Dow Chemical Journeyman Mechanic in Carrollton (KY), Kentucky

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting opportunity for aMaintenanceTechnologist(Journeyman Mechanic) inCarrollton, KY.

Job Summary:

Journeymen Level Mechanic will be responsible for providing daily support across the Carrollton Site as needed. As part of this group, they will be responsible for assisting in the maintaining of all process and support equipment, including but not limited to:

  • Chlorosilane Process Equipment

  • Siloxane Process Equipment

  • Utilities Process Equipment

  • Product Delivery Process Equipment

  • Associated process piping, relief valves, and pumps (centrifugal, diaphragm, positive displacement)

  • Capital Project Support


/Successful Journeymen Level Mechanics shall fulfill several roles and responsibilities, such as:/


  • In depth, comprehensive knowledge of methods and procedures of mechanical maintenance work, proper use of hand and portable power tools, shop equipment, relevant terminology and resource locations.


  • Journeymen Level Mechanic will perform preventative maintenance tasks that require specialized skills including.


  • Journeymen Level Mechanic may be called to respond to abnormal situations and be responsible to return the process equipment to normal operation as efficiently as possible by:

  • Troubleshooting equipment upsets and failures to determine the source of the problem

  • Evaluating potential solutions and reviewing them with appropriate personnel

  • Making necessary repairs to equipment

  • Securing and/or fabrication and subsequent installation of replacement parts


  • Journeymen Level Mechanic will be responsible for providing comprehensive mechanical technical support and expertise to the Carrollton Process Operation Groups.


  • Journeymen Level Mechanic must comply with all Federal, State, Local and Corporate EHS regulations.

  • Housekeeping is an integral part of the Journeymens responsibilities

  • Perform all functions in a safe and responsible manner by following Site safety standards.

  • Selects, maintains, and uses all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.


  • Journeymen Level Mechanic will perform administrative tasks as required.

  • Formulates strategies and estimates time and materials required for maintenance and capital tasks.

  • Communicates status of work and corrective actions to affected parties.

  • Documents technical findings, time spent on the job, parts used and corrective actions in SAP, equipment logs, and/or log books as appropriate.

  • Attends meetings and training courses as required.

  • Participates in Risk Assessments and Root Cause Investigations, as necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience as a Mechanical or Industrial Maintenance (Journeyman).

  • Technical mechanical knowledge and skills.

  • Knowledge of methods and procedures of mechanical maintenance work, proper use of hand and portable power tools, shop equipment, relevant terminology and resource locations.

  • Ability to instruct, teach, and mentor others.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - able to communicate both at the individual level and in team settings.

  • Have experience working on pumps, valves, compressors, and piping, pipefitting, blueprint reading, laying job out, rigging, etc.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision making skills, ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Current, valid US drivers license.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • Able to perform all phases of the work, including the ability of lifting up to 75 pounds under normal working conditions and up to 50 pounds sustained, with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers in order to manipulate or assemble objects.

  • Must be available for overtime and emergency call-ins as required by Carrollton Site priorities.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the following:

  • Operating a crane

  • Working in a Chemical Manufacturing environment.

  • Experience using SAP.

  • Certified welder in one of the following: SMAW or GTAW


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


Journeyman Mechanic


Kentucky-Carrollton (KY)

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