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Instrumentation Technician in East Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Instrumentation Technician to work onsite at our client’s facility in East Peoria, IL.  This is a contingent position expected to last 1+ years.   

Must be available to work W2 for Volt, No C2C or 3rd party vendors

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee validating large and light structures thru the installation of wireless instrumentation. 
  • Measure accelerations to determine the inertial loads and to measure strain history to estimate the fatigue life of the machine structures.  
  • Support the PPG Instrumentation Team in providing quality test-data to the Machine Development test community through the application of and support of instrumentation on earth moving equipment.
  • Responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, and validation of sensors and portable data acquisition equipment used to collect test data on machines.
  • Work on a team to install both wired and wireless instrumentation to earthmoving, mining, and construction equipment for product development.
  • Installation of transducers, routing cables, setting up data acquisition systems, and publishing the data in Tableau.
  • Working with other technicians, mechanics, and engineers are all within scope.

Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree in electronics or equivalent experience of 2-3 yrs in instrumentation or data collection.
  • Will also accept a certificate or associates degree in a STEM field.

Technical Skills


  • Interest in measurements and instrumentation
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, circuits, resistance, current, voltage, schematics, electrical theory, physical theory, and application of electrical theory
  • Basic electronics troubleshooting skills

Desired (differentiation factors):

  • Instrumentation Experience (Working knowledge of basic measurement techniques for pressure, temperature, flow, displacement, vibration, and strain)
  • Experience working with signal conditioning and data acquisition systems, preferably Somat EDAQ or Dewesoft
  • Experience applying strain gages
  • Working knowledge of wireless networks.
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software problems.

*Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense*

Submit your resume today!

Contact Lorie at for immediate consideration.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer