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Instrumentation Engineer in Dover, NJ at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dover, NJ
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic Engines is the number one global market position in aero engine and industrial gas turbine airfoils —and we are a world-class producer of structural aero engine components.  We excel in additive manufacturing technologies, vacuum melted alloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next generation of more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.
Arconic Engines is seeking an Instrumentation Engineer, for our Super Alloy Facility located at Dover, NJ. The Instrumentation Engineer focuses on the design, development, installation, management and maintenance of equipment that is used to monitor and control engineering systems, machinery and processes. They are responsible for maintaining the functionality of all instrumentation systems within the shop. This will include working with technicians and other engineers on commissioning, testing, maintaining and replacement of instrumentation, online analyzers, as well involving some PLC programming.
The Instrumentation Engineer is responsible for data calibration and coordinating the implementation of full-life cycle product development programs to ensure the on-time delivery of reliable software releases, which meet customer specifications and maintain company standards.
•         Comply with all department, facility, corporate and regulatory Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) regulations as well as manage existing or new EHS program(s) across the business as assigned.
•         Expected to assist in the implementation of Arconic’s’ value and policy statement, accompanying its principles.
•         Provide technical advice during troubleshooting and corrective action of instrument breakdown or failures to find the root cause and best solution to restore the functionality back to normal.
•         Accountable for the design, layout, testing and evaluation of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices or systems.  
•         Identify, study, propose, and implement area for improvement (project) in the field of instrumentation engineering to enhance operation and improve total equipment reliability.
•         Develop the plan, scope and lead the execution of shutdown works for instrumentation to ensure completion within the specified window.
•         Assist the operational, technical and engineering teams in the manufacturing environment on the plant floor, balancing business needs and financial metrics with continuous improvement, and the personal, professional, and analytical toolset necessary to accomplish these goals.
•         The Instrumentation Engineering position is a first shift position and the role will require a minor amount of travel (0 -10%) depending on active projects.
-  Perform all other job related duties as assigned.


  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires US person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an US Citizen, US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder). Verification of Employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution
  • 5 years industry experience
Preferred Qualifications 
•        Ability to understand and interpret electrical/mechanical drawings, schematics, and manuals.
  • Experience with maintaining an instrument database
  • Knowledge of site facilities and services, electrical, gas, water, compressed air, handling equipment for gases such as Argon, Oxygen and Nitrogen, drainage, etc.
  • Exposure and experience in PLC / HMI systems, vacuum processes, machine focused business or robotics is strongly desired.
•         Working knowledge of computer applications (AutoCAD, MS Office and PLC programming languages).
•         General knowledge of electrical codes and standards (ANSI, IEEE, NEC).
•         Knowledge and experience in robotics is desired.
•         Demonstrated understanding of control systems and diverse electrical equipment associated with a generating facility.
•         Must be a self-starter capable of handling solo projects as well as working with a group, eager to expand knowledge base, teach others, and be detail oriented
•         Experience in gas turbine industry is a plus