Job:   Analyzer Technician

 

 

Every day, Braskem’s 8,000 team members work to improve people’s lives by creating sustainable solutions through chemicals and plastics. In alignment with our commitment to a circular economy, we focus our global sustainable strategy in three key areas: sustainable processes to reduce waste; an innovative product portfolio; and solutions to support our clients and communities.

We pride ourselves on a culture that promotes diversity and inclusivity (D&I) encouraging its team members to be who they are, following the motto: “You are free to be you.” This mindset adds value to the organization by unlocking untapped potential. Braskem promotes collaborative behaviors that encourage new ideas and different perspectives. As a global organization, Braskem offers competitive employee benefits such as parental leave and educational reimbursement. We strongly encourage people with all different backgrounds and experiences, of all races and ethnicities, abilities, and people from the LGBTQIA+ community, to apply.

Braskem America is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Braskem S.A. headquartered in Philadelphia. The company is the leading producer of polypropylene in the United States, with six production plants located in Texas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, an Innovation and Technology Center in Pittsburgh, and a new operation in Boston focused on leveraging groundbreaking developments in biotechnology and advanced materials. For more information, visit www.braskem.com/usa.

 

Department:

Maintenance & Reliability

Location:

Oyster Creek, TX

Travel Involved:

0-5%

Job Type:

Full Time

 

Description:

 

The Analyzer Technician provides maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to analyzers (process, environmental, and safety)

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

·         Perform Corrective and Preventive Maintenance on plant instrumentation and electrical equipment (4160 volts and below).

·         Perform calibrations of instrumentation and testing of interlocks.

·         Troubleshoot and repair instrument loops and electrical problems, and order/specify parts needed.

·         Effectively use typical test and calibration equipment including pneumatic calibrators, digital and analog multi-meters, meggers, and laptops for equipment communication.

·         Assist in the investigations of root causes of equipment failures.

·         Document work performed in procedures and/or work packages as appropriate.

·         Update equipment records and files in plant library as appropriate.

·         Maintain portable measuring and test equipment, and electrical safety equipment in accordance with established requirements.

 

 

Requirements:

 

·         High School diploma or equivalent.

·         Minimum five years’ experience in instrumentation and electrical maintenance within a chemical plant or an industrial environment, including troubleshooting, repairing, replacing, and calibration. 

·         Minimum three years’ experience maintaining and repairing Analyzers and related equipment.  

·         A team-player approach to work, good organizational and priority-setting skills, detail-oriented, and a strong personal safety philosophy

·         An understanding of Analyzer Sample Systems and Methods.

·         Ablity to maintain/repair Gas Chromography Analyzers, Moisture Analyzers, LEL Meters, O2 Analyzers, FID, and Online utility Analyzers. 

·         Knowledge and understanding of Siemens Maxum II

·         An understanding of PLCs and Microprocessors.

·         Flexibility to work potential overtime, if needed (including weekends and holidays), given advanced notice.

·         Capable of the physical demands related to this position, including frequent walking, standing working in confined spaces, climbing ladders/scaffolding to perform elevated work, repetitive motion, and occasional lifting of weights up to 60 pounds.

·         Must be currently eligible to work in the United States without the need for any type of sponsorship.

Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience:

 

·         Degree or certification in an instrumentation or electrical related field

·         Knowledge of OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM)

·         Working knowledge of SAP, Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

 

 

 

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