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#1 Mechanic Job

Date: Mar 17, 2017

Location: Attapulgus, GA, US

Company: BASF

#1 Mechanic-1601405

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description
Maintenance Mechanic

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The BASF Attapulgus, Georgia site manufactures catalyst for the global refining industry.

Maintenance Mechanic

You will provide maintenance mechanical support to BASF Attapulgus Operations with a Safety First mindset. This role will be responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing industrial equipment. The will use a variety of hand tools, such as hammers, wrenches, sockets, pliers and impacts for equipment repair; equipment for welding and cutting for fabrication; as well as calipers, measuring tapes, torque wrenches and lasers for precision maintenance.

Formula for Success: You Will…

TYPICAL DUTIES:
- Recognize and practice safe work habits in all facets of daily duties
- Install, rearrange, and align complex equipment
- Diagnose complex equipment failures
- Dismantle, repair and reassemble complex equipment
- Perform work in the mechanic's skill area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting
- Apply cutting welding methods, to include - oxyacetylene, plasma arc, shielded arc, tungsten arc, flux cored, carbon arc cutting and gouging, and submerged arc
- Occasionally perform work in other trades (pipefitter, rigger, rough carpentry, machinist, etc.)
- Complete routine paperwork as required
- Use typical mechanic's tools and inspection gages
- Work from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches
- Use involved shop math
- Clean debris and lubricant from parts, work area and equipment
- Operate production equipment to check work as required
- Inspect own and others’ work for quality and dimensional requirements
- Use typical tool room inspection equipment and gage.
- Read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals
- Repair piping and valves
- Install varying lengths of new pipe, valves, and control devices for equipment modification
- Routinely rig equipment for lifting with either hoist or cranes with loads that routinely run several thousand pounds
- Use basic computer skills to access CMMS information
- Work with water soluble and oil-based lubricants
- Work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits
- Develop and interpret mechanical requirements and figure necessary dimensions.
- Improvise to make timely, sound emergency repairs
- Rework and rebuild hydraulic systems as require
- Construct tools; obtain and/or return tools equipment, and supplies used on job such as taper attachments, gas torch equipment, power hand tools, verniers, micrometers, surface, height and thread gages, gage blocks, indicators, and sine bars
- Keep equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition; instruct apprentices
- Work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required; work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

Required:
- Must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalent with at least 5+ years in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position; alternatively, have 1+ year of formal vocational/technical training in Industrial Maintenance field with 5+ years’ experience in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position or possess a two-year Associate degree in Industrial Maintenance/Technology from a technical school or college with 3+ years’ experience in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position
- Must be able to show proficiency in troubleshooting, repairing and optimizing equipment; changing bearings and checking bearing fit and clearances; repairing and rebuilding centrifugal, gear and / or diaphragm pumps; and have welding and pipefitting experience in an industrial environment.
- Must be able to diagnose trouble, plan and perform all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of difficult and complicated plant machinery and equipment, process and special equipment involving layout and development
- Must be able to perform assembly work requiring a high degree of accuracy, skill, and very close tolerances that are difficult to maintain
- Must be able to work safely in all trades (craft) areas and in noisy, dimly lit, awkward, and high areas
- Must be able to manually lift 50 lbs. intermittently (Heavier parts are lifted using other methods)
- Must be able to work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required
- Must be able to work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions
- Must be able to start, stop and operate all shop equipment

Preferred:
- Documented experience in a paper, chemical or petro-chemical plant in a mechanical maintenance technician role

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

Maintenance Mechanic

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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The BASF Attapulgus, Georgia site manufactures catalyst for the global refining industry.

Maintenance Mechanic

You will provide maintenance mechanical support to BASF Attapulgus Operations with a Safety First mindset. This role will be responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing industrial equipment. The will use a variety of hand tools, such as hammers, wrenches, sockets, pliers and impacts for equipment repair; equipment for welding and cutting for fabrication; as well as calipers, measuring tapes, torque wrenches and lasers for precision maintenance.

Formula for Success: You Will…

TYPICAL DUTIES:
- Recognize and practice safe work habits in all facets of daily duties
- Install, rearrange, and align complex equipment
- Diagnose complex equipment failures
- Dismantle, repair and reassemble complex equipment
- Perform work in the mechanic's skill area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting
- Apply cutting welding methods, to include - oxyacetylene, plasma arc, shielded arc, tungsten arc, flux cored, carbon arc cutting and gouging, and submerged arc
- Occasionally perform work in other trades (pipefitter, rigger, rough carpentry, machinist, etc.)
- Complete routine paperwork as required
- Use typical mechanic's tools and inspection gages
- Work from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches
- Use involved shop math
- Clean debris and lubricant from parts, work area and equipment
- Operate production equipment to check work as required
- Inspect own and others’ work for quality and dimensional requirements
- Use typical tool room inspection equipment and gage.
- Read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals
- Repair piping and valves
- Install varying lengths of new pipe, valves, and control devices for equipment modification
- Routinely rig equipment for lifting with either hoist or cranes with loads that routinely run several thousand pounds
- Use basic computer skills to access CMMS information
- Work with water soluble and oil-based lubricants
- Work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits
- Develop and interpret mechanical requirements and figure necessary dimensions.
- Improvise to make timely, sound emergency repairs
- Rework and rebuild hydraulic systems as require
- Construct tools; obtain and/or return tools equipment, and supplies used on job such as taper attachments, gas torch equipment, power hand tools, verniers, micrometers, surface, height and thread gages, gage blocks, indicators, and sine bars
- Keep equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition; instruct apprentices
- Work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required; work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

Required:
- Must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalent with at least 5+ years in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position; alternatively, have 1+ year of formal vocational/technical training in Industrial Maintenance field with 5+ years’ experience in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position or possess a two-year Associate degree in Industrial Maintenance/Technology from a technical school or college with 3+ years’ experience in a heavy mechanical industrial maintenance technician position
- Must be able to show proficiency in troubleshooting, repairing and optimizing equipment; changing bearings and checking bearing fit and clearances; repairing and rebuilding centrifugal, gear and / or diaphragm pumps; and have welding and pipefitting experience in an industrial environment.
- Must be able to diagnose trouble, plan and perform all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of difficult and complicated plant machinery and equipment, process and special equipment involving layout and development
- Must be able to perform assembly work requiring a high degree of accuracy, skill, and very close tolerances that are difficult to maintain
- Must be able to work safely in all trades (craft) areas and in noisy, dimly lit, awkward, and high areas
- Must be able to manually lift 50 lbs. intermittently (Heavier parts are lifted using other methods)
- Must be able to work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required
- Must be able to work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions
- Must be able to start, stop and operate all shop equipment

Preferred:
- Documented experience in a paper, chemical or petro-chemical plant in a mechanical maintenance technician role

Primary Location: US-GA-Attapulgus
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CC-Catalysts


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