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BASF Maintenance Technician in Levittown, Pennsylvania

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…

Maintenance Technician – Levittown, PA (1901516)

Safely and efficiently maintains, trouble-shoots, repairs, and installs plant instrumentation, electrical, stationary and rotating equipment for all areas of the plant in an effort to improve reliability and minimize production downtime. Works with direction from supervision as necessary to perform highly accurate work. As a member of the Maintenance Team, required to interface with all departments including: Engineering (Process and Project), Operations, Logistics, and the Laboratory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in a safe manner, thus preventing injury to self or others and in compliance and strict adherence to site and company policies and practices

  • Respond to plant reliability problems and needs during weekends and "off" hours, including the use of a cellular phone.

  • Install, maintain, trouble-shoot, and repair industrial fixed, rotating, electrical, and instrumentation equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, and instrument transmitters

  • Maintain utility equipment such as boilers and cooling towers through chemical treatment, testing, etc to provide reliable utilities for the safe and efficient operation of the plant process equipment

  • Utilize tools, equipment, materials, methods, procedures, standards, and practices to repair, maintain, construct, and install stationary equipment such as piping, valves, and relief valves to eliminate and prevent leaks of potentially hazardous materials

  • Utilize tools, equipment, materials, methods, procedures, standards, and practices to repair, maintain, and install both centrifugal and positive displacement pumps to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the equipment

  • Utilize piping and instrumentation diagrams, connection diagrams, tubing diagrams, specifications and installation procedures to install, calibrate, diagnose, repair and perform preventive maintenance of process control instrumentation systems

  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and understand a distributed control system to perform detailed preventative maintenance procedures to verify interlocks for OSHA Process Safety Management processes

  • Follow the maintenance process requirements, which includes utilizing the maintenance management software (SAP) to identify equipment problems, obtain parts, document findings, track personal labor hours on jobs, capture repair history, etc.

  • Utilize electrical drawings, instrumentation loop sheets, P&ID’s, and equipment records to perform efficient and accurate work. Also assists with the maintenance of this technical information

  • Demonstrate maintenance technical skills such as trouble-shooting, instrumentation calibration/repair, rotating equipment maintenance/repair, electrical equipment knowledge, piping installation, etc.

  • Strong level of basic computer skills

  • Familiarity with hand tools and power tools

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 InYou…

Basic qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 3 years of maintenance experience or Associates degree in a related maintenance field (Mechatronics, Industrial Electronics)

Preferred qualifications:

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Forklift experience 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-EBN/O-Operations-63023064

Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: PA-Levittown

Requisition ID: 1901516