Instrumentation Technician

Boston, MA, USA Req #155
Monday, October 18, 2021
Vicinity Energy is North America’s largest provider of district energy solutions, offering low carbon energy to most of the iconic buildings you see in the skylines of Boston, Cambridge, Philadelphia, Baltimore and many other cities in the US. As a member of the communities we serve, all of us at Vicinity understand the critical role we play in reducing the impacts of climate change and being a leader in decarbonization. We are committed to net zero and eliminating our reliance on fossil fuels, but we need the best and the brightest minds on our team to help us reach our goal, not only for us as a company, but for our customers, our communities, and our planet.

We are very interested in hiring transitioning or former Merchant Marine, Navy Machinist's Mate, Utilitiesman, or Electrician’s Mate looking for an exciting opportunity in clean energy. Do you want to be part of the solution to climate change? If so, a career at Vicinity Energy could be for you! 

Performs installation, maintenance, repair, and testing of various types of instruments. This is a full- time hourly position, reporting to the Plant Supervisor in Boston, MA. This position is a member of the Bargaining Unit Member of the IUOE, Local 877.


Performs installation, maintenance, repair, and testing of various types of instruments.
Implement and oversee the maintenance program for test equipment including calibration, preventive maintenance, auditing, and control functions.
Analyze performance problems associated with equipment and follow through with necessary maintenance and repair.
Review the performance data generated on various equipment; summarize the results and issue periodic status reports.
Participate in the procurement and evaluation of new equipment.
Provide instructions to operating groups on the proper method and use of equipment.
Assist in the implementation of new calibration methods and techniques.
Installs, overhauls, repairs and maintains all types of instrument devices.
Uses all hand and power tools to maintain / repair equipment.
In conjunction with department supervision develops maintenance and construction techniques for operating and maintenance manuals.
Keeps work areas clean and orderly and maintain safe working conditions.
Prepares technical data related to tests, repairs and modifications. 
Updates instrument drawings.
Assist in training other Instrumentation Technicians.
Assist others as required.
All other related duties.

Qualifications and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent. 
Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.

Physical Requirements

Required to wear a half face respirator or powered air respirators (PAPR) or proper safety procedures warrant use.
Required to lift and / or operate machinery, tools, etc., weighing up to 50 pounds, unassisted.
Required to work in confined spaces. 
Required climbing ladders, and / or stairs.
Required to work in all adverse conditions, both indoors and outdoors all seasons. 
Required to work in hot areas.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT Vicinity North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA