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Pump & Turbine Mechanic

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Pasadena, TX, US, 77506

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.


Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.


The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.


There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!


We are currently seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Pump & Turbine Mechanic (Millwright) at our Pasadena, Texas facility. The primary role of this position is to maintain and improve the mechanical integrity of equipment in order to achieve safe, reliable and incident-free operations.  The P&T Mechanics work closely with other maintenance groups, operations, ERG and third-party contractors and is expected to work in a lead position at times.


The individual is expected to take initiative and to work equally independently or as a member of a team.  A high degree of reliability, dedication and intelligence is necessary to perform this job. 


Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently follows safe work practices, basic maintenance procedures and contributes to a safe work culture;
  • Participates in job safety analysis (JSA’s), safety audits, and investigations;
  • Inspects, troubleshoots, tests and repairs all types of mechanical rotating equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, gear boxes, compressors, mixers, blenders, blowers, and rotary valves;
  • Removes/re-installs and aligns mechanical rotating equipment;
  • Performs PM’s on rotating and reciprocating equipment;
  • Has a working knowledge of rim and face, reverse indicator alignment, and detecting/correcting soft foot;
  • Able to read equipment prints, secure information from OEM manuals, and proficient with the use of measurement tools (micrometers, dial calipers, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of mechanical seals;
  • Follows plant policies and procedures;
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and in written form;
  • Can work at elevated heights, work in confined spaces, lift 50 pounds without assistance and can wear upgraded and life critical PPE such as supplied air;
  • Willing to work overtime, nights & weekends when required;
  • Will be required to perform turnaround mechanical maintenance activities and projects as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED and 2+ years of rotating equipment machinist experience in the refining or chemical process industry;
  • An Associates Degree in Millwright Technology is considered a plus;
  • A high degree of reliability, dedication, having a good attitude and taking pride in the job is a must;
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office and SAP) are considered an asset.


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 02/20/2019

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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