Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Senior Maintenance Specialist in East Providence, Rhode Island

Based at our East Providence plant and working under limited supervision of the department leader, the Sr. Maintenance Mechanic ensures the plant’s operational equipment remains safe, reliable, and properly maintained. This position requires demonstrable capabilities in managing several operations and tasks at the same time. Day and night shifts available (12 hour shifts/4 days on, 4 days off).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports operational goals by diagnosing and executing unscheduled repairs on production and facilities equipment

  • Works safely and follow 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.

  • Understands wiring diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams (P&ID’s), process flow sheets, schematics, technical manuals, etc.

  • Supports reliability effort by leading small projects, identifying reliability problems and serving on investigation teams.

  • Supports project teams with constructability, maintainability and spare parts input to layout and equipment design. .

  • Adopt and follow Aspen’s core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.

Major Electrical Duties:

  • Set-up, calibration, testing, and repair of all types of controls and instruments with pneumatic, electrical and electronic variables.

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of 480VAC and lower equip.

  • Working with the Process Control Engineer, support DCS (including Hardware & Software Programming, troubleshooting and optimizing)

Major Mechanical Duties:

  • Welding helpful

  • Equipment setting and alignment.

  • Mechanical repair of pumps, valves, etc.

Education/Experience/Special Requirements:

+ + Electrical and Plumbing/Pipefitting experience

  • At least 5 years in a similar role in an industrial/manufacturing/ production environment

  • Solid electrical skills and experience required; electrical license preferred.

  • Prior work history within a chemical manufacturing environment helpful

  • 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.

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing plant: Production operations are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year as production demands.

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, continuous operating environment,

  • 12-hour shifts; 4 days on/ 4 days off

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 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.