Maintenance I&E Technician

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Columbus, Mississippi, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for an Instrumentation and Electrical Technician in Columbus, MS.


The purpose of the Journeyman Electrician is to help maintain the operation of the plant and help with repairs needed to keep the plant running in a safe manner.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring safety, environmental and housekeeping standards are met.

 Responsible for compliance with all operating procedures, safety policies and procedures, environmental policies and procedures, quality policies and procedures, and site policies and procedures.

 Correct and report all unsafe acts and conditions to the Maintenance Foreman.

Will carry out directives and instructions in a safe, timely, efficient, and accurate manner.

Accurately document and file documentation of instruments and of the PM’s preformed.

 Will be able to safely operate transportation machinery relevant to job assignment such as forklift, rail mover (locomotive), etc.

 Able to read and interpret process and equipment documentation (loop sheets, blow-up diagrams, troubleshooting flowcharts, etc)

 Perform lock-out / tag out, line breaking, confined space, etc by procedure with proper documentation

  Able to read and understand indicators (pressure gauges, flow meters, temperature gauges, volt/amp meters, etc.)

  Have the basic understanding of the function of rotating equipment such as pumps, motors, blowers, etc.

  Able to troubleshoot and repair electrical and process control systems such as motor control circuits, substation breaker control circuits, power distribution circuits, and instrument and control devices

  Able to install conduit, conductor and connect equipment with average supervision

  Able to identify and repair simple electrical faults(Blown Fuses, Burned out Leads)

  Ability to work on and troubleshoot 24VDC instrumentation systems in the field

  Familiar with AC and DC circuits and their differences and uses within the plant

  Able to troubleshoot, repair and replace automatic control equipment and indicating equipment such as control valves, dp cells, mag meters, etc.

  Ensure that cleanliness of plant is well maintained.

Able to read and understand common indicators such as pressure gauges, flow meters, temperature gauges, volt/amp meters, etc.

  Know the location of main motor and equipment control centers and tag-out/lockout procedures

 Able to operate common shop tools such as drills, saws, grinders, and small hand tools.

  Ability to work on Electrical Power Systems - 600VAC and below

  Report accidents, errors, near-misses, and other unexplained occurrences to the Chief Technician,   Maintenance Supervisor, or HSE Department

Will be able to safely operate transportation machinery relevant to job assignment such as forklift, rail mover (locomotive), etc



Job Qualifications

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an

employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable  

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the  

essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving

mechanical part and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes   

or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.                  

The employee frequently works in high, precarious places. The employee is  

 occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme


 The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, although there may be some

 exposure to very loud noise for limited periods of time.


 Education, Training and/or Experience:


High School Diploma or GED equivalent or 2 year Chemical Industry experience.

      Prefer associates or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or three years or more related experience and/or training.


Communication Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general procedures.

Ability to write reports and present information to co-workers and peers.

Ability to communicate with others on different job levels.

Good penmanship skills preferred.

      Maintain communications with the Chief Technician through the various communication systems in the plant.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with and apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages,

ratios and proportions to practical situations.  Be able to understand and comprehend

the English and metric conversations systems.


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United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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