Military Veterans - Instrumentation Apprentice

Adaptive Construction Solutions - Houston, TX

Instrumentation Technician Apprentice - No Experience Required

Skilled construction workers have a proud history of fearless men and women who built America. ACS is looking for veterans of the Armed Forces who believe they have what it takes to become an instrumentation technician apprentice.

Adaptive Construction Solutions, Inc. (ACS) is a veteran owned and operated company that places veterans into jobs while offering employer sponsored training that provides the credentials needed for a future in construction. ACS operates one of the largest and fastest growing Registered Apprenticeships in the nation.

In addition to receiving competitive wages and employer sponsored training, eligible veterans may choose to utilize their GI Bill benefits to receive monthly housing allowance (MHA). This allowance is an excellent bridge to earning professional wages as a new apprentice.

Location

Portland, TX (north side of Corpus Christi, TX)

Why Should You Apply?

  • Full-time job with employer sponsored training
  • Competitive wages with incremental pay increases
  • Eligible to receive GI Bill monthly housing allowance in addition to wages
  • Opportunities for growth in a skilled trade
  • Veteran preference

Compensation

Starting at $15.60 - $18.50 with incremental wage increases plus GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA)

Role of Instrumentation Technicians

Instrumentation technicians inspect, test, adjust, calibrate, install and repair electric, electronic, mechanical and pneumatic instruments and systems.Work is done in accordance with schematics to ensure accuracy of recording and indicating function. Instrument technicians also clean, lubricate and reassemble or replace defective instruments, wiring or tubing.

Instrumentation technicians work with hand tools, power tool and electronic test equipment such as pressure gauges, mercury manometers, potentiometers, pulse and signal generators, oscilloscopes, transistor curve tracers, ammeters, volt meters and watt meters.

Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and dangerous conditions. These include, but are not limited to; extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers.As a result, instrumentation technicians must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions. Potential on-the-job injuries include electrical shocks and burns, cuts, and falls.

Candidate Requirements

While no experience is required candidates are required to have the following;

  • Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
  • Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Willingness to work at extreme heights (60 to 100+ feet) and in confined spaces
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Provide references attesting to a good work history
  • Have completed high school or earned an equivalent
  • Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces

Next Steps

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please apply



Posted On: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Compensation: $15.60 - $18.50 (starting)



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