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Chemical Technician

Company: Pinnacle Staffing
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*Description: -**Technicians will be responsible for *the safe operation of assigned chemical and/or gas distribution systems, with duties including:--- Handling and change-out of gas, chemical, and slurry containers--- Gas and chemical equipment troubleshooting and preventative/repair maintenance--- Computer operations to support job functions and customer needs--- Support of quality systems*Physical Attributes: *--- Walking up to 5 or 6 miles per day--- Occasionally may need to climb a tanker truck (18-wheeler), while using fall protection, to off-load chemicals into a drum.--- In some cases, Technicians must put on Supplied Contained Breathing Air Respirator (this type of respirator provides air from a cylinder through a mask connected to the cylinder) while working with chemicals (approx. 10-15 minutes)--- Basic lifting (up to 40lbs)--- Bending of the knees and overhead reaching--- PPE made available to workers include safety glasses, hard hat, ear plugs, chemical aprons, gloves, etc.--- The worker will be provided a voucher to purchase safety boots, which they are required to wear--- A Fit for Duty Evaluation will be required prior to reporting and annually which includes: Pulmonary Function Test for wearing a respirator, audiogram baseline for wearing hearing protection, and a physical exam.--- Workers are required to complete hazardous communication training (Right to Know) before work. There are no planned activities or work in which a worker is exposed to any of the products used onsite.*Qualification: -*--- High School Diploma or GED equivalent*Preferred Qualifications: *--- Prior experience in maintenance or as an equipment technician or in a mechanical or electronic environment is a plus--- Previous experience with chemical and gas distribution equipment is helpful but not a must--- Proficient with MS Office Suite--- Military training is welcomed--- Strong technical aptitude--- Excellent communication skillsJob Type: ContractPay: $21.00 per hourSchedule:* Day shift* Night shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Austin, TX 78754: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Pinnacle Staffing, Austin , Chemical Technician, Professions , Austin, Texas

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