Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Instrumentation and Controls Engineering Technician/Engineer with 26+ years designing, developing and repairing complex Industrial Control Systems and field instrumentation equipment. Results-driven and focused  on prioritizing safety, cost-effective solutions and exceeding customer expectations.

    Strong troubleshooting skills.

    Ability to work under stress situations.

    Teamwork oriented.

    Root cause analysis.

    Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

    Proficient using and editing drawings and wiring diagrams.

    Detail drawings.

Work History
02/2014 to Current
Instrumentation and Controls Engineer Aecom Piscataway, ,

    • Responsible for providing technical leadership for equipment and process/systems projects (e.g. process equipment control system installations, improvements, modifications, and enhancements).

    • Support the Engineering & Maintenance Department Managers and be responsible for the development and maintenance of instrumentation and control SOPs and related forms and procedures required for operating the Instrument and Controls group.

    • Specify equipment, instruments, and control system upgrades as necessary to support Manufacturing and QA processes.

    • Perform in-house calibrations of critical, non-critical and safety related instruments used to support GMP manufacturing, packaging, facility, and other material testing processes. Perform Backups to PLC's, HMI and computer based control systems.

    • Schedule and oversee calibration services from outside contractors and review / approve all applicable calibration or service records to ensure accuracy and compliance with Cadista standards.

    • Create and fully implement change control process from completion to final approval for any changes to critical and/or validated instrumentation, controls systems, control configurations, etc.

    • Develop and maintain metrology training program procedures, methods for equipment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Maintain accurate instrument calibration files and databases for tracking calibration all events at the site.

10/2012 to 02/2014
Senior Instrumentation and Controls Technician American Renal Associates Springfield, MA,

  • Perform routine and non-routine calibration, Preventive Maintenance and troubleshooting of the manufacturing and packaging equipment instrumentation in a pharmaceutical CGMP environment, Building Management Systems and Utilities.
  • Effective communication with the Manufacturing, QA and other departments to ensure the completion of the scheduled calibration activities.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Controlled Software and Systems Programs Backups and archiving per company policies and CGMP practices.
  • Revision and improvements of the metrology standard operating procedures (SOP's).
  • Support the plant maintenance and engineering department's activities and plant utilities control systems.
  • Update programs versions and revisions.
  • Installation ,configure and troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's) Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's), Chart Recorders, Data Loggers, HMI's and others.
  • Perform modification to the existing equipment and document changes in the wiring diagrams and PID's.
  • Assist the Instrumentation and Controls Manager in the Implementation of new calibration control strategies.

07/1993 to 10/2012
Lead Electronic Instrumentation Technician Abbott Chemicals Products Barceloneta P.R , ,

  • Manage monthly calibration workload to the Instrumentation Technicians and coordinates with Manufacturing Management availability of Equipment/Systems.
  • Provide support to Instrumentation Technicians in complex calibrations and of instruments and systems failures.
  • Perform routine and on-demand calibration to the Bulk Chemical production instrumentation, emission controls systems, safety devices and laboratory instruments per company and GMP procedures using certified traceable standards and document results and works performed in the Maximo Maintenance and Calibration System.
  • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and diagnostic of the instrumentation and controls devices used in  the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Programming, Troubleshooting, Backup and Preventative Maintenance of PLC's and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).
  • Support Engineering Department in the implementation of new projects and improvements to the process control hardware including wiring of control panels, power supplies, instrument signals, installation, wiring and programming of PLC's, DCS and standalone controllers.
  • Programming, configure and troubleshooting VFD'S using computer based programs and dedicated software
  • Bus and network communication protocols (Fieldbus, Device Net, ethernet) and 4-20ma loops with Hart based protocol.
  • Installation and troubleshooting of remote HMI's, desktop computers and PC peripherals.
  • Implemented schematics, diagrams and written and verbal descriptions to effectively solve engineering project issues.

05/1989 to 07/1993
Equipment Technician Abbott Hospitals Inc. Barceloneta P.R , ,

  •  Preventive Maintenance , troubleshooting and repair production assembly and packaging high speed machinery and its control devices like PLC's, HMI's, VFD's , adjust and replaces photo electric , proximity, motion sensors, solenoids, encoders, tachometers, pneumatic and hydraulic devices in accordance to procedures and safety practices.
  • Document work, parts and adjustments performed per company procedures.

Expected in 1989
Associate of Applied Science: Instrumentation Engineering
Puerto Rico Institute Of Technology - Manati Campus,

Expected in 1998
Technical Degree:
United States Army Mechanic School - Fort Jackson, SC

Factory Trained on Emerson Fieldbus Systems and Devices, Emerson Delta V Hardware and Troubleshooting, Rockwell Automation DeviceNet networks, ControlLogix, Modicon PLC's, Variable Speed Drives (VFD's).

Certifications available upon request.

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