Electrical & Instrumentation Technician in Bessemer City, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Currently seeking experienced Maintenance Mechanics with a focus on Electrical and Instruments in the Charlotte, NC area.  Please contact Zach Gray at zgray@apexlifesciences.com or 412.321.1143

Position Summary:  Responsible for the installation, repairs, maintenance, and adjustment of instruments, electrical natured equipment and test equipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible to support safety efforts in his/her department, participates in programs and systems to promote a safety culture at the site.
  • Promptly and timely complies with site’s quality system databases (CPAR, Customer Complaints, QSA, etc.).
  • Performs safety behavior observations
  • Intervenes when unsafe acts or conditions are encountered.
  • Understands, supports, and strictly adheres to site standards, policies, and procedures relevant to safety, industrial hygiene, security/CTPAT requirements, and environmental.
  • Audits conformance to safety standards.
  • Participates in incident investigations identifying root causes and appropriate corrective action to improve safety and environmental performance in the area.

Business Support

  • Responsible for installing electrical equipment, instrumentation, and related equipment using drawings and manuals supplied (PLC, DCS, MCC, Field Instruments, Control Panels, Valves, HVAC, Lighting, UPS, Transformers, Motors, Conduit, Cables).
  • Responsible for overhauls, troubleshoots, repairs, and performs PM work on instrumentation, and electrical equipment.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate records of work performed, time spent on jobs, and materials used.
  • Responsible for recommending and implementing improvement ideas/methods for maintenance to lower costs and to improve equipment performance and reliability, and personnel safety.
  • Ensures all maintenance practices are in compliance with State and Federal environmental  regulations

Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required - Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one year related experience; or 3 or more years of E&I process manufacturing experience with trade school diploma/certification desired

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have basic working knowledge of the Materials Management and Production Planning modules in SAP as well as Excel and Word Processing software (Microsoft Office, including Access).


  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Listening
  • Problem Solving

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and color vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Safety Requirements:  All employees are expected to carry out their work functions in a healthy and safe manner, to encourage and support safe work practices at all times, and to report and/or rectify any unsafe conditions that may come to their attention immediately.

Personal Protective Equipment – Must wear PPE as required based on job duties.

Travel Required: None

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.