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Instrumentation Technician - Entry Level

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Flint Hills Resources in Corpus Christi, TX is seeking qualified candidates to consider for an Entry Level Instrumentation Technician.  The Instrumentation Technician is responsible for performing maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, installing, calibrating, and repairing process control instrumentation.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Assist plant Instrument Technicians in their daily work activities
  • Remain current with assigned area work order request backlog
  • Perform reliable instrument maintenance and repair (self-planned and scheduled)
  • Suggest and develop PM and repair optimization ideas
  • Maintain shop documentation
  • Perform Instrument Mechanical Integrity testing and documentation
  • Perform Instrument turnaround maintenance activities (ID potential scope items, enter t/a work orders, lead work crews for scope as assigned, and perform instrument scope work)
  • Identify training needs and take a lead role in obtaining training approved on PDS plan developed with Instrument Reliability Coordinator
  • Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis on reactive instrument failures
  • Perform incidental maintenance activities through the self-planning process
  • Participate on afterhours, on-call or rotation schedule
  • Physical demands of position include: climbing minimum of 75 feet, carrying up to 100 pounds, pushing and pulling force in excess of 50 pounds, working is high places, working in confined spaces, and working in various outdoor weather conditions

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • One of the following:
      • Associate of Applied Science in Instrumentation
      • Certificate of completion from an instrument vocational school
      • Two years of experience in instrumentation AND a High School Diploma/GED
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Mechanical skills

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Associate of Applied Science in Instrumentation
    • Mechanical experience in an industrial environment
    • Two (2) or more years of instrumentation experience in a refinery or plant

    Flint Hills Resources is an independent refining and chemicals company. The company has expanded its operations through capital projects and acquisitions worth more than $6.2 billion since 2002. Its refineries and ethanol plants produce fuels that power much of Texas, the Midwest and the Alaska interior. Its petrochemicals are used to manufacture goods such as plastics, building products and packaging materials. Its asphalt is used in communities across the Midwest and Alaska. The base oils it markets are the principle raw material used to produce premium motor oil, commercial lubricants and sealants and coatings.

    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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