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Date:  Sep 15, 2023
Location:  Charleston
Company:  Wacker Polysilicon N.A., LLC


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a(n) Technical Operator - Central Services to join our growing team.


The Technical Operator, Central Services will assist in the performance of manual tasks related to the operation and repair of above and below grade utilities.  They will execute non-technical requests for service as generated by departments across the site.  This position will support crane and rigging activities, heavy load intra-site logistics, non-hazardous waste storage, excavations, and general site services.  Equipment operation of loaders, excavators, etc. is also required.  This position may require work with hazardous materials and incumbent will be expected to follow company policies regarding health and environmental protection, safety, and quality.  A Technical Operator may be assigned as liaison for a specific work scope such as a large CSA project, Equipment Cleaning, etc. Central Services best suits the candidate who enjoys variety, working in outside conditions year round, and is passionate about treating our environment well.



  • Interpret information from DCS (process control system), prints, schematics, etc.
  • Operate excavation and loading equipment
  • Assist in the operation and troubleshooting of the following networks: inorganic, storm, and sanitary sewers, steam & condensate, cooling water, industrial/fire water, potable water, compressed air, nitrogen and hydrogen
  • Assist with equipment cleaning operations as necessary
  • Assist in Utility requests for service
  • Perform non-technical requests for service
  • Maintain records and documentation
  • Cooperate with the other qualified staff in scheduling and coordinating   servicing, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance
  • Comply with company policies and procedures for operations, safety and training, health and environmental protection and quality
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Have a minimum High School diploma or GED
  • Associate degree in a technical field or Nationally accredited craft designation and prior equipment operation preferred
  • 1 year of relevant experience required; 2+ years of relevant experience preferred
  • Have proven technical and mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills
  • Be able to read Isometrics, P&ID's, and Layout drawings.
  • Teamwork skills with safety and environmental consciousness required
  • Good communication skills required
  • Be willing to work any shift (including 12-hour shifts and/or rotating shifts) necessary to support a 24/7 operation
  • Be willing to work overtime (including weekends and holidays) if necessary
  • Must pass pre-employment testing


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 25065 



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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