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Instrument Fitter, Maintenance

Instrument Fitter, Maintenance

Instrument Fitter, Maintenance

Brown & Root
Houston, TX 77082

Job details

Job Type


Plans layout, fabricates, assembles, installs and repairs instruments, both electronic and pneumatic, including primary piping and tubing.


  • Selects type and size of pipe and related material according to job specification
  • Installs, repairs, maintains, and adjusts indicating, recording, tele-metering, and controlling instruments and test equipment, used to control and measure variables, such as pressure, flow, temperature, motion, force, and chemical composition, using precision instruments, and hand tools.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs primary piping and tubing
  • Reads and interprets instructions and documentation and plans work activities.
  • Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work sites
  • Follows all hazardous waste handling guidelines.
  • Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up and housekeeping activities.
  • May disassemble malfunctioning instruments or test equipment and examine and test mechanisms and circuitry for defects.
  • Replaces or repairs defective parts, using hand tools.
  • Reassembles instrument or test equipment, and tests assembly for conformance to specifications, using instruments.
  • Inspects instruments and test equipment periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards.
  • May calibrate instruments or test equipment according to established standards.
  • Installs associated support structures, components and tubing.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.


  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Work at heights without fear.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


  • Strength:
  • Standing 60%

Walking 20%

Sitting 20%

  • Lifting 50 lb.

Carrying 50 lb.

Pushing 70 ft-lb.

Pulling 70 ft-lb.

  • Climbing F

Balancing F

  • Stooping O

Kneeling O

Crouching O

Crawling O

Reaching C

Handling C

Fingering F


NP Not Present

O Occasionally (0-33%)

F Frequently (34-66%)

C Constantly (67-100%)

Brown & Root Industrial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Brown and Root offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development

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