Portage Lakes Career Center


Mechanic Instrument Technician



Immediately Hiring! Starting Rate $29.62! Weekly Pay! Monday-Friday! 1st Shift!

$1000 Sign On Bonus! $1000 Training Bonus! $1000 Retention Bonus!

Competitive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Paid Vacations and Holidays!

As an Instrument Technician, you will be a critical part of the production team, ensuring that all equipment and machinery are performing at top notch! Your work will directly affect people’s lives!

The successful candidate must be able to work safely using good judgement in all work situations, effectively resolve and troubleshoot problems, and demonstrate willingness and ability to adjust to change.

Message “PPG” to 25000 to apply for this position via text!

Key Responsibilities

Inspect, test, adjust, and repair electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record, monitor, and control operations in the facility.
Calibrate, program parameters, and perform initial setup for instruments used in measuring flow, pressure, temperature levels as required.
Calibrate analytical devices used in monitoring operations, such as LEL Detectors, Gas Monitoring and Detection, pH, and Conductivity.
Program single loop controllers and understand PLC and/or DCS I/O systems.
Troubleshoot issues with 24 VDC Loop Powered devices. Verify input signals from discrete devices. Verify analog signal operation and 4-20mA signals.
Read and understand documentation, manuals, and drawings.


Prior Instrument Technician experience or a similar role in a manufacturing environment.
Certificate of completion for a related technical program, or an associate degree in a related field. A journeyman’s certificate from an electrical program, coupled with an aptitude for instrumentation and electronics, will be considered.
Candidates with an electrician, electrical, and/or electronics background, or similar military training and experience, will be considered.
PLC and HMI experience a plus


Company Info

PPG Industries

4829 Fairland Road, Barberton, Ohio 44203


Who To Contact
Daniel Skinner

817-760-0356  dskinner@ppg.com

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