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Microchip Technology Master Technician-Facilities in Colorado Springs, Colorado


MASTER TECHNICIAN (Facilities Instrumentation and Controls)


Perform installation, startup, repair and technical support for a wide variety of building controls, monitoring, life safety and fire alarm systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform installation, startup, troubleshooting, repair and technical support for instrumentation and control system additions or changes in support of improvement and expansion projects. These projects will cover a broad range of systems which include heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, electrical distribution systems, water, waste treatment, pollution control, life safety, and fire alarm systems.

Assures that all site improvements and workmanship comply with local, state and federal codes and regulations.

Interfaces with Facility Maintenance technicians and managers to determine the condition of systems and areas.

Communicates regularly with management and other functional groups within Microchip to understand the needs/problems in relation to system instrumentation.

May analyze, prepare, and present equipment purchase recommendations.


Basic chemistry, physics, mathematics, electronics, statistical process control and overall engineering knowledge necessary to sustain, troubleshoot, modify, improve, and develop building systems.

Knowledge of AC and DC power and the hazards associated with working on powered systems and the use of lock out-tag out procedures. Must maintain annual recertification of LOTO regulations.

General knowledge of analog and digital circuitry, PLC controls, relay logic, and pneumatic control hardware.

Experience in running conduit, power and data cabling, working in power distribution panels.

Ability to read and interpret schematic drawings, technical diagrams, written specifications, and work instructions.

General knowledge of VFD’s and how they are wired for controls. Specific knowledge of ABB is a plus.

Knowledge or experience in PLC programming and calibration of measurement systems is a plus.


Ability to read, write, and effectively present information to management, public groups and employees.


A two-year Associates Degree in electronics or equivalent trade or military schooling and experience.


The employee is regularly required to access crawl spaces and climb ladders. The employee must be able to wear all necessary PPE (personal protection equipment) that is required for a specific task including respirators, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, hard hats, or chemical resistant coveralls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level, lighting and cleanliness of the work environment can vary widely. Work assignments will routinely take place in an office, cleanroom, industrial equipment room, or outdoor setting.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.