Machinist, First Class

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General Information

Job Posting ID 8629596 Creation Date May 03, 2018
Employer Posting No 63762 Closing Date Jul 02, 2018
Job Site Address HOUSTON, Texas 77001 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Machinist, First Class

LyondellBasell's Houston Refinery, one of the largest refineries designed to process heavy, high-sulfur crude oil is in search of a First Class Machinist. Our 268,000-barrel-per-day refinery is strategically located on the U.S. Gulf Coast with access to interstate pipelines and the Port of Houston. The facility covers approximately 700 acres at the city limits of Houston and Pasadena, Texas. The Houston Refinery was one of the first petroleum refineries constructed on the Houston Ship Channel and traces its origin to 1918. What makes us great is our people because they make great things happen. LyondellBasell employees take pride in what they do because they know it makes a real difference to our customers.

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The First Class Machinist is a direct-hire position with a competitive salary, bonus, 401K matching and benefits package.

The 1st Class Millwright/Machinist applies mechanical skills and related knowledge in the testing, trouble-shooting, teardown/rebuilding, and repairing of mechanical/machinery equipment in a large refinery; Tests, trouble-shoots, rebuilds, and repairs pumps. gearboxes, turbines, fin fans, mixers, perform alignments utilizing reverse dial indicator, laser alignment and other assigned rotating equipment to engineering data and knowledge of mechanical machinery principles. Able to perform PvM on assigned equipment. Able to measure record all as found and as left measurements and clearances. Must be familiar with the operation of shop machinery, including but not limited to lathes, small vertical mills and drill presses.

The successful candidate must demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in the millwright discipline by a hands-on demonstration test and by presenting an NCCER certification in the millwright discipline. The successful candidate is experienced in all commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within the millwright field.

* Requires a High School diploma/or GED.
* Must be at least 18 years of age
* 5 - 10 years' experience working with rotating and machinery related equipment and systems required.
* Current NCCER certification in the millwright discipline
* Must be able to obtain and maintain TWIC certification
* Ability to pass a hands on proficiency test
* Able to read, write, and speak the English language
* Willing and able to work additional hours as needed
* Willing to work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training, and equipment)
* Willing to work around and/or manually interact with heavy equipment
* Willing and able to work outside, year round under various weather conditions
* Willing and able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and in environments that require frequent bending, reaching and lifting
* Willing and able to work in tight or confined spaces and at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders
* Willing and able to satisfy all requirements and perform all emergency response functions and responsibilities
* Willing and able to work independently and in a team atmosphere
* Must be able to understand and adhere to strict environmental, health, safety, security and quality policies
* Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse set of cross functional groups
* Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures
* Complete tasks wearing required personal protective equipment which may include fire protective clothing, goggles, face shields, gloves, steel toe boots, hearing protection, respirators, etc.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
* Must have basic computer skills
* Pass pre-employment testing including a physical, drug and alcohol screening, and background check
* Machinist, First Class
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Rotating Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor Yes
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Machinists
Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and No Education Requirement

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Job Title Machinist, First Class
Job Closing Date Jul 2, 2018
Open Until Filled No

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