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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 torquing  (must be able to explain the torquing process).
  • Must be comfortable safely working at height, at times with only harness & lanyard.

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of water heater systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cooling systems (cooling towers, chillers)
  • Basic electrical knowledge.
  • Knowledge and understanding of gas analyzers.

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.



We believe all incidents and injuries can be prevented. Everyone’s first responsibility is to ensure they work safely. Everyone has the duty to stop work if they feel the situation is unsafe. The expectations and standards are the same for everyone on site  . Rules and procedures must be observed and respected. We should look out for each other’s safety and unsafe situations. All injuries and incidents/ near misses must be reported and investigated. Risk assessment must be carried out prior to, during and on completion of work. All team leaders have a special responsibility for promoting and upholding these principles. We must always work within the limit of our competency and training.


The asset operating manager is responsible for its overall integrity. The asset engineers are responsible for maintaining the asset and protective systems’ integrity. The responsibilities in the organization for defining and maintaining the correct operating envelopes must be clear. Operating procedures and envelopes must be observed. Deviations must be reported and investigated. Any changes must be properly risk assessed and subjected to MOC procedures. Process hazards are systematically identified, risk assessed, reviewed and managed. All assets must be subject to periodic inspection designed to ensure their integrity and the reliability of their protective systems. Operations must always place the safe operation or shutdown of the asset ahead of production. When in doubt, the asset must always be taken to its safest state. We have emergency plans based on assessed risks which are regularly tested.


        1. No consumption or being under the influence of alcohol or drugs on company property.

        2. No smoking outside dedicated smoking areas.

        3. No work on live equipment/machines to commence without authorization.

        4. Safety critical devices/interlocks must not be disabled or overridden without


        5. Persons working at height must use proper fall protection.

        6. No entry to confined space without authorization and gas test.

        7. Lifting & hoisting – no unauthorized person to enter the defined danger zone where

            objects can fall.

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