Maintenance – Electrician

Richmond, VA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating AdvanSix sites)

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences



Job Responsibilities:

· Installs, maintains, and repairs utility electrical systems up to 4160 volts including circuit breakers, motor starters, protection systems, motor control centers, lighting systems, conduit, and wiring.

· Installs and maintains safety systems including emergency lighting, fire alarm systems, uninterruptible power systems, battery systems, and utility communications systems.

· Installs, repairs, replaces, and calibrates control system equipment and support systems including transmitters, pneumatic valves and valve actuators, regulators, recorders, analyzers, and other sensors.

· Installs, analyzes, maintains, and repairs control equipment that includes Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), and computers.

· Assists with troubleshooting and maintenance of utility control systems including boilers, material handling (conveyors), chillers, and water treatment systems.

The tasks listed under the heading of Responsibilities are examples of the variety and general nature of duties performed by employees in this position. The list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. It is not intended that any position include every duty listed nor is it intended that related duties cannot be required.

Basic Qualifications:

· High school diploma or GED.

· 2 years of experience working in an industrial plant environment

· Licensed Journeyman-level electrician or successful completion of state certified apprenticeship program in utility systems, industrial plant, process plant, or power plant with motor controls and station power systems operating at a minimum of 4160 volts.

· 2 years of experience in electronic and/or pneumatic control systems repair and calibration.

Additional Qualifications:

· Knowledge of utility systems and equipment

· Ability to work an 8 hour rotating shift

· Knowledge of tools and methods necessary to troubleshoot and maintain electrical and electronic equipment

· Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the electrical and instrumentation and control trades

· Knowledge of the principles of electronics

· Knowledge of and ability to interpret local, state, and national electrical codes

· Knowledge of OSHA regulations and ability to comply with OSHA procedures

· Ability to read and understand blueprints, control system drawings and repair manuals

· Ability to perform basic math computations

· Ability to communicate effectively

· Ability to follow oral and written instructions

At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!