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Controls Technician II



Who are we? Watch to find out! John Zink Hamworthy Combustion is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to be part of our Tulsa R&D Test Facility Instrumentation and Controls team. This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an industry leading test facility with a very interesting and challenging work environment. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

A Day In The Life Typically Includes: 

  • Perform calibrations for combustion emission analyzers, transmitters, and other test instrumentation 
  • Perform instrument preventive maintenance and checks of equipment safety instrumentation
  • Assist with installation of instrumentation, controls and electrical equipment required for R&D testing. This would include layout, installation and field checking new metering, control, and safety devices
  • Troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and controls equipment
  • Develop and implement process improvements to continuously improve facility safety and operational efficiencies

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Knowledge of basic methods and techniques for electrical/instrument equipment calibration, troubleshooting and diagnostics 
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits
  • Knowledge of installing, calibrating, and maintaining new equipment
  • Experience interpreting electrical schematics and one-line drawings
  • Experience with software such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Able to meet all physical requirements as outlined below
  • Must have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Forklift certified or ability to become certified
  • Basic knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC control Logix and Wonderware SCADA systems 
  • Experience with calibrating/repair of Thermo-scientific, Ametek or other combustion analyzers 
  • Experience with configuration and calibrating process instrument with a HART communicator
  • Experience with electric heat trace, installation, and troubleshooting 
  • Electrical journeyman’s license - Experience with 480-volt electrical circuit installation and troubleshooting 
  • Technical degree, Associates degree or higher 

Physical Requirements/Other considerations

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs frequently
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to become certified and be able to work at heights up to 100’ in aerial lifts
  • Ability to work full time in outdoor conditions in full Fire Retardant (FR) coveralls
  • Ability to work 10-hour daily shifts as well as scheduled and unscheduled overtime when required 

    Come solve some of the greatest industrial challenges of our time. You see, as attitudes surrounding ecological responsibility have changed, regulations have become more challenging. This means companies worldwide are turning to us at John Zink, part of Koch Engineered Solutions, for cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions to improve their everyday processes. Lucky for them, we pride ourselves on turning our customer's complex problems into easy solutions and we are looking for the right people to help us drive this vision

    Our expertise includes: 

    • Burners 
    •  Flares 
    • Flue gas treatment 
    •  Gas recovery 
    • Landfill and biogas systems 
    • Thermal oxidizers 
    • Vapor control 
    • Heat transfer 
    • Oil, gas, and liquids separation, treating and conditioning 
    • Combustion monitoring.

    Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

    At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

    Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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