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Maintenance Technician (Instrument/Electrical)

Seneca, Illinois

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Maintenance Technician (Instrument/Electrical)

Seneca, Illinois


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Inspects, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs mechanical systems, including fixed and rotating equipment, engines, pumps, generators, compressors, piping, valves, vessels. Identifies and implements reliability, integrity, economic, carbon reduction, and safety improvements for above systems.

Performs routine assignments under general supervision.  Gaining knowledge of work procedures and practices.  

Chevron-Renewable Energy Group


The purpose of this job is to be responsible for and assist with performing the maintenance of all equipment in the factory, identifying and ordering spare parts, working with contractors to maintain and upgrade the plant, and improving the reliability of the plant. This position is also responsible for ensuring the plant is maintained in a safe and clean condition.


Key Accountabilities:

Maintain the Plant

  • Perform corrective maintenance, adjustments, and emergency repairs
  • Perform preventive maintenance, lubrication, overhaul and upgrades of plant electrical, safety and instrumentation equipment
  • Perform predictive maintenance work
  • Write and update work orders and other information in the computerized maintenance management system
  • Write Requisitions for  parts and materials
  • Be available for call-outs
  • Assist in Turnaround and Project planning and scheduling
  • Perform failure analysis, suggest and implement improvements.
  • Learn new skills as needed to maintain the plant
  • Work closely with engineering group and outside contracted vendors to meet deadlines and complete capital improvement projects

Other frequent duties:

  • Assist operations as needed
  • Operate equipment such as fork truck, man lifts, etc.
  • Assist maintenance, engineering and operations management as needed

Perform other duties as assigned


Be available for daily work and overtime as required

Demonstrate attention to detail

Ability to use office equipment (computer, copy machine, calculator, etc)

Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to provide technical expertise as required

Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and in a timely manner to meet deadlines

Disciplined self-starter with good organizational skills

Work independently or with others as a team to complete assigned projects

Awareness of new technical developments and ability of applying new knowledge to the processes in place at Chevron-Renewable Energy Group

Possess the following competencies:

  • Basic computer skills including excel, word, and outlook.
  • Team player
  • Good organizational skills

Provide personal contact information on an as needed basis for official business purposes


Education Required: High school diploma of equivalent

            **Experience may substitute education requirements

Experience Required:  5-10 years depending on education

**Experience in a process plant or production environment experience in biofuels, petrochemical & refining preferred

Skills Required: 

Verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,)

Strong organization skills

Strong technical background

Ability to work as a member of a team

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

ISA Certification

I&E  Technician associates degree or advanced training

CMRT (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional)


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Medium to high stress levels during testing procedures.  Mental ability to effectively analyze reports and communicate information to co-workers. This position requires standing, climbing, working in a hot plant environment, manual dexterity to input and access information through a computer terminal, frequent math and algebraic calculations, and moderate analytical ability. Ability to lift and carry at least 75Lbs.

Standing -                                    Frequent (34% to 66%)

Sitting -                                        Frequent (34% to 66%)

Walking -                                     Frequent (34% to 66%)

Bending/Stooping -                     Occasional (1% to 33%)

Reaching above shoulders -             Occasional (1% to 33%)

Kneeling -                                    Occasional (1% to 33%)

Pushing/Pulling                           Occasional (1% to 33%)

Climbing -                                   Occasional (1% to 33%)

Repetitive hand movements        Frequent (34% to 66%)

Requires good general physical ability to move freely throughout facilities.  Extended periods of time walking, standing and other physical activities related to achieving job responsibilities.  Good vision and hearing, corrected to normal for managing operations for safety in job functions.


This position may require extended and flexible working hours to assure effective operation.  Requires ability to move freely throughout the facilities, directing and coordinating a variety of activities.  Occasionally exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, feedstock, dust, medium to high noise levels within the building due to running equipment.   Potential exposure to chemicals, hazardous materials used in the biodiesel process.


1.  Orientation             2. Internal/External training as needed

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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