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Instrumentation & Controls - Maintenance Technician



Instrumentation and Controls Technician (447A) - $42.00/hr 
Flexible Benefits Package and Competitive Pension Plan

 INVISTA: Makers of goods. Advocates of better.

 Are you looking to join a company that values sustainability as well as innovative thinking? Whether you are starting out or looking to take the next step in your career, INVISTA has the right opportunity for you. With a strong commitment to health and safety as well as a culture built around integrity, INVISTA has a challenging and fulfilling role waiting for you. Our INVISTA Kingston, ON facility is seeking an Instrumentation and Controls Technician (Maintenance Technician).

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • I&C Technician will be responsible for installation, performing routine, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of industrial instrumentation and controls equipment, such as controllers, transmitters, final control elements in accordance with our Environmental, Health, and Safety practices as part of the operating shift team. You will:
  • Review the weekly work schedule and coordinate with the operating shift team to align on priorities to successfully execute critical work to maintain equipment availability and PM compliance
  • Adhering to and promoting all safety regulations and procedures including performing proper lockout/tag out procedures
  • Reading/interpreting technical work orders, blueprints, technical manuals, single line electrical drawings, electrical code specifications, schematics, P&IDs, PLC, DCS systems and instrument loop drawings to maintain proficiency in prescribed TSSA, ESA safety procedures, codes, and standards.
  • Maintain accurate maintenance logs including labor hours and critical preventive maintenance findings, and analysis and suggestions on frequency
  • Assist in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies
  • Provide mechanical training for operating shift team members to build capability within the team
  • Expand your capabilities within the operations teams as needed to create superior value on shift
  • Challenge yourself to understand the value of your work and market competitiveness

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Licensed as an Instrumentation and Controls Technician 447A 
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, locate, identify, and diagnose malfunctions
  • Strong ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and the ability to collaborate well with peers, engineering, and management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and interest in continuous learning and improvement.
  • Availability and willingness to work shift, on-call, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed
  • Must place a high value on safety and have past work experience demonstrating same
  • Able to work in a tobacco free environment 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work a rotating 12-hour shift. Work schedule is subject to change with notification, depending upon business needs. Additionally, must be available to work scheduled (Planned) or unscheduled (unplanned/short-notice hours on nights and/or weekends, holidays as needed), to meet business needs.
  • Required to wear any or all the following PPE: safety glasses, hearing protection, goggles, hard hats, FRC, acid suits, gloves, safety boots, respirators, and encapsulated suits. PPE use is in accordance with the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for a given task.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Ability to work in hot, cold, and inclement climate conditions.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and congested areas.
  • Elevated work - must be able to climb stairs, ladders, ladders on vessels and columns, ladders associated with scaffolds.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Multi-craft certifications
  • Gas Technician 1 or 2 or IMT experience
  • Experience working with Distributed Controls Systems
  • Minimum of 3 years recent working experience as an I&C Technician in an industrial environment
  • SAP Experience
  • At least 1 year Operations experience in a manufacturing, industrial, refining and or chemical facility
  • Planning experience in a manufacturing or refining or petrochemical facility
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment issues and facilitating RCA, Cause Mapping, and Failure Mode Cause Analysis.
  • Served as a member of the emergency response team
  • Experience utilizing a variety of technology
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office programs

We Provide:

  • $42.00 per hour plus shift premium
  • Value Creation Incentive, our VCI is based on individual employee performance, it’s value is the equivalent of an additional 2-12% of classification base rate, applied to every hour worked
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Competitive Pension plan
  • Vacation Purchase Program
  • Additional Floating Holidays
  • Education Assistance Program for Job Related Training
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • 6-month probationary period


INVISTA’s commitment to continuous improvement has led its employees to develop some of the most durable, versatile polymers and fibers in the world. 
INVISTA also offers specialty chemical intermediates and process technologies. See the bigger picture atINVISTA.com
To find out more about working at INVISTA’s Kingston Site: Watch this!

How to apply?

If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants, in advance, and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of kochcareers.com webpage.

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