Analyzer Technician Job


Clear Lake, TX, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Maintenance
Posting Date:  May 21, 2024

Situation in organization 

This position is in the Maintenance Department and reports directly to the Analyzer Supervisor. 

Job dimensions 

The Analyzer Technician will work with the analyzer supervisor to maintain, diagnose, improve, and resolve analyzer issues in a safe, responsible and environmentally sound manner. The Technician will ensure that the process and regulatory analyzers are repaired and maintained for maximum reliability and in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications. 

Key Activities and responsibilities 

Major responsibilities for the Analyzer Technician include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Perform troubleshooting, repairs, calibrations and maintain all analyzer equipment in your dedicated area in accordance with daily/weekly maintenance schedules and to assist other analyzer technicians in their areas when needed. – 90% 

  • Ensure daily validations and cylinder gas audits on CEMS and HRVOC environmental analyzers are performed in accordance with state environmental rules and regulations.   – 10% 

Other Duties as Assigned 

  • Adhere to all policies and procedures in place. 

  • Complete necessary paperwork to account for work performed. 

  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and incident investigations when necessary. 

  • Communicate all findings in the field to the analyzer supervisor that require attention, modification, extended work periods or any other questionable situations that should be addressed. 

  • Attend all safety meetings as scheduled. 

  • Establish and maintain processes for continuous improvement. 

Context and environment 

The duties of this position are conducted with the following considerations: 

  • Changing production requirements- quality, quantity, customer needs and logistics 

  • Equipment capabilities 

  • Maintenance workforce availability and capabilities 

  • Follow and adhere to the maintenance work process and repair procedures 

  • Must adhere to the Process Analyzer Technician Progression Task List to become an Authorized Operating Procedure User 

  • Must be available to work extended hours, weekends, holidays and after hour call outs 

  • Perform elevated work on scaffolding and aerial lifts (JLG, scissor lifts) 

  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements 

  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.) 

  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents 

  • Understands and Supports the Clear Lake Facility Acrylic Monomers HSE2Q Commitment 

  • For physical demands please refer to the job demand form for this position 

Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience 

  • High school diploma.  Technical education / certification preferred. 

  • Minimum 3 years of field analyzer systems experience in petrochemical industries. 

  • Strong knowledge of process analyzers, including their application, design, communication protocols, wiring methods, calibration, and repair. Knowledge of federal regulations for monitoring emissions and record keeping. 

  • Strong knowledge of on-line process analyzers such as gas chromatograph, Oxygen, Carbon Monoxide, Nitric Oxide, LEL, Moisture and sample system operations. 

  • Good knowledge of handling analyzer database software and other computer systems. 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP. 

  • Demonstrated learning and development skills. 

    • Initiative and self-starter. 

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to effectively interface with manufacturing, engineering, and other functions including contractors. 

    • Strong interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to solve problems and present solutions. 

    • Ability to influence without formal authority. 

Demonstrated Competencies 

  • Good written and oral communication skills to interface with operations and maintenance personnel 

  • Ability to follow maintenance procedures for equipment 

  • Ability to read, understand and utilize equipment drawings and P&ID’s 

  • Works well in teams 

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 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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