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Field Technician (Oil & Gas)

Johnson Matthey
Merrillville, IN
Expired: May 23, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc is a world-leading industrial technology company with over 60 years' experience. The ingenious solutions it creates, and the insights it delivers, helps its customers to make informed decisions, optimise operations, boost profitability, and reduce risk. With offices across six continents, it is strategically placed to be a global leader with local values.

Tracerco helps to make the world's essential industries safer, more efficient, and more productive. Its innovations provide new ways to safeguard its customers' operations and help solve seemingly impossible problems. Its commitment to innovation means that it is continuously evolving its technology offering to measure assets that are hard to measure.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Field Technologist will be responsible for supporting all Tracerco business O&G diagnostic applications in the region which may include reservoir, petrochemical, refining or offshore activities. The Field Technologist will be traveling to customer sites such as refineries and other plants, and assisting Engineers and Project Leaders in data gathering though radiological investigations, climbing distillation towers and other process vessels, working with radioactive materials and generating reports for customers.

The Field Technologist will be familiar with industrial process systems in order to resolve customer problems. On a day-to-day basis, the Field Technologist will generally work under the supervision of a project leader and act as second person on each project. However, in certain applications, the Field Technologist will be expected to work independently.

When not at a customer site, the Field Technologist is expected to support the organization by keeping equipment in working order and organizing shop work areas.

Ensuring compliance with all environmental, health and safety requirements is a top priority in this role. We maintain a non-smoking environment in the workplace and in company vehicles. This role is estimated to be up to 50% office work and at least 50% field work.

Your responsibilities:
  • Fully understand safety aspects of working within an industrial chemical environment as well as the proper handling of sealed and unsealed radioactive materials.
  • Be familiar with the fundamentals of mass transfer and basic features found within an industrial process plant such as heat exchangers, piping systems, separation vessels and storage tanks.
  • Be fully trained in the use of our range of equipment and must be able to make ready all relevant tools for use at job sites. Work in offshore production facilities and vessels
  • Have a good understanding of the equipment in order to troubleshoot and carry out minor repairs when required.
  • Build knowledge of, and contacts with, those who can provide equipment, repairs and other services necessary for routine operations and any special situations that may arise.

Requirements for the role:
  • Post High School education such as some College education, an Associate's degree level qualification or Certification in Industrial, Technical or Electronics related fields.
  • Prior experience or background in technical or industrial related field is helpful.
  • Solid work history.
  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Safety conscious attitude.
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Customer service oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written and technical report writing skills in English.
  • Fast learner.
  • Trustworthy and reliable. Able to properly follow rules and instructions with minimal supervision. Must be able to work independently in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Cautious and thorough, with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight, sometimes on short notice, and work on a weekend on-call rotation.
  • Must hold valid passport or be able to obtain a passport in order to participate in occasional international jobs.
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada for any employer without requiring visa sponsorship.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment verification process.




How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing - for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We'll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We'll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we're self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We're passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you - a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns.

How to apply:
If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

If you are already a Johnson Matthey Employee, please visit the internal careers site to apply: Find Jobs - Workday (

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You will be contacted by the Johnson Matthey Talent Acquisition team once your details have been reviewed. Please allow four weeks from the closing date to allow for screening to take place.

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Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.


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