Contribute. Grow. Lead…with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem’s market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 1, 2 or 3 in the world.
In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of General Craftsman Mechanical Tech with our Chemical Plant located in Convent, Louisiana.
Essential Job Duties:
Ability to troubleshoot, fabricate, modify, remove, repair, and overhaul chemical process equipment such as pumps, compressors, turbines, gas and diesel engines, centrifuges, gear boxes, and hydraulic systems in a safe and cost effective manner.
Identify and order materials, parts, tools, and supplies in order to perform necessary work.
Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
Actively supports and participates in plant and corporate safety, environmental and quality programs to continually improve plant operation through the use of Oxy safety, environmental and quality tools.
Actively pursues methods to reduce waste generation and releases. Adheres to the guidelines of Oxy’s long range environmental plan.
High School graduate or GED required
NCCER craft certification required
Technical diploma in a related craft preferred
Relevant millwright experience required
8 years relevant millwright experience preferred
Machinist experience is definitely preferred
Normal outdoor activities for inspections and observations are required for this position.
Normal physical senses are necessary along with ability to transverse uneven surfaces, stairways, and vertical ladders.
Use of accepted safety equipment is necessary.
Ability to work in confined spaces and/or elevated locations are necessary to perform the duties of this position.
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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