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I&E Technician


Edison, NJ, US, 8817

Req ID:  80314
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Maintenance
Division:  Americas Manufacturing


Basic Function

The Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) Technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all instruments, control systems and electrical equipment in the catalyst  plant and the associated facilities. The I&E Technician performs work of high skill in the inspection repair, testing, adjustment, installation and removal of all electronic and electrical power plant equipment and systems.


  • The I&E Technician operates from established and well-known procedures under minimum supervision, performing duties independently with only general direction given. Decisions are made within prescribed operating and maintenance procedures or guidelines. The I&E Technician encounters recurring work situations of high complexity, with occasional variations from the norm.
  • The I&E Technician must perform work in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, in compliance with all environmental permits at all times. The I&E Technician must effectively communicate information to supervision and fellow plant personnel, relative to the condition of the plant equipment and performance, and provide suggestions for plant improvements. The I&E Technician must perform duties in such a way to result in an optimum.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Perform preventive maintenance duties on all major equipment and systems as well as emergency backup systems.
  • Maintain complete equipment files, logs, and drawings for all designated equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining and controlling spare parts inventory to maintain plant reliability. Assist in physical inventories.
  • Participate in the administrative maintenance of the plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records.
  • Inspect repair, install and remove all types of motors, switches, control equipment, wiring, electrical signal and communication systems, and storage batteries, and work with electrical systems up to and including 460 volts.
  • Conduct trouble shooting and analysis on DCS, PLC and associated control equipment.
  • Must be familiar with 4-20mA signals and trouble shooting
  • Maintain all plant instrumentation and electrical test equipment.
  • Fully support and participate in Safety and Regulatory Compliance Programs.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor

Min. Qualifications

Calibration and DCS - Distributed Control System

Electrical Controls, Electrical Hazard Awareness and Electrical Systems

High Voltage & Voltages up to 4160 Volts

IC&E  - Electric, Instrument & Cnrls

Hand and Power Tools

Inustrument Schematics


Inventory Control

Microsoft Office Suite

Organizational Skills

PLC - Programmable Logic Controller

Power Plant Fundamentals

Problem Solving

Reading Blueprints


Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience as a I&E Technician with increasing responsibility in a related industry
  • Work Hours - Monday – Friday 7am – 3:30 PM
  • Overtime as required, which could include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Driver's License required

Preferred Behaviors

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group


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

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.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


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.

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