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Occidental Petroleum Analyzer Tech in Geismar, Louisiana

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


Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2017 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Analyzer Technician with our Chemical Manufacturing Facility located in Geismar, Louisiana.

Essential Job Duties:

  • 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