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Maintenance Craftsman, Welder

Date Posted: December 19, 2022
Reports To: Mechanical Supervisor
Duration: Full-time

Position Summary

Completes the maintenance and repairs of assigned mechanical equipment at Methanex Geismar, prioritizing the workload at the direction of, and in conjunction with, the Mechanical Foreman.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assists in work planning, coordination, and implementation of work on a day-to-day basis as required.
  • Ensures work is planned and parts available.
  • Provides fixed mechanical equipment assistance to the Maintenance Department.
  • Ensures all fixed equipment is overhauled and repaired using problem solving root cause analysis and defects engineered out, at the direction of the Mechanical Foreman and/or engineering resources.
  • Coordinate work on Turnaround activities.
  • Assists in the continued revision of parts and equipment documentation, implementing change where appropriate.
  • Assists with project design, implementation and management when requested.
  • Works with and assists other groups and departments to ensure the Maintenance Department goals are met.
  • Ensures cost effective methodology and efficiencies in all work.
  • Proactively seeks more efficient ways to plan and execute work.
  • Identifies any training requirements and to train other employees.
  • Applies and actively promotes excellent safety practices., including the completion of Hazard ID’s.
  • Completes all required reports and maintenance history, including Maximo work reports and calibration sheets.
  • Ensures that all plant maintenance is implemented in accordance with Methanex standards and Best Practices and are in compliance with all relevant USA legislation.
  • Ensures that all Plant Changes are implemented in accordance with the applicable Methanex Management of Change procedures.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities to drive down the unit cost of maintenance and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people, harm to the environment or loss prevention and communicates these to the responsible person.
  • Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.
  • Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic.
  • Networks with other Methanex sites to the mutual benefit of all sites.
  • Responsible for ensuring awareness of all controlled documents relating to this position as per Document Awareness Report from Document Management Database.
  • Contribute to the ‘operational excellence’ for Methanex USA as an effective member of the Maintenance department.

Position Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Welding Certification or equivalent desired.
  • 3-5 years experience as an Industrial Welder in the following processes:
    • GTAW ER 705-2 or the applicable alloy for stainless steel or other alloys
    • SMAW E6010/E7018
    • Common Metals: carbon steel, stainless steel, duplex, chrome
  • Experience with, and a high degree of knowledge of, reading drawings, blueprints and P&ID’s.
  • Experience in the Petrochemical or related industry.
  • Experience with Predictive and Preventative Maintenance programs.
  • Experience with maintenance overhaul of fixed mechanical equipment.
  • Experience with high pressure steam equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.

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