Boilermaker / Class "A" Tower Mechanic

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Posted by: Koch Industries on Jul 11, 2018



Job Description:

Koch Specialty Plant Services, LLC has an immediate opening for Boilermaker/Tower "A" Mechanic for various locations within the U.S. This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship


Ability to read, write, and speak in English Must be able to provide your own transportation to job locations throughout the US. Candidates must be able to meet all company and customer qualifications to access job site including training requirements.

Previous experience in constructing, assembling, maintaining and repair coded pressure vessels Previous experience in process internals such as valve trays, bubble cap trays, mist eliminators, structured packing, reactor internals, random packing, distributors, collectors of mass transfer equipment Two years or more of industrial plant experience blinding, opening, cleaning, and repair of pressure vessels working, such as towers, vessels, reactors, or drums installing mass transfer equipment (trays, packing, distributors, collectors, etc.). Able to read and interpret engineering drawings or blueprints and can utilize them to identify and properly install process internals. Vocational training is preferred Basic Plus Orientation and Confined Space Training TWIC Card Successful completion of an NCCER craft assessment test
Candidates must be able to work long hours and all shift schedules that may require up to twelve hours a day, seven days a week for extended durations. Candidates also must be able to work in confined spaces (18-36 inches in diameter) and be capable of climbing ladders, scaffolds, and working at heights. Must be able to perform work wearing personal protective equipment including but not limited to rain gear, chemical protective clothing, supplied air and air purifying respirators, safety harness, FRC coveralls, hard hat, ear plugs and safety glasses, etc. Respiratory Protection Fit-Testing and Pulmonary Function Testing is required. Additional medical examinations, such as Pre-employment physicals exams may be required per client guidelines. Hearing and vision within normal ranges is helpful. Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, unassisted. Good manual dexterity for the use of common hand tools, power tools and the ability to navigate around obstacles in a petrochemical environment is necessary.

The job will primarily be on or around construction/turnaround sites in petrochemical operational units and include possible hazardous environments such as confined spaces and working at heights. Exposure to loud noises, fumes, sparks, vibrations, dust, dirt, irritants and smoke may occur. Special Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be necessary to control some hazardous environments. Additional forms of PPE may be required depending on the project. Safety requirements must be verified and meet standards set forth by client permits, policies, and procedures, and be performed in compliance with all federal, state and local laws or ordinances before work activities can begin.

Koch Specialty Plant Services, Inc. (KSPS) is a world leader for providing tower, vessel, and mass transfer equipment services to the refining and chemical industry. We attained this leadership position by applying Market-Based Management®, our unique business philosophy that combines core values with a focused business approach. Integrity, compliance and customer focus are paramount to our success and KSPS' industry leading position as a specialty tower, vessel and mass transfer internals service provider has been solidified in the market place because, quite simply, ''We do what we say we can do''.

There are many ways to define value. For KSPS, meeting our commitments and exceeding customer expectations are key measures when it comes to quantifying the true value of a deliverable. Unlike anyone else, KSPS has the ability to integrate people, experience, discipline, knowledge, and our unique Market-Based Management business philosophy to deliver the best value proposition in the industry.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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About Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries, Inc., based in Wichita, Kansas, owns a diverse group of companies that employ 130,000 people worldwide and are engaged in trading, investment and operations around the world. Koch Industries and its affiliates are involved in petroleum, asphalt, natural gas, gas liquids, chemicals, plastics, chemical technology products, asphalt products, mineral, fertilizers, ranching, pipeline operations and finance businesses, as well as a host of new, technology-oriented ventures. Visit our homepage at and submit your resume online in our Veterans Career Section ( You may also email your resume to

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