Title: E&I Technician
Reports To: E&I Team Leader
Daily Interaction: E&I technicians, E&I supervisor, Operations and Maintenance.
Provide technical support to the operation of all plants with the goal of assisting in the optimization, production, efficiency, and reliability of the units while maintaining a safe plant operation.
1. Analyze and troubleshoot plant operations (procedures, equipment and controls) for efficient and reliable operations.
2. Support safety and environmental personnel to ensure the facilities follows all facility emissions permits (air, water, and solid waste) and safety regulations.
3. Develop and optimize heat and material balances and process flow diagrams.
4. Design, size, select and estimate installation costs for new process equipment associated with plant modifications and improvements.
5. Understand and optimize plant control logic, including implementation via the distributed control system.
6. Completes routine process surveys on equipment and operations (pressure, temperature, composition) to ensure efficient operations.
7. Actively participate in the completion of inspections during plant outages.
8. Complete root cause analysis on plant downtime.
9. Actively participate in the completion of all management of change activities as well as the updating and compliance with process safety management (PSM).
10. Develop a working level knowledge of all EDC operating units while having a detailed understanding of the interaction between the ammonia unit and the interconnected units.
11. Develop, maintain and track project schedules to ensure that a project execution is timely and on budget.
12. Coordinate input from EDC operations, maintenance, EH&S to insure all needs are supported in day to day activities and in projects.
13. Develop strong working relationships with all facility personnel, sub-contractors and technology suppliers.
1. Position requires 5-10 years of plant experience.
2. Background experience in: pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, electronic control loops, motor control circuits, low power distribution and working knowledge of high power sub-stations.
3. A minimum of 2 year’s experience is desired in installation, troubleshooting, repair of instrumentation and electrical control loops, rebuilding and repair of control valves, electrical motor contactors, replacement of bearings in motors, assisting mechanical group in removal and installation of motors pumps and other electro-mechanical devices.
4. Experience and knowledge of HVAC a plus, but not required.
5. All applicants must furnish a copy of the W.A.G.E certificate (Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy).