Technician, Maint. I/E 4, LP/BC at Lyondell Chemical Company

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: La Porte, Texas





Job Description:
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( www.lyondellbasell.com ) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Basic Function
The La Porte Complex is seeking a Maintenance I/E Technician to join our dynamic team. In this position, you will be tasked to apply technical expertise daily to insure the safe and reliable operation of site equipment and to reduce operating costs by executing assigned work according to plan and schedule, noting any job plan deviations, and providing input on improvement opportunities. You will participate in reliability teams to identify and implement reliability driven improvements and committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development.

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 technical expertise in the installation, acceptance testing, commissioning, pro-active maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of unit equipment including:
    • Transformers, breakers and other power distribution equipment, motor starters, motors, etc.
    • Level instruments, flow and pressure instruments, control valves, PLC's and other process and machinery control systems.
    • Maintenance to site process equipment
  • Executes 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.
  • Participates on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development, and improving the work place environment.
  • Candidate will also be required to mentor other mechanical maintenance technicians when necessary.
  • Engages in frequent developmental dialog with supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development.
  • Promotes an environment in which everyone is treated with respect.+


Min. Qualifications
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Understanding of equipment design and application for various types of electrical and/or instrumentation: pressure, temperature, level and flow devices, transformers, motor starters, circuit breakers, control circuits, etc..
  • Fundamental understanding of specification sheets, loop diagrams, and P&ID's, is required. Technical skills testing will be performed during the hiring process to ensure minimum requirements are met.
  • Additionally, the candidate:
    • Must be willing and able to provide overtime coverage
    • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language
    • Must be willing and able to work occasional plant call-outs


Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance experience in both instrument and electrical crafts in an industrial environment - Preferred.
  • NCCER certification or an associate's degree from an accredited college or trade school or recognized - Preferred.


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

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
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 unsolicitedrésumés 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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