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Instrumentation/Calibrations Technician
Thousand Oaks, CA  Posted: 4/22/2021


Job: Instrument/Calibration Technician 
Location: Thousand Oaks, California
Role: We are looking to hire an Instrument/Calibration Technician to support our client's (a leading global biopharmaceutical leader) operations and maintain, as well as repair calibration test equipment in their facility. Come join a wonderful company and begin shaping the future of healthcare! This is a long term contract position.
  • Responsibilities include technical understanding and troubleshooting skills of electrical and pneumatic instrumentation. 
  • Understand and perform calibrations on Temperature, Pressure, Conductivity, UV, Balances, Scales, Vacuum, pH, CL2, ORP, Timers, RPM, Liquid/Gas Flow, and Gas detector instrumentation and more
  • Understand Automated Control systems and control system instrumentation concepts, and the relationship between each other.
  • Initiate corrective action to ensure potentially hazard situations are avoided and safety standards are maintained relative to production or facilities.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports per Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Understanding and Knowledge of PLC, Microprocessor, and control system logic. 
  • Ability to read and interpret Loop, P&ID, Wire, and Electrical drawings.
  • Expected to demonstrate the skills and knowledge of an Instrumentation Technician 
  • May be required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. 
  • Must be able to work independently and make sound judgments regarding work methods and tools.
  • Must be able to read wiring diagrams, loop drawings and P&ID drawings
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including: 
    1. Autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment, and CIP/SIP systems.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
  • Incumbent must be proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines and be able to work with both the metric and USA standards of measurement.
  • Must be able to read, write, and converse in English.
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Employee may be required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: 
    1. Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling, and on-site transporting of hazardous wastes.
About PTS Advance:
Founded in 1995, by Ron & June Stein and still family owned to this day, Principal Technical Services (PTS) Advance was designed to meet a gap in the market. We provide people to Energy & Infrastructure as well as, Life Sciences companies that want to do more than just "fill a position".
Interested? Contact Hannah Johnson at 949-268-4083 or via email at for a discussion!

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