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INEOS Composites US LLC

INEOS has an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our Maintenance group at our Fort Smith, AR Facility. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the maintenance functions.

Comprehensive Benefits Program

  • Starting Pay: $25.26/hr.; 12% bonus potential
  • Employee benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Benefits
  • Highly competitive 401(K) plan; 3% employer contribution and an employer match of 100% on the first 6% of employee contributions

Responsibilities include

  • Perform corrective and other daily miscellaneous maintenance activities as assigned
  • Participate in the plant’s preventive maintenance program
  • Perform equipment repair and troubleshooting
  • Monitor spare parts inventory
  • Assist in planning, directing and participating in plant turnarounds
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and cleaning in area to ensure a safe working environment
  • Participate in team efforts to improve safety, employee satisfaction, quality and productivity
  • Successfully complete introductory and ongoing safety training.
  • Understand and comply with OSHA regulations such as hot work and Lockout/Tagout, as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Forklift, Scissor lift and Boom Lift operation


  • Minimum 2-year previous work experience as an industrial maintenance mechanic
  • Basic Welding & flame cutting skills
  • Ability to name fittings (nipples, elbows, unions, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in Pipe fitting & angle cutting
  • Knowledge of safe use and operation of pipe machine, press, drill press, hand tools (wrenches, ratchets, crowbars, etc.), saws, etc.
  • Must be able to tell apart materials (Carbon vs. Stainless Steels, Galvanized, PVC, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of Steam producing systems & applications (traps, condensate pumps, etc.)
  • Pump knowledge – must be able to name types used in the plant and understand operation, previous experience disassembling & re-assembling
  • Valve knowledge – must be able to name types used in the plant and understand operation, previous experience disassembling & re-assembling
  • Knowledgeable in Pipe sizing and thicknesses
  • Knowledgeable in Pipe installation and rigging
  • Knowledgeable in Flanging and gasketing
  • Knowledgeable in bolting and torqueing (Must be able to explain the torqueing process)
  • Must be comfortable safely working at height, at times with only harness & lanyard

Desired qualifications

  • Knowledge and Understanding of Boilers
  • Knowledge and understanding of cooling systems (Cooling towers, Chillers)
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Knowledge and understanding of Gas Analyzers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Thermal Oxidizers

Other Requirements

  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends and call-ins as required
  • Must be able to read and understand diagrams and other complex drawings and manuals
  • Physical requirements include, but are not limited to lifting 50 lbs., walking/standing/lifting for prolonged periods, wearing personal protective equipment including respiratory equipment in accordance with the INEOS Respiratory Protection Plan.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the position
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and mathematical skills
  • Must pass a drug screen test
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to work with computers
  • Authorized to work in the United States
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