Maintenance Technician
Momentive - Texas

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Trouble-shoot, calibrate, maintain, and install plant instrumentation and electrical systems and components, with an emphasis on prevention and prediction practices. Document findings, correct drawings to reflect as-built conditions, and maintain equipment history files and logs.

Job Responsibilities
Able to read and interpret instrument and electrical installation drawings, process plant P&ID’s, wiring schematics, loop drawings, electrical one-line drawings, and component assembly drawings.

-Able to read and follow technical manuals, specification sheets, maintenance instructions, parts bill of materials, and understand the significance of materials of construction for specific applications.

-Function check, diagnose, and calibration instrument sensors, transmitters, and control elements for process parameters such as temperature, flow, level, and pressure.

- Interact with vendors in getting parts identified properly for ordering and delivery.

- Be able to trouble shoot and repair all plant equipment proficiently and perform all equipment repair work to manufacturer’s specifications.

-Be skilled in alignment techniques for rotating and coupled equipment and understand the basic principles of vibration.

- Develop good computer skills in the SAP maintenance module’s PM and Work Order systems.

-Diagnose and maintain electrical and electronics systems and components such as relays, switches, power supplies, motor control circuits, AC/DC motors, variable speed drives, electric tracing, transformers, and wiring.

-Basic trouble-shooting and component replacement on control system hardware such as DCS and PLC systems.

-Assist in determining repairs needed by recommending replacement parts, options, and solutions. Perform other duties as assigned.

-Comply with all environmental, safety, and health policies and safe work practices.

- Proficient use of interpersonal skills with peers and process personnel to achieve better communications and repairs.

Minimum Qualifications
-Process analyzer skills and experience is a plus.
-DCS and PLC programming experience is a plus.
-Able to work through problems in stressful conditions and remain calm.
-Respond to off-hours plant emergencies as a shared responsibility with other technician.

Education Requirements
-High school diploma/GED with minimum 5 years experience
-2-year technical college diploma or military training in instrumentation, electrical, or electronics, and minimum of 3-years experience would be an acceptable substitute for the above requirement.
-Able to work safely on and around electrical components

Physical/Other Requirements

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently a Momentive employee, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Physical: Walking, driving, standing, lifting, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, fingering, talking, hearing and seeing. Must be able to enter confined spaces and wear a respirator.

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