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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Aiken, SC, US, 29801

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 19316

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

Grace is seeking an ElectroMechanic for our Aiken, SC, site. Duties include:


  • Proficient in the installation of electrical motors and motor controls. This includes installation of electrical conduit and wiring, installation of starter and control components, and selection criteria for these components.
  • Troubleshoot motor and motor control circuits.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading electrical elementary wiring diagrams for motor and AC control circuits.
  • Troubleshoot and repair, as necessary, simple AC control circuits, HVAC systems, natural gas or fuel oil burner control circuits, and electrical systems of location mobile equipment.
  • Install, calibrate, troubleshoot, and repair, instrumentation equipment for plant processes.
  • Learn and identify specific locations and types of equipment involved with the site operation.
  • Communicate orally and/or in writing, information on repairs, installations, adjustments, equipment problems, parts/supplies used, labor, down time, etc. for the satisfactory completion of work orders and requisitions. Individuals are expected to inform appropriate operations personnel of repairs or installations to be performed.
  • Tag and Lock-out electrical power supplying equipment to be repaired and ancillary equipment as needed.
  • Pre-inspection of the work area to ensure a proper repair or installation will be carried to completion in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Conduct post-repair inspections to ensure proper repair or installation has been performed and that all safety components are in place and functional.
  • Rig or physically lift, by using proper lifting techniques, into place equipment to be installed or replaced.
  • Perform proper alignments and tensioning of drive components.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and follow blueprints, P&ID drawings, and any other schematics of the maintenance department.
  • Perform welding for repairs or installation while using proper and accepted safe welding techniques.
  • Perform safety and routine maintenance inspections of mobile equipment.

Required Skills

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification.
  • Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Meets productivity standards.
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED, ore equivalent in education and relevant work experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years Mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years Electrical troubleshooting and repair experience.




Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Augusta
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina