Kennesaw , Georgia
October 23, 2017
Air Products, a company of approximately 16,000 employees, is the world's safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers. We strive to be a company of choice that is recognized by its colleagues, customers, and community as a company that draws strength, opportunity and financial growth from the diversity of its workforce. Our success will be directly attributed to having a work environment that is collaborative, inclusive and respectful of all people.

To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center @ www.airproducts.com/careers and apply to Job Req #21576BR.

Air Products is seeking a high energy, self-starter to fill an Electrical Technician position in the Midwest or South Eastern US. This is a residence-based position.

Electrical Technicians have a very demanding position requiring strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, and if necessary, the ability to lead a crew. Technicians are expected to respond to Operations requirements on a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week basis. Generally, Electrical Technicians average 60-65 hours per week and travel away from home about 75% of the time. The facilities at which work is performed are located throughout the United States. International travel outside of North America is expected to be low, but is possible.

The Electrical Technician performs and/or supervises the inspection, repair, installation, troubleshooting, and modification of induction and synchronous motors, transformers, high and low voltage switchgear, protective relays, switchgear starters, transformers, generators, distribution systems and associated equipment controls and protective equipment in Global Operations operated plants, joint ventures, subsidiaries, and third party facilities.

The Electrical Technician will be responsible to develop worn component refurbishment procedures and follow through on repairs and spare parts replacements based on electrical engineering recommendations and must be able to provide technical decision-making support for major equipment repairs. The Electrical Technician must be able to develop work scopes for equipment repair and overhaul, to prepare and provide technical reports as well as enter information into SAP to provide accurate documentation on equipment and information to enable others in the organization to carry out their responsibilities effectively.

Qualifications /Requirements:
  • High school diploma with preferred relative technical school or college degree. Relevant experience will be given strong consideration in lieu of formal education.
  • Minimum 5 years (10 years preferred) experience in the petrochemical and manufacturing industry, and in low, medium and high voltage electrical equipment maintenance, start-up or commissioning environment; practical knowledge relating to electrical distribution, motors and motor controls, conduit and wiring practices, lighting and grounding as well as familiarity with the National Electrical Code, particularly hazardous locations, is highly desirable. Prior supervisory experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills and safe work skills. Strong basic computer skills are a prerequisite.
  • Must be a team player in a team environment.
  • Self starter and self motivator.
  • Ability to work extended hours and to travel with short notice.
  • Ability to work in an industrial environment to include lifting, climbing, working at heights and in confined spaces.
This is a ladder position and advancement is possible based on experience and demonstrated competency.

Integrity is a vital part of the Air Product's culture and employees are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and communicate across all channels with respect and honesty.

When it comes to safety at Air Products ZERO IS ACHIEVABLE. Our goal is zero injuries and incidents. People have said that it is an impossible goal. Air Products people have the capability and determination to make "zero" happen across all aspects of our safety performance by prioritizing safety in words and actions to protect self, others and the environment.

Our excellent results in FY2016 had a lot to do with the many ideas put forward by our employees and executed to improve our operations. With a focus on productivity and operational improvement activities, as a company we focus our attention to smart, profitable growth-the kind of growth that comes, in part, from innovation and a passion to be the best in the industry.

Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company values the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.

Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company's core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company had fiscal 2016 sales of $7.5 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 16,000 employees are making Air Products the world's safest and best performing industrial gases company, providing sustainable offerings and excellent service to all customers.

Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans.

If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline. Select the People tab, under the Careers column, click on Career Center.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

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Opportunities for veterans with experience in instrument, electrical, and mechanical environments.

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