The Dow Chemical Company has job opportunities for Millwright (Mechanical Technician) Apprentices located in Seadrift, TX.Millwright/Mechanical Technicians install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair process and mechanical equipment used in industrial processing. The mechanical equipment may include ANSI (American National Standards Institute) pumps, various types of compressors, blowers, fans, gearboxes, mixers and agitators.
Apprentices will participate in a 3 year company-paid program and will report to an Apprenticeship Program Technical Leader / Trainer who will support the Apprentice throughout the apprenticeship program. Through a combination of technical learning at a community college and on-the-job training at our chemical plants, Apprentices will acquire comprehensive expert knowledge and experience in the Millwright field.
During the program, Apprentices will be offered paid tuition, wages and some benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, Apprentices will have earned an Associates Degree. Apprentices who successfully complete the program will also be highly considered for a job within the company.
Individuals selected to fill an available Apprentice opening will be required to sign an offer letter that will commit them to working for Dow for 2 years following the completion of the program.
The hourly rate of pay for this role is $15.
During the program Apprentices will learn skills around:
Maintaining and repairing all types of mechanical equipment.
Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and replacing defective equipment parts.
Reading blueprints and design drawings.
Mechanical troubleshooting and repair skills.
Procedure use - this includes field use, review, revision, and development of procedures.
The hire date for these opportunities will be early - late summer.