Field Controls and Instrumentation Technician
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Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Experience as a hands-on technician or related field, working on process automation and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of low voltage electrical systems from 24VDC to 480VAC
  • Experience effectively using hand tools, multimeters, and additional testing equipment
  • Extensive experience with commissioning and startup of large systems
  • Ability to perform skilled termination of control equipment and instrumentation
  • Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, loop drawings, P&IDs, electrical prints, and electrical schematics
  • Knowledge in troubleshooting motor controls, variable frequency drives, PLCs, and instruments
  • Working knowledge of various process instrumentation used to measure pressure, level, temperature, liquid and gas flow, temperature, etc
  • Working knowledge of control valves, dampers, and associated actuators
  • Familiarity with ladder logic or other IEC-61131-3 languages
  • Excited to work on a small, fast paced startup team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to travel extensively to South America, and be on site for extended periods
  • Must be able to pass a high-altitude work test
  • Must be capable of passing a high-altitude screening examination
  • Must be capable of passing a respirator use screening examination
  • May be required to pass a drug test, which may include marijuana, as required by certain laws and regulations
  • Install, terminate, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and control panels, equipment, and instrumentation
  • Support controls engineers in new installations of systems and upgrading existing systems
  • Perform system integration tasks including installation of cable support systems, wiring installed equipment and instruments, and terminate cables to the control panel
  • Calibrate and repair instruments and controls equipment, removing and replacing defective parts
  • Use complex electrical schematics and layouts to install equipment and troubleshoot systems
  • Perform basic PLC and HMI programming to support system installations and startup
  • Conduct Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) on electrical equipment and instruments
  • Perform calibration of instrumentation on site, to ensure hardware is fully calibrated and reading correctly on the PLC/DCS
  • Support commissioning and startup of various systems
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA safety requirements and/or South American equivalents
Lilac Solutions

51-200 employees

Lithium extraction solutions
Company Overview
Lilac's mission is to scale lithium supply for the electric era by unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production.
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401k program
  • Flexible PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Daily catered lunch & on-site gym
  • Monthly phone stipend