Instrumentation & Controls Technician- 3rd Shift: 10:30pm - 7am, Sunday - Thursday - Granville, NY Manufacturing, Composites

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

Impact: Saint-Gobain is seeking a skilled team player to join our dynamic Maintenance group. The Instrumentation & Controls Technician is primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of the production equipment to ensure minimal production down-time and a safe work environment. Production equipment includes; material handling, bulk chemical systems, batch mixing, web coaters, extruding, converting and packaging equipment.

The Instrumentation & Controls Technician is also responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of the facilities equipment such as: HVAC, boilers, chillers, compressors, pumps, motors, pollution control equipment, life safety, electrical power distribution, network, hoists, docks and automated doors.


3rd Shift: 10:30pm - 7am, Sunday - Thursday

Essential Duties:

  • Candidate should be able to install, setup and troubleshoot temperature, speed, weight, pressure, flow and thickness sensing instrumentation.
  • Able to monitor and troubleshoot controls using programmable logic controllers.
  • Set up and tune loop controllers and PID loops.
  • Maintenance and repair of electrical industrial control systems.
  • The position requires scheduled shift work, weekend work and emergency call-ins during off shifts to support production.
  • The Technician will report into the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performs electrical and instrumentation & controls preventative maintenance, calibrations and inspections to reduce equipment down-time.

Required Qualifications


  • High School diploma or GED, with a minimum of 2 years industrial maintenance experience


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in industrial, electrical, electronics or instrumentation technologies from two-year college or technical school

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with analog temperature, pressure, flow, speed and weight measurement.
  • Experience with discrete sensors.
  • Experience with process loop calibration and equipment.
  • Experience with industrial control networks such as MODBUS, BACnet, TCP/IP.
  • Experience working with 480v 3 phase power distribution.
  • Experience with motor controls and VFDs.
  • Has working knowledge of major systems including HVAC, electrical, controls, plumbing, lighting, docks, overhead/sliding doors and life safety.
  • Experience using electrical test equipment.
  • Working knowledge of algebra and trigonometry.
  • Understand good safety practices and the requirements of OSHA and other safety-related codes.

Additional Description

About Granville, NY:

  • Located within rural Washington County in Upstate New York.
  • Glens Falls/Queensbury, NY- 40 minutes
  • Saratoga Springs, NY- 50 minutes
  • Manchester, VT- 30 minutes
  • Bounded on the east by the Green Mountains of Vermont, the north by Lake Champlain and Lake George, the west by Saratoga Springs and the south by the Capital District.
  • Many local outdoor recreational opportunities. This includes a recreational trail that runs directly behind the site.
  • Not accessible by public transportation.

About the Facility:

SG Granville offers solutions for bonding, protection and insulation to the automotive, aerospace, energy, construction, electronics, medical, and general industry sectors.

Through the support of our four global research and development centers and our advanced polymer technology expertise, we create innovative solutions that enhance performance in the most extreme environments. Backed by a proud heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership, we are dedicated to working with our customers to solve today’s most extreme and demanding application issues.

For more than 50 years, SG Granville has been a proud member of the community- first as Sandon, then as Norton Company. The site continues to support the community with its philanthropic activities and employee volunteerism. SG Granville employs around 115 employees over three shifts.

We are a five day a week operation. We encourage candidates to apply who are looking for a career and not just a job. With highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, we ensure our employees feel rewarded for their contributions. With low turnover and an average service time of over 15 years there are many employees who have made a long-term commitment to the success of SG Granville.

Candidates are impressed with our starting hourly rates and the earnings potential from merit increases. Yearly bonuses, 401(k) with match, and pension add to the total rewards package. Finally, the opportunity to live where you work affords employees the opportunity to have a great job and still easily be involved in community/family activities.

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones. With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Composites, and together, let’s protect what matters most!

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Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Instrumentation & Controls Technician- 3rd Shift: 10:30pm - 7am, Sunday - Thursday - Granville, NY Manufacturing, Composites

Location: Granville, New York

Posting Date: 04/02/2023

Job Code: USA04674

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