BASF E&I Technician in Attapulgus, Georgia

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with strong emphasis process safety, as well as safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

Where the Chemistry Happens…

E&I Technician (1802952) – Attapulgus, GA

The BASF Attapulgus, Georgia site manufactures catalyst for the global refining industry. You will provide E&I support to BASF Attapulgus Operations with a Safety-First mindset. This role includes but is not limited installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment and instrumentation in an industrial plant; including power distribution, motor controls, PLC’s, wiring, process controls, flow meters, level transmitters, conductivity and PH meters. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.

Primary Functions:

  • Read blueprints, P&ID's, single-lines, ladder logic, and wiring schematics.

  • Repair and troubleshoot analog and discrete instrument loops.

  • Effectively use typical test and calibration equipment, including pneumatic calibrators, RTD calibrators, mA calibrators, T/C calibrators, digital and analog multi-meters, meggers, and laptops for equipment communication.

  • Follow step-by-step calibration procedures.

  • Use computerized systems to enter and retrieve data.

  • Troubleshoot and repair 480 VAC 3 phase motor controls as well as 120 VAC control circuits.

  • Troubleshoot PLC problems through knowledge of PLC logic and operations.

  • Troubleshoot pressure, temperature, level and flow measuring equipment, pneumatic controls, chart recorders, water analytical equipment (including pH/ORP, conductivity, solenoids, limit and proximity switches)

  • Strong personal safety philosophy.

  • Team oriented and have a willingness to learn and further develop technical skills.

  • Willingness to work overtime and respond to call-out after hours and weekends when needed.

  • Detail oriented and willing to document details appropriately.

  • Strong troubleshooting and fault isolation skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying up to 25 lbs.

  • Sitting, standing (in place), walking, and using arm/leg control.

  • Bending, kneeling, squatting, and crawling.

  • Wrist turning and finger manipulation.

  • Climbing vertical, fixed ladders with ladder cages (up to 178 ft. structure)

  • Climbing portable step and extension ladders

  • Pushing and pulling up to 25 lbs.

  • Twisting, turning, and reaching above shoulder level

  • Simple to firm grasping

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You @BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One year of formal vocational/technical training in Electrical/Electronics field

  • Four years of Electromechanical and/or Instrumentation & Electrical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Electrical Maintenance/Technology from a technical school or college

  • Military service in a related field

  • Experience with DCS systems

  • Experience with high voltage switching equipment (4160V and above)

  • Fabrication, wiring and hook up experience of Instrumentation and Electrical equipment to preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BASF recognizes institutions of higher education accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: G-CCP/RM-Production North America-63000104

Title: E&I Technician

Location: GA-Attapulgus

Requisition ID: 1802952