I&E Maintenance Technician


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Job Description

Responsible for the maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of all instruments, distributive control systems, electrical equipment, PLC’s and/or process analyzers. Repairs, maintains, and installs electrical and instrumentation and control systems and equipment such as major plant power distribution system controllers, wiring, switches, control valves, analyzers (process and environmental) and alarm systems used in both PLC & DCS control environments for the monitoring, control, & safeguarding of process system flows and operating variables in accordance with applicable codes and safety regulations.

Performs a variety of complex technical duties, including locating and diagnosing complex equipment failures. Able to read, interpret, & modify Ladder Logic and Cause & Effect Diagrams to maintain system operation within design requirements. Also assists in design and development of new equipment or systems for new or improved processes.May also perform repair, replacement, adjustment, and preventive maintenance on plant operating & control equipment.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Some college courses in IT, Business, Finance, or related field preferred

  • Electrical Journeyman State Licensed preferred

  • 3-5 years experience in Instrumentation & Electrical industry preferred

  • Must possess a valid state Driver’s License

  • Must be fluent in English (read, write, speak) and able to read and write at a minimum of high school level and communicate effectively

  • Ability to read, interpret and follow written job instructions and directions

  • Ability to read, interpret and follow U.S. Coast Guard manuals and other regulatory documents as they relate to work being performed

  • Ability to read and understand safety procedures, including Federal OSHA and state OSHA guidelines

  • Must have math skills equal to or in excess of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and long division and be able to work with fractions and perform various conversions per common practice in the petroleum/chemical industry

  • Able to work shift work on a rotating schedule (i.e. days 0600 – 1800 and nights 1800 – 0600), if required.

  • Ability to work overtime as the workload dictates and to be on-call when needed

  • Effective/good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in the JDE and CMMS systems, as well as other terminal operating systems

What we can offer:

  • ​Medical / Dental Insurance                               

  • Vision Insurance                                           

  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance         

  • Holidays (9 fixed holidays and 2 floating holidays)

  • Basic Life/AD&D Insurance                               

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supplemental  Life/AD&D Insurance                                                   

  • Vacation 

  • 401(k) Incentive Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

Responsibilities include:  

  • The craftsman has the authority of the Maintenance Supervisor when appointed, and the authority to fulfill the responsibilities of this job description

  • Must be knowledgeable in NEC electrical code, voltage, current, and power levels to 600 volts

  •  Must be knowledgeable in single-phase and three-phase electrical systems

  • Responsible for repair, troubleshooting, upgrade, and calibration of the following:

    • Programmable Logic Controllers

    • Chart Recorder Devices

    • Controllers/Analyzers/Frequency Inverters

    • Level Controls/Signal Devices

    • Vapor Control Systems

    • Burner Management Systems

    • Flow Control Devices

    • Test Equipment

    • Automation Equipment/Monitors

  • Knowledgeable of 12.474 KV power distribution systems

  • Knowledgeable of conduit and raceway installations

  • Cost estimation, contact with vendors, and purchase of equipment and materials

  • Stock inventory of various parts

  • Housekeeping in the work area

  • Assist in establishing and maintaining the file system

  • Performance of preventative maintenance on all equipment

  • Assist other crafts as needed or assigned by I&E Supervisor

Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA)

  • Good computer skills including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, various email and internet programs and applications, financial software, databases, order systems, maintenance systems, and other programs used by the Company

  • Ability to prioritize work; multi-tasking skills; good listener; proven ability to function as a team player

  • Industrial planning & scheduling construction

  • 2+ years’ experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) such as INFOR, MaxGrip, Maximo, etc.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  The Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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