Maintenance Technician-2000412 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Site Services for BASF in Research Triangle Park is seeking a self-motivated Maintenance Technician to join the Maintenance Team in a research and development environment. The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to ensure proper and timely maintenance is completed, in a cost efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner. The self-directed candidate will report to the Maintenance Manager.
Maintenance Technician (2000412) - Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Position duties include but are not limited to:
* Work in a team-oriented environment that demands the highest level of safety performance be adhered to perform routine and preventive maintenance on plant equipment and all areas of the building, in a timely and efficient manner * Troubleshoot, diagnose and solve maintenance issues on stationary and rotational equipment. * Must be willing and able to work alone when necessary, in completing maintenance work * Must read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals, and other written documents * Must know how to use typical maintenance hand tools, power tools, cutting and burning equipment, welding equipment and pipe threader * Operate mobile equipment such as scissor lift, boom lift, fork trucks * Work at elevated, confining and cramped conditions, at varying ambient conditions * Work in outdoor ambient conditions, regardless of weather conditions, when the need arises. * Complete all paperwork and computer work in an accurate and timely manner * Keep office, maintenance shop and work areas clean and organized, including paper files. * Wear prescribed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that prescribed safeguards are properly followed * Understands that Safety and Environmental responsibility is a major part of BASF's Principles. Must report all unsafe conditions and accidents immediately to the appropriate manager. Must know when it is safe to perform tasks or when it is appropriate to enlist the assistance of your team. Responsible for the safety of self and others. * Have a basic understanding of single and three (3) phase electrical systems is required * Knowledge of maintaining pumps, air compressors, chillers, boilers, vacuum pumps, HVAC equipment and plumbing systems is required * Ability to read and interpret blue prints, schematics and P&ID's is required * Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and perform general labor work. * Work overtime on a regular basis when the need arises and take part in the maintenance on-call schedule
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 investing 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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You...
* High School Diploma or GED * A minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience in a research and development and/or industrial environment.
* Professional trades degree or certificates from an accredited organization or school
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.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.