Catalyst Technician (Entry Level)

Job Location(s) US-TX-Robstown
# of Openings


Cat-Spec, a Stronghold Company is looking for Catalyst Technicians to join the family. All new hires would be trained on the job and in the classroom with excellent growth opportunities. Catalyst Technicians will perform critical reactor and tower maintenance services to refineries and petrochemical facilities nationwide. Assignments are closely supervised and designed to further develop employee job knowledge and abilities. We want this to be more than just a job - we want to give you all the tools to have a successful career at Cat-Spec. This position is considered part-time due the project based nature of the job.


  • Responsible for day-to-day activities performed in client facilities; both inert and non-inert confined space entry atmosphere
  • Perform the work toward its project’s goal of Safety, Quality, Productivity and Service
  • Perform work as required to maximize the quality of the Company while maintaining the specified expectations of the client
  • Ensure safe working environment while performing work in the client’s facilities
  • Team member for all rescue operations
  • Work in immediately dangerous to life and health confined space entry conditions
  • Operate and maintain all company owned or rented vehicles in a professional manner
  • Maintain a clean environment and report unusual findings in vessel such as fused catalyst or hot spots, etc., to Supervisor
  • Unload and load tubular vessels
  • Adhere to all Quality Assurance and Quality Control requirements
  • Load catalyst bed
  • Maintain all company owned and/or rental equipment in an effort to promote quality, professional appearance and reduce the frequency and magnitude of repairs. Keep all equipment clean; document/red tag damaged or broken equipment and tools for repair
  • Assist with the cleaning and correct loading of equipment on trailers
  • Support the Supervisors by keeping work areas clear and free of obstructions
  • Learn the proper function and usage of the Breathing Systems Inc. Life Support Equipment and it’s safety factors
  • Expected to wear the Breathing Systems Inc. Life Support Equipment on non-inert confined space entries and gain experience on its usage and safety for future growth and advancement
  • Able to operate the retrieval devices and multi-gas portable detectors
  • Monitor the surrounding and the dangers associated with entering confined spaces
  • Follow all Company Quality Control/Quality Assurance procedures/processes
  • Conduct all Company business in accordance with Company policies and procedures and maintain professionalism throughout all business dealings both internally and externally
  • Attend annual training as requested


Complete all Company and client required training. Demonstrate skills necessary to perform confined space entries (non-inert). Learn organizational skills, problem solving and communication and leadership skills. Ability to perform tasks and resources assigned by supervision. Maintain poise and focus under time constraint. The position of Tech A is a physically demanding job and may require, but not limited to the following activities; must be able to bend, stoop, walk, climb, squat, reach, kneel, push/pull, stand, sit, and lift more than 50 pounds.


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