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Instrumentation Tech

Posted: 10/06/2020

The Doe Run Company
Buick Resource Recycling
Boss, MO 65440, USA


Do you enjoy working independently & problem solving? The Doe Run Company is seeking an Instrumentation Tech to support operations by ensuring the instruments involved are functional and calibrated properly while safely maintaining production goals. This position will be at the Resource Recycling Facility in Boss, MO.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain and conduct periodic calibration of instruments on a wide range of equipment such as analyzers, PLC and process control equipment, communications network, environmental emission and data logging equipment for environmental compliance, operating cameras and field monitoring equipment 
  • Rebuild equipment, including requisition and order parts, tear down, and re-build existing equipment, as needed.
  • Install, program, and calibrate new equipment.  Evaluate latest technologies for feasibility and efficiencies.
  • Train operational staff on proper use of equipment.
  • Create drawings and documents for future reference.  Maintain records of maintenance projects
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
  • 1 to 3 years of experience with process control instrumentation, electrical, and industrial electronics.
  • Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Technical Degree in Electronics or related field preferred.
  • High school Diploma required.
  • Valid, current driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skill & Experience:
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of measurement test equipment, reading wire diagrams, and schematics.
  • Understanding PLC programming and drives.
  • Exposure to ladder logic or function block preferred.
Work Environment & Physical Requirements:
  • Regularly required to work underground (mining division only) and near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions and wet, humid (non-weather) conditions.
  • Occasionally required to wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to, fall protection, a respirator, hearing protection, footwear, and eyewear.
  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, talk and hear.
  • Occasionally required to use repetitive motion and reach with hands/arms.
  • Requires clarity of vision and three-dimensional vision.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, MO.  Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

All health and welfare benefits as well as 401K are effective on your start date!  In addition, we offer tuition reimbursement to help you grow and develop within our organization with ample opportunities for advancement.

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

Skills Required
AutoCAD, Novice
Microsoft Office, Some Knowledge
Education Required
High School or better
Education Preferred
Associates or better in Electrical Engineering or related field
Technical/other training or better
Experience Required
Understanding PLC programming and drives
1 year: Experience with process control instrumentation, electrical, and industrial electronics.
Licenses & Certifications Required
Personal Driver's License

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Type of Employment: Full Time Postion

Required Experience: 1 Year

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