Maintenance Technician - Day Shift
Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2019 revenues of$2.9 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:
Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic
Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation
Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses
Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit
At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma training, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.
At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.
The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Avient Corporation World Headquarters and assumes responsibility for maintaining the physical assets of the property. This position will be primarily responsible for general electrical maintenance. In addition, the technician will work with other team members to support a wide variety of general building maintenance, maintaining site services and manufacturing equipment repairs and services.
Site Electrical Distribution System
Perform regular checks, calibrations and inspections of site distribution systems (4140VAC - 480VAC). Including, but not limited to, breakers, transformers, switch gear, MCC's and underground vaults.
Work with Facility engineering staff to coordinate, schedule and manage contractors for general preventative/predictive maintenance of systems as well as coordinated shutdowns of internal grid.
Make general repairs to systems and various support equipment.
Support Facility/Site Utility Systems
Troubleshoot and Repair general production equipment.
Troubleshoot and Repair motors, controllers, PLC's and drives (ABB, Allen Bradley, etc.) for production and site support systems.
Membership in facility operations team which regularly performs daily checks, predictive and preventative maintenance on other utility distribution systems (Chillers, Boilers, Water distribution)
Complete payroll time sheets and reimbursement requests and submit to supervisor as determined.
Work within expense limits established, and maintain inventory controls for cost effective operations.
Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.
Coordinate special projects as directed and other responsibilities as may be determined.
Responsible for alerting proper individual of any unusual occurrence and/or damage that has taken place or that may occur.
Facility and building maintenance as directed/required.
Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal guidelines.
Ensure compliance of all work related activities in a fair, ethical and consistent manner.
Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all vendors, contractors and fellow employees.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education and Experience
Associate's degree (A.A.) or Licensed Journeyman in lieu of degree or commensurate experience.
Proven expertise in troubleshooting controls systems, electric components, pneumatic, instrumentation and mechanical devices. Proven expertise in industrial electrical, including design, sizing, installation and component level troubleshooting.
Experience in other fields of maintenance such as plumbing, carpentry, welding, forklift repair, etc. Competent PC (MS Office and Windows) computer skills desired.
Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and adjust to rapid changes.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Specific vision abilities may be required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment ranges from normal office noise levels to loud.
Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace.Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. #LI-KF1
PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.