Instrument/Analyzer Technician

PBF Energy, Inc.

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Martinez, CA

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Instrument/Analyzer Technician


PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) is one of the largest independent refiners in North America, operating, through its subsidiaries, oil refineries and related facilities. We have an opportunity at our Martinez Refinery in California and are seeking a talented Instrument/Analyzer Technician to join our team as a pivotal member that would play a key role here at PBF Energy.

The Instrument/Analyzer Technician reports to the Instrument/Analyzer Shop Team Leader. This team plans and executes all instrument and analyzer work for the refinery. The successful candidate will work to install, calibrate, maintain, and troubleshoot components of instrumentation and analyzer systems.

Instrumentation includes flow, temperature, pressure, and level displacers/transmitters, control circuits, electronic/pneumatic control valves and actuators, and programmable logic controllers (PLC). Analyzers include laser systems, mass spectrometry, gas analyzers (hydrogen, CO/CO2, H2S and combustion gases), and liquid measurement (pH, conductivity, sodium, and TOC).

Job Responsibilities May Include:

  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot various types of instruments and analyzers which involves:
    • Operate handheld test equipment (including multi-meters, pressure calibrators, smart communicators, thermocouple/RTD simulators, dead weight testers, and meggers)
    • Interpret loop drawings and electrical schematics
    • Monitor the performance of installed instrumentation equipment
    • Operate refinery vehicles, hand tools, and equipment including power lift equipment and man lifts
  • Interface with the Engineering Department to identify opportunities to upgrade instrumentation to improve reliability via the Management of Change process
  • Participate in testing of safety systems (SIF/IPF) to verify integrity of devices
  • Communicate technical updates with Supervision and Operations personnel

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3,000 hours of work experience in the instrument/analyzer trade or Accredited Trade School equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Qualified as a journeyman in the instrument/analyzer trade, minimum 8,000 hour of work experience
  • Experience with programming and maintaining PLC and distributed control systems
  • Experience with vibration monitoring systems and process analyzers (including chromatography, spectrometry, and electrochemistry)
  • Experience with tools and diagnostic equipment used to troubleshoot, repair, replace and test instrument loops, electrical circuits, and equipment.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Work Schedule:
    • 9/80 Working Schedule
    • Participation in callout coverage
    • Occasionally an altered work schedule over an extended period may be required (maintenance outages and turnarounds)
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Ability to climb ladders
    • Ability to navigate stairs
  • Work in the Following Conditions:
    • At heights
    • Outside in inclement weather
    • Occasionally wearing a respirator, Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR), or Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Candidate must have an active TWIC card or be able to obtain a TWIC card. Information can be found at

Martinez Refining Company LLC, a PBF Energy Subsidiary, offers our employees highly competitive total compensation and benefits packages. Benefits include:

  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Pension Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plans and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance, short- and long-term disability
  • Vacation, Paid Parental Leave, and tuition reimbursement
  • Additional voluntary benefits are offered at group discounts.

The Instrument/Analyzer position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local No. 302 and the Martinez Refining Company LLC.

The pay range for this position is from $53.46 up to $56.71 an hour based on qualification requirements in the CBA.

We thank all respondents for their interest in PBF Holding Company LLC (“PBF Energy”), however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails to any employee of PBF Energy about this requisition. Placement agencies or recruiters need not respond. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of PBF Energy via email, the Internet or in any method without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of PBF Energy. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PBF Energy as a result of the referral or through other means.

PBF Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, reproductive health decision making, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, veteran and military status, or any other status protected by applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations as required by law.