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Date:  Apr 29, 2024
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Polysilicon N.A., LLC
Do you want to take responsibility and make a difference with your work? With your expertise, we can achieve great goals together. We are WACKER - Reliable. Determined. Ambitious. As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we've been making countless products that are an integral part of your everyday life possible for over 100 years. From vegan food to resource-efficient buildings to solar cells, we develop sustainable solutions that change the future.
To strengthen our team in Charleston,
we are looking for you as a(n) EI&C Maintenance Technician.


EI&C Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing, predictive, preventive, and emergency maintenance services related to electrical, instrumentation, and controls production, utility operations and infrastructure systems as necessary to provide for safe operations, regulatory compliance and equipment availability related to EI&C systems plant wide.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Maintenance of production units, utility, and infrastructure systems. #Perform predictive, preventive, routine, and emergency maintenance on production unit equipment.
  • Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support to production unit systems and equipment.
  • Maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair plant electrical, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Perform routine trouble shooting activities.
  • Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) effectively to accomplish required maintenance in and efficient and organized manner.
  • Optimize plant preventative maintenance program to meet OEM recommendations, regulatory requirements, and corporate maintenance philosophy.
  • Responsible for maintaining logs, manuals, records, blueprints and operating procedures.
  • Incorporate safe behavior into all activities and consistently complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures.
  • Work in interdisciplinary and intercultural teams.
  • Provide start-up support to production operations.
  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering & Maintenance department, Operations, and other service units.
  • Perform all tasks and assignments in accordance to WACKER'S policies and procedures.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.


Qualifications Required:


  • Associate degree, Journeymen (or higher level education) in the field of electrical engineering and/or electrical instrumentation & controls related field or equivalent vocational/technical training (Journeymen, NiMS, NCCR, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in instrument/electrical and control system applications, preferably in a chemical plant, refinery or large process plant.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of electrical engineering and/or EI&C , including relevant regulations, standards and codes.
  • Strong electrical aptitude.
  • Thorough understanding of basic electricity, electrical theory, electrical troubleshooting techniques, and electrical safe work practices.
  • Proficient in testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Proficiency in the use of precision measuring instruments and power tools.
  • Perform and document maintenance, calibration, installation, fault diagnosis, and repair of electrical, mechanical and pneumatic instruments and systems.
  • Calibrate, troubleshoot and repair plant instrumentation i.e., transmitters, analyzers, control valves, switches, relays, etc.
  • Work with a wide variety of instruments including pH, conductivity, ultrasonic, mass flow, pressure transducers, RTDs, etc.
  • Understand piping and instrument diagrams, Signal flow diagrams, wiring diagrams, panel drawings, one‐line drawings, and loop sheets.
  • Experience with DCS systems.
  • Familiar with Digital Automation Systems, preferably Delta V Digital Automation / Siemens Automation Systems.
  • Team player attitude.
  • Able to read and comprehend electrical and control drawings and schematics.
  • Able to troubleshoot complex instrumentation, control systems, and PLC's.
  • Strong multi-tasking competency.
  • Ability and willingness for domestic and international travel.
What do we offer?
WACKER is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability. We are innovators, researchers, and pioneers and we believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We foster an inclusive environment that promotes individuality, celebrates diversity, and builds cohesive teams. Together, we create exceptional value for our employees, our customers, and our communities by creating a culture of inclusion and equity that enables, empowers, and values our diverse contributions. 
WACKER strives to reward its employees in a fair and equitable manner. Our Total Rewards Package considers employee wellbeing and is comprised of compensation, benefits, work-life balance, performance & recognition, and career development.
  • Compensation and Incentive plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective day 1
  • Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellbeing fund
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • Support for Community Involvement
We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 26607 
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.
A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a green card).
WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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