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Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Req ID:  81501
Facility:  Edison-Lyo
Department:  Maintenance Supervision
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


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.

  • Work Hours - Monday – Friday 7am – 3:30 PM
  • Overtime as required, which could include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Driver's License required


Roles & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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

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): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named as one of FORTUNE Magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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