Maintenance Technician

Houston, TX 77095

Posted: 02/05/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 46233 Pay Rate: $26 - $27

Instrument Maintenance Technician

TPI Staffing is looking for a Instrument Maintenance Technician in NW Houston! This is a Temp-to-Hire opportunity paying $26 - $27/hr, Depending On Experience. Working Shift could be; 1st Shift (6am 2pm) or 2nd (2pm 10pm) Training will possibly rotate on all 3 shifts.

Under the supervision and direction of the Instrument Maintenance Supervisor the Instrument Maintenance Technician shall provide the necessary skills to successfully conduct repairs, preventative, predictive, and condition based maintenance, Temperature Uniformity Surveys (TUS), System Accuracy Tests (SAT), furnace control instrument calibrations, and other gauge and meter calibrations, calibrate combustion systems to maintain operation of furnaces and quality control equipment in a Quality environment in accordance with quality compliance and customer procedures. Assist in the continuous improvement of procedures, methods, and training and provide hands on technical assistance in the development and implementation of improved controls and other engineering projects as directed.


  • Working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers and electro-mechanical controls a must.
  • Read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematics and diagrams..
  • Conduct maintenance and repair technical services for Production furnaces, Heat Treat furnaces and other quality control equipment requiring calibration and certification.
  • Display sound understanding of combustion theory and application of concepts during furnace troubleshooting and repair to maintain thermal furnace characteristics and operational efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and calibrate furnace control and other instruments such as the temperature recorders, temperature controllers, and high limit controllers of furnaces and other equipment requiring calibration and certification such as NDT and other test equipment using various test equipment and procedures.
  • Properly fill out and return all required paperwork in conjunction with assigned tasks.
  • Work in conjunction with Maintenance Planner, Leadmen, Outside Contractors, Internal Support Activities, and Supervision to complete furnace maintenance activities, major outages and installations as assigned in a correct and timely manner.
  • Conduct certifications and calibrations to ensure they meet all observed specifications including working with thermocouple wire, control thermocouples, potentiometers, optical - pyrometers and gas analyzers.
  • Ability to understand and comply with company procedures and work instructions.


  • High school diploma or GED and 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • It is a condition of employment that the candidate be a U.S. Citizen to comply with the U.S. export control regulations. This position will be working on government contracts candidates who apply must be US Citizens.
  • AS in electronics and instrumentation preferred, 2-year technical training program in instrumentation and electronics.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The successful applicant must be willing to work shift work and various shifts. No shift preference is guaranteed.
Ready to Apply? We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send me an updated resume and reference the Job ID. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call me for more details.

Doris Breaux
Senior Recruiter

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