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Mechanic Job

Date: May 18, 2018

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 29723 - Posted 04/19/2018 - Maintenance - Houston, Texas, US


<span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Job dimensions

<span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif;">Perform installation, repair and troubleshooting of equipment. Manage work execution through SAP/SharePoint. Responsible for ensuring that all AIMS HESQ policies & practices (ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 & RCMS) are followed. This includes compliance with OSHA 1910, environmental regulations and permits, quality systems, and safe work permit practices.

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Workload 50%

  • Performs assignments and task, along with providing job status updates through the Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Performs necessary repairs and PM’s of equipment including; tolerances, run outs utilizing precision tools, maintenance/calibration of precision tools, report/document equipment findings/conditions & corrective actions, troubleshoot equipment problems and communicate to Reliability Engineer on findings & repair recommendations.PM documentation to maintain regulatory standards.
  • Works with flanged, and threaded, piping connections. Along with installing and modifying stainless steel tubing/fittings.
  • Ensures housekeeping is kept high priority at all times.
  • Assist other crafts when directed on an as need basis.
  • Performs minimal structural fabrication and welding.


    Management 25%

  • Maintain a general knowledge of piping specifications for the Houston Plant.
  • Maintain and track materials specific to craft for the Houston plant.
  • Utilize SAP to charge time, and create notifications.
  • Utilize IT tools to research and mitigate old practices in the field to maximize efficiency and improve reliability.
  • Participate in equipment failure investigation as a mechanical resource. Utilize plant document control/management tools to perform job duties (Impact, SharePoint, SAP etc.).


    Planning 25%

  • Assist the maintenance planner with craft specific scope, and materials for planned maintenance jobs.
  • Work with Engineering/SME (Subject Matter Expert) on resolution to issues on discovery work in the field, which is subject to; field walks with contractors, researching parts/tools needed for completing tasks. 

<span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Context and Environment

  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incident

<span style="font-family: "Arial", sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Qualifications/Experience required

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Passing of a pre-employment physical.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a millwright, welder, pipe fitter and/or related minor craft functions.
  • Previous experience or training in the Petrochemical Industry performing similar work.
  • Good communication skills

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc.  provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For more information about the EEOC, please refer to The "EEO IS The Law" poster at


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