BASF Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Sr. in Pasadena, Texas

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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

At BASF, our largest assets are our people and the chemistry they create is fundamental to our success. We welcome you to be part of our winning organization.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

As a member of our maintenance team, reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, you will be responsible for the installation and repair of instrument and electrical equipment within the site. Additional duties assigned by the Maintenance Coordinator may include generation of work notifications, work order planning, requisitioning, SAP reports, and special projects.

Formula for Success: You Will...

  • Perform installation and troubleshooting of electrical, instrument, and process equipment as needed, to diagnose problems and determined necessary repairs of replacement.

  • This includes troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing instrument and electrical problems associated with process control instruments, Honeywell DCS 3000 system, SIS, and electrical equipment operating at 480 volts and below.

  • Review I&E maintenance activities as required and reporting deficiencies to supervision.

  • Assist supervisor in estimating, planning and procurement of required materials for both maintenance and capital activities of the Pasadena site.

  • Review work orders and equipment history to identify and correct recurring problems.

  • Have responsibility for special projects as assigned.

  • Keep abreast of instrument and electrical equipment of the Pasadena site.

  • Comply with and help enforce all company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.

  • May be required to work with waste that is deemed to be hazardous by RCRA or other regulation.

  • Lead training of I&E Technicians, as necessary.

  • Learn and maintain computer skills to support BASF programs.

  • Perform additional duties assigned by the Maintenance Coordinator which may include but not limited to generation of work notifications, work order planning, requisitioning, SAP reporting, IN Tools updates, and special projects.

  • Observe all safety rules and maintain a clean and safe work area.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

  • Minimum of high school education plus five (5) years’ experience as a first class craftsperson in Chemical Plant maintenance with formal education in vocational school/apprentice program (AAS a plus) required OR

  • Minimum of ten (10) years plant maintenance experience in a Chemical Plant environment can be substituted for vocational school/apprentice program required.

  • DCS and SIS proficiency required.

  • Strong troubleshooting capabilities required.

  • Strong leadership, communications, and human relations skills.

  • Demonstrated performance as a team player and high motivation.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve basic mathematical problems, reading comprehension, and mechanical aptitude.

  • Highly disciplined to do steady work and meeting schedule (including overtime and callout).

  • Successful candidate must be able to obtain and maintain TWIC certification.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CPN-Petrochemicals North America

Title: Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Sr.

Location: TX-Pasadena

Requisition ID: 1701563