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Analyzer Technician

P.M.I. Services North America Inc on behalf of Deer Park Refinery
Deer Park, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
PEMEX Deer Park is a highly complex refinery located 18 miles east of Houston in Deer Park, TX, and is a part of the PEMEX group which is a fully integrated oil company in the Americas, working across the entire value chain: exploration, production, industrial processing/refining, logistics and marketing. PEMEX Deer Park provides a diverse and inclusive work environment that employs approximately 1000 employees with another 1200 contractors on site. The refinery’s rated capacity is 340,000 barrels per day and has the feed flexibility to process multiple grades of crudes to produce the high-quality transportation fuels the world needs. The PEMEX Deer Park site is co-located with other 3rd party chemical facilities allowing for further integration and optimization of the refinery and its products. We set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors, and offer challenging and fulfilling job opportunities in a number of fields. We take great pride in our ability to ensure the health and safety of our workers and the environment while being a good neighbor and have a positive impact on the local community where we work.


The primary responsibility of this role, as Analyzer Technician, is to maintain process analytical equipment within established guidelines, to perform preventative maintenance on all analyzers, associated sample systems, and to maintain housekeeping inside and outside the analyzer shelters.

Analyzer Technician will:

Support improvements to existing and engineered process analyzer systems in close cooperation with supervision, I&PC and engineering.

Anticipate probable failures and take corrective action necessary to ensure minimum downtime and maximum uptime.

Support analyzer test and analyzer related capital investment projects.

Check each process analyzer and sample system on a daily basis for proper functionality and integrity, or as indicated by Intelatrac, The Visual Management Boards, and SAP.

Know the location of root valves, vaporizing regulators, impulse lines to and from sample plates for each piece of equipment.

Check gas/liquid standards, and carrier bottles weekly for proper pressure. Ensure replacement standards are ordered and on site before the expiration date. For critical Analyzers (HRVOC, CEMS, ISO, SQC, and Product) have replacement standards on site before expiration date.

Make complete repairs and replace any part of the process analyzer loop including components and carriers of the sample system (tubing, valves, fittings, columns, detectors, regulators) when warranted by physical examination. This is also to be done if process analyzer fails to comply with calibration guidelines. The calibration guidelines can be found on the PEMEX I&PC web page in the Knowledge Bank under I&PC Level 3 Work Process Documents.

Maintain records of all maintenance actions taken (Preventive Maintenance, non-routine maintenance and repair activities on all Process and Environmental Analyzers) This includes; (CEMS Data Base, Non CEMS Data Base, LEL/Gas Detector Data Base, SQC Data Base, and ISO records).

This work will be completed in a safe, environmentally sound, and cost effective manner utilizing the principles of the GAME-ME Process, Management of Change, and the Quality Improvement Process. This Analyzer Technician role is established to clarify evolving expectations and encourage maximum individual contributions.

Key to this objective is the Analyzer Technicians job knowledge and application of this knowledge. Analyzer Technicians are expected to know and understand all the fore mentioned processes, and the repair standards for all equipment worked within their craft line. Analyzer Technicians are responsible for working with their Supervisor to maintain their proficiency within their craft. Analyzer Technicians are expected to learn and maintain craft skills associated with their jobs. Analyzer Technicians should be receptive to coaching and work towards continuous improvement of their skills and knowledge. Analyzer Technicians should be open to mentoring others of lesser skill. Analyzer Technicians are accountable for all of their actions and responsible for meeting the performance standards and requirements set by management.

Health Safety & Environmental:
  • Maintain 100% compliance on CBT’s and all Insperity training requirements by the due dates. Initiates scheduling of all mandatory Health & Safety training (i.e. all respiratory, SCBA, & Fire Fighter Equipment).
  • Responsible for personal safety.
  • Stopping unsafe acts before/as they occur, including positive intervention with fellow employees when observing unsafe acts, practices, or situations
  • Corrects unsafe conditions or initiates corrective action when not able to personally resolve
  • Understands/reviews Complex and Departmental Safety and Environmental Orders as need/required and recommends changes to Supervisor.
  • Completes work tasks in accordance with Department and Complex Orders.
  • Participates in department Health and Safety Improvement Process.
  • Participates in safety meetings. All should be encouraged to volunteer to develop and/or conduct safety meetings.
  • Participates in safety audits as requested.
  • Submits safety suggestions and works toward solution.
  • Participates in incident investigations and takes or recommends corrective action(s) where required.
  • Participates in development of Job/task Safety Analyses.
  • Identifies safety hazards and corrects, or develops and submits work request, or recommends correction.
  • Encourage participating in Safety, Environmental and Operability (SEO) reviews as requested.
  • Initiate emergency response procedures as required.
  • Reports all work related injuries to their immediate AFC and Medical.
  • Assists in investigating injuries, as appropriate.
  • Always wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

PEMEX Analyzer Technician Routine Duties
Legally drive company vehicle
Physical activities related to doing work could result in the following
  • Walking – 2- hours per day
  • Standing – 4 – hours per day
  • Bending - 2 – hours per day
  • Crawling – 1 – hour per day
  • Stooping - 1 – hour day
  • Climbing stairs - 2 – hours per day
  • Ladders – 2 – hours per day
  • Lifting up to thirty-five pounds - daily
  • Use of hands – 8 – hours per day
  • Use of hand tools, i.e. channel locks, side cutters, hammer, and pipe wrenches – 6 – hours per day.
  • Wearing SCBA – could happen at any time – mandatory for field actives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of all work practices pertaining to the Analyzer craft.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and active involvement in the work permitting process and hazard
  • Identification.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use PPE commonly used by the Analyzer craft.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use hand tools common to the Analyzer craft.
  • Demonstrate the ability to maintain, troubleshoot and repair complex analyzer loops.
  • Safely operate forklift, aerial lifts, scissor lifts etc.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and ability to use DPMC standards and guides
  • Ability to work at heights, i.e. Side of column, roof top, climbing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronics along with instrumentations standard signals.
  • Demonstrate knowledge for temperature measurements including T/C types and ranges
  • Demonstrate knowledge of tubing installation techniques along with the ability to install.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge to read, understand and explain Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID) and Oven Schematics.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge to use test equipment and communication devices used in the calibration and measurement by control system analyzer technicians.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic analyzer principles. This includes, but not limited to GC’s, IR and UV Absorption Analyzers, Oxygen analyzers (Paramagnetic and Zirconium Oxide), PH, Conductivity Analyzers, Moisture Analyzers, Aluminum Oxide Sensors, Quartz Crystal, TDL’s.
  • Have a working knowledge of Process Fourier Transform near Infrared Analyzers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Analyzer Isolation, Removal, Cleaning, Repair, Calibration and Re-Commissioning of Analyzer Equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to access work tickets in GSAP. Be able to properly record work History in the proper section and order in house stock materials to make repairs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to acquire relevant drawings (P&ID’s, Spec sheets, Loop Drawings, etc.).

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental, and vision benefits, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

P.M.I. Services North America Inc on behalf of Deer Park Refinery


Deer Park, TX
77536 USA