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Instrument Technician

Job ref: AE1112I Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Location: Switzerland, Switzerland

Our client is an M&E Subcontractor is currently recruiting for Instrument Technicians for a new pharmaceutical project in Switzerland. 

Our client is dedicated to being the leading and most cost-efficient provider of electrical engineering, instrumentation, design and commissioning services across Ireland, UK, Europe and the Middle East. full-service provider to world renowned brand names in the Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Utilities, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Transport and other industry sectors.


  • Inspect, commission, maintain and troubleshoot process control instrumentation and specialised equipment.
  • Complete all relevant project documentation including knowledge of completion systems
  • Perform highly skilled commissioning, testing, maintenance and repair on control, metering and recording instruments, control apparatus, data logging and display equipment, communications/ telemetering systems and Fire & Gas equipment.
  • Perform commissioning duties on, control circuits, level control devices, flow control devices, temperature control devices and pressure control devices.
  • Install, calibrate, commission, troubleshoot and repair of input sensors such as flow meters, level transducers, pressure transducers, fire & gas equipment and other monitoring equipment.
  • Support the execution of commissioning procedures for assigned electrical tasks.
  • Acceptance of Mechanically Complete Sub system packages from Construction
  • Punch List management and responsibility of offered Sub systems / Systems.
  • Complete all relevant project documentation including knowledge of completion systems.
  • Read, interpret and work from vendor documentation, project drawings, schematic diagrams and equipment manuals.
  • Knowledge of low, medium and high voltage switchgear.
  • Knowledge of cathodic protection, corrosion control and associated equipment.
  • Commission lighting systems and associated control systems.
  • Inspect and set safety switches.
  • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on electrical and electronic systems.
  • Analyse work problems and make corrections when will facilitate the completion of system assignments.
  • Maintain equipment records and parts inventory.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff.
  • Establish positive working relationships with immediate supervision and personnel from other departments.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written. Be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned or requested.

Education and Experience

A combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Typically, 5 years of responsible experience in commissioning a variety of instrumentation and automation systems common to Oil/ Gas or Petrochemical or Pharmaceutical Industry.