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Technician, Maint. Millwright 2, CX


Channelview, TX, US, 77530

Req ID:  80551
Facility:  Channelview/South Ops-130
Department:  Machinery Maint - Inter/Derv/Utilities
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

Mechanical Maintenance Techs / Millwrights are tasked to apply mechanical expertise to insure the safe and reliable operation of site process plants and reduce operating costs.  This is accomplished by executing assigned work according to plan and schedule, noting any job plan deviations, and providing input on improvement opportunities.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provides support for new equipment installation and proactive maintenance to process equipment.
  • Provides technical expertise for efficient and effective installation, acceptance testing, commissioning, pro-active maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of unit equipment.
  • Provides Quality Assurance oversight related to construction related machinery installations.
  • Ability to diagnose issues with and repair pumps, compressors, turbines, extruders, and their related piping systems.
  • Monitors field construction activities and provide progress/status updates to machinery lead.
  • Acquiring all necessary parts, tools, and instructions prior to starting the job to maximize work efficiency.
  • Work with site construction contractors and project personnel to complete task in a safe and timely manner.
  • Completing all documentation using a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Respond to tasks as directed by maintenance supervision with the appropriate sense of urgency to minimize impact to process units.
  • Ensure contractors comply with equipment inspection & test plans (ITP’s).
  • Identify issues related to quality control of machinery installation by contractor.  This may include recommending actions to correct deficiencies.
  • Candidate will be required to work with other Maintenance Technicians, Operations Technicians, and Engineers as job scope dictates.

Min. Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent with the ability to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Minimum of 2 years of maintenance millwright / pump mechanic experience in an industrial environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of rotating equipment design and application for various types of machinery:  turbo machinery, process pumps, reciprocating compressors and process fans.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed machinery drawings.
  • Ability to align equipment utilizing either indicators or laser alignment methods.
  • Knowledge of equipment foundation construction; understanding of proper foundation profiles for various types of equipment,
  • Construction experience for the installation of new equipment (anchor bolt installation, sole plate leveling, leveling of machinery bases pre-grout step).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated history of multi-craft expertise in addition to Millwright is a plus.
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical rigging in accordance with OSHA requirements is preferred.
  • A working knowledge of equipment drawings and P&ID's, and mechanical seal drawings is preferred.
  • Preferred candidates will have an Associate Degree in a maintenance related field or have equivalent industrial/military work experience.


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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


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