Maintenance Technician (I/E)

  • Westlake Chemical
  • Longview, TX, USA
  • Jun 04, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Maintenance Technician (I/E)LocationTX, LongviewRequisition Number1935# of openings1Apply Now

The Maintenance Technician (I/E) performs instrumentation and electrical related work assignments for the Maintenance Department based on job requests from the Production Department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Repair and inspect 480V and below electrical wiring and systems.
  • Remove and install electrical fuses on 480 volt and below power transmission equipment and motor starter overload devices.
  • Remove and install air supply solenoids on control valves
  • Connect/disconnect 480-volt starters, electrical wire to terminals on pumps, motor operated valves, light fixtures and wall switches.
  • Perform loop checks for process field instrumentation.
  • Locate and correct electrical problems on equipment such as actuator valves, solenoids, electrical control circuits and control panels.
  • Take amp readings for electrical motors and high/low voltage power supplies to equipment.
  • Remove, calibrate and install transmitters such as pressure, flow, temperature, level and other instrumentation.
  • Perform calibration of instruments such as emergency shutdown valves, process control valves, etc.
  • Remove and install electrical breakers, relays, etc.
  • Test voltage on instrumentation such as transmitters and controllers.
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections on electrical systems and equipment.
  • Disassemble, repair, and reassemble automatic valve actuators.
  • Locate and correct problems with instrumentation such as DCS, panel switches, control valves, transmitters, etc.
  • Remove, install and replace electrical lighting and fixtures.
  • Order supplies, spare parts and material from the Warehouse via SAP.
  • Make splices to electrical wiring such as feeder cables, motor leads, control wires, etc.
  • Assist in training of others.
  • Read and understand electrical drawings and schematics.

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or the equivalent is required. Five years minimum field experience in Instrument/Electrical Field in the petrochemical industry is required.

Two year college degree/approved apprenticeship strongly preferred. Must be willing to work overtime, shift schedules and assist other craft discipline in performing a repair task.