Master Craftsman


Requisition ID: 709

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

  • Preliminary function is to install, repair and maintain all plant, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control equipment. 
  • Tests and checks electrical and instrumentation equipment and facilities using simple or complex instruments as necessary.
  • Install, repair and maintain plant electrical and facilities in voltages up to and including 600 V; such as poles and pole line systems, underground cables, oil switches and transformers, motor centers, motors, motor generator sets, alarm and communication circuits and branch circuits, etc.
  • Will be expected to work in the shops, fields, production areas, or other buildings as assigned. 
  • May be assigned to a specific area; either production or maintenance. 
  • Performs a variety of electrical and instrument work in routine upkeep and repair of production equipment.
  • Cleans, maintains, repairs, and/or replaces switchgear, pole line and/or underground cable systems, “hot” insulators and bushings, oil switches and transformers, alarm and communication systems, yard lighting, etc., as necessary regardless of weather conditions. 
  • Instrument checks on electrical circuits, equipment, etc., of all sizes.
  • Dismantles, repairs, and reassembles motors, etc.,
  • Familiar with and capable of the maintenance and installation of pneumatic, electrical and electromechanical instrumentation connected with this facility.

Required Skills

  • Must be able to observe all safety rules and practices, wear all safety-related equipment required by the specific tasks being performed, work any shift or assigned area, and work in normal to extreme environmental conditions including working from heights.
  • Required to maintain good housekeeping in the area in which work is performed.
  • Must pass preliminary multi-craft knowledge test.


Required Experience

  • High school diploma (or GED) and (1) year Industrial Maintenance Mechatronics or equivalent degree required with 3.0 GPA or five years manufacturing experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PLC Experience Preferred.
  • Chemical experience and journeyman qualification preferred.   





Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

W.R. Grace & Co
Full time
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406, US