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Maintenance Electrician

Pasadena, TX 77507

Posted: 04/30/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 636 Pay Rate: 33.00

Job Description

Job Purpose: The Maintenance Electrician will provide leadership, technical execution, expertise and support for the production of Stationary Catalysts. Areas of responsibility include Work Order execution, troubleshooting, team collaboration, and where required assisting other Maintenance personnel that perform work in the facility. Also, assist maintenance with capital projects that may include process development, process optimization, and new Equipment installations.

Strategic Focus:
  • Complete scheduled (and potentially unscheduled) work to ensure Plant production and the associated equipment are kept in a manner conducive to achieving site financial goals
  • Help improve team cohesiveness, reduce downtime and improve overall Production quality
  • Facilitate and Train Maintenance staff in the execution of standard and company practices for maintaining new and existing equipment.
  • Execute work instructions for reference and training to improve Maintenance efficiency and throughput 
  • Complete PM processes to improve Plant reliability, Uptime, and Work Order completion percentage.

Main Responsibilities:

Work Order Executing
  • Complete assigned Work Orders through troubleshooting, installation, procedures, and team collaboration.
  • Collaborate and seek ways to improve Maintenance personnel competence and skill development across the Plant.
  • Assisting the department in ensuring the facility is compliant with the 14 elements of Process Safety Management (PSM) including: Employee participation, Process safety information, process hazard analysis, operating procedures, training, contractors, pre-start up safety review, mechanical integrity, hot work permitting, management of change, incident investigation, emergency planning and response, compliance audits, trade secrets.
  • Participate in as needed, Process Hazard Analyses (PHA), Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP), Initial Start Ups, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Training of personnel and other requirements to keep the plant PSM and OSHA compliant.
  • Outside organization: Maintenance Contractors, Goods/Service Vendors, Equipment suppliers
  • Inside organization: Strong interface with Operations, Warehouse, and Project Group  

Education and/or Experience:  
  • Associate’s Degree in Instrument Technology or a related discipline is preferred; however, equivalent years of experience will be accepted on one for one basis in lieu of a degree
  • 2 to 5 years in an Electrician role at a minimum
  • 5 to 10 Plant experience highly desired
  • Military experience will be considered
Interpersonal Skills:
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with staff and contractors
  • Able to work with a diverse group from different backgrounds and different disciplines
  • Capable of taking leadership responsibilities while maintaining relationships with colleagues
  • Capable of mediating between employees and managers to maintain good relationships
  • Conflict management
Language Skills:                                                       
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
Reasoning Ability:                                                   
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills (communicating, motivating, and assisting team members)
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and make decisions
  • Work well under pressure and also very detailed oriented
  • Multi-task
Computer Skills:                                                      
  • Proficiency with the use of Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SAP are preferred
Other Qualifications                                                               
  • Perform installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of motor control and power circuits.
  • Perform troubleshooting of VFDs and instrumentation, including, but not limited to: Pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, level switches, pressure switches, and limit switches.
  •  Ability to use correct Calibration instrument and tooling to perform field calibration of instrumentation and record data on correct form.
  • Interpret schematic drawings of relay logic diagrams, PLC programs, motor control circuit diagrams, pneumatic loops, etc.
  • Ability to perform a field failure analysis to determine if problem is process driven or failed instrumentation.
  • Perform installation, integration and maintenance of process instrumentation equipment to include gauges, switches, controllers, transmitters, thermocouples, etc.
  • Perform installation of new control circuits, modification of existing electrical systems as requested, to include design, load and implementation of new logic.
  • Determine faults of PLC based systems and implement solutions within logic.
  • Perform installation of all electrical conduits and raceways to include various types of basket/ladder tray.
  • Perform proper terminations of all I/O components, instrumentations, etc. and ensure proper labeling is installed to meet specifications.
  • Organizes and runs scheduled work orders within department to meet on-time needs
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Personal Skills:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Capable of managing complex relationships within the work staff
  • Is supportive and helpful with a credible, reasonable and persuasive
  • Self-starter and able to deal with ambiguity.
  • Actively communicate with shared services across other Umicore sites

Days: Monday through Friday

Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

On Call rotating schedule between 4 I&E Techs. – must be able and available to rotate


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