Chemical Operator - East Houston


Oil and Gas

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Salary Range

Up to USD18/hr

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Branch Information

Houston, TX - Metro - (USA) 10235 West Little York Road Suite 159 TX Houston , TX 77040 Phone : 713-386-1416



Job Description

Controls equipment systems that process chemical substances and blended materials into specified products. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the manufacturing and packaging field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish safety, quality, and production goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Position must be able to multi-task and be self-sufficient.

III. Principle Accountabilities

* Tends equipment units and/or semiautomatic systems that processes chemical substances into industrial or consumer products. Dumps specified amounts of materials into heating vessels or blending tanks; and turn valves to feed liquid and gaseous materials through equipment units, or sets controls in specified sequence on control panel to start automatic feed.

* Turns valves or moves controls to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels.

* Observes chemical reactions; monitors gauges, signals, and recorders; and receives notification from control laboratory, supervisor, or other workers to make specified operating adjustments.

* Receives raw materials for production process and assists with quality confirmation process and maintaining inventory. This includes but not limited to barge, railcar, tank truck, tote/drum quantities.

* Loads out finished products for transport to customers. This includes but not limited to barge, railcar, tank truck, tote/drum quantities.

* Draws samples of products for laboratory analysis.

* Maintains log of gauge readings, process rounds, and shift production.

* Completes appropriate quality, security, and shipping paperwork for associated loads and materials.

* May perform chemical tests on product to ensure conformance with specifications, using standard test equipment, materials, and procedure.

* Other duties as assigned by management.

IV. Position Qualifications and Physical Demands

* Must possess a TWIC card.

* Must be able to certify on assorted mobile equipment (forklift, heavy equipment).

* Must be able to certify 40hr HAZWOPER and annual 8hr refresher.

* Computer and math (basics) literate.

* Effective oral and written communication skills. Able to read and write in English.

* Mechanically inclined.

* Ability to operate plant equipment.

* Must be detailed oriented and have a safety-first approach to all tasks.

* Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment (i.e. respirators, Tyvek suits, protective boots, hearing protection, etc.).

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear, or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk and stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

* Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment. Plant environment and exposure to chemicals.

* Must pass pre-employment drug screen, fit for duty test and background check.

V. Education and Experience

* High School Diploma or GED Required

* 1+ years of previous plant/operations experience preferred

"The worksite is governed by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). Applicants will be required to undergo the background checks required by CFATS Personnel Surety Program (PSP). Manpower will not be able to place any employees for this position who are not willing to undergo the PSP background checks or who cannot pass the PSP background checks."