At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future First Class Mechanic ? Gordon, GA Formula for Success: You Will? Responsibility and accountability includes, but is not limited to:? Recognizes and practices safe work habits in all facets of daily duties.? Installs, rearranges, and aligns complex equipment.? Diagnoses complex equipment failures.? Dismantles, repairs and reassembles complex equipment.? Performs work in the mechanic's skill area such as fabrication, assembly, welding, burning, cutting and pipefitting. Cutting welding methods include – oxyacetylene, plasma arc, shielded arc, tungsten arc, flux cored, carbon arc cutting and gouging, and submerged arc.? Occasionally performs work in other trades (pipefitter, rigger, rough carpentry, machinist, etc.).? Completes routine paperwork as required.? Uses typical mechanic's tools and inspection gages.? Works from drawings, verbal instructions or sketches.? Uses involved shop math.? Cleans debris and lubricant from parts, work area and equipment.? Operates production equipment to check work as required.? Inspects own and others work for quality and dimensional requirements.? Uses typical tool room inspection equipment and gages.? Must read, comprehend, and execute tasks and concepts found in technical operating and maintenance manuals.? Repairs piping and valves. Installs varying lengths of new pipe, valves, and control devices for equipment modification.? Routinely rigs equipment for lifting with either hoist or cranes. Loads routinely run several thousand pounds.? Uses basic computer skills to access CMMS information.? Be able to start, stop and operate all shop equipment.? Work with water soluble and oil-based lubricants.? Work on ladders, scaffolds and in pits.? Manually lift 50# intermittently. Heavier parts are lifted using other methods.? Work safely in all trades (craft) areas in noisy, dimly lit, awkward, and high areas.? Diagnose trouble, plan and perform all mechanical operations necessary to modify, dismantle, repair, overhaul and rebuild all types of difficult and complicated plant machinery and equipment, process and special equipment involving layout and development? Assembly work requiring a high degree of accuracy, skill, and very close tolerances that are difficult to maintain.? Develop and interpret mechanical requirements and figure necessary dimensions.? Improvise to make timely, sound emergency repairs? Rework and rebuild hydraulic systems as required? May be required to construct tools; obtain and/or return tools equipment, and supplies used on job such as taper attachments, gas torch equipment, power hand tools, micrometers, surface, height and thread gages, gage blocks, indicators, and sine bars.? Keep equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition; instruct apprentices; work from ladders, elevated places, or in pits when required; work in accordance with samples, prints, sketches, specifications, written and/or verbal instructions.Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You? Basic Qualifications: ? High school diploma or GED.? 5 years? experience in a mechanical industrial maintenance technician's position. Preferred Qualifications: ? 1 year of formal vocational/technical training in industrial maintenance fieldBASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. BASF Corporation is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, and other protected classifications.Apply for this job.