Company: Linear Controls, Inc
Skills: Maintenance Technician, Electrical Technician, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

The I&E Technician performs various maintenance duties such I&E maintenance, repairs, calibrations and improvements for all equipment in the assigned field.


  • Lead and perform preventive and corrective field I&E technical service on instrumentation, controls and electrical equipment such as:
  • Loop, pressure, temperature, shut down and alarm systems.
  • Transmitters, controllers, recorders, valves, indicators, switches and fire & gas equipment.
  • Distributive control systems, SCADA, gas flow measurement.
  • Electrical power distribution and pneumatic panels.
  • Meg out generator and electric motors.
  • Perform emergency services as planned and directed.
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns, diagnose faults and execute repairs.
  • Configure, install and commission new instruments and controllers.
  • Ensure all instrumentation, electrical and control systems are installed and maintained in a manner consistent with sound engineering and applicable codes.
  • Examine I&E parts and supply inventory to ensure sufficient levels to achieve optimum production output.
  • Perform root cause analysis on failures involving significant expense or downtime.
  • Analyze repetitive occurrences and provide technical solutions in order to improve uptime and reduce cost.
  • Work as a team with production and other maintenance staff.


  • Knowledge of the oil and gas industry.
  • Advance knowledge of electricity, PLC controls diagnostics and programming.
  • Advanced skill with pressure, flow, level, temperature and analytical instruments.
  • Knowledge of actuated and control valves, power distribution, MCC and switchgear.
  • Comprehensive electrical & electronic diagnostic and analytical skills.
  • Troubleshoot and repair platform instrumentation, safety, PLC systems, generator and perform PLC back-up requirements.
  • Firsthand production equipment knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical equipment required for oil & gas production.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Able to handle multiple projects at varying stages concurrently.
  • Read, write and complete reports in a timely manner.
  • Prioritize and plan work activity.
  • Use time efficiently.
  • Detail oriented.


  • This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to random drug testing.
  • Post job offer drug screening and a physical are required prior to being placed into active service.
  • Work environment normally requires exposure to a typical offshore site where use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, welding masks, hard hats and steel toed shoes, etc., is mandatory.
  • Physical labor is required.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs unassisted.
  • Must be able to withstand prolonged time standing.
  • Employees may be subject to repetitive motions.
  • Ability to work in a work area where work temperatures may be affected by outside temperatures.
  • Travel to worksite via marine or helicopter transport.
  • Walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, sit and carry heavy equipment.

Competitive pay and excellent benefits.