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Preventative Maintenance Specialist

Company: Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
Location: East Providence
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Aspen Aerogels is a rapidly growing aerogel technology company founded in 2001 to capitalize on patented advances in aerogel manufacturing. Aspen has developed a broad portfolio of proprietary aerogel products manufactured at scale and sold worldwide in the Electric Vehicle / Automotive, Energy Infrastructure, Sustainable Building Materials, and Power Generation industries. Aspen is both a Tier 1/2 Automotive supplier, and our Pyrogel and Cryogel products are used by virtually all leading petrochemical and refining company across more than 50 countries. We're on a mission to build a world-class organization as we continue to grow our energy infrastructure business, and expand to meet demand in the rapidly growing Electric Vehicle sector over the next 3-5 years. We're looking for great talent to join our team.

Summary:

Working under limited supervision of the department leader and the Sr. Maintenance Specialists, the Preventative Maintenance Specialist ensures the plant's operational equipment remains safe, reliable, and properly maintained. This position requires demonstrable capabilities in completing medium to complex tasks and adhering to a tight schedule. Must be able to effectively communicate with plant team - managers, operators and other staff - to understand operational issues communicated verbally, in writing or through written diagrams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works safely and follows implemented safety policies of the plant (e.g., PPE, safe work permits, lock-out, tag-out)
  • Coordinates and performs preventative maintenance on instrument and electrical (I&E) equipment according to schedule.
  • Evaluate failed components for ability to rebuild. Rebuilds and works with inventory storeroom to re-stock repaired items.
  • Assists Sr. Maintenance Mechanics during the execution of unscheduled repairs on production and facilities equipment
  • Understands wiring diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams (P&ID's), process flow sheets, schematics, technical manuals, etc.
  • Interfaces frequently with operators to ensure completion of scheduled tasks on time with minimal impact to production
  • Attends scheduled maintenance team meetings and trainings
  • Checks e-mail frequently for meeting notices, changes in plans, general communications, etc.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in daily work area and within the common maintenance shops and fabrication areas.

Major Mechanical Duties:

Performs skilled work of average to considerable difficulty to accomplish a variety of mechanical maintenance tasks including:

  • Pipefitting (threaded, welded, tubing).
  • Welding.
  • Equipment setting and alignment.
  • Mechanical repair of pumps, valves, etc.

Education/Experience/Special Requirements:

  • Mechanical, Electrical, or Plumbing trade formal training, or Military equivalent required
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 5 years in a similar role in a production environment, pipefitting experience required. Prior work history within a chemical manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills required. Must be able to communicate in verbal and written English.
  • Must be computer literate and able to become proficient with Company-specific programs.
  • Adopt and follow Aspen's core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.

Aspen Aerogels is taking every measure to protect our employees and visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to jlosordo@aerogel.com or call (508) 466-3111 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

For Our Rhode Island Applicants:

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The East Providence, RI facility of Aspen Aerogels is subject to Title 28, Chapter 29-6.2 of Rhode Island General Laws, which governs Worker's Compensation.

Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: Aspen Aerogels, Inc., East Providence , Preventative Maintenance Specialist, Other , East Providence, Rhode Island

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