Technician, Mechanical

Job req id:  15049

Point Lisas, Trinidad and Tobago, TT

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety,  inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.


Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With nearly 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers globally.


In Trinidad & Tobago we operate one of the world’s largest nitrogen complexes, with 4 ammonia plants and 1 urea plant on 165 acres of Trinidad’s sheltered west coast.


We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.


Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be and grow your career.


Nutrien Trinidad is hiring a range of skilled Technicians, Mechanical, from levels II - IV


What you will do:


     Technician II:

  • Understand the elements of creating a safe work environment for all employees/contractors by being knowledgeable of and compliant with all applicable safety, health and environmental (SHE) requirements, leading by example, and promoting a positive SHE attitude/culture to all.
  • Participate in the review of jobs prior to execution and develop plans to mitigate or eliminate SIFs (Serious Injury or Fatalities)
  • Aid in the identification and analysis of job hazards and ensure that all safety systems and crew members are in compliance with the requirements.
  • Carry out all maintenance and installation work on plant and associated facilities demonstrating an acceptable level of quality with a minimum amount of supervision and adhering to established standards, work method sequences and safe practices.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance work on shift or on overtime as dictated by plant requirements.
  • Install mechanical equipment as required with the supervision of Senior Technicians or Supervisor.
  • Perform associated work, e.g. lubrication, scaffolding and lifting, cleaning of machinery and parts.
  • Complete detailed quality control checklists for the completion of works.
  • Assist supervisor in inspecting equipment and troubleshooting malfunctions to determine what maintenance work is necessary.
  • Maintain updated documentation on all Mechanical systems including the entry of maintenance notes and historical data on the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) system.
  • Interpret mechanical drawings and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications for troubleshooting and repairs.

     Additionally, for Tehnician III:

  • Participate in equipment failure analysis, incident, and accident investigations to find root cause.
  • Operate and maintain support equipment as required - crane, forklift, shop equipment, pneumatic and electric tools.
  • Notify Supervisor of unusual equipment condiion or performance and recommend action to be taken.
  • Supervise temporary workers as required.
  • Identify defects and enter work requests or requisitions to correct them.


 Additionally, for Tehnician IV:

  • Work flexible hours when the need arises.
  • Liaise with other departments such as Operations/Engineering/SHE to design and implement new systems.


What you will bring:


    Techncian II:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Technician’s Diploma with a minimum 5 years’ experience in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of mechanical systems in the Petrochemical industry

     Technician III:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Technician’s Diploma with a minimum 8 years’ experience in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of mechanical systems in  the Petrochemical industry


      Technician IV:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology Technician’s Diploma with a minimum 12 years’ experience in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of mechanical systems in  the Petrochemical industry



Are you a good match? Apply today! 


Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



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