Operations Technician

Air Products and Chemicals Martinez, CA
Job Description and Qualifications

Do you enjoy working in a plant environment? Do you have a mechanical aptitude with a positive attitude? You could be a great fit for our operations team!

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an IMMEDIATE opening for an operations technician based at our Martinez Shell Hydrogen facility.

The Northern California hydrogen facilities currently consist of two (2) SMR (steam methane reformer) units and associated equipment located within the Shell Oil and Andeavor refineries.

As a Plant Operator, you will be responsible for performing proactive process equipment and data monitoring of the continuous manufacturing process of hydrogen from steam and natural gas. Additionally, the selected candidate is expected to support corrective actions and isolate system needed to maintain highly reliable and safe operations of our facility. TWIC credentials and background check will be required for successful candidate.

Air Products is the global leader in refinery hydrogen, and the candidate will support a first-generation facility, designed to supply gaseous hydrogen over the fence to the customer. Safety and reliability are paramount, as we strive to be the best possible supplier, while maintaining full compliance with environmental and regulatory goals/objectives. The successful candidate is expected to contribute a combination of knowledge, experience and positive energy that will continue to allow the Northern California franchise to effectively run well into the future.

When it comes to safety at Air Products ZERO IS ACHIEVABLE. Our goal is zero injuries and incidents. People have said that it is an impossible goal. Air Products people have the capability and determination to make "zero" happen across all aspects of our safety performance by prioritizing safety in words and actions to protect self, others and the environment. Integrity is a vital part of the Air Product's culture and employees are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and communicate across all channels with respect and honesty.


* High school diploma or equivalency

* Process Technology Certificate or Degree a plus

* Willing to work 12-hour rotating shifts and be a strong team player

* Strong communications skills

* Strong mechanical aptitude and/or military experience

* Experience in operations, maintenance, or monitoring of industrial process plants.

* Demonstrated commitment to safety

* TWIC credentials and background check will be required for successful candidate.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, 401K plans.

Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company value the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.

Technical School Graduates: Students with a background in Industrial Systems, Machine Tool Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, HVAC, Process Technology, Electrical Technology, Instrumentation Technology are encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

To learn more, visit About Air Products.

Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Employment Type

North America - Weekly

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