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BASF Worker Field Maintenance in Durham, North Carolina

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

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. Forbes Magazine has recognized BASF as one of America’s Best Diversity Employers in 2019. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Maintenance Technician (2103851) – Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Site Services for BASF in Research Triangle Park is seeking a self-motivated Maintenance Technician to join the Maintenance Team in a research and development environment. The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to ensure proper and timely maintenance is completed, in a cost efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner. The self-directed candidate will report to the Maintenance Manager.

Position duties include but are not limited to:

Work in a team-oriented environment that demands the highest level of safety performance be adhered to perform routine and preventive maintenance on plant equipment and all areas of the building, in a timely and efficient manner

Troubleshoot, diagnose, and solve maintenance issues on stationary and rotational equipment.

Must be willing and able to work alone when necessary, in completing maintenance work

Must read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals, and other written documents

Must know how to use typical maintenance hand tools, power tools, and brazing and hard soldering equipment.

Operate mobile equipment such as scissor lift, boom lift, fork trucks

Work at elevated, confining, and cramped conditions, at varying ambient conditions

Work in outdoor ambient conditions, regardless of weather conditions, when the need arises.

Complete all paperwork and computer work in an accurate and timely manner

Keep office, maintenance shop and work areas clean and organized, including paper files.

Wear prescribed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that prescribed safeguards are properly followed

Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF’s Principles. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to the appropriate manager. Must know when it is safe to perform tasks or when it is appropriate to enlist the assistance of your team. Responsible for the safety of self and others.

Have a basic understanding of single and three (3) phase electrical systems is required

Knowledge of maintaining pumps, HVAC compressors, chillers, HVAC equipment and associated plumbing systems is required

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and P&ID’s is required

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and perform general labor work.

Work overtime on a regular basis when the need arises and take part in the maintenance on-call schedule.

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 investing 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 required.

2 years of maintenance experience in a research and development and/or industrial environment required

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional HVAC trades degree or certificates from an accredited organization or school 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: N-APN/S-Site Services-63023543

Title: Worker Field Maintenance

Location: NC-Durham

Requisition ID: 2103851

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