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Instrumentation Technician

  • Job reference: AE-000193
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Aiken
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Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
On joining the Atkins’ Nuclear business, you’ll be an integral part of a team specializing in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities from technical leadership to project management. Existing relationships with major clients offer us a stimulating variety of work within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of sustainable growth and innovation in the energy industry.

Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking an Instrumentation Technician to join the nuclear team in Aiken, SC.

Job Description

Works from maintenance instructions, work orders, maintenance manuals and supervisor direction.

Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on facility control and instrumentation equipment

Performs calibrations and functional checks on instrumentation using measuring and test equipment

Performs troubleshooting tasks on control and instrumentation equipment

Completes work history and maintains log entries in the computerized maintenance management system

Ensures proper operation and maintenance of equipment.

Processes/ procures material, parts and equipment

Maintains equipment supply and availability

Participates in emergency preparation drills and emergency responses

Ensures compliance with company, local, state and federal policies and regulations.

Responsible for the quality of his/ her own work and satisfying customer (internal and external) specifications.

Must be able to work independently and resolve practical problems


Job Requirements/Skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Ability to pass WorkKeys examinations for Applied Mathematics, Locating Information and Reading for Information

Normal Vision

Ability to understand and apply health and safety information

Ability to read blueprints and wiring diagrams

Basic Computer Skills

Ability to comprehend procedure and work package instructions as applicable

Working knowledge of local, state and federal safety compliance regulations

Working knowledge of the interpretation of local, state and federal safety compliance regulations

Working knowledge of the principles and practices of safety compliance

Working knowledge of, and skill in using, monitoring instrumentation and methods

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their use (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and database applications

Ability to perform physical demanding work

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and environments where there is exposure to noise, chemicals, and mechanical and electrical hazards

Ability to lift 50 lbs and wear a respirator


Required Experience

Job Related Experience: 2-4 years of related experience in control and instrumentation



High School diploma or GED

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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