Parsons Corporation Instrumentation and Controls Technician in Richmond, Kentucky

Instrumentation and Controls Technician


Richmond, Kentucky, United States

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Want to be a part of history and help make the world a little bit safer? Join us at BGCAPP (Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant) where we will design, build, systemize, test, operate and close the plant whose mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. The 15,000 acre depot stores mustard and nerve agent in rockets and projectiles. Our design concept for the pilot plant maximizes the use of existing technology from other successful chemical demilitarization facilities and well as First of a Kind (FOAK) technology. Parsons is currently seeking an ICTechnician:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of instrumentation, controls/electronics and electrical trade functions including modifications and revisions, corrective and preventive maintenance on facility systems, equipment and components such as instrumentation, control circuits, pressure indicators and temperature indicators, programmable logic controllers, motor control centers, motors, HVAC units and control and power circuits involved in the installation of conduit, cable trays, raceways, wiring and other associated electrical equipment in support of plant configuration changes.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, layouts and specifications in the performance of the duties to ensure system integrity are maintained.

  • Perform journeyman level duties in the installation, repair and maintenance of low voltage electrical equipment, systems and components.

  • Perform emergency repairs to systems, equipment and components. Record the as-found condition as well as the repaired condition, analyzing system characteristics to determine the cause of failure.

  • Conduct post-maintenance testing of systems, equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensure systems, equipment and components are returned to operational conditions.

  • Assist vendors and provide technical support in performing electrical maintenance tasks that are beyond the department's capability.

  • Maintain accountability of property, including tools and maintenance equipment.

  • Understand and utilize a variety of hand tools, power tools, measurement and test equipment (MTE) in the performance of duties.

  • Follow predetermined checklist in the performance of preventative maintenance of facility equipment and systems.

  • Assure code and building standards are met.

  • Serve as a member of the toxic area entry team.

Experience and Qualifications:

High school diploma/equivalent and 6 years industrial maintenance experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant


Completion of formal apprenticeship or similar accredited training program (such as vocational, trade, commercial, or military) in the I C field or journeyman certification and 4+ years industrial maintenance experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant.

Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment

Must have thorough understanding of electrical equipment operation, and electrical equipment maintenance requirements and restrictions imposed by safety and environmental regulations.

Demonstrate competency in analog and digital process control loop and instrument maintenance repair and troubleshooting.

Sound fundamentals in the use of measuring and testing equipment consistent with IC scope of work.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in start-up of facilities, utilities, and HVAC systems

Experience in a toxic or hazardous materials work environment

Experience in heavy industrial work environment

Special Job Requirements:

BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59 Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.

This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and personnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.

Lifting/Carrying: Infrequently. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Frequently. Walking/Standing: Occasionally. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.

Ability to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) site access is required. Access requirements include completion of a local records check and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule including weekends and holidays. Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.