Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Job Description

The Stepan Pasadena Plant has an opening for an I&E Technician.


The primary responsibility of the Instrument/Electrical Technician (Electrician) is to provide support for the maintenance of plant instrument and electrical equipment.  This position is located in Pasadena, Texas. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Perform the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration, and repair of instruments (pressure, temperature, flow control valve positioners) and electrical equipment (motors). 
  • Effectively use typical test and calibration equipment including pneumatic calibrators, RTD calibrators, digital and analog multi-meters, meggers, communicators, and laptops for equipment communication.
  • Perform basic Motor Control Center system repairs and upgrades of in-service and test equipment.
  • Assist in the development and update of routine and Preventive/Predictive Maintenance (PM/PdM) tasks for new and existing equipment.
  • Install, inspect, and maintain electrical components, such as circuit breakers, electrical panels, wiring, controls, and lighting systems.
  • Perform three phase motor terminations (high and low voltage), basic power checks, and troubleshooting of Process Logic Controllers and Uninterruptible Power Supply Systems.
  • Familiar with maintenance of electrical systems and tasks tracked in Computerized Maintenance Management software.
  • Maintain and update relevant documentation and drawings in equipment files.


  • 7- 10 years experience as an Instrument/Electrical Technician or Journeyman Electrician.
  • Experience with use of hand and power tools, feeler gauges, dial indicators, and ammeters.
  • Knowledge of instrument/electrical equipment best practices, standards, and codes.
  • Knowledge of NFPA 70 is a plus.
  • Ability to analyze, problem solve, and think strategically to solve equipment issues and determine root cause failures.
  • Familiarity with Chemical processing industry equipment is preferred.


High School Diploma




Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for over 90 years. Today, Stepan is a $2.7 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,500+ employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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