Instrumentation and Controls Technician

Country/Region:  US
City:  Clarksdale MS
Job Requisition:  29865

Cooper Tire offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Instrumentation and Control Tech inspects, troubleshoots, renovates, repairs, and installs instrumentation and controls systems, electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment on a regular basis, while following administrative procedures to ensure that the work is performed in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner. This position is located at our Clarksdale, MS location!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all assigned maintenance activities are being performed safely and according to plant and corporate safety standards and policies.
  • Develops and execute Electrical Preventive Maintenance procedures (EPM) for plant instrumentation & control systems and electrical systems.
  • Conducts instrumentation evaluation and troubleshooting for electrical, pneumatic, electronic as well as programmable logic control (PLC) systems.
  • Ensures to commission instrumentation effective following with repair and replacement.
  • Conducts test related to functional performance on instrumentation as needed by facility changes.
  • Involve in evaluation of instrument performance to identify optimization and enhancement opportunities.
  • Ensures conformance with environmental and safety requirements commensurate with executing required instrument maintenance or replacement activities.
  • Maintains and update awareness of modifications to regulatory needs related to conduct of maintenance and construction of instrument.
  • Ensures to interpret and suitably use ISA and CSA codes along with API installation practices and standards.
  • Complies with classification and prioritization system for completion of work order.
  • Assists planning plus operations staff to identify skills and resource needed to complete planning and reactive work activities.
  • Complies with every approved operation and maintenance procedures.
  • Performs with maintenance planners as schedule work load.
  • Conducts on-going aseptic maintenance and clean room area.
  • Communicates regularly on a daily basis with Reliability and  Production Supervisors
  • Confirms and enter actual hours worked, reliability information ( Object, Cause, Damage,  Remedy, & comments), and  required components used  into SAP for work orders
  • Document work changes  and communicates to Maintenance Supervisor
  • Works within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)/SAP and utilizes its functionality in daily maintenance activities.


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED. (2 Year Technical diploma preferred)
  • 3-5 years of maintenance experience, with strong troubleshooting skills
  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of industrial maintenance that meets sites competency requirements


Job Required Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication skills are required to explain and interpret information, ideas, or make recommendations on a daily basis.
  • Capable of reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical/wiring drawings and diagrams
  • Knowledge of  National Electric Code
  • Ability to operate and maintain electrical diagnostic tools such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, and PLC’s.
  • Knowledge of DC & AC motors and controllers
  • Capable of installing power wiring, conduit, and cables
  • Ability to diagnose and control the action of electrical current by the use of switches, condensers, transformers, rheostats , and other electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of electrical theory including but not limited to familiarity with the principles electrical currents and voltages under the variety of conditions within equipment or supporting devices at the site.
  • Works well with individuals within and outside the workgroup
  • The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. 
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, able to climb ladders, and work at elevations up to 175 feet



Cooper Tire is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop and retain top candidates by providing an engaging culture and opportunities to grow and develop. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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