Teledyne Technologies

  • Analytical Instrumentation Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Pittsburg
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Tekmar
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    No Restrictions
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  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Tekmar, a division of Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY) has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our team as an I&E Technician in Pittsburg, CA.


    Teledyne Tekmar is a leader in the design and manufacturing of analytical instrumentation for the laboratory. Our world-renown Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) product line includes systems for Gas Chromatography Sample Introduction, High-Throughput Purge and Trap sample concentration, Static and Dynamic Head-space analysis, Whole Volume Air Sampling and Sample Automation. Our line of Total Organic Carbon (TOC) and Total Nitrogen (TN) Analyzers provide unparalleled accuracy, precision, throughput and robustness for water samples varying in quality from semiconductor-grade to municipal wastewater. In addition to the design and manufacture of the mentioned analytical equipment, we also provide service and repair to a variety of other analytical laboratory instruments as well as process control instrumentation.  


    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    This position constitutes work involving installing, calibrating, repairing and performing preventive maintenance of laboratory analytical instrumentation/equipment.

    • Work directly with clients to troubleshoot, diagnose, and complete repair of a wide variety of laboratory analytical equipment.
    • Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems and controls.
    • Operates such electronic test equipment as multi meters leak testers.
    • Inspects, evaluates and determines necessary modifications, performs complex repairs or removal of instruments or devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.
    • Troubleshoot/service or resolve problems while performing unscheduled work.
    • Records and reports abnormal function or out of tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.
    • Locates part sources, estimates costs and purchases parts as required.
    • Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.
    • Document daily maintenance activity, repair and other work performed.
    • Communicates with customer staff the calibration, repair and operation of equipment as necessary.
    • Writes equipment, maintenance and calibration procedures
    • Calibrate and repair fume hoods
    • Calibrate scales and balances


    Priori experience with:

    • Agilent 1200,1260 and 1290 HPLC
    • Agilent 6890, 7890 GC’s
    • Perkin Elmer FTIR,
    • HeadspaceTekmar Purge and Trap Atlas
    • EZ-Chrom
    • ChemStation
    • ELSD



    • Two-year degree, scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience.
    • Five years of experience in analytical instrumentation and/or lab experience, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience.
    • Demonstrated use and understanding of physical standards of mass, temperature flow and pressure. Working knowledge of computers and laboratory software.
    • Required to be able to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals.
    • Must be able to organize thought’s write reports, document processes, provide suggestions, demonstrate cost savings suggestions/process improvements and work with a wide range of clients that perform research.
    • Must be a team player committed to working in a quality environment.
    • May require experience specific to the pharmaceutical R&D industry including the making of chemical standards using appropriate techniques for weighing, pipetting, mixing, diluting, and verifying concentrations.
    • May require an understanding of FDA regulations, GMPs, and GLPs and use of scientific notation (specific to pharmaceutical industry).
    • Must have maintenance experience on Agilent GC's and HPLC
    • Proven work ethic


    We offer the following benefits:Health, Dental, Vision,Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Life Insurance Benefits, Paid Holidays, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Educational Tuition Reimbursement.



    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, trans-gender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.    

    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  


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