instrument technician resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Industrious Instrument Technician with a strong mechanical background that uses methodical and organized approach to maintaining plant control systems. Adept at installing new, replacement or updated equipment. Experienced in safely maintaining, calibrating, installing, testing and troubleshooting, electric instrumentation devices. Excellent problem-solver with strong critical thinking skills.

  • 18 years Experience In Wastewater Maintenance and Construction
  • Plant control systems troubleshooting
  • Corrective maintenance and Process control system
  • Calibration of plant instrumentation
  • Proficient in record keeping
  • Project layout experience
  • CDL Class A license with tanker endorsement
09/2019 to Current
Instrument Technician American Electric Power Chicago, IL,
  • Troubleshoot problem in electrical and electronic systems, reading and interpreting blueprints.
  • Test, clean, repair/rebuild and calibrate metering telemetering equipment.
  • Maintain, repair and balance electronic metering and telemetering.
  • Install conduit, wire, pull boxes, flow meter and make additions, extension or alterations in electrical systems.
  • Keep track of process equipment for factory calibration
12/2014 to 09/2019
Sr. Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic City Of Hopewell, Va Hopewell, VA,
  • Develop schedule and methods to accomplish assignment ensuring department work is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides feedback on staff evaluations, recommending improvements and/or modifications.
  • Assist in the development of assign department operating and budgets.
  • Provide field oversight and technical assistance to assigned department functions.
  • Coordination and purchase of department supplies and equipment.
  • Develop and maintain detailed records for use in the Computerized Work Management System, ensures work orders are developed and completed accurately.
  • Utilize leadership skills with the ability to inspire and influence with a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and creativity coupled with a positive attitude.
  • Report to emergency situations off work hours (standby).
01/2002 to 12/2014
Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic City Of Riverside City, STATE,
  • Maintain, repair and replace; pumps, valves, gear boxes, piping systems and chain drives.
  • Install inflatable plugs for line repairs, flush sewer lines.
  • Make adjustments to packing in pumps and valves.
  • Sweat copper pipe for supply lines or make repairs.
  • Skilled in wide variety of hand tools, power tools and pneumatic tools.
  • Shovels, post hole diggers, grinders, drills, band saws, jig saws, table saws, gas powered saws, chain saws.
  • Heavy equipment operation.
  • Fork lifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, dump trucks, water trucks, boom trucks, skip loaders, skip steers, excavator, back hoes, whackers, concrete, asphalt cutters and trenchers.
  • Submit computerized records into databases for maintenance history, work orders, activity logs, management information systems, equipment records and facilities inventory.
  • Tag components with proper assist ID number tags.
  • Make permitted confined space entry.
  • Worked off platforms, scaffolding, boom lifts, and ladders while using appropriate fall protection equipment, Perform heavy manual tasks under varied weather conditions.
  • Assist with basic skills using traditional analog and precision digital instruments to ensure critical measurements and alignments as part of diagnostic and predictive maintenance, including laser alignment equipment, analog and digital micrometers, calipers, and other tools related to close tolerance analysis and work.
  • Assist in installing, repair and replace electrical and electronic equipment, including motor, and generators, controllers, switchboards, switches and electronic boards, circuitry and components.
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of scheduled predictive, preventive and corrective as well as unplanned outages, shutdowns or other emergency situations to Minimizing equipment downtime of interruption of service.
  • Report to emergency situations off work hours (standby).
08/2013 to 10/2014
Utilities Electric Helper City Of Riverside City, STATE,
  • Work with and assist journey level workers in stringing wire, pulling cable, and hoisting tools, equipment and transformers.
  • Assist in basic construction, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead electrical distribution cables and lines working under supervision of journey level workers.
  • Assist in the basic construction, assembly and/or installation of pad transformers, Assist in the basic construction, assembly and/or installation of vaults, metal clad switchgear, pad transformers, insulators on poles, conductors, and cables.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2001 to to
HS Diploma:
John W. North High School - Riverside, CA
Expected in 01/2013 to to
: Electric Power Technology
San Bernardino Valley College - San Bernardino, CA
  • Completed coursework in Direct Current Circuit Analysis and Laboratory, Alternating Current Circuit Analysis And Laboratory, Introduction to Industrial Electricity, Industrial Electricity, Digital Logic Design and Technical Calculations.
Expected in 11/2015 to to
: Motor Controls & Starters LowVoltage
AVO Training Institute , Inc - ,
Expected in to to
: Water Supply Technology
San Bernardino Valley College - San Bernardino, CA
  • Completed Course work in:
  • Water Distribution I
  • Water Distribution II
  • Grade 1 Electrical & Instrumentation Technician Certification California Water Environment Association 02/2019
  • Grade 1 Plant Mechanical Technologist California Water Environment Association 05/2004
  • City of Riverside Public Works 2019 Safety Award

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School Attended

  • John W. North High School
  • San Bernardino Valley College
  • AVO Training Institute , Inc
  • San Bernardino Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Instrument Technician
  • Sr. Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic
  • Wastewater Maintenance Mechanic
  • Utilities Electric Helper


  • HS Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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