Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ANALYZER TECHNICIAN in Port Arthur, Texas
43131BRReq No.:43131BRJob Description and Qualifications: At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what’s possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.
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Air Products (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, is seeking an experienced Analyzer Technician for its HYCO facilities in Port Arthur, TX and Westlake, LA. The facilities produce Hydrogen, power, steam and CO2 for the local refineries as well as other customers along the Gulf Coast Connection Pipeline (GCCP), the world’s largest hydrogen pipeline supply network.
The Analyzer Technician will report into the Area Maintenance Superintendent and will be responsible for performing preventive and corrective maintenance as well as project work on analyzer and instrumentation systems. The candidate will be accountable for the safe operation, troubleshooting, repair, and documentation of all activities surrounding plant equipment.
Role responsibilities and duties:
Perform and/or supervise the inspection, repair, calibration and prevention activities associated with a variety of Continuous Gas Analyzers, Moisture Analyzers, and Gas Chromatograph systems. This includes complex gas sampling systems.
Providing the necessary technical leadership to continuously improve the area’s analytical equipment integrity, reliability, and on-stream factor.
Provide Operational/Technical training to individual plant Operations and Maintenance teams to improve overall technical knowledge of their systems.
Investigate equipment failures, determine root cause of failure, and recommend appropriate solutions to reduce reoccurrence of/or eliminate cause of failure.
Participate actively in department/plant safety programs. Promote safety rules and regulations as well as environmental compliance.
Engage actively in a team environment, bring a positive attitude, maintain personal accountability and provide mentoring and coaching for team member development.
Recommend and specify revisions to improve equipment performance and/or system reliability/capacity.
Assist in the development, implementation and periodic review of preventative/predictive maintenance programs to reduce unplanned shutdowns and improve overall plant on stream capability.
Keep abreast of and evaluate new methodologies, work practices, equipment, instrumentation, controls, technology, etc., for application and use within the plant.
Participate in the planning and execution of minor and major shutdowns. Provide technical and hands on support as required during shutdowns.
Willing to support nights and weekends via phone or potential on-site.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
Five (5) years minimum maintenance experience in a petrochemical, manufacturing or military environment.
Five years’ experience inspecting, repairing and calibrating Instrumentation/Calibration & Analyzer systems.
Two-year Associate degree in Electrical/Instrumentation discipline or relevant military experience, preferred.
Working knowledge of SAP, basic word processing, email and spreadsheet programs a plus.
Supervisory skills/experience, basic computer knowledge, knowledge of SAP, and experience with CEM systems.
Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company values the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skills and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.
We are the world’s largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.
At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
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Job Title:ANALYZER TECHNICIANEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-TX-Port ArthurCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas