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Analyzer Technician - Williams

Posted on: 26-Jun-2012

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Career Opportunities: Analyzer Technician (16021)

Requisition Number 16021 - Posted 04/02/2012 - Geismar, LA

The Analyzer Technician is responsible for ensuring that plant and laboratory analytical and critical equipment devices meet the requirements of the plant and are installed and maintained to ensure reliable operation of the plant. 


Key responsibilities include:

• Maintains and performs preventative maintenance of analyzer and sampling systems.
• Specifies and installs new analyzer applications. Orders and maintains supplies of critical spare parts and calibration/carrier gases.
• Ensures documentation for all work is complete and accurate.
• Performs the tasks and assumes responsibilities of an instrument technician as required.  Includes repair and calibration of controllers, recorders, indicators, process analysers; repairs control valves, positioners, transducers, and any other part necessary to operate the valve; removes, repairs, calibrates, and reinstalls all types of sensing elements for flow, temperature, pressure, pH, etc.; repairs and calibrates flow, pressure, and temperature transmitters; troubleshoots nad repairs control wiring; installs and modifies various parts of control loops as reuqired for new or revised control schemes; tests continuity of writing, duplicate signals for testing of control nand trip systems, etc.; reads and understands process and instrument diagrams, ladeder diagrms for trip logisics. 


Physical demands:

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be able to drive the required vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strength:  Normally medium work, exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Climbs and maintais balnce on steps, scaffolding, vertical ladders, occasionally up to approximately 275 feet above grade. Requires maneuvering in confining spaces.
  • Requires work from ground level to overhead for extended periods of teim.
  • Must be able to communicate timely, clearly and conscisely over radio and telephone, capable of passing speech audiometry with word discrimination of at least 90% in both quiet and noise fields without hearing aids or other accommodations.  Must be able to understand speech clearly both in person and over radio and telephone equipment.  Must be able to hear and perceive sounds of running equipment and leaks to be able to detct and isolate faulty operations o fequipment.  Must be able to hear warning signals and alarms, capable of identifying the source of such sounds immediately.
  • Must be able to push, pull and turn to open valves, gates, doors, etc.
  • Requires ability to wear and use respiratory equipment, flame resistant clothing, chemical protective clothing, hardhat, hearing protection, safety glasses, and other personal protective equipment.
  • Smells, recognizes differences of similarities in intensity or quality to detect gas or chemical odors indicating leaks and their location.
  •  Must have correctable vision. Depth perception and peripheral sigh necessary.
  • Has color vision to distinguishcolors in order to observe safety warning signs or laboratory and prduct samples.
  • Must be able to complete a professionally conducted training course in firefighting techniques.



•Minimum 7-10 years of analyzer and instrument technician experience in an industrial setting and a demonstrated ability and desire to learn.
• Graduate of a qualified technical instrumentation or analyzer school. Experience in the maintenance and installation of analyzer systems (Siemens/Applied Automation Gas Chromatographs, ABB Mass  Spectrometers, Thermox O2 etc. or equivalent)
• Record of high performance and achievement.