Pros: union support for better benefits and fair contracts.
Cons: risk of strike due to negotiations every 3 years.
Work schedule involves a 12 hour, rotating shift work; alternating from Days and Nights each week.
Climbing towers, stairs and ringed ladders.
Firefighting, Rescue and Spill training every three months; quarterly.
I've learned many operating skills and troubleshooting techniques over my 20 year career at Lyondellbasell.
We are a Union facility. Management is profit driven and provide the means for workers to be safe.
Coworkers are excellent and safety driven.
The hardest part of the job is keeping up with all the constant changes.
The most enjoyable part of the job is making gasoline safely and enjoying the pay and benefits for my hard work.