Maintenance Technician- $2k Sign On Bonus

Posted 8 months ago

Maintenance Technician – Chattanooga, TN 

As a Maintenance Technician, you will install, troubleshoot, and maintain site mechanical equipment in order to provide a safe operation with maximum production availability. This is a dayshift position, 7am-4pm, but requires availability for outage schedule, which may include time on weekends and holidays.

Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Formula for Success:

High School diploma plus 3 years of industrial maintenance experience.  An industrial maintenance certificate in mechanical system and equipment maintenance OR completion of an industry recognized apprenticeship program in a mechanical trade is acceptable. Detailed knowledge of electrically and pneumatically driven mechanical equipment including rotating and reciprocating equipment and the ability to troubleshoot and rebuild this equipment. Knowledge of piping and tubing system components and experience inspecting and rebuilding various types of valves (ball, gate, butterfly, etc.) Understanding of mechanical sealing technologies used to contain process materials in rotating pumping and agitation systems. Use of optical alignment tools to align rotating equipment systems within industry accepted tolerances. Detailed knowledge of piping, bolting, gasketing, and the ability to assemble systems with proper torquing techniques. Capability to perform basic mathematics, including fractions, decimal, and minor algebra. Ability to read blueprints, piping and instrument diagrams, sketches, and detailed mechanical equipment diagrams. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Commitment to continual development and training is required to understand critical plant equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience with Predictive Maintenance (PdM), Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Condition Monitoring programs with exposure to Process Safety Management (PSM) Certified welder in SMAW and GTAW 6G position for carbon and stainless steel.  Familiarity with welding, cutting and machining of carbon and stainless-steel alloys.  Experience in rigging. Prior SAP knowledge.

Visit BASF job link for details and to apply.

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