Facilities Gas Chemical Technician

at Manpower Engineering
Location Phoenix
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


The Gas/Chemical Technician is responsible for operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting Chemical/Gas/Slurry distribution systems and equipment. The Gas/Chemical Technician must accurately and reliably follow standard operating procedures for troubleshooting chemical and gas distribution systems, perform laboratory testing, and complete chemical and gas container change outs. They will read and measure plant operating parameters to determine process changes required to maintain operations within specifications.

The Gas/Chemical Technician will work in cooperation with other technicians, engineers, and managers to ensure that all process specifications are met, and to ensure efficient completion of projects


  • Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe workplace
  • Performs rounds and readings of gas/chemical distribution equipment
  • Performs Gas/Chemical container change outs to ensure constant flow to factory tools
  • Operates and controls gas/chemical distribution systems. Ensures equipment is operating within controls/specifications
  • Makes recipe adjustments to ensure correct gas/chemical concentrations are blended for factory tools
  • Sets up and adjusts indicating and controlling devices, for example gas/chemical analyzers, temperature indicators and pressure/flow controlling devices, or gauging instruments to facilitate simultaneous analysis and control of process conditions
  • Observes gauges, signals, and recording instruments, turns valves, and moves controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures at specified intervals to keep process equipment clean, and performing at optimum levels
  • Performs diagnostic and troubleshooting practices to determine root cause and corrective actions needed to maintain systems operation within specifications
  • Performs emergency and corrective maintenance actions to repair damaged equipment or correct out of specification conditions
  • Draws samples of product at specified stages of operation and performs pH, gas/chemical analyses, or other standard tests to determine if material concentration or quality is within factory specifications
  • Maintains log of gauge readings, shift throughput, and equipment malfunctions
  • Patrols area to inspect equipment for leaks and hazards and to record tank levels and gauge readings
  • Ensures processing conditions and process output are within regulatory limits. Responsible for correcting conditions and alerting management of discrepancies
  • Ensure all requirements as specified by the manufacturer of equipment systems are met, and equipment operations, repairs, modifications, and maintenance meet environmental protection requirements

Experience, Education, and Training:

  • High School graduation or GED is required
  • Technical College or Trade Program is preferred
  • Experience with laboratory or analytical equipment is preferred
  • Previous knowledge in operation of industrial and/or commercial processing equipment
  • Five years' experience with process piping systems, working in an industrial setting are highly preferred
  • Competency in basic mathematic skills including fractions, addition, subtraction, division

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