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Apprentice Field Service Technciain in Geismar, LA at Circor Career Site

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Job Description


BUSINESS:  CIRCOR Energy - Reliability Services

LOCATION:  Geismar, Louisiana

DIRECT REPORTING: Area Service Manager

FUNCTIONAL REPORTING:  Operations Director, North America



CIRCOR Reliability Services is looking for an Apprentice Field Service Technician to support the Geismar, Louisiana operations. The successful candidate will support field service projects across a variety of service offerings and participate in a continuous improvement culture using tools to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost excellence with the goal of proving value generation for the customer.


  • Responsible for maintenance including rotating equipment lubrication, filter exchange, oil mist maintenance and greasing systems
  • Performs diagnostic collection to include lubricant collection and vibration collection
  • Conduct work safely by attending daily safety and production meetings and following site safety requirements including PPE, JHA/JSA, Lock Out/ Tag Out, Work Permitting, and Near Miss Unsafe Condition reporting
  • Responsible to submit completed paperwork in a timely manner
  • Support lean initiatives and continuous improvement
  • Operate oil transfer pumps and filtration equipment
  • Visual inspection and repair of oil distribution pipes
  • Record gauge and LCD read out values
  • Route pipe as directed by lead personnel and bend tubing to equipment
  • Clean and lubricate equipment and perform basic maintenance and repairs
  • Operate electric dolly or tow motor to load and unload oil or other materials from machines
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment on the job site
  • Able to discuss methodologies with internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviews procedures prior to job execution 
  • Perform other necessary job-related duties or responsibilities

Job Requirements

Job Qualifications:

  • Scheduling flexibility and ability to travel up to 75% and work in the field away from home
  • Physically submit to periodic drug, background and clearance screenings
  • 6 months to 2 years’ experience working with pumps, hoses, valves, in a plant environment
  • Valid driver’s license required with a good driving record, CDL Class A preferred
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Products
  • Basic mechanical ability – use of hand tools, safety equipment and company equipment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand and walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must be able to verbally communicate with customers and fellow employees. The employee must be able to convey instructions, ideas and information accurately and quickly. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds, climb and work in heights of 30 ft. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to perform duties in confined spaces/entry.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high level. 


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