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Instrument Technician - Analytical

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: USA: Sweeny, TX, US, 77480

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 and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!



Chevron Phillips Chemical is seeking an Instrument Technician -Analytical to join our team at our facility in Sweeny, TX.  In this role, you will be responsible for completing skilled maintenance, calibration and repair work on a variety of analytical instruments at the Sweeny, Clemens, and Old Ocean facility including process and environmental systems.


This position works a rotating 4/10 schedule. Other schedules may be necessary according to conditions at the plant (Turnarounds, Shutdowns and process control problems etc.).


  • Maintain and improves the Mechanical Integrity of equipment to achieve safe, reliable and incident-free operations.
  • Follow safe work practices, basic maintenance procedures and enthusiastically contributes to a safe work culture.
  • Perform regulatory required environmental compliance testing and maintains documentation.
  • Provide 24-hour analytical system support of operating units.
  • Utilize P&ID’s, schematics and loop sheets to complete assigned tasks.
  • Conduct routine monitoring and maintenance to provide the highest possible on-stream availability of all analyzer systems.
  • Report problems and possible solutions to supervisor and customers.
  • Receive instructions, work orders and safe permits for the troubleshooting, repair, calibration, replacement or overhaul requirements of analyzers, probes, and sensors.
  • Complete modifications, changes and data collection of analyzers and sample systems.
  • Perform routine monitoring of sample handling systems and carrier/calibration gas cylinder replacements.
  • Maintain calibration gases for analyzers.
  • Liaise daily with Supervisor and Operations personnel; and
  • Ensure that all work is carried-out in accordance with the safe working procedures, safety permits and regulations.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with at least 5 years of instrumentation experience OR an Associate Degree in Instrumentation Technology.
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience in calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of various types of instruments/analyzers (Siemens & Yokogawa preferred)
  • Must have the ability to read piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs), technical manuals, and other process safety information
  • Must be familiar with various types of analyzers, possess knowledge and experience with some of the following:  gas chromatographs, oxygen, pH, BTU, WOBBE index, conductivity, density and moisture.
  • Proficiency with MS Office.
  • Must be able to work independently, demonstrate excellent organizational skills and be able to evaluate and prioritize multiple tasks to ensure alignment with plant goals while acting with a sense of urgency (when required).
  • Must possess include strong oral, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be customer-focused, results-driven and able to effectively collaborate and work with personnel at various levels throughout the company.


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


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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.


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Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 06/29/2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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