Operations Technician

Air Products And Chemicals Council Bluffs , IA 51501

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description: and Qualifications

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Operations Technician in the Council Bluffs, Iowa area.

You will be responsible for operating, maintaining and troubleshooting the equipment at liquid CO2 facilities in the area. The primary focus will be operating the CO2 facility in Adams, NE, but also will be expected to assist at a similar facility in Council Bluffs, IA. In this role, you will provide necessary technical and hands on support to continuously improve plant operation, maintenance, mechanical equipment integrity, reliability, costs and on- stream factor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sharing responsibility for the site's overall safety performance.

  • Controlling and monitoring the process to produce Liquid CO2 for shipment to the customers.

  • Providing hands on support or assisting in plant equipment mechanical repairs, instrument calibrations and electrical troubleshooting as required.

  • Investigating equipment failures, determining root causes of failures, and recommending appropriate solutions to reduce reoccurrence of/or eliminating causes of failures.

  • Working with the Source supplier to assure plant on-stream and reliability

  • Following Operating procedures and Global Safety Standards

  • Supporting all facilities in the area as required.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Two years of operations experience in an industrial plant is preferred.

  • Two-year Associate Degree in a technical field a plus, but not required.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required

  • Must be willing to take 24 hour on-call responsibilities

  • Must be willing to work at least a 40-hour work week with a Wed Sun schedule most weeks after initial training completion. Sat/Sun schedule is reduced to 3-4 hour days.

  • Must be a self-starter and willing to work alone at times.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Team player that is flexible and has a positive attitude.

  • Must have good written and oral communications skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to climb ladders and steps and lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Will be exposed to high noise levels.

  • Be able to meet call-in requirements as needed.

  • Elevated work required.

Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, 401K plans.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

To learn more, visit About Air Products.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Employment Type

North America - Weekly

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