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I&E Techinician

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 5041

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 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

We’re hiring an I&E Technician to work at our Curtis Bay, MD manufacturing site. All employees at our site have environment, health and safety roles and responsibilities and are accountable for achieving compliance with our EHS Policy including emergency preparedness/ response as defined in site-wide and local area documentation.Responsibilities include:

  • Comply with all plant environmental, health, safety, and process safety standards and procedures.  Report hazards, deviations, and injuries in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot process control and electrical systems
  • Installs, connects, disconnects, removes, tests, calibrates, and repairs electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic measuring, controlling, recording, and indicating systems and equipment
  • Disassembles instruments and equipment, and inspects components for defects; repairs, replaces component parts, and reassembles
  • Perform preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance as required to maintain equipment in optimal condition, general housekeeping and maintains orderliness, disconnects, reconnects, installs, removes, troubleshoots, and generally maintains motor control, process control, burner control, and electrical distribution devices and systems.
  • Assist other co-workers and production groups with process and systems troubleshooting
  • Prepare and use sketches, diagrams, blueprints, and other drawings.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduits and raceway; Pulls wiring through conduit and other raceways
  • Fabricates/terminates electrical/instrument panels, junction boxes, and cabinets
  • Participates in training and process improvement initiatives
  • Operate forklift and powered industrila trucks
  • Must pass pre-employment testing; May be required to work a rotating shift schedule, work overtime, and work holidays as business dictate and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment worn when required
Required Skills
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret schematics, loop drawings, P&ID’s and other technical resource manuals and perform basic math calculations and conversions.
  • Communicate effectively to functional levels within the organization.
  • Working knowledge of PLC’s, variable frequency drives
  • Familiar with the NEC and NFPA 70e and can use the book as reference
  • other duties as assigned must be understood
Required Experience
  • H.S. diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3+ years of related experience working with commercial or industrial instrumentation in the field of Electricity and Instrumentation, OR a minimum 3 years of related experience working as a commercial or industrial electrician.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Academic degree in related technology, or documentation supporting completion of acceptable training for an electrician. eg. Journeyman program, or trade school, or qualified in-house program



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: Baltimore