I&E Technician

Occidental Petroleum

I&E Technician00033738



Candidates have the opportunity to make up to $38.66/hr DOE.

Contribute. Grow. Lead…with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

OxyChem, a wholly owned subsidiary of international energy company Occidental, is based in Dallas with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada and Chile. It is among the top three producers in the United States for the PVC, chlor-alkali, chlorinated organic, and other principal products it manufacturers and markets, and is a global leader in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). OxyChem vinyl products are used for indispensable medical supplies, PVC pipe for delivering safe drinking water, and a variety of other long-lasting products essential to the automotive, electrical, and construction sectors. Visit www.oxychem.com for more information.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Technician with our Calcium Chloride plant located in Ludington, Michigan.
Essential Job Duties:
  • Must be able to work with others in a self-directed workforce environment.  Teamwork is an essential competency.
  • Perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders and stairs.  Walking, bending, and stooping are required.  Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.
  • Must be able to work with others in a self-directed workforce environment.  Teamwork is an essential competency.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to follow all safety related rules, practices and procedures.
  • Repairs, connects and disconnects electrical equipment such as motors, instruments, and lights, etc.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains electrical instruments for the site.
  • Complete documentation for work as required.
  • Maintains electrical distributions system for the site.
  • Conducts audits of electrical systems for the site.
  • Installs electrical systems including wire and conduit.
  • Safely perform other maintenance non-E/I Tech related work as needed.
  • Utilize the maintenance work process to complete work.  Provide daily job progress to scheduler and routine feedback to planner to ensure efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Learn, follow, and occasionally create and update applicable procedures to ensure that all jobs are completed in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Occasionally create or update procedures to ensure accuracy.
  • Responsible for knowledge and use of all area and job specific safety equipment.
  • Perform daily housekeeping activities in order to maintain a safe and environmentally sound workplace.
  • Assist with training of new employees.
  • Complete all training requirements as determined by site needs.
  • Industrial Craftsman (IC) role – Perform other non-electrical and instrument maintenance work you are trained for and can execute safely.
  • Actively support and participate in programs to continuously improve plant operations through problems solving teams, etc.
  • Actively support plant and corporate HESS safety programs, objectives, and expectations.
  • Follows the Ludington Guiding Principles.
Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Education/Certification Requirements
Pre-employment Requirement
  • High School Education or GED required.
  • Must hold a License issued by the State of Michigan as a Journeyman or Master Electrician
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.
Post-employment Requirement
  • Forklift License
  • Manlift(JLG) License

Recruitment Fraud

It has come to our attention various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Oxy. Please be aware that these recruiting scams and communications do not originate nor are they associated with our recruitment process.

Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees.

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.


  Union Plant Operations

Primary Location

  United States-Michigan-Ludington





To apply for this job please visit oxy.taleo.net.