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Occidental Petroleum Analyzer Tech in Geismar, Louisiana

Title: Analyzer Tech Location: United States-Louisiana-Geismar Other Locations:


  • Responsible for installing and maintaining process analyzer equipment.

  • Occasionally called upon to do other I/E related work and to perform broader duties that support the goals and objectives of the maintenance department.

  • Occasionally works evening and weekends to keep critical equipment in service.

  • Maintain, update, report, requisition, and document the analyzer department records and resources to assure availability and dependability of test equipment, tools, spare parts, outside repairs, specifications, equipment history, vendor resources, and library resources.

  • Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and or transport our products, as our highest priority.

  • Provide attention to detail, and dedication to work in order to ensure reliability of the work site as well as high quality product.


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • This position requires proof of the NCCER certification prior to employment (electrical and/or instrumentation preferred).

  • 3 or more years of experience in analyzer operations and/or maintenance including Gas Chromatographs.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of electronics, chemistry, physics, mechanics of fluids and chromatography.

  • Ability to understand complex analyzer sample systems and analyzer instrumentation.

  • Ability to effectively function and excel in a team environment as well as work independently with minimum supervision.

  • High safety and environmental awareness.

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft applications.

  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Proficiency in reading comprehension and mathematical reasoning.

  • Physical requirements – Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • 12 hours of college chemistry courses or equivalent vocational training.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran