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Technician, Maint. Millwright


Deer Park, TX, US, 77571

Req ID:  80648
Facility:  La Porte Ops-Lyo
Department:  LPO East Maintenance Millwright Team
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

•   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.
•   Provides  troubleshooting, repair and proactive maintenance to site process equipment
•   Provides technical expertise for efficient and effective installation, acceptance testing, commissioning, pro-active maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of unit equipment.
•   Equipment includes pumps, compressors, turbines, extruders, and piping systems.
•   Executes scheduled work by:
            o   Reviewing assigned job scopes for completeness and understanding.
            o   Acquiring all necessary parts, tools, and instructions prior to starting the job to maximize work efficiency.
            o   Following all necessary safety procedures and practices to isolate, clear, and work on plant equipment.
            o   Ensuring work is completed per company and industry standards.
            o   Working with equipment owner to complete task in a safe and timely manner.
            o   Updating supervisor on job progress and any problems encountered in completing the defined scope of work.
            o   Completing all documentation using a computerized maintenance management system.
            o   Responds to tasks as directed by maintenance supervision with the appropriate sense of urgency to minimize impact to process units.
            o   Identify and implement reliability driven improvements.  This may include participation in site reliability teams.
            o   Candidate will also be required to mentor other mechanical maintenance technicians when necessary.
            o   Engages in developmental dialogs with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development.
            o   Promotes an environment in which everyone is treated with respect.

Min. Qualifications

•   High school diploma or equivalent
•   Minimum of 2 years of maintenance millwright / pump mechanic experience in an industrial environment
•   Advanced understanding of equipment design and application for various types of machinery:  turbo machinery, process pumps, reciprocating compressors and process fans Working knowledge of laser alignment technology and application
•   Demonstrated history of multi-craft expertise in addition to millwright is a plus:
           o   A working knowledge of equipment drawings and P&ID's, and mechanical seal drawings is required.  Technical skills testing will be performed during the hiring process to ensure minimum requirements are met.
•   Required skills:
           o   Work rotating shifts and provide overtime coverage
           o   Work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training, and equipment)
           o   Work around and/or manually interact with heavy equipment
           o   Work outside, year-round under various weather conditions, elevated heights and noisy areas
           o   Stand and walk for extended periods of time
           o   Work in environments that require frequent bending, reaching, and lifting
           o   Work in tight or confined spaces
           o   Work at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders
           o   Lift up to 50 lbs
           o   Complete tasks wearing required personal protective equipment which may include fire protective clothing, goggles, face shields, gloves, steel toe boots, hearing protection, respirators, etc.
           o   Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse set of cross functional groups
           o   High commitment to the craft and willing to learn and accept new challenges
           o   Self-starter and capable of leading formal or informal work groups
           o   Basic computer software and hardware familiarity including competency with MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) is a plus
           o   Basic mathematics including first level algebra is a plus
           o   Experience with SAP or other computerized Maintenance Management systems is a plus
           o   Willingness and ability to adhere to all rules and procedures
           o   Ability to work shifts including weekends and holidays as needed
           o   Subject to random drug and alcohol testing

Preferred Qualifications

•   Candidates with an Associate's degree in a maintenance related field or have equivalent industrial/military work experience
•   NCCER certification
•   Fundamental understanding of mechanical rigging in accordance with OSHA requirements


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