechanical, maintenance, and electrical skills
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and proprietary databases
  • Valid driver's license
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Must be available for on-call including nights, weekends & holiday

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to frequently stand, walk, lift, carry, push, pull, reach, handle, bend, twist, climb and balance
  • Physical ability to occasionally sit, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Ability & willingness to utilize Personal Protective Equipment (for example: hard hat, safety glasses, fire retardant clothing, respirator, safety work boots, etc. as required)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (with frequent carrying of up to 25 pounds)
  • Must be able to adequately hear alarms and other sounds which may indicate a safety concern
  • Must be able to communicate hazardous conditions and other dangers
  • Must be able to work near moving mechanical parts, work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and outdoor weather conditions, work in high, precarious places and work around fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience working on all types of industrial electrical and electronic equipment including but not limited to motors, valves, actuators, meters, transmitters, flow computers and PLC equipment
  • 6+ months of experience with Management of Change (MOC) documentation
  • 3+ years of liquid or gas pipeline experience
  • OSHA and NFPA 70E training/application experience
  • Two-year Technical (electrical or instrumentation) Degree
  • HAZWOPER trained
  • PLC Programming experience
  • Supervisory or project management experience
  • Training or work experience in product quality and/or measurement with gas or liquid products
  • Experience with VFD diagnoses and repair
  • Proven ability to test voltages up to 4160 volts

Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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