As an Analyzer Technician
your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following in accordance with relevant codes:
- Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate and repair process analyzers and sample systems including (but not limited to): Gas Chromatograph (GC), Continuous Emission Monitors (CEM), Tunable Diode Laser (TDL), Total Organic Carbon (TOC), Volatile Organic Carbon (VOC), Density, Hydrocarbons, pH + ORP, Dissolved Oxygen (DO2), Oxygen (O2), Instrument Air, Pellet, TOC, Sodium, Silica, Turbidity, Chlorine, Moisture and conductivity
- Operate and maintain Analyzer System Communications, Integration and Software (AMADAS)
- Assist Instrument/ Electrical Technicians with duties as assigned
- Be able to be cross-trained and develop proficiency in Instrument and/or Electrical Tasks
- Ability to read and interpret piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
- Knowledge of piping, bolting, gasketing, and basic rigging practices
- Familiarity with safety practices and techniques relating to the chemical industry (e.g. LOTO, Confined Space Entry, Hot Work, Arc Flash awareness)
- Ability to write and revise written job instructions
Your responsibilities may also include, but are not limited to the following in accordance with the relevant codes:
- Troubleshooting DCS control Analyzer interfaces; repairing, calibrating, tuning and aligning Analyzers
- Read and understand piping/instrument and electrical drawings of instrumentation, control, power and metering circuitry.
- Diagnose and apply results using various test equipment
- Apply Electrical Safety Rules in accordance with site and OSHA standards.
- Record work history and submit feedback for continuous improvement of Maintenance plans, policies and procedures
- Troubleshoot and repair Analyzer Systems
- Perform routine installation and calibration of Analyzer Systems.
- Ability to perform Preventive and Reactive Maintenance of Analyzer systems and components.
- Sample systems maintenance
- Perform bending and tubing/piping connections and understand proper application of pressure rated piping/tubing fittings.
- Sample System Heat Tracing Maintenance
- Maintain calibration standards
- Maintain ISO documentation
- Interface with Operations, Technical Assurance, Engineering, and Chemists
- Initial interface with Factory Reps and Manufacturers
- Order parts and follow up
- Recommends preventative maintenance schedule updates
- Write work orders and notifications
- Routine Predictive maintenance surveillance utilizing AMADAS (Analyzer Maintenance and Data Acquisition System) and unit rounds
- Repair broken analyzers
- Troubleshoot analyzers and sample conditioning systems
- Calibrate analyzers
- Maintain carrier and calibration gasses
- Maintain vapor recovery systems
- Maintain environmental records
- Participate in environmental audits
- Participate in analyzer maintenance team meetings
- Foster teamwork and collaborative work environment
- Supply manpower for new and improvement analyzer projects
- Train on new analyzers
- Supply expertise on projects
- Contractor assistance as required
- Initiate, review, issue, and support work permits and the Permit to Work Process
- Initiate, review, issue, and support the development of Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions, Job Aids, and Forms
- Execute and continuously improve Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions, Job Aids, and Forms
- Travel to existing facilities and vendor/licensors training locations as required (varies based on job assignment)
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.Requirements
- Must have completed at least one of the following: An Industry Accredited Training or Apprenticeship program, an Associate degree in Instrumentation/Control, Electrical/Electronic Engineering/Technology, Military Maintenance School AND
- Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience as an Analyzer Maintenance Technician in an industrial, manufacturing or military work environment
- Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
- Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently and understand operating procedures
- Must possess and maintain a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States
- Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
- Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation
- Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
- Must be willing to work in an environment that requires the daily use of computers (i.e. iOS, MS Suite, SAP)
- Must be willing to be trained and maintain certification to operate motorized lifting equipment such as man-lifts, cranes, trucks, forklifts, etc. to support craft activities.
- Must be willing to respond to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance
- Willing to work holidays, nights, and weekends and a fair amount of overtime supporting commissioning/start-up, run and maintain schedules, holdovers, outages, turnarounds, etc.
- Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
- As a part of the preemployment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all preemployment background, medical, and reference checks, including hair & fluid (saliva or urine) drug testing
- Willing to support the company's drug free work environment, which will include random drug/alcohol screenings
- Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment free work environment policy
- Willing to support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiatives
- Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
- Willingness to travel proximate to site without reimbursement and achieve satisfactory results on Shell's pre-employment testing batteries
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