Instrument Technician

Category: Maintenance
Location: Vancouver
Posted: April 4, 2019

Lantic is currently recruiting for the position of Instrument Technician located at its Vancouver sugar refinery. 

The successful candidate will have impressive technical skills, a great work ethic and a passion for challenging, interesting work with a proud and historic Canadian company. In this independent and busy role, you will take care of equipment, structures and buildings, spread over the 12 acres of our Vancouver manufacturing facility.

This full time permanent position is covered by union collective agreement that pays $42.18/hour with a comprehensive benefit package that includes dental and vision care. Benefit package also includes boot and tool allowance. A pre-employment medical and drug screen is required. Working conditions are consistent with manufacturing from the raw state to the final product. 

This posting will remain active until the position is filled.

Main Responsibilities

Consult manufacturer's manuals, circuit diagrams and blueprints to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level, pressure, temperature, chemical composition and other variables in manufacturing and processing.

Inspect and test operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments.

Repair and adjust system components, such as sensors, transmitters and programmable logic controllers, or remove and replace defective parts.

Calibrate components and instruments according to manufacturers' specifications.

Perform preventive maintenance work and complete test and maintenance reports.

Install control and measurement instruments on existing and new plant equipment and processes.

Consult with and advise process operators.

Other tasks as related to instrumentation as assigned during the course of business.


Hold a BC or Interprovincial TQ (Red Seal) as an Instrument Technician.

At least 3 years experience as an Instrument Technician working with electrical equipment; ideally you are dual ticketed (preferably in a manufacturing environment). 

Experienced and familiarity with pneumatic and electronic controls.

Strong understanding of computer based logic.

Ability to independently program, test, troubleshoot and repair electronic and pneumatic controls.

Strong working knowledge of DCS systems including Moore, Delta-v and Bailey Infi 90.




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