Premier Systems Integrator Reaches Out to Hire War Veterans
by K. Morgan Barker and John P. Allen
One of the nation’s leading system’s integrators, Instrument Control Services, is seeking US veterans for employment NOW! ICS has partnered recently with HireVeterans.com, America’s leading job-board for war veterans. ICS is taking the initiative to find and hire America’s Best.
Since its inception, Instrument Control Services has been at the forefront of providing automation design, electrical/instrumentation construction and maintenance, facilities manpower support, and valve repair services to a broad spectrum of industries.
They are determined to be the partner and supplier of choice for all industrial markets they serve, provide exceptional value in their service for all their clients and facilitate profitability without compromise on services. This philosophy guides their business model and reflects their commitment to their customer as well as making them a top choice for employment…
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A spokesman for ICS says, “We believe that quality is of the utmost importance — it allows us to take pride in our work and keep our clients in the ICS family.”
Based in Ventura, California, Instrument Control Services has clients throughout the southwestern United States from offshore platforms on the Outer Continental Shelf in California to the bio tech industry in Colorado.
ICS TAKES CARE OF THEIR EMPLOYEES
Instrument Control System’s largest area of expertise is providing qualified personnel to work under the clients’ direction to integrate systems.
ICS maintains a sophisticated database of personnel who are available for assignments. This database can be quickly searched by multiple categories (education, experience, specialty, etc.) to match the data of their employees to the best job available for them.
These jobs may be long or short-term and their employees remain ICS employees throughout their assignment. All statutory taxes, insurance and benefits are provided by ICS. Clients pay an hourly billing rate for all the hours worked and at the end of the assignment, workers are reassigned to other ICS clients or are released.
• Full-service electricians with expertise in all phases of electrical work
• Instrument technicians with calibration, troubleshooting and repair experience
• Experienced operators of process systems to low cost, entry-level roustabouts
• Pneumatic instrumentation and tubing installers
• Valve technician crews for scheduled testing and maintenance
• Professional supervisors for management of projects and personnel
• Systems integrators for PLC and SCADA programming and implementation
• AutoCAD technicians for documentation of electrical and P&ID drawings
PROGRAMMABLE CONTROL SYSTEMS
Instrument Control Services uses proven rapid development methodologies that focus on early and continuous customer participation. ICS wants their customer to be involved from the very beginning. Their proven expertise in control system design, installation and maintenance ensures that they choose the correct application for the job. They provide incremental software documentation throughout the completion of the project. This methodology enables them to successfully integrate multiple programmable control systems ranging from micro-controllers to complete automated control systems for their clients’ specific situation.
ICS provides detailed documentation using AutoCAD, system data packages and disaster recovery procedures along with training the end user to use the new or modified system. They back up their work and are available to their client–ALWAYS.
ICS has diverse experience with installation, calibration, maintenance, repair and construction in the field. This allows them to provide a complete solution — from the sensing device, to the Programmable Logic Controller, back to the end user through a customized SCADA application.
WORK IN THE FOLLOWING INDUSTRIES INCLUDE:
- Oil field
- Water treatment
- Bio-tech industries
REFERENCES AND CLIENTS
Instrument Control Services has established an outstanding reputation with many of their local industry leaders. This list includes, but is not limited to the following companies:
• Baxter Bioscience
• Chart Industries
• DCOR Inc.
• Plains Exploration & Production
• Pacific Energy
• Teledyne Scientific & Imaging
• Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Venoco Inc.
• Municipality Water & Wastewater