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Maintenance Technician

Company: Westlake Chemical Corp.
Location: Prairie
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Westlake Chemical offers you the potential to enrich your work life and career experience in an entrepreneurial environment. We work together to enhance peoples' lives through our products and presence in the communities in which we operate. Westlake Chemical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation. If you are an active Westlake Chemical employee (or an employee of any Westlake Chemical affiliates), please do not apply here. Please go to your Workday homepage and click on the "Careers" worklet and view "Westlake Career Opportunities". SUMMARY Performs installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of PLC's. Proactively maintains all plant electrical systems, all equipment electronics, motors, drives and other power transmission systems. This position also has the responsibility to perform all mechanical and electrical tasks as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Comply with all Company policies and procedures. * Possess the skill and ability to the top Maintenance position in the plant and perform all mechanical and electrical duties required. * Troubleshoot and repair PLC circuits. * Design and assemble control circuits and cabinets with user interface. * Analyze current machinery for PLC automation implementation. * Troubleshoot/program/specify motor drives. * Ability to determine when scope of job is beyond existing skill set or requires additional support. * Perform additional duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS * High School Diploma or equivalent required * Associates Degree in Electronics or equivalent training (i.e. Fundamentals of PLC's/Controllers, Troubleshooting/Repair of PLC's) preferred PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Westlake Chemical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation. If you are an active Westlake Chemical employee (or an employee of any Westlake Chemical affiliates), please do not apply here. Please go to your Workday homepage and click on the "Careers" worklet and view "Westlake Career Opportunities".

Keywords: Westlake Chemical Corp., Oxford , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Prairie, Mississippi

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