I & E Technician

Job Locations US-VA-Suffolk
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/27/2021 8:48 AM)
Workday Req Number
# of Openings


Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 41 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of approximately 5,200 professionals in 120 countries across five continents.  For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 5,200 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


Solenis is seeking to hire an Instrumentation & Electrical Technician.  This position will provide maintenance and troubleshooting support for all instrumentation and electrical equipment associated with the facility’s chemical manufacturing and warehousing operations.  


Job Duties:

  • Perform testing, troubleshooting, calibration, configuration, repair, and replacement of site process instrumentation and control systems, and electrical equipment for both simple and complex systems. Includes gathering and analyzing data to determine cause using technical manuals, configuration documents, and drawings.
  • Responsible for plant equipment including process transmitters, control valves, I/O equipment, automated valves, motors, switchgear, motor control centers, lighting, switches, electrical distribution equipment, transformers, and special -purpose equipment.
  • Conduct work activities in a manner that protects the safety and health of employees, visitors and the environment as established by company policies and procedures.
  • Complete and update documentation of files, records, databases, and drawings to meet regulatory and Solenis requirements.
  • Obtain training necessary for job progression, complete all training requirements for assigned area(s), and train on new processes or tasks as required.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping in work area.
  • Ambition to learn other skills while maintaining obligations of current position.
  • Must be willing to work after-hours (nights and weekends) on a rotating call-in basis
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong Instrumentation and Electrical aptitude.
  • Minimum 2 years Instrumentation and Electrical experience required.
  • Thorough understanding of equipment selection for applications and equipment operation.
  • Thorough understanding of P&IDs, loop drawings, and electrical drawings.
  • Thorough understanding of troubleshooting, equipment set-up, instrument calibration, and maintenance methods.
  • Thorough familiarity with test equipment and measuring instruments used with instrumentation and electrical equipment.
  • Familiarity with APACS and DeltaV distributed control systems (DCS) a big plus.
  • Basic understanding of how equipment works and the fundamentals of preventative and predictive maintenance, and equipment calibration.
  • Thorough level of competency with computer systems.
  • Thorough understanding of EHS policies.
  • Experience working with chemical processing equipment preferred.
  • Must have desire to learn new technology.
  • Able to work in a team environment with other technicians and maintenance trades, production personnel, management and engineering.

At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.  #LI-Pf1


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed