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Plant Maintenance Technician

Willow Springs, IL 60480

Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Oil & Gas Job Number: 21460

Job Description

Per Se Group has an immediate need for an experienced Industrial Electrician / Instrumentation Technician to perform critical maintenance to electrical systems and instrumentation at a south suburban Chicago chemical manufacturing facility. This individual will be directly responsible for troubleshooting and performing both preventative and reactive maintenance across the facility. For an individual with the right skill set and inclination this is an opportunity to start a career as a key player of a respected business with 40 years serving clients in the chemical industry.

Repair, installation and maintenance of all plant equipment, buildings, grounds and utilities with minimal supervision
- Read and interpret electrical, mechanical, and P&ID diagrams and manuals in order to effectively carry out job assignments
- Maintain and calibrate various instrumentation installed in the facility, such as automated valves and metering devices
- Ability to troubleshoot, repair/replace and install new instrumentation devices
- Working knowledge of electrical systems, 460/230/120 as well as plant lighting repairs and upgrades
- Maintain, troubleshoot, repair and install new electrical piping and equipment heat trace systems
- Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of plant PLC systems
- Carry out electrical and/or instrumentation system repairs, installation and maintenance up to 480 volts and 3 phase motors
- Installation of new electrical services
- Support operations technicians on task training in preventative maintenance and minor repairs
- Manage small projects as required
- Works with other maintenance personnel to provide required support
- Able to perform preventative maintenance and repairs of facility fleet vehicles
- Working knowledge of flow meters, control valves, electric heat trace, motors
- Five+ years mechanical/electrical maintenance experience in the chemical or manufacturing industry (Industrial trade school attendance and relevant military experience and training may be considered work experience)
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Valid driver’ s license
- Available for shifts and occasional on-call rotation (nights and/or weekends) to respond to plant " call-outs" as required
- Electrical repair, installation and maintenance up to 480 volts/3 phase equipment
- Instrumentation repair, installation and maintenance of digital and/or analog equipment
- PLC ladder logic and programming
- Experience supervising electrical/mechanical work
- Experience estimating/pricing/bidding electrical work
- Experience purchasing materials for mechanical/electrical work
- Welding/pipefitting a plus

Meet Your Recruiter

Veronica Arder
Technical Recruiter

Veronica’s favorite part of the job is the thrill of a candidate’s enthusiastic “Yes!” to a new job offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Since her time at Per Se, she’s helped countless industry professionals plan and make their next career move. Prior to her role as a recruiter, she owned a home-improvement business and learned an appreciation for the skill and sweat that goes in to getting a job done the right way. Knowing she’s making a difference in other’s lives is what keeps her going every day. 

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