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Electrical / Instrumentation Inspector

Fort Dodge, Iowa, 50501

Job ID:  44483


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.




Must be familiar in instrumentation trouble-shooting and repair techniques. Should be able to install tubing and assist the instrument technician in normal duties. Knowledge of interpreting schematics, wiring diagrams, ladder logic, flow diagrams, P&ID’s and construction blueprints is required. Will be working with low voltage-115/240 volts. Must be qualified to operate a man-lift, scissor lift, forklift and respirator fitted. Must be able to work in high places (not afraid of heights) and work in confined spaces. Must be physically fit and should have the aptitude to advance to a senior instrumentation technician. Ensures that refinery safety procedures are followed.




Must have basic computer skills.


High school education or equivalent.


A minimum of 5 years experience in instrumentation and electronic maintenance with at least 1 years in refinery/petrochemical plants or satisfactory completion of two years of instrumentation disciplines.


Must be computer literate for using plant programs i.e. condition monitoring, condition reporting and status reporting. Have effective communication and team working skills.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Whenever feasible and safe, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the listed essential functions.


  • Must know calibration. 
  • Must be reliable—daily attendance for scheduled work is mandatory.
  • Must be capable of identifying, utilizing and operating tools and equipment associated with applied for craft discipline.
  • Operate mobile motorized vehicles and motorized equipment, as trained.
  • General clean up.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to comprehend and recognize all job related work permits and complete Job Hazard Analysis.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems.
  • Must be able to follow and comprehend supervisor’s instructions.
  • Must have the ability to perform basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 
  • Must be fluent at reading, speaking, and writing English.
  • Must be able to maintain communications with I&E supervisors of job status and current assigned responsibilities.
  • Must be able to maintain a clean jobsite free of tripping hazards and unnecessary obstacles.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of entry requirements for columns, vessels and heaters.
  • Must have basic Computer skills.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be capable of working outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be able to bend, squat and kneel.
  • Must be capable of climbing ladders and scaffolds and working at heights.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 pounds unassisted.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to perform work wearing personnel protective equipment.  Including but not limited to the following: rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, sand blast hoods, Nomex coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses.


Please reach out to Allison Jaure  ( ) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger Inc.   is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Dodge
Nearest Secondary Market: Ames

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Refinery, Electrical, Consulting, Forklift, Engineering, Energy, Technology, Manufacturing

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