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Technician, Maintenance Analyzer 4, CH


Channelview, TX, US, 77530

Req ID:  76012
Facility:  Channelview/North Ops-Lyo
Department:  Hydrocarbons - Analyzer
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

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 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

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.
  • Respond to tasks as directed by maintenance supervision with the appropriate sense of urgency to minimize impact to process units.
  • Identify and implement reliability driven improvements.  This may include participation in site reliability teams.
  • Participate on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development, and improving the work place environment.
  • Mentor other mechanical maintenance technicians when necessary.
  • Engage 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 prefer 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.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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