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Maintenance Mechanic Job

Date: Feb 13, 2018

Location: Peekskill, NY, US

Company: BASF

Maintenance Mechanic-1800276

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.

Perform duties to install, maintain and repair equipment at the BASF Peekskill Manufacturing Site. Tasks include complex process equipment installation, maintenance troubleshooting and repairs utilizing advanced skills in pipefitting, structural steel, pneumatic, hydraulic, rigging and other millwright work on rotating and fixed equipment such as process machinery, tanks/pumps/agitators, furnaces, boilers and general building & grounds maintenance. Perform basic welding and fabrication; assist other mechanics in mechanical assignments as required. Operate forklift truck and other mobile equipment as required.

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

Must have the ability to work from complicated drawings, design specifications and/or utilizing good maintenance practices and ingenuity to solve problems. Work in coordination with multi-craft maintenance activities. Perform duties of lower grade positions as assigned. Receive and act upon Supervisor’s written and/or verbal instructions. Notify Supervisor of status of work and communicate to Supervisor deficiencies in equipment and/or repair information. Maintain and update necessary records as instructed. Use basic computer programs. Learn and maintain computer skills to support BASF programs.

High School Diploma or equivalent is required; trade school diploma or further education in the mechanical field is preferred. Prior working experience in a chemical, refining, or manufacturing facility is preferred. Must be skilled in the safe and proper use of maintenance hand tools and power tools, diagnostic instruments. Must possess knowledge of and skill in the basic use of shop equipment such as metal lathe and milling machine in fabrication and repair work. Must have the ability to enter and comfortably work within confined spaces. As required, will be expected to advise or instruct co-workers and assist other mechanics as assigned. Must comply with company policies, procedures and safety standards. Must have the ability to maintain excellent housekeeping practices throughout the workplace, communicate all problems or difficulties to the supervisor, and utilize current technology as required to perform duties.

Primary Location: US-NY-Peekskill
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-EDP-Pigments

Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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