OXY Inc Site Support Technician in Ludington, Michigan
Description Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people. OxyChem, a wholly owned subsidiary of international energy company Occidental, is based in Dallas with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada and Chile. It is among the top three producers in the United States for the PVC, chlor-alkali, chlorinated organic, and other principal products it manufacturers and markets, and is a global leader in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). OxyChem vinyl products are used for indispensable medical supplies, PVC pipe for delivering safe drinking water, and a variety of other long-lasting products essential to the automotive, electrical, and construction sectors. Visit for more information.
In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Site Support Technician with our Calcium Chloride plant located in Ludington, Michigan. Essential Job Duties: Packaging of calcium chloride products and operating a forklift truck. Loading calcium chloride products into rail cars and trucks. Maintaining and cleaning out of rail switches. Operating a fire hose and other water type hoses. Operating air hammers and other power tools. Observing personnel involved in a vessel entry. Shoveling a variety of materials such as sand, snow, and ditches. Wheelbarrow work. Working in elevated areas. Frequent use of portable ladders. Maintaining the grounds of the plant site. Painting and raking of plant properties. Occasionally create or update department procedures to ensure accuracy. Issue Safe Work Permit. Lock and tag out equipment. Other general labor duties as assigned. Actively support plant and corporate HESS safety programs, objectives, and expectations. Follow the Ludington Guiding Principles. Actively support and participate on teams or in programs to continuously improve plant operations. Must be able to work with others in a self-directed workforce environment. Teamwork is an essential competency. Perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, and stooping are required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.
Qualifications Qualifications: High School Graduate / GED Required Ability to read, write and speak in English Proficient in Microsoft applications Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team. Must possess valid driver's license. Physical Demands of Job: Climb multiple flights of stairs to access the top of tanks, buildings, and process equipment. Work in all types of weather (heat, humidity, cold, etc.) Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs with tools weighing 25 lbs. Must be able to perform duties requiring standing for extended periods of time. Bending and kneeling around process equipment for extended periods to conduct equipment rebuilds and repairs. Perform typical physical requirements found in operations such as repetitive pushing, pulling, and lifting motions. Climb s