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Controls and Instrumentation (C& I) Mechanic Job
Arkema | Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

Req Id 18022 - Posted 11/03/2015 - Maintenance - Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, US

Arkema Inc. is actively recruiting for a Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) Mechanic to support Birdsboro Facility. The Controls and Instrumentation (C&I) Mechanic will report to directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Activities

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Ability and knowledge to maintain accuracy and reliability of all electronic and pneumatic controlling and recording instrumentation/equipment in the plant.

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Understand operations of electronic speed controls and variable frequency drives.

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Perform troubleshooting and redesign of control circuits and up to 480-volt electrical equipment.

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Maintain reliability and functionality of mechanical equipment and processes utilized in manufacturing and laboratory operations.

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Perform preventative maintenance tasks as required to maintain equipment dependability.

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Diagnose, trouble shoot, and perform required tasks to maintain equipment operational status.

Qualifications / experience required

Proficiency in the following is required:

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Computer literacy and understanding of PLC's and DCS.

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Reading and interpreting electrical drawings,

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Plant P&ID's, and equipment manuals.

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Practical experience with control valves and transmitters of all types (DP, radar, nuclear, capacitance, etc).

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Familiarization with valve packing, piping, and gasketing.

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Analyze and repair electrical power failures within operating processes.

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Practical experience and acquired training skills of at least five (5) years in a high tech industry as a Controls/Instrument/Electrical Technician.

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Capability to follow written procedures.

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Exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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Comply with all technical, quality control, and product manufacturing safety procedures and instructions associated with plant operations.

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Must have physical dexterity in climbing stairs, ladders, and handling the manual requirements of all maintenance operations.

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The C & I Mechanic is required to operate powered industrial trucks, including the high reach, scissors lift, and skid loader units.

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Must exhibit safe work practices. Must be available to work weekends, holidays, evenings, and overtime assignments as required.

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Team player with high order interpersonal skills and leadership qualities.

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Demonstrated skills in industrial safety and process safety is a must.

A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry
every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that
provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of
energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in close to 50 countries, some 19,000
employees and research centers in North America, France and Asia, Arkema generates pro forma annual revenue of some
$8.1 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

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 http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

About Arkema

Headquartered in Paris, France, Arkema is aglobal chemical player consisting of three strategically related business segments: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Present in over 40 countries with 15,200 employees, Arkema achieved sales of 5.7 billion euros in 2007. With six research centers in France, the United States and Japan, and internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds leadership positions in its principal markets. Arkema is present in the United States through its subsidiary Arkema Inc. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Arkema Inc. has 2,500 employees, operates 19 production facilities in the Americas, and accounts for 25 percent of the company's global revenues.

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