MD Anderson Cancer Center Instrumentation Technician in Houston, Texas

Instrumentation Technician

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Service Skilled Trade at

Fac Mgt PC&PF 710407

Requisition #: 109285

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 rankings. It is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Salary range: min-$43,600 mid-$54,500 max-$65,400


Repair and maintain electronic and control equipment, respond to customer calls, provide support to emergencies


Maintain, Repair and Troubleshoot

Performs functions on live circuits and in operating controls enclosures. May install, troubleshoot and repair 120, 208, 240 and 480 volt controls and equipment per NEC guidelines.

  1. Skilled in practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment of electronic technician trade:

a. Skilled in the used of the following tools/calibrating instruments: thermocouple calibrator, resistance temperature, detector calibrator, voltage and current generator, multi-meters, and decade resistance box.

b. Maintain and repair typical building electronic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic systems.

c. Install, calibrate, and check assigned systems using manual dexterity, hand tools, and visual ability.

d. Examine and test mechanisms and circuitry for defects.

f. Run conduit, pull wire, and install circuits for electrically powered units.

2 Maintain/repair/calibrate HVAC systems to include air handling units, fan coil units, terminal boxes, dampers, thermostats sensors, control valves, and associated HVAC equipment.

  1. Troubleshoot equipment in or out of control systems, and replace or repair defective components:

a. Requisition material.

b. Ability to program microprocessors for initial commissioning and tune operating controls.

e. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the job.

  1. Other duties as assigned

Respond to customer calls Respond to customer calls and provide customer services

Document and communication Provide complete information to accurately document corrective action, labor hour, and materials used on work orders.

Timely communication to supervisor of any other issues encountered during the performance of work.

Ability to apply craft skills knowledge Reads, draws and interprets electrical, pneumatic, mechanical and heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) schematics, one line diagrams and control sequence of operations. Investigates outages

Emergency responses Emergency responses for facilities including code red

Other duties as assigned


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Four years of electronic, building automated systems and pneumatic controls experience to include two years of electrical experience.

With Journeyman Electrician's license, two years of electronic, building automated systems and pneumatic controls experience to include one year of electrical experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.