BASF Rotating Equipment Technician in Port Arthur, Texas

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Rotating Equipment Technician – Port Arthur, TX

Responsible for Mechanical Maintenance and Machining as assigned. This will include the troubleshooting, installation, aligning, and repair of rotating equipment, to include completion of preventative maintenance tasks at the Port Arthur, TX Site.

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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 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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent

  • 5 years experience in troubleshooting and mechanical maintenance of rotating equipment (this could include the following: Centrifugal pumps, Positive displacement pump, Turbines, Gearboxes, Lubrication)

  • 1 year of driver to driven alignment experience

  • 1 year experience troubleshooting and repairing equipment to OEM specifications

  • Minimum of 1 year experience reading and updating drawings, specifications and Process & Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID).

  • 1 year experience utilizing MS Office (MS-Word, Excel, Outlook)Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or equivalent Military Training

  • Inside machine tools experience

  • Previous Petrochemical experience in mechanical maintenance

  • Working knowledge of chemical plant equipment and technologies

  • Overall excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of SAP data entry used for notification and history process We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-CPN RBU Petrochemicals North America 60000018

Title: Rotating Equipment Technician

Location: TX-Port Arthur

Requisition ID: 1801166