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Boiler Equipment Mechanic at Ashland, LLC in Assonet, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals Inc

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?

Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Boiler Equipment Mechanic to join our Ashland LLC business at our Freetown, Massachusetts location. This position will report to Facilities, Maintenance and Engineering Manager.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Team recognition rewards, sponsored lunches and monetary incentives based on performance

  • Comprehensive Benefit package, Medical, Dental and Vision starting on Day 1 for you AND your family

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Referral bonus plan – get a job with us and get paid to refer your friends

  • Work Schedule: 6am-2:30pm, Monday-Friday

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist on-shift Boiler Operator with repairs, troubleshooting, water regenerations, etc.

  • Work with Plant Mechanics performing PM work, pump rebuilds, filter changes, system troubleshooting, etc.

  • Backup/Fill-in for on-shift Boiler Operators as needed. 

  • Flexibility and willingness to cover nights and/or weekends, as needed, for vacation time, sick time, etc.

  • Monitors and operates two water tube, natural gas fired boilers; 725 HP and 1,100 HP.

  • Test water, chemical mixing and perform flue gas analysis

  • Maintains the plant air systems

  • Operates the facility deionized and filtered water systems

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Massachusetts Licensed Second Class Firemen or higher

  • Continuous training as prescribed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety for licensing requirements.

  • Working knowledge of natural gas fired boilers, pumps, rotating equipment, and compressors.

  • Knowledge (and ability to interpret): National Board Boiler rules, ASME and ANSI codes, and Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts rules on boilers

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, as needed (6:00 am to 6:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 6:00 am)

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Two or more years’ experience operating and/or repairing boiler equipment, air compressors and various water systems.

  • Welding and machine shop skills a plus

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.



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