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Pilot Plant Technician


Koch-Glitsch LP - Research and Development Department is now hiring for an R&D Pilot Plant Technician on 3rd Shift. (Monday - Friday 12:00 am - 8:00 am)

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Equipment setup and preparation - installation of test product(s), pipe or tubing fitting, equipment installation (heat exchanger, pump, etc.), pressure check, insulation
  • Instruments - installation and wiring, calibration, troubleshooting
  • Equipment operations - charge chemicals (possibly flammable or corrosive), start the equipment and operate per the test procedure with a PLC control system
  • Data acquisition - obtain chemical samples and analyze, record and enter data in Excel, make visual observations, operate specialized instruments (laser, particle detection, etc.)
  • Fabrication of new products - may include welding, metal forming, 3D printing

  • Performing all duties safely is a requirement of all Koch-Glitsch employees. Safety training will include topics such as HAZWOPER, confined space entry, hot work permit writing, lock out/tag out, fork lift, hoist, and numerous other safe work practices

  • Working in a non-climate controlled environment performing physical tasks to include squatting, bending and lifting up to 50lbs

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a manufacturing/industrial, military, or petrochemical/refinery operations experience OR a 2-year degree
  • Experience using basic hand tools including measuring instruments

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience operating plant equipment or have worked in a chemical/gas/refinery plant operation environment
  • Work experience in welding, fabrication, analytical lab or instrument calibration
  • 1st Aid, CPR/AED or other safety related training


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.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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