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Koch Specialty Plant Services, LLC has immediate openings for Tower Mechanics for various locations within the U.S. 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship. Relocation Assistance will not be provided.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Identify and properly install trays, packing, grid, feed pipe, distributors, collectors under limited supervision
  • Possess basic Process Safety Management knowledge and Hazardous Communication skills.
  • Identify hand and power tools and their purposes
  • Ability to properly use an oxy-acetylene torch
  • Ability to identify and use all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 6 Months or more of Industry experience
  • Previous experience in constructing, assembling, maintaining and repair of coded pressure vessels
  • Previous experience installing equipment related to process internals such as valve trays, bubble cap trays, mist eliminators, structured packing, reactor internals, random packing, distributors, collectors of mass transfer equipment
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to provide your own transportation to job locations throughout the U.S
  • Must be able to meet all company and customer qualifications to access job site including training requirements

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Two years or more of industrial plant experience in blinding, opening, cleaning, and repair of operating pressure vessels such as towers, reactors, drums and/ or installing mass transfer equipment (trays, packing, distributors, collectors, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings or blueprints and can utilize them to identify and properly install process internals
  • Vocational training is preferred 
  • Basic Plus Orientation 
  • Confined Space Training   
  • TWIC Card   
  • Successful completion of an NCCER craft assessment certificate(s)  

Physical Requirements

  • Candidates must be able to work long hours and all shift schedules that may require up to twelve hours a day, seven days a week for extended durations.
  • Candidates also must be able to work in confined spaces (18-36 inches in diameter) and be capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, and working at heights.
  • Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical
  • protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses, etc.
  • Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required. Additional medical examinations, such as Pre-employment physicals exams may be required per client guidelines. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is helpful.
  • Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, unassisted.
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common hand tools, power tools and the ability to navigate around obstacles in a petrochemical environment is necessary.

Work Environment Requirements

The job will primarily be on or around construction/turnaround sites in petrochemical operational units and include possible hazardous environments such as confined spaces and working at heights. Exposure to loud noises, fumes, sparks, vibrations, dust, dirt, irritants and smoke may occur. Special Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be necessary to control some hazardous environments. Additional forms of PPE may be required depending on the project. Safety requirements must be verified and meet standards set forth by client permits, policies, and procedures, and be performed in compliance with all federal, state and local laws or ordinances before work activities can begin.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience. Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 

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