Laboratory Instrument Technician

Full Time
Lake Charles, LA
Installation, Maintenance & Repair, Manufacturing & Warehouse

Website Citgo

Title: Lake Charles Laboratory Instrument Technician

Company: CITGO

Location: Lake Charles, LA.

CITGO Petroleum Corporation is seeking to hire an exceptional Laboratory Instrument Technician who can provide Laboratory maintenance expertise that will support our ongoing Operations at the Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex.


  • Troubleshooting and performing proactive preventative maintenance on laboratory instrumentation in an industrial environment.
  • Analyzer repair/maintenance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation plus 1-year industrial experience as a journeyman level Instrument Technician, OR
    • Associate degree in Instrumentation plus 3 years industrial experience as a journeyman level Instrument Technician, or
    • 5 years industrial experience as a journeyman level Instrument Technician.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card).
  • Must successfully complete assessments, background checks, and medical exams.
  • Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting and performing proactive preventative maintenance on laboratory instrumentation in an industrial environment are preferred.
  • Analyzer repair/maintenance experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience working as an Instrument Technician in a laboratory setting preferred.

Relocation benefits are available for this position.

Employer will not sponsor visas for this position.


TWIC Eligibility Requirements:  The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to the regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card. To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website

Please note:  Communication regarding the next steps in the hiring process will be done using the email you provided.  Please be sure to continuously check your email, including “SPAM” or “JUNK” email box.

About CITGO:  Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La.; and Lemont, Ill., and wholly and/or jointly owns 42 terminals, six pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,400 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 769,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the sixth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,600 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets, all located east of the Rocky Mountains.  CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc.

CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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