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Technician, Maintenance Analyzer 3, CH


Channelview, TX, US, 77530

Req ID:  85148
Facility:  Channelview/North Ops-Lyo
Department:  Olefins IEA
Division:  Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining


Basic Function

Analyzer, Maintenance Technicians are tasked to apply expertise daily 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

•    Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment; responsible for carrying out all work activities in compliance with federal and state environmental regulations. 
•    Promote an environment in which everyone is treated with respect. 
•    Support the maintenance operations work process in executing tasks. 
•    Provide technical expertise to assist supervision and operations in the trouble-shooting, configuration, and teardown/rebuilding of process analyzers such as chromatographs, regulatory analyzers monitoring emissions, and apparatus designed to determine chemical or elemental component amounts in a process stream; records data associated with periodic testing. 
•    Execute scheduled work by: 
•    Reviewing assigned job scopes for completeness and understanding. 
•    Acquiring all necessary parts, tools, and instructions prior to starting the job to maximize work efficiency. 
•    Following all necessary safety procedures and practices to isolate, clear, and work on plant equipment. 
•    Ensuring work is completed per company and industry standards. 
•    Working with equipment owner to complete task in a safe and timely manner. 
•    Updating supervisor on job progress and any problems encountered in completing the defined scope of work. 
•    Completing all documentation using a computerized maintenance management system. 
•    Responding to tasks as directed by maintenance supervision with the appropriate sense of urgency to minimize impact to process units. 
•    Identifying and implement reliability driven improvements.  This may include participation in site reliability teams. 
•    Participating on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development, and improving the work place environment. 
•    Mentoring other mechanical maintenance technicians when necessary. 
•    Engaging in frequent developmental dialog with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development. 

Min. Qualifications

•    High School diploma or GED with minimum 5 years of maintenance experience working with industrial process analyzers in the petrochemical or refining industry. 
•    Ability to diagnose the cause of malfunction or failure of process analyzers and perform the necessary preventive maintenance or corrective maintenance. 
•    Ability to read P&ID's, Spec sheets and loop sheets. 
•    Highly preferred working knowledge with equipment such as Siemens Maxum-II GC, Thermo-Electron Sola-II sulfur analyzer, Thermox oxygen analyzer, ABB Limas UV NOx analyzer, ABB Magnos Paramagnetic oxygen analyzer, and ABB Uras IR CO analyzer (among others). 
•    Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language. 
•    Must be willing and able to provide overtime coverage and respond to plant call-outs. 
•    Must be will to work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training and equipment). 
•    Must be willing to work around and/or manually interact with heavy equipment. 
•    Must be willing and able to work outside, year round under various weather conditions. 
•    Must be willing and able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. 
•    Must be willing and able to work in environments that require frequent bending, reaching, and lifting. 
•    Must be willing and able to work in tight or confined spaces and able to work at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders. 
•    Must be will and able to lift up to 50 pounds. 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have an Associates degree or higher degree in Analytical Instrumentation Technology.


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