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Rotating Equipment Mechanic

INEOS Lima Full-Time
$32.77/ hour
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INEOS Lima Chemicals seeks a Rotating Equipment Mechanic for its Lima, OH location.

The Rotating Equipment Mechanic is expected to:

- Know, understand and apply safety standards, safe working practices and procedures.  Use safety equipment provided to avoid personal injury, injury to others and damage to equipment.

- Read, understand and follow written instructions and procedures including cross section and exploded view drawings of the equipment for disassembly, repair and reassembly of the following types of rotating machinery.

¨       Pumps ranging in size from small metering pumps to large horizontal and vertical centrifugal pumps.

¨       Compressors, both centrifugal and reciprocating driven either by electric motor or turbine.

¨       Gear units, both speed increasing and speed reducing.

¨       Centrifuges, large process type.

¨       Agitators and mixers.

¨       Steam turbines.

¨       Fans, squirrel cage and blade types.

¨       Rotary air locks (fluidizers)

¨       Other miscellaneous rotating equipment.

- Disassemble and reassemble journal bearings and seals.


- Make basic line breaks and pipe makeups.

- Perform lubrication tasks including greasing, oiling, and oil sample collection and results review.

- Have basic working knowledge in troubleshooting mechanical failures in rotating equipment and recommending corrective measures.

- Be able to review maintenance manuals, manufacturer’s catalogs, blueprints and other references for specifications and performance information.

- Be able to utilize specialized equipment in troubleshooting rotating equipment to determine and locate causes of trouble. This includes vibration monitoring equipment and software, and basic understanding of interpreting that data.

- Show basic proficiency in the use of specialized tools used for the construction of equipment foundations and the installation of rotating equipment. 

- Align rotating equipment using precision alignment tools such as lasers and dial indicators.

- SAP proficiency upon issues found:

a. Update / create work plans to correct issues found during vibration data collection, lubrication analysis or other method.

b. Update / create bill of materials to make current to vendor parts

c. Update / create preventive maintenance plans based on feedback from manufacturer, rotating technicians, reliability engineers and subject matter experts.

- Effective computer skills and knowledge and ability to utilize.  Microsoft Office and internet navigation skills required.

- Accomplish training as needed to stay current on equipment technology.

Be able to work on a team with a positive proactive personality.

The preferred candidate will have chemical plant experience.  Trade Union experience is also a plus.  

INEOS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.  The pay for this position starts at $32.77 per the local collective bargaining agreement and increases to $43.70 when fully qualified.  

Interested candidates should send resume to:  limahraa@ineos.com

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