Instrument Mechanic – Kodiak, AK, US


Instrument Mechanic – Kodiak, AK, US

Instrument Mechanic

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for an Instrument Mechanic for a base operations support services contract at the US Coast Guard Base in Kodiak, AK!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Calibrates all recorders, meters, controls, pressure, and temperature gauges, and tests equipment and instruments once per year or as required due to usage, damage, industry standards, manufacturer recommendations, or whenever suspected of being in error.
  • Performs highly skilled technical support of pneumatic and microprocessor, pneumatic, analog, and electro-hydraulic control devices by installing, commissioning, maintaining, repairing, and replacing such devices according to design drawings and/or specifications, providing alarm analysis and follow-up, and troubleshooting hardware problems, and repairing and replacing control modules, I/O interface boards, relays, PLCs, power supplies, etc.
  • Helps to assure HVAC control systems operate in the intended manner to use energy efficiently by programming system parameters to meet objectives, adjusting set points, monitoring the network, and calibrating instrumentation, metering, valves, dampers, actuators, controllers as required. Helps to assure the efficient operation of the Base HVAC systems and control systems by diagnosing control problems and by adjusting, calibrating, repairing, or overhauling the systems.
  • Supports the use of control systems to meet energy saving and comfort objectives by assisting in the development and implementation of control software for microprocessor-based control systems and developing and implementing operator control interface screens and panels.
  • Maintains and repairs all control and instrumentation such as transmitters, valve/damper actuators, servovalves, solenoids, thermocouples, pressure/temperature gauges, chart recorders, data loggers, alarm annunciators, and level indicators.
  • Performs journeyman level mechanical work in the installation, operation, maintenance, modification, service and repair of electric, electronic, pneumatic, electro-magnetic, and mechanical control systems by inspecting and testing those systems to locate and diagnose faults, and malfunctions, performing required repairs through replacement of inoperative parts, calibrations, trouble-shooting or adjustments, and providing an estimate of repair or replacement costs for mechanical services beyond the capability to perform.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as an Instrument Mechanic in a related field.
  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.