I/E Technician Job


Beaumont, TX, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Maintenance
Posting Date:  Jun 24, 2024

Arkema Inc. is actively recruiting for an I/E Technician to support our Beaumont facility.  At Arkema, I/E technicians install, maintain, and repair the measuring and control instruments at the Beaumont plant. This position provides instrument and electrical technical support to construction, plant facilities, and field operations.  In addition, maintaining 100% compliance with all applicable environmental and safety laws, regulations, and permit requirements is imperative to our daily operations.   Daily responsibilities in this position must be done in an ethical manner with safety as the primary responsibility.  This position reports directly to the I/E Maintenance Supervisor. This position has no direct subordinates.


The Beaumont Plant is located in Southeast Texas about 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is about one hour drive east of Houston.  Our facility is responsible for the production of methyl mercaptan, ethyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and methylmercaptoproprionaldehyde (MMP).


This position is responsible for, but not limited to:


  • Install, diagnose, and maintain systems, plant, pipeline, and compressor instrument and electrical equipment components with all job duties and responsibilities executed in a reliable and efficient manner while in compliance with the Partnership’s procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Works as a team directly with the I/E Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Department.
  • Works in partnership with customers such as Production Operators, Safety, Environmental, Engineering, Inspection, Purchasing, Quality, and Shipping.
  • Properly documenting hours and work history to work orders in SAP. Troubleshooting and/or repairing all plant equipment according to procedures and best practices.
  • Perform PM work on plant equipment to insure plant reliability.
  • Maintain PLCs, DCS systems, and safety controls.
  • Read and interpret manuals, policies, engineering standards, regulations, drawings, and schematics including electrical, pneumatic, and P&ID’s.
  • Perform energy isolation lockout/tagout/ procedures (LOTO).


To be considered for this role, the following is required:


  • Min. High School education. College degree or applicable military training preferred. Certified craftsman with working knowledge of I/E equipment, gained through education and/or practical field experience.
  • 3+ years practical experience working with I/E equipment.
  • Thoroughly familiar with industry policies and procedures to include Safety and Environmental.
  • Working knowledge of best practices for installations and specifications.
  • Experience in accepted industry procedures. Knowledge of Hazcom Program (SDS manual).
  • Familiar with work order procedures.
  • Must be available to respond to call outs and be scheduled on an on-call rotation.
  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas, standing and sitting for extended periods.
  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet, and dry conditions.
  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting.
  • Willing to work scheduled and/or unscheduled overtime as determined by business needs.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through www.arkema.com to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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