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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN in Pasadena, Texas

29940BRReq No.:29940BRJob Description and Qualifications:

Job Description and Qualifications

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a world-leading manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN for its Pasadena SMR facility and Houston Area Satellite facilities located in Pasadena and Mont Belvieu, TX.

The facilities consist of a steam methane reformer, H2 compressor station, and two chemical off-gas units. The Operations Technician is responsible for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the equipment and facilities. The position will be based out of the Pasadena SMR facility and travel to the satellite facilities for operational support during the shift.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the basic safety process sharing responsibility for the sites’ overall safety performance.

  • Provide day-to-day operation of the plant to support the plant on-stream, production and reliability targets.

  • Provide hands on support as required to troubleshoot problems as they occur.

  • Maintain water chemistry, perform daily operational tasks, and preventative maintenance as required

  • Pay very close attention to details and execute work to the highest possible standard.

  • Participate in the planning and execution of minor and major shutdowns. Provide technical and hands-on support as required during shutdowns.

  • Follow Operating procedures.

  • Promote safety rules and regulations and adhere to all lone worker policies

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Commitment to safety and integrity

  • Teammate that is flexible and has a positive attitude

  • Experience in operations, maintenance, or monitoring of industrial plants. Certificate of process technology a plus

  • Ability to work and 10-hour shift position with on-call requirements and local travel

  • Must be a self-starter and willing to work alone.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb ladders and steps and lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.

  • Elevated work required.

Technical School Graduates: Students with a background in Industrial Systems, Machine Tool Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, HVAC, Process Technology, Electrical Technology, Instrumentation Technology are encouraged to apply.

Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company value the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.

To learn more, visit About Air Products.

Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Job Title:OPERATIONS TECHNICIANEmployment Type:North America - Hourly Employment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-TX-PasadenaCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas