Occidental Petroleum Instrument Technician in Geismar, Louisiana
Title: Instrument Technician Location: United States-Louisiana-Geismar Other Locations:
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.
Install, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on all plant instrumentation, control systems, analyzers and electrical equipment.
Responsible for prompt and accurate diagnosis of minor problems and the implementation of corrective action. Consult directly with equipment vendors on problems for resolution as necessary.
Set up and operate limited types of shop tools and specialized test, measuring equipment and hand tools utilized in any phase of machine installation or maintenance.
Conduct evaluation tests on valves, motors, instruments, etc.
Must be proficient in troubleshooting 120 volt AC controls, 480 volt motors and switch gear.
Research specifications for materials, testing and repair of instrumentation and electrical equipment.
High School Education or GED required.
Five (5) years process instrumentation/electrical maintenance experience in industry OR two (2) years maintenance experience in industry and Associate's degree in Instrumentation or Electrical Technology
Must be proficient in troubleshooting using loop drawing, schematics, ladder logic, electrical one-line, and P&I drawings.
Proficient in maintaining process control loops, electronic controls, valves, and transmitters.
This position requires proof of the NCCER certification prior to employment (electrical and/or instrumentation preferred).
Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.
Valid driver’s license required.
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.
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