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I&E Technician

Date: Mar 28, 2021

Location: Chester, PA, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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I&E Technician


Location: United States : Chester, PA

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Experienced professionals (2-5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Silica


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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Receive and follow instructions and directions to install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, adjust and perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment, instrumentation and analytical equipment.
Employee is responsible for adhering and practicing the GMP and Food safety procedures and controls implemented within the boundaries of their job function at the Chester site. 



  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventive maintenance on electrical equipment, instrumentation and analytical equipment, following electrical code, manuals, procedures, schematic diagrams, Pit’s, blue prints and other specifications.
  • Inspect instrumentation periodically and perform calibrations to ensure accuracy. Locate defective components using test equipment such as pressure gauges, manometers, potentiometers, signal generators, pulse counters, oscilloscopes, HART communicators, ammeters, voltmeters etc.
  • Install power supply and signal wiring/cables, cable tray and conduit for newly installed machines, electrical equipment, instrumentation, distributive control systems, signal interface cabinets and telephone systems.
  • Use hand tools, power tools and electrical/electronic test equipment.
  • Replace faulty electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines, electrical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Develop and maintain inventory of all repair and replacement spare parts and material for routine installation, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Acquisition and retention of electrical and instrumentation troubleshooting, repair and installation skills and knowledge. Participate in on/off site vendor or technical training.  
  • Acquire basic knowledge of processes involved in the production units.
  • Function effectively in a High-Performance Work Team (HPWT) environment,
  • Proficient in SAP up to partial planner role
  • Ability to interact in a productive manner in a team environment
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain DCS and PLC logic systems. Develop and modify PLC code utilizing PC based configuration software. Analyze plant operations through the DCS system and make configuration and program changes to modify operations and interface new plant equipment, within MOC guidelines.


  • High School Diploma required.
  • Minimum of five years instrument/electrical maintenance experience in an industrial environment.
  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited formal training program in the field of Process Instrumentation and Control and Electronics 
  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality Systems training (ISO9000/14001), GMP and Responsible Care Training.

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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