Dow AgroSciences is excited to hire a Facilities Technician to work 3rd shift supporting the Indianapolis, IN site. The purpose of this job is to operate and maintain all mechanical plant equipment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year. Combined with a working knowledge of the building management system, steam and hot water boilers, chillers and water treatment processes along with the Insectary, growth chambers and the greenhouse operation, the implementation of a best in class operations and maintenance program utilizing predictive preventive maintenance skills and flexibility as a dual crafts person is imperative. As a part of an empowered team, the incumbent must communicate effectively with a diverse working environment this includes Scientists and Lab personnel, Contractors, Building Managers and all Operations personnel. Communication is necessary on a daily basis to communicate equipment condition and any cost effective maintenance repairs utilizing the Total Productive Maintenance philosophy for a timely return to our client and/or operations department. Responsibilities: Operate building equipment and systems? The primary responsibility of this role is to operate the building equipment and systems i.e. Boilers, chillers, air handlers and water treatment, in a safe, efficient and effective manner according to Governmental guidelines and standards and the DAS Standard Operating Procedures. ? Respond to building or system alarms in a timely manner and make equipment adjustments and repairs as needed. Based on the type of repair required, the incumbent is empowered to call in the appropriate resources as required after hours to prevent loss to research projects or equipment. ? Utilize technical expertise in Refrigeration, Electrical, Instrumentation, Building Management system and Plumbing to systematically troubleshoot and diagnose all mechanical systems and piping related problems. ? Incumbent is responsible/accountable for interfacing with our computerized maintenance work order tracking system to enter work requests, track time and record parts used from inventory. ? Develop and introduce new operating procedures and practices to ensure State of the Art efficiency, safety and consistent delivery of services. ? Understands the safe work permit process including: USA #4 (Line and Equipment Opening), USA #5 (Confined Space Entry), USA #3 (Lockout/Tag out), USA #2 (Management of Change), and how these Safety Standards relate to Operations and Maintenance. ? The incumbent ensures that equipment has been properly locked out and tagged for maintenance or repair. ? Makes building rounds and takes critical equipment readings for predictive preventative maintenance evaluations and data-base input. ? Performs analysis on boilers, cooling towers, DI and RO water systems and makes necessary adjustments to maintain water quality for research needs and process requirements. ? Responds to building client calls and requests. Maintenance job planning and scheduling ? The Incumbent must understand research project timelines and operations requirements to prioritize and schedule work. ? Assist in creating job packages and job scopes for overall equipment effectiveness. The job scope and package defines the work description and contains all information about required labor, material and necessary support services required to ensure safe, effective and efficient completion or work. ? The incumbent is empowered to make critical decisions that resolve plant maintenance issues on a 24/7 basis to ensure overall equipment efficiency. ? Performs predictive and preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis to ensure equipment availability and dependability. ? Represent the Operations and Maintenance function providing expertise to project planning teams. ? Maintain compliance training as required by DAS such as; Respirator fit testing, Diversity training, Commentary drive, etc. **The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.**Apply for this job.