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Electrician / Instrument Technician - Natrosol

Electrician / Instrument Technician - Natrosol

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Electrician / Instrument Technician - Natrosol

Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?

Are you always solving?  Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.

Ashland offers a competitive benefits package with medical insurance, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and much more.




The Electrician / Instrument Technician plays a key role in the manufacturing of Ashland’s Natrosol product. 



  • Plans, troubleshoots, repairs, and installs:  wiring circuits, transformers, motors, protective devices, switches, control devices, alarm systems, and lighting system equipment. Engineering is typically prepared for non-routine installation.
  • Maintains, tests, repairs, and services:  generators, transfer switches, and appurtenant equipment from environments ranging to General Purpose to Class I, Div. I.
  • Installs, tests, calibrates, maintains, and repairs:  electronic process control systems and components, data acquisitions systems (DAS), including flow measurements, level measurement, process control systems and instrumentation, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and alarm systems.
  • Works with engineering to specify or recommend equipment, designs for equipment, process control, and data acquisition systems; occasionally inspects and tests components installed by contractors to verify functionality.
  • Fulfills “on-call” requirements for a 7-day consecutive period on a rotating basis as required. Responds to emergency calls and works overtime as required. Normal schedule is Monday to Friday day shift.
  • Completes paperwork as needed for cost reports and work logs.

  Location:  Parlin, NJ


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) plus technical course work in electronics/instrumentation
• Journeyman certification highly desired; will consider applicants with significant directly relevant work experience
• Minimum of FOUR (4) years industrial experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical, instrumentation and control systems with Journeyman;  applicants without Journeyman certification must have a minimum of 8 – 10 years to be considered.
• Must be self-motivated, hardworking, professional, team oriented, and take pride in exceeding expectations.
• Must be able to work any shift as needed.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2016-6752 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply online.
NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.



Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.


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Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


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