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Analyzer Technician

Company: BAYSTAR
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION
Provide process analyzer support for the continuous manufacture of quality high density polyethylene (HDPE) and specialty fluids (HDA), consistent with high standards of quality, safety, housekeeping, and good employee relations.
RESPONSIBILITIESPosition General
--- Understand, support, and comply with all plant safety policies and procedures, including Lock-Out / Tag-Out (LOTO) and all electrical safety procedures, and industry codes/standards--- Position is located in a chemical processing facility and requires overtime to meet plant needs, including alternative shifts as needed to meet facility needs--- Position requires on-call duties, and the successful candidate must be able to respond 24/7, 100% of the time to plant emergencies on short notice, including nights, weekends, and holidays while on-call--- Complete all assigned training by deadline--- Contribute to continuous improvement by offering suggestions for long-term solutions to minimize costs, improve reliability, and improve loss control performance--- Coordinate repairs of analyzer equipment and components with external vendors--- Other duties as assigned
Technical
--- Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, replace GC columns and ovens, and provide preventative maintenance on plant process analyzer equipment (may include, but is not limited to, gas chromatographs, continuous analyzers, sample systems, emissions monitoring and regulatory analyzers, pH and other water analyzers)--- Keep thorough notes and records of work performed and update SAP work orders daily--- Read and interpret equipment schematics, plans, loop sheets, spec sheets, blueprints, wiring diagrams, process piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)--- Assist with design and implementation/construction of various small projects--- Bend and route tubing

CORE VALUES Must exhibit and demonstrate our 5 Core Values
--- Caring: Dedicated to Safety, Employees, Customers, Community and Environment--- Trustworthy: Living a Culture of Openness, Honesty and Collaboration--- Focused: Creating Value by Delivering the Right Solutions--- Innovative: Daring to be different by finding New Ways--- Fun: Embracing our Diverse Family and Celebrating our Success

COMPETENCIES
--- Dependability - Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record--- Technical Skills - Maintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment uses technology to increase performance/productivity--- Quality - Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services--- Safety - HSSE - Works in a safe manner, uses PPE, recognizes hazards, makes safety suggestions and observations, current on Training Mine

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
--- High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required--- Requires a minimum of five years' experience working with industrial process analyzers--- Computer literacy (Microsoft) required--- Working knowledge with equipment such as gas chromatographs, sample systems, HRVOC systems, O2, pH, moisture, water analysis (ORP, Free Chlorine, Conductivity, Turbidity)--- Candidate will be required to successfully complete a bench test as part of the hiring process--- Candidates will be required to successfully complete extensive testing, drug/alcohol screen, physical requirement evaluation and an extended training period

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
--- Instrument and/or Analyzer Technology Program OR 60 hours of college or related--- Up to 8 years Petrochemical or polymers industry experience

PHYSICAL CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS
This position requires the incumbent to:
--- Follow site safety requirements for the role and wear mandatory FRC and PPE (foot, head, ear, eye, hand, and fall protection) when inside plant environment or where directed by signage or procedure--- Read and understand technical documents and procedures in English--- Specific vision abilities include near, far, and intermediate distances, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception--- Required to work at ground level, from ladders, and from heights greater than 250' above grade on fixed platforms, mobile equipment platforms, and scaffolding--- Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders with and without a safety cage--- Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 24" manways--- Must be capable of lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds--- Frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crawling, walking, and climbing--- Sit or stand for extended periods of time--- Work at computer for significant periods of time throughout the day--- Required to reach overhead and at shoulder level with hands and arms--- Must demonstrate fine and gross motor coordination including pinching, gripping, turning, and keyboarding of both hands--- Move about uneven surfaces, including catwalks, deck grating, and wet and muddy areas--- Work outside in all weather conditions walking up to - mile per job

Keywords: BAYSTAR, Pasadena , Analyzer Technician, Professions , Pasadena, Texas

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