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E&I Technician Job

Date: Jun 21, 2017

Location: Attapulgus, GA, US

Company: BASF

E&I Technician-1700900

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
E&I Technician (1602703)

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.

You will provide E&I support to BASF Attapulgus Operations with a Safety First mindset. This role includes but is not limited installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment and instrumentation in an industrial plant; including power distribution, motor controls, PLC’s, wiring, process controls, flow meters, level transmitters, conductivity and PH meters. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.

Formula for Success: You Will…

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
- Read blueprints, P&ID's, single-lines, ladder logic, and wiring schematics.
- Repair and troubleshoot analog and discrete instrument loops.
- Effectively use typical test and calibration equipment, including pneumatic calibrators, RTD calibrators, mA calibrators, T/C calibrators, digital and analog multi-meters, meggers, and laptops for equipment communication.
- Follow step-by-step calibration procedures.
- Use computerized systems to enter and retrieve data.
- Troubleshoot and repair 480 VAC 3 phase motor controls as well as 120 VAC control circuits.
- Troubleshoot PLC problems through knowledge of PLC logic and operations.
- Work with and troubleshoot the following:
- Pressure, temperature, level and flow measuring equipment
- Pneumatic Controls
- Chart recorders
- Water analytical equipment, including pH/ORP, Conductivity
- Solenoids
- Limit & Proximity Switches

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Requires lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying up to 25 lbs.
- Requires sitting, standing (in place), walking, and using arm/leg control.
- Requires bending, kneeling, squatting, and crawling.
- Requires wrist turning and finger manipulation.
- Requires ability to climb vertical, fixed ladders with ladder cages (up to 178 ft. structure)
- Requires ability to climb portable step and extension ladders
- Requires the ability to push and pull up to 25 lbs.
- Requires ability to twist, turn, and reach above shoulder level
- Requires simple to firm grasping ability

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

Required:
- Must be a high school graduate or have GED equivalent.
- At least one year of formal vocational/technical training in electrical/electronics field with at least five years of experience in the industrial electrical field. Or must possess a two-year Associate degree in electrical maintenance/technology from a technical school or college with at least three years of experience in the industrial electrical field.

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

High school diploma/GED/Trade/Technical Degree or apprenticeship in a related field. Military service in a related field a plus, but not required. 4 years of Electromechanical and/or Instrumentation & Electrical experience. Fabrication, wiring and hook up experience of Instrumentation and Electrical equipment. Detail oriented and willing to document details appropriately. Strong troubleshooting and fault isolation skills. Familiar with PLC’s & PLC logic. Experience with DCS systems a plus. Experience with high voltage switching equipment (4160V and above) a plus but not required. Strong personal safety philosophy. Must be team oriented and have a willingness to learn and further develop technical skills. Willingness to work overtime and respond to call-out after hours and weekends when needed.

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


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