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I&E Technician


I&E Technician

Texas City, Texas

INEOS Styrolution America LLC


INEOS Styrolution is a leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene standard, and styrenic specialties. We offer excellent production facilities, revolutionary R&D centers, international reach, and over 90 years of experience pioneering real change through sustainable solutions, all while making the circular economy for styrenics a reality.

  • The global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties
  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide
  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries
  • Sales: 4 billion EUR in 2020

Safety remains and always will be our number one priority at INEOS. Our US locations are following the INEOS Covid protocols for new hires as a condition of employment:  

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated prior to start date and show proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Be willing to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or
  • Provide validation of a religious exemption, medical exemption, or personal conscience exemption (in the State of Texas in accordance with Executive Order GA-40)


The primary role of the I&E Technician is performing repair, installation, trouble shooting, calibration and some field design of electrical, electronic and pneumatic equipment.  The technician utilizes a variety of test and analyzing equipment to calibrate, evaluate performance, and adjust controls for optimum plant performance. 


  • Adheres to and supports company safety rules and principles.  Ensures all job activties are excuted in a safe and efficient manner, consistent with safety expectations and a culture of prevention.

  • Performs repair, installation, trouble shooting, calibration and some field design on electrical and instrument systems as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Electrical Engineer

  • Provides documentation of changes and modifications of the work assigned.

  • Provides technical assistance to contract personnel engaged in electrical and instrumentation as requested by supervisor.

  • Works with 120/480 Electrical Systems

  • Uses SAP to review Work Orders, Input History, Input Delay Codes

  • Follows established maintenance procedures, specifications and standards in initiation, execution, and completion of assigned work orders.

  • Uses calibration software and computer aided calibrators to perform instrument calibrations

  • Reads electrical schematics, one-line diagrams, and ladder logic for troubleshooting and system understanding

  • Participates in factory acceptance testing and functional testing of new installations to verify proper operation

  • Provides input for procedures for checkout and maintenance of systems located throughout the plant

  • Attends training sessions designed to improve skills and acquaint technician with new equipment, repair and troubleshooting techniques.

  • Promptly communicates abnormal conditions to immediate supervisor.

  • Maintains clean and orderly area and reports all safety hazards immediately to the supervisor.


  • Associates degree in an Instrument or Electrical discipline required

  • At least 3 years of chemical/petrochemical experience as a Maintenance I&E Technician, 5+ years preferred

  • NCCER certification in Instrument Technician V3 is preferred

  • NCCER certification in Industrial Electrician V3 is preferred

  • Ability to work overtime, including being available for call out on holidays and weekends as is necessary for the continued operations of the plant per the call out list

Physical Requirements:

Additional Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge in Excel, Word and other common computing software is required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required.

  • Strong computative and analytical ability required.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Knowledge of the following preferred

    • Volt Ohm Meter

    • Pressure, Temperature, and Level Instruments

    • Coriolis Meters

    • Loop Drawings

    • Electrical Ladder Diagrams

    • PLC Logic

    • P&ID’s

    • 120/480 Electrical Systems


The successful candidate must be willing and able to:

  • Work with hazardous and/or flammable chemicals (with proper safety precautions, training and equipment).

  • Work around and/or manually interact with heavy equipment.

  • Work outside, year round under various weather conditions.

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time.

  • Work in environments that require frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.

  • Work in tight or confined spaces and able to work at heights above 25 feet by climbing stairs and vertical ladders.

  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Climb a ladder up to 200'

  • Cimb to 100' in 40' sections

  • Wear a respirator and/or fresh air mask

  • Use all types of hand tools


This opportunity is located in Texas City, Texas about 40 miles Southeast of Houston and 10 miles north of Galveston Island. Please note that relocation is not available for this position.  

Why Should You Apply?

  • We have competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.

  • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, life, and accidental death insurance plans

  • 401K with company match + contributions

  • Fitness and tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work environment

  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

  • We provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 

  • We are committed to the safety and personal wellness of all our employees.

  • We recognize success and reward achievements.

  • We support employees who are passionate about success and motivated.

  • We offer a positive learning environment and encourage the sharing of best practices.

  • We produce materials that are necessary for our daily lives.

  • We contribute to the communities in which we operate and donate to organizations our employees care about 

  • We foster teamwork and safe, positive working environments.

We are excited to hear from you and to share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team



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