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Maintenance Mechanic

Company: Chemtrade
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:


Maintenance Mechanics at our Lawrence, KS Phosphorus Pentasulphide plant are responsible for but are not limited to maintaining, rebuilding, repair, and the preventative maintenance of all plant operating equipment and facility buildings and grounds safely and in accordance with our Standard Operating Procedures.

Position: Hourly, non exempt

Rate: $33.60 /hr

Shift: 8 hr day shift M-F, overtime and call outs, as required

What You Need To Be Successful

3 plus years of relevant experience in industrial or chemical environment highly preferred.
2 plus years of maintenance mechanic expereince
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Ability to use computer effectively, Microsoft programs, maintenance management system, e-mail, etc.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, manufacturer's literature, diagrams or schematics.
Ability to work off-shift requirements including: periodic emergency call out during off shift, including weekends and holidays.
Must be capable of performing tasks in all-weather and at times, height while wearing personal protective equipment, including respirators

Key Responsibilities

Tank vessel opening and clean outs,
Perform certified welding, cutting and burning.
Perform pump, gearbox and motor repair.
Perform mechanical power transmission coupling and sheave alignment.
Changing of piping, valves
General plant upkeep and maintenance .
Serve on emergency response team
Complete all work instructions (work orders) and forms relating to maintenance, safety, and preventive maintenance while observing all safety operating procedures.

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

The US hourly rate for this position is $33.60 + benefits. Hourly rates are determined by role, level, and location. The hourly rate displayed on each job posting reflects the starting rate for new hires for the position. Rates may also be determined by work location and additional factors, including job related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. More specific rate factors for your preferred location can be discussed during the hiring process, as some facilities are subject to Collective Bargaining Agreements. Please note that the compensation details listed in the US roles postings reflect the hourly rate only, and do not include benefits, pension contributions or additional incentives such as overtime and shift premiums.

CHEMTRADE is a publically traded (TSX: CHE.UN) chemical manufacturing and handling company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with 65+ locations across North America and Brazil. Chemtrade provides industrial chemicals and services to our customers in three main business segments; Sulphur & Performance Chemicals, Water Solutions and Electrochemicals. Chemtrade is a reliable industry partner to the Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Water Treatment and Food & Beverage industries. We are also the largest producer of high purity sulphuric acid for the semiconductor industry in North America. Chemtrade is committed to the codes and ethics of Responsible Care 14001.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Keywords: Chemtrade, Lawrence , Maintenance Mechanic, Engineering , Lawrence, Kansas

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