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Field Service Technician III

Company: Honeywell
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Join a team recognized for leadership, innovation and diversityThe future is what you make it.
When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future.
UOP, a Honeywell company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, is a leading international licensor of processing technology and supplier of engineering services, catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, specialty materials, and digital solutions for the global refining, gas processing, and petrochemical industries. With more than a century of leadership in hydrocarbon processing technologies, UOP has led six technological revolutions that transformed our industry. For more information, visit is an exciting and unique opportunity to work in the U.S. and worldwide as part of a Field Operating Service (FOS) team supported by technology experts from UOP's Operating Technical Service. FOS advisors are on-site prior, during and after the initial start-up of UOP technologies. They help to ensure that the plant and operators are ready for commissioning. Advisors are also involved in the start-up and test runs that demonstrate guarantees and are accountable for process, equipment, refining, and petrochemical insight, as well as assisting customers in resolving engineering and operating issues.
UOP advisors may remain at a site for a few days to several months before moving to the next assignment. For each start-up, advisors work with several UOP-licensed processes and various individuals within and outside UOP. The experience gained from each assignment and the subsequent interaction with other UOP employees provides a solid background for assessing and solving problems encountered in each situation in various locations around the world.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Completing a detailed instrument checkout of new UOP process units before initial startup to assure that the completed unit conforms to UOP specifications as contained in the Schedule A package
  • Coordinating commissioning instrument activities, including loop and functional testing of instruments
  • Advising customer instrument personnel on the establishment and maintenance of the various process variables and instrument control loops necessary to achieve safe and efficient operations
  • Troubleshooting and recommending solutions while also addressing improvement and innovative problem-solving
  • Tuning and optimization of control loops
  • Reviewing emergency and normal operating procedures with customer instrument personnel, transferring technology to customers' operating and engineering staff
  • Following the required safety procedures -
  • Providing feedback, including suggested improvements on UOP process designs
  • Providing field technical assistance and field support for development activities in commercial units
  • Monitoring and advising on process operating conditions
  • Advising customer personnel during the performance of various activities routine to the long-term operations of a UOP process unit
  • Advising customers on scheduling, procedures, normal operating variables, and response to emergencies and unscheduled process changes under the guidance of the Chief Technical Advisor if available
  • Traveling for the duration of a projectYOU MUST HAVE

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a technical discipline, such as the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics. -
    • 5+ years of experience in the Petrochemical, Gas processing, or Refining industry
    • The ability to commit to 100% full-time travel for the duration of a project

      WE VALUE

      • Experience with typical refinery field instrumentation and various PLC and DCS vendor systems is preferred.
      • Willingness to travel internationally and domestically and reside onsite for long uninterrupted periods (typical assignments are four to six months - Some assignments can last for one day and other assignments one year)
      • Flexibility to work hours that are dictated by customer requirements and assignment scope
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
      • Strong customer focus and the ability to work as part of a team
      • Proficiency in written and verbal English
      • Ability to commit to Field Services for at least 36 months
      • Ability to work in a physically challenging environment
      • Ability to interact with customers on a global basis

        BENEFITS - -
        We offer a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible vacation and education assistance. Benefits provided may differ by role and location. Visit to learn more. -Additional Information
        • JOB ID: req441613
        • Category: Engineering
        • Location: FOS Group 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017,United States
        • Exempt
        • Honeywell 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, or veteran status.

Keywords: Honeywell, Des Plaines , Field Service Technician III, Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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