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PLANT OPERATOR / OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN

Company: Air Products
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine whats possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the worlds most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.Reimagine Whats PossibleDo you enjoy working in a plant environment? Do you have a mechanical aptitude with a positive attitude? You could be a great fit for our operations team!Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has several IMMEDIATE opportunities for experienced Operations Technicians at its Torrance, CA facility.The Southern California refinery H2 facilities are located adjacent to each other onsite at the PBF Refinery, and currently consist of two (2) SMR (steam methane reformer) units and associated equipment within the growing Los Angeles area H2 pipeline franchise.You will be responsible for controlling and monitoring the processes to produce hydrogen, which includes operating and controlling the following:Water Treatment Systems (Boiler System)DCS monitoring systemsRotating EquipmentCatalyst ReactorsPneumatically Operated and Manual ValvesSyngas Clean Up skidsQualified applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalency, be willing to work 12-hour rotating shifts at either of the 2 facilities, and on limited occasions assist other AP sites in the Los Angeles region and North America with Operations support. Being a dedicated teammate, having a commitment to safety, and strong communications skills are a must.Within the Operations Tech role you will work hand in hand with Mechanical Technicians, Instruments Technicians, other Operations Techs, and Process Engineers to safely and efficiently maintain and operate the Hydrogen Plants, to include participating in the management of effective safety programs.We encourage qualified candidates with strong mechanical aptitude and/or military or technical background with plant process experience to apply.Applicants with Navy backgrounds:The Plant Operator position aligns very well with the experience that would have been learned in engineering department rates on both surface and sub-surface ships in both nuclear and non-nuclear ratings, such as:Machinists MateElectricians MateDamage Control manEnginemanElectronic TechGas Turbine Systems TechnicianSome of the specific skills acquired that are applicable are:Ability to read and interpret piping schematics/ diagramsUtilizing written procedures for starting and stopping equipmentIsolating systems for maintenance using work permits and lock out tag out processPerforming Water chemistry testingOperating manual and pneumatic valvesOperating systems from remote location via Distributed Control SystemStanding rotating watches outside normal working hours i.e.Turbine Generator WatchCCS/ DC Central WatchWorking safely in dynamic environments (loud, high temps, etc.)This role is a Safety Sensitive Position.Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.Entry level pay: $46.28 (8 hour shift) PLUS overtime and bonus.Air Products proudly values the skills, dedication, and leadership that veterans bring to the table. As a veteran-friendly organization, we actively encourage and welcome veterans to apply for various roles within our company. We recognize the unique strengths and experiences that veterans contribute, and we foster a workplace that honors your service while providing a platform for professional growth.#INDGIGWe are the worlds largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen and industrial gas experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at talent@airproducts.com. General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather youll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.by Jobble

Keywords: Air Products, Torrance , PLANT OPERATOR / OPERATIONS TECHNICIAN, Professions , Torrance, California

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