Instrumentation & Electrical Technician, Level I

CordenPharma Colorado
Boulder, Colorado (US)
Job #1829

CordenPharma Colorado
Job #1829

Boulder, Colorado (US)

CordenPharma Colorado

CordenPharma Colorado is a highly sophisticated and entrepreneurial mid-sized pharmaceutical manufacturing company located in Boulder, Colorado. Our chemists and engineers are widely recognized for their history of innovation, having developed efficient manufacturing processes for some of the world’s most complex pharmaceutical compounds. CordenPharma Colorado also is acclaimed for its flexible manufacturing facilities and experienced workforce that can handle a wide range of production techniques and volumes. Ultimately, in partnership with our customers, CordenPharma Colorado is focused on its health care mission, proudly producing medicines that help patients around the globe survive and enjoy more comfortable lives.


Responsible for the calibration, installation, qualification, corrective and preventative maintenance on designated electrical systems and instrumentation at the site. Requires the ability to troubleshoot, repair, and follow procedures as well as manuals, to document performance of work in accordance with standard plant procedures and regulatory requirements. Must have basic electrical skills and understand the requirements of the National Electric Code. Able to understand instructions and manage assignments consisting of instrumentation and electrical components.


  • >> Performs calibrations on a variety of equipment utilizing established test methods &/or equipment manuals.
  • >> Can test and troubleshoot equipment for electrical problems. Able to determine interface functionality and capabilities of various control systems.
  • >> May contact vendors/manufacturers or more senior technicians to assist in basic troubleshooting equipment problems.
  • >> Documents work performed on work orders/activity reports and on calibration sheets.
  • >> Performs instrument and electrical equipment installations, replacements, and qualifications.
  • >> Attend required training identified specifically for the job title.
  • >> Activities may include demolition of electrical systems, such as removal of conduit and wiring, panel boards, transformers, etc.
  • >> Other duties may be assigned.


This position has no lead or budget responsibilities.


Every individual is personally responsible for the safety and environmental aspects of his or her activities in the workplace. Each employee is expected to perform their job duties in a safe manner utilizing all of their knowledge, training, ability and experience.


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


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and three years related experience and/or training; or a combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work with hands. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach above shoulder height; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


These are the specific areas of knowledge, skill and ability that are important for successful job performance. They must be job related and consistent with business necessity.

  • >> Must be able to understand the basic physical properties of temperature, pressure and flow.
  • >> The ability to read and understand technical manuals for operation, troubleshooting, configuration and calibration of equipment.
  • >> Demonstrated knowledge of calibrating pressure, temperature, level and flow transmitters.
  • >> Familiarity with motor control schematics, electrical one-lines and P & ID’s.
  • >> Good communication, computer and organizational skills.
  • >> Knowledge and ability to follow the National Electrical Code.
  • >> Ability to distinguish colors.


This is a non-exempt position. Salary based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and level of experience.


Please refer to: Job #1829 – Instrumentation & Electrical Technician, Level I