Instrumentation Specialist

Elliott Group | Jeannette, PA

Posted Date 5/04/2021


The Instrumentation Specialist will remove, repair, calibrate, adjust, modify, construct, install, service and maintain all mechanical, electrical and electronic instrumentation and controls used for engineering and production and testing purposes.  This includes optical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, photographic, magnetic, electrical, electronic, sonic, strain gages and their lead wire systems, telemetry and slip ring data systems, computer related data acquisition systems, communications equipment and vibration systems.


  • Receives instructions from supervision.
  • Calibrates instrumentation equipment and provide necessary written calibration data.
  • Troubleshoots faulty equipment and performs necessary repairs by referring to complex wiring diagrams, drawings, specification books or manuals with minimal supervision.
  • Performs necessary mechanical assembly and disassembly of any or all associated components of any instrument.
  • Working with schematic drawings, prepares electronic and associated assemblies for instrumentation.
  • Performs soldering, arc and spot welding and brazing as required.
  • Performs routine maintenance on electronic and associate equipment including cleaning, lubricating, calibration and parts replacement.
  • Helps maintain departmental files of wiring diagrams, instrumentation manuals, calibration records, charts, graphs and keeps maintenance records up to date, including instrument work order forms.
  • Analyzes and diagnoses circuitry troubles and repairs, adjust, modifies and services all types of instrumentation devices including control and communication systems.
  • Calibrates temperature, pressure and voltage traceable to the National Bureau of Standards.
  • Designs and constructs experimental circuits, solid state and tube type.
  • Calculates voltages, currents and resistances using Ohms Law.
  • Repair furnace and oven temperature controls throughout the plant.
  • Under test conditions, operates related equipment to perform a complete functional check of all controls to determine operational defects.
  • Fabricates parts, instruments, and circuits as required using machines and small hand tools.
  • Repair and calibrate boiler controls in power houses.
  • Operates Cushman for transporting test equipment.
  • Reports defective material and new spare parts requirements to supervision.
  • Reports identifying data and time spent on jobs as required.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in working are and protects equipment used for analytical work at all times
  • Observes all safety regulations.
  • Must pass entrance qualification test
  • Must complete ISC correspondence course as required.
  • Utilized appropriate material handling equipment (i.e. fork truck, crane, etc.) as required.
  • Utilizes man-lifts as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Electrical certification or degree preferred.
  • Must be able and willing to work 1st (7am-3pm), 2nd (3pm-11pm) and 3rd (11pm-7am) shifts. Shifts are not guaranteed and are subject to shift realignment. 
  • Must be able and willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays.


Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.



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