Instrumentation Technician, l

Novate Solutions Inc | Livermore, CA

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Posted Date 7/02/2024
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Novate Solutions Inc. a process control engineering firm providing engineering and managed services to a variety of industrial clients with offices in Livermore, West Sacramento and Merced, CA. Novate is looking for an Instrumentation Technician, l based out of our Livermore, CA location, but dedicated to a client site in the Fremont, CA area. Under limited supervision this individual must have the ability to operate multiple concurrent projects, provide support initiative, possess exceptional awareness, and be extremely organized with adaptive time management skills. The primary purpose of this role is to deliver exceptional service by completing all project deliverables on time for all assigned projects, meeting all company quality control requirements and keeping customers briefed on project status. The ideal individual is flexible, collaborative, a team player, works well under pressure in a fast pace environment. If you are looking for a role that will provide you exciting and challenging projects, Novate Solutions is interested in chatting with you.

To be successful in this role, the ideal individual must:

• Effective communicator both verbally and in writing.

• Self-starter, not afraid to take initiative and highly self-motivated.

• Well organized with exceptional time management skills.


• Safely troubleshoot electrical and electronic equipment that requires calibration.

• Understand, troubleshoot, and modify PLC programs when required to perform calibrations.

• Identification of improvements. Programming (minor to moderate modifications/configuration) to implement improvements in the PLC Logic and HMIs.

• Train users and peers on control system functionality (PLC, computer/control networks, and instrumentation).

• Knowledge and ability to assist with the change out of 24 Volt HMIs.

• Ability to assist with the building of electrical control panels.

• Preventive/corrective maintenance for automation and control systems.

• Proficient in the use of multiple types of calibration equipment.

• Ability to complete all work in a timely manner with little or no direction.

• Demonstrate behaviors and competencies to deliver consistent results and create collaborative client relationships.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of Allen-Bradley, SCADA, Siemens, and Rockwell RS Logic 5000.

• Electrical knowledge and troubleshooting.

• The ability to assist industrial electrician with bending conduit and pulling CAT cable.

• A high level of technical experience is a must, but along with the technical expertise this individual should have good people skills in order to interact with other fellow technicians, clients, and upper management.

• Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve quickly and under pressure.

• Team player with a positive, can do attitude, willing to wear multiple hands to get the projects and jobs done in a timely manner, with limited errors or down time.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Ability to accurately type 35+ WPM.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Ability to meet deadlines.


• Communication

• Results Driven

• Critical Thinking

• Work Independently

Education and Experience:

Associate degree in electronics or industrial instrumentation (preferred).

Minimum of two to five (2-5) years of related experience.


US Citizen. Valid CA driver's license with clean DMV record.

Physical Demands:

The ability to lift up to 75 pounds with frequent standing, sitting for long periods of time, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching and crawling into confined spaces.

Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel locally or out of the area when necessary. Travel locally up to 30% of the time.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

Ability to pass a DOD security level background check.

  • Paid vacation
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health and vision insurance
  • HRA
  • Wellness benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Identity theft protection
Novate Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary Description

Salary57.50 Hour
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