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BASF Electrical & Instrumentation Technician in Savannah, Georgia

AtBASF , 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. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers, winner of the EHS excellence award in 2018 Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician -- 1901242 -- Savannah, GA

Electrical & BASF's Crop Protection Site in Savannah, Georgia is seeking an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician who has the skills necessary to install, maintain, and troubleshoot site instrumentation, control systems, and electrical equipment in order to provide safe operation with maximum production availability. The candidate will report to and receive work assignments, priorities, etc from the Maintenance Supervisor.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Completerequired repairs and tasks to instruments, controls, and electrical systems inan efficient, timely manner to restore or maintain safe operating capability.

  • Installand verify new instrument, control, and electrical systems according to vendorspecifications and maintenance procedures using drawings, manuals, orblueprints.

  • Recommendchanges to existing instruments, controls, electrical systems or equipment inorder to improve reliability, accuracy, or further optimize processes.

  • Recommendtools, equipment, or methods to improve the safety and timeliness of systemrepairs.

  • Communicateany alterations to existing instrument, control, or electrical systems toensure all site records are current and proper documentation is completed.

  • Maintainacceptable housekeeping standards in the work area

  • CompleteRoot Cause Failure Analysis investigations

  • Abilityto safely operate forklifts and manlifts

Knowledge and Skills demonstrated but not limited to the following:

  • Detailedknowledge of operations, maintenance, repair, and calibration of chemicalprocess instrumentation and controls (for level, flow, pressure, temperatureand analysis.)

  • Knowledgeof electronic process control systems, including programmable logic control(PLC) systems and the ability to troubleshoot and maintain these systems.

  • Knowledgeof electrical supply and distribution systems (motors, motor control center(MCC), transformers, lighting, wiring, etc.).

  • Abilityto read and troubleshoot electrical control schematics.

  • Knowledgeof safety regulations associated with a chemical operation

  • Knowledgeof safety practices and techniques relating to industrial manufacturing (LOTO,Confined Space Entry, Hot Work, Line Break)

  • Knowledgeof the NEC code with an understanding of working in electrically classifiedareas

  • Abilityto write and revise written job instructions.

  • Experiencewith calibrating and configuring Instrumentation using HART basedcommunicators.

CreateYour 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 at , 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 will have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look Forin You…

Basic qualifications: High School Diploma

  • High School Diploma

  • Three years of I/EMaintenance experience

  • Abilityto work a flexible schedule and respond to call-ins and impromptu overtime onnights and weekends

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two-year technicaldegree in an I/E Maintenance field

  • I/E Technical Certifications

  • Working Knowledge ofcomputers, MS Windows operating system and applications such as Microsoft Word,Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Lotus Notes

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-63007500

Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Location: GA-Savannah

Requisition ID: 1901242