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Type -Direct Hire, Location - Alvin, TX, Posted , Salary -

Process Operator

The Chocolate Bayou site will be the new center of gravity of the LAO (Linear Alpha Olefins) growth. Oligomers is one of the largest merchant suppliers of LAO, which are used as commoners in polyethylene manufacture as well as in surfactants, lubricants and oil drilling fluids. Our technology is unique as compared to all other competitor’s LAO processes, with significant advantages in terms of product distribution and market value of said product distribution. The new Chocolate LAO Bayou asset planned to start-up early 2019 will additionally implement material enhancements to the basic design as practiced in INEOS two existing LAO plants.


Purpose of the job:

This role will initially be part of the manufacturing team reporting to the Shift Supervisor. Since this position is for a new facility, it is expected that Process Operator will be responsible for safe and reliable operations of the new LAO facility working with Shift Supervisors, Operations Engineers, the MOC Coordinator, and the Operations Training Specialist.

The Process Operators will be responsible running the day to day operations for the Linear Alpha Olefins oligomers facility at Chocolate Bayou.

As a Responsible Care company we encourage our employees to embrace the principles of Responsible Care® by actively practicing them, promoting awareness of Responsible Care® and encouraging others to commit to these principles. Responsible Care® is the chemistry industry's commitment to sustainability - the betterment of society, the environment and the economy. Its ethic and principles compel us to innovate for safer and more environmentally friendly products and processes, and to work cooperatively to identify and eliminate harm throughout the entire life cycle of their products.


With LAO manufacturing facilities in Canada and Belgium, INEOS Oligomers is one of the large merchant suppliers of Linear Alpha Olefins (“LAO”). LAO’s are used in a variety of industries, with main markets being commoners for polyethylene, feedstock for production of lubricants, surfactants, lubricant additives, and paper sizing chemicals, and base stock for drilling fluids.

As part of its growth strategy, INEOS Oligomers is investing $500 million in a new world scale LAO production facility to be located on the INEOS Olefins & Polymers site in Chocolate Bayou, Alvin, Texas (“Plant”). The Plant capacity will be 420 kTa and start up is planned for late 2018.

In support of the detailed engineering and construction of this new Plant, and in preparation for start-up and long term operation, INEOS Oligomers is looking to hire the first set of 12 Process Operators.
Responsibilities AND Accountabilities

Commissioning and Start Up:

Support commissioning and start-up of the new LAO process under the direction of Shift Supervisor


Primary Responsibilities:

The Process Operator will be accountable for team and individual goals associated with all aspects of the safe and optimal operation and control of plant equipment. The Process Operator will be required to troubleshoot control and equipment problems and make sound decisions based on operating guidelines and principles, while working in accordance with INEOS Safe Work Practices. The Process Operator will be expected to apply demonstrated technology, understand process chemistry and make use of innovative leading edge technology.

The Process Operator is expected to maintain all products to the specified quality parameters at all times.

The Process Operator will be responsible for execution of the daily business instructions that are provided by the Shift Supervisor with guidance from Operations Engineers and MOC coordinator. The Process Operator participates in team activities related to planning, establishing team goals, setting priorities, budgeting, establishing key performance indicators and measurement indicators.

The principal accountabilities for the Process Operator are:

  1. Ensure daily business instruction issued by Shift Supervisor as completed.
  2. As part of daily duties make good operator rounds.
  3. Ensure all products meet the specified quality parameters.
  4. Ensure that all effluent streams meet the specified quality parameters.
  5. Monitor unit operations and troubleshoot process problems.
  6. Make sound decisions based on operating guidelines and principles
  7. Lead safety inspections in area of responsibility, and execute safe work practices
  8. Identification and rectification of unsafe work practice
  9. Knowledge of Safe Work Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and Special Permits
  10. Complete unit HSE and Process Safety Checks
  11. Work with Maintenance and Engineering for the execution of various maintenance tasks
  12. Work well with others under any situation.
  13. Must participate in the training of new operators
  14. Must qualify and be sufficient in all process areas.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Principal duties include:

Operates the following types of processes and equipment: DCS systems, HMIs, reactors, cooling tower, pressure flash drums, rotating and reciprocating compressors, pumps, propylene refrigeration system, reactor wash system, distillation towers (including vacuum towers), tank farm, rail car and truck loading, flare system, process waste water, storm sewer system, and furnace dowtherm system, BFW.

  1. Collects samples at various stages in the process and correlates sample analysis with observations of equipment performance and instrument readings.
  2. Maintains logs on readings, production rates, and equipment conditions.
  3. Performs start-ups, shutdowns, and adjusts controls both manually and electronically to regulate flows, temperatures, levels, PM, and pressures of process streams at the desired condition.
  4. Initiates and participates in troubleshooting activities to resolve current problems and to prevent re-occurrences.
  5. Prepares equipment and process for maintenance.
  6. Assists in the development and modification of operating procedures.
  7. Supports and contributes to the implementation of the HSE management system.
  8. Performs some DCS functions.
  9. May have the option of participating in the site emergency response teams including firefighting duties.
  10. Performs some maintenance and preventive maintenance duties.
  11. Maintains good housekeeping practices.
  12. Fulfils team member requirements
    Performs other duties as required

Normal Operations:

Inside Operations:

  1. Monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, or other indicators and listen for warning signals, to verify conformity of process conditions.
  2. Monitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions.
  3. Regulate or shut down equipment during emergency situations, as without supervisory personnel.
  4. Operate LAO chemical processing or systems and equipment.
  5. Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panelboards, control boards, or semi-automatic equipment.
  6. Coordination operations with outside operators. Ensure process is always safe.
  7. Move control settings to make necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions, quality, or yields.
  8. Record operating data, such as process conditions, test results, or instrument readings.
    Record Production, Shift Change Over, and operations concerns & issues operations logbook

Outside Operations:

  1. Operation of LAO plant equipment (pumps, compressors, valves, process equipment, forklifts, etc.)
  2. Operate heavy equipment as needed
  3. Regular monitoring of plant conditions via field inspection and computer control system and taking action to maintain stable operations
  4. Perform routine unit operational tasks including sampling and testing
  5. Make routine rounds of designated areas of the plant; make observations in unit for any equipment issues or abnormal conditions that may create hazards or inefficiencies.
  6. Maintain operations logs including equipment performance and instrument readings
  7. Perform routine daily minor maintenance and preventative maintenance activities
  8. Assist with the repair and modification of equipment
  9. Work with plant staff to optimize production and troubleshoot Unit Operations and equipment
  10. Safe isolation and preparation of equipment for operations, maintenance and project activities
  11. Generate work requests for required maintenance items
  12. Use of PC to access various programs as well as input plant data

Logistics and Rail / Truck Loading:

  1. Required to manage the tank farm
  2. Sampling of the tank farm, CA management of samples
  3. Moving and Positioning of Rail Cars for LAO

Work Schedule:
The Process Operator for LAO Oligomers Operations will work the rotating 12-hour shift schedule in place at the site.


Type -Direct Hire, Location - Bayport, Posted , Salary - $27.00

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A Styrene plant in the Bayport area has immediate openings for Process Operators to monitor and maintain equipment (log sheets, appropriate lube levels, work notifications) and process performance, making adjustments per observations and/or input from the board operator. This includes trouble-shooting equipment or process problems and effective communication (log books, status boards, and “Daily Notes") with peers on own shift, and relieving shift. All this is to be done in a safe, hazard–free and environmentally sound work area.


Type -Temporary, Location - Texas City, TX, Posted , Salary - DOE


Client in Texas City is looking for Logistics Operators/Loaders to work until the end of the year. These individuals will inspect containers and transfer products to and from tank cars, tank trucks, and storage tanks in a safe efficient and environmentally-sensitive manner. Candidates will need to be able to handle preparation and proper handling of shipping documentation. Again this is a temporary position that will work until the end of the year.


Type -Temporary, Location - Dickinson, Texas, Posted , Salary - $16.00-$18.00

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The particular duties include, but are not limited to:


  1. Maintains AP vendors, enters Accounts Payable invoices into QuickBooks, maintains AP documentation filing system-3 entities.
  2. Enters AR Customer invoices into Quickbooks.
  3. Creates and mails past due letters to AR Customers.
  4. Maintains Customer Project Cost system including daily input, reporting and reconciling before invoicing in Quickbooks.
  5. Maintains Purchase Order System in Quickbooks.
  6. Matches Am Ex expense reports to Am Ex monthly statement and maintain filing system.
  7. Matches the Wright Express fuel receipts to the monthly statement and maintain filing system.
  8. Updates Petty Cash Excel spreadsheet and record daily entries in the register.
  9. Assists with preparing some bank reconciliations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  10. Assists with ad hoc reports and spreadsheet analysis as needed.
  11. Provides relief for Front Receptionist.
  12. Performs accounting research and clerical functions to accounting team
  13. Maintains excellent attendance and punctuality


Type -Temporary, Location - Baytown, Posted , Salary - $15.00/hr

Production Operator requirements are as follows; Must have forklift experience. Be able to operate plastic processing equipment including extruders, grinders, packaging lines, mixers, and various auxiliary equipment. When working in the Lab, take samples from various plastics processing equipment and perform tests on raw materials and finished materials. Report the findings to the supervisor and take appropriate action to segregate product that fails to meet specification. Use free time to assist the production team in a general labor or housekeeping capacity.

The position requires the ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts including nightshift to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year operation. Promoting to further levels requires 1-2 years between levels as well as demonstrated competence of the training requirements as found in the levels progression system.


Type -Direct Hire, Location - Pasadena, TX, Posted , Salary - DOE


Evonik Corporation, Inc. is seeking an Operations Technician for its Pasadena, TX facility. This position is a 12-hr rotating shift position with on-call responsibilities reporting to the Production Manager.

The Pasadena PMD Plant started up in February 2017 with the latest technology for the business.  The Pasadena Operator is a member of a site team that is responsible for the operation of three reactor trains, from raw material unloading, to the reaction and distillation systems, through to rail car, truck and drum storage.   This system also includes a utilities area with a steam boiler, thermal oxidizer, which are critical to plant operation.  



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Safety – Participate in corporate and site safety programs. This includes attending safety meetings, completing training, performing observations and conducting inspections.

Emergency Response –Complete initial and refresher training as required and take the actions necessary to control and mitigate emergency situations.

Facility Operation – Apply technical knowledge and training to safely and efficiently operate facility equipment according to the production schedule and operating procedures. Provide day-to-day support for on-stream, production, quality and reliability targets. Develop proficiency in all areas of plant operation including control board, field and packaging roles. Daily duties include chemical handling, DCS interaction, batch recipe management, loading and unloading railcars/trailers, reworking off-spec product and packaging of final product.

Analytical – Conduct routine sampling and perform testing on in-process samples as required to ensure operating units are meeting targets for product quality, yield and environmental performance. This includes collection and analysis of samples, reporting and evaluation of results, and data entry into the appropriate paper or electronic format.

Maintenance Support – Write work requests, perform light maintenance activities and support maintenance and I&E technicians in the performance of their duties. This may include changing small valves, replacing gaskets, removing blinds, changing filters, field gauge replacement, preventative maintenance tasks and calibrations.

Quality Assurance - Adhere to and support the ISO 9001 Quality Assurance program at the site. This may include writing/updating procedures, completing checklists and entering data into spreadsheets.

Computer Technology – Make use of hardware and software packages effectively to enhance productivity. This includes DCS, SAP, LIMS, electronic forms and manuals, and SQC software.

Planning/Organizing - Structure work activities to maximize efficiency, prioritize effectively and establish/follow action plans.

Problem Solving/Prevention - Recognize existing or potential problems and implement measures to eliminate or reduce their impact. Provide troubleshooting expertise as appropriate.


Type -Temporary, Location - , Posted , Salary - DOE

Certified Customized Staffing is actively recruiting for openings in the South Houston area.

  • Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Receptionist
  • Summer help

If you are interested in any of the opportunities above please submit your resume.



  • Proficient in personal computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; works effectively with others; communicates and coordinates work flow at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Has excellent client skills, a professional demeanor, and impeccable organizational abilities
  • Works independently and initiates administrative improvements



Type -Direct Hire, Location - Dickinson, Posted , Salary - $15.00-$17.00

Job Summary:

It is the responsibility of the Field Technician to perform quality industrial cleaning work with highest safety standards to satisfy the customer's work requirements.


Under the direction of the Supervisor and/or Foreman, the Field Technician shall rig-up and rig-down the proprietary ADI high pressure water cleaning equipment. During the industrial cleaning operation, the Field Technician shall operate the specialized equipment such as: Twister, Feeder, Lancer etc. by strictly following the Supervisor's instructions, ADI's site safety plan and work procedures.


After completion of the operation, the Field Technician is responsible for keeping the specialized equipment in clean and satisfactory work condition.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


The particular duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Prepare cleaning equipment for work.
  • Properly loading and unloading of equipment, if needed.
  • Prepare work site for operation.
  • Hands-on operation of industrial cleaning equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Perform safe and quality work performance to client’s satisfaction.
  • Represent in a professional manner at all times.
  • On call 24/7 if needed.
  • Wear personal protective gear at all times at work.
  • Ensure that the Safety Council Cards and Driver's license are available to enter the work sites.
  • Follow strictly the OSHA, MSHA, Customer work site and ADI regulations and rules as requested during the work hours.


 Starting Rates from $15.00 – $17.00 / HR





Type -Direct Hire, Location - Pasadena, Posted , Salary - DOE


Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance Technician


  • Minimum of 4 years industrial process control troubleshooting, repair and new installations of pneumatic and electronic instruments at first class level and maintenance experience at first class level in industrial electrical work (preferably petrochemical).
  • Must be able to repair, calibrate and install in good working condition primary measuring elements, transmitters, controllers, and final control elements for measurement and control of flow, temperature pressure, weight, count and analysis.  Skills required include troubleshooting electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic devices.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair circuit elements including programmable controllers.
  • Must be able to maintain and install electric motors, controls, lighting, switch gear, transformers, busses, high voltage feeders, conduit, electrical distribution poles, cable tray, high voltage splicing and ignition systems.  Electrical repairs to mobile equipment.


Type -Direct Hire, Location - Albemarle Pasadena, Posted , Salary - DOE


Troubleshoot and repair all mechanical equipment utilized in the day to day manufacturing processes in a chemical plant.  Must be able to understand and follow safe work practices and procedures.
Must be able to install, troubleshoot and repair centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, gearboxes, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors.  Repair and install all types of mechanical seals.  Level and align all types of rotating machinery.  Repair all types of mechanical and fluid drive equipment. Should be able to operate all types of machine shop equipment such as; lathes, surface grinders, drill presses, etc.  Should be able to cut threads, machine parts to close tolerance, grind tools and any work pertaining to machine shop operation. Should be able to perform rigging work associated with machinist work as well as rigging associated with other crafts. Will be required to crosstrain as a inside, or outside machinist and perform essential functions of that job after training, depending on initial job qualification. Must be able to or train on valve disassembly and repair. Will be required to work some overtime. Must be able to work in unison with same or other craftsmen to accomplish job objectives. Manage hazardous waste, which may include proper collection, packaging,  and labeling; according to company procedures and instruction.

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