Pasadena, Texas, United States of America
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We work together to transform essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity and health. Join our values-led organization committed to building a more resilient world with people and planet in mind. Our core values are the foundation that make us successful for ourselves, our customers and the planet. 

Job Description

Are you inspired by “what’s next”? So are we.

When you join the Ketjen team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Ketjen Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Albemarle Corporation, is seeking a Maintenance Millwright to work at our Bayport Facility (Pasadena, TX).

Essential Duties

  • Safe maintenance and repair of mechanical rotating equipment

  • Proper handling and installation of mechanical seals

  • Interpretation of mechanical designs and maintenance manuals

  • Use of a wide variety of hand, portable, and stationary power tools

  • Demonstrate root cause analysis approach to failures and generate reports accordingly.


  • Experience in safe in-plant maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in close tolerances; familiar with dial indicators, dial calipers, micrometers and other exact measuring equipment.

  • Good verbal communication skills

  • Past history of excellent quality results in daily work activities

  • Must be motivated and self-directed.

  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Good written and electronic communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of mag- drive pumps

  • Basic knowledge of lathe, milling machine, drill press and other machine shop duties

  • Knowledge of precision tools

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years related experience.


  • 2-Year Technical Degree in mechanical field or NCCER millwright certification

  • Working knowledge of both pump and reactor functions

  • Working knowledge of hydraulic pumps, motors, and actuators

  • Working knowledge of correct alignment procedures

  • Thorough understanding of how bearing condition, alignment, structural support, and piping stress affect equipment MTBF

  • An understanding of preventative and predictive maintenance procedures

  • Working knowledge of the purpose and installation of mechanical seals

  • Working knowledge of lubrication best practices

(Unsolicited Third Party Resumes Not Accepted)

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We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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