Service Maintenance Technician - Praxair (Latrobe)

Compensation

: $34,455.00 - $60,400.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Facility Maintenance



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Description

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metalsand many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at www.praxair.com.

We are a leading industrial gas company in North America that puts Safety First at all times. We take pride in delivering outstanding safety performance, maintaining our equipment, and using state-of-the-art distribution tools. Own your future. Get your career in gear with Praxair. Become a member of our elite team today and receive the following:

  • We offer one of the highest rates in our industry.
  • We provide excellent medical, dental, and vision benefit packages, pension AND 401(k) retirement savings plan.
  • Paid vacation and holidays, as well as scheduled days off.
  • We are seeking a Customer Service Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for safely maintaining/servicing (with occasionally installing/removing) of various types of bulk liquid and gaseous cryogenic supply systems (Nitrogen, Argon, Helium, Oxygen, CO2, and Hydrogen)

    Individual will be required to respond to service calls, as well as performing supply system inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned accounts.This will require continuous compliance of all company/industry specific safety policies, without exception.

    Has the experience and be able to communicate/correspond professionally with counterparts, customers, vendors, and Praxair sales department.

    Be proficient in with the following: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet searches, smart phones and tablet data entry devices.

    Tech typically works an 8 hour per day and will on call 24 hours unless scheduled off.

    Day travel required, utilizing Praxair issued service vehicle, in the following areas : Western Pennsylvania and must live in the following counties. Butler, Venango, Armstrong and Clarion.

    Applicant must be capable of operating service vehicle and have a clean driving record, with knowledge in the practice of defensive driving technique.

    Applicant must display habits such as being a self-starter,capable of multitasking, possess timemanagement skills, and capable of planning their overall work order priorities. Already displays the ability to communicate professionally with management, sales, the call center, and customers.

    The candidate will be receiving training at the Praxair National Training Center, which is located in East Chicago, Indiana.Training forum is college level classes one week in duration requiring completion of prerequisite prior to actual training class.

    We require our employee's to be team players, ingrained into our everyday safety culture, and to possess integrity.

    The following experience and core competencies would be highly beneficial for this position:

  • Being able to read a print, understand P&ID's, materials of construction, layout and installation drawings
  • Instruct and supervise outside personnel, such as: crane, electrical, and mechanical contractors
  • Brazing, pipe-fitting, and/or TIG welding
  • Electrical trouble shooting capabilities
  • Troubleshooting/service experience/knowledge of: regulators, solenoids, check valves, different types of mechanical valves (both manual and automatic/solenoid), gas analyzers, piping and fittings, pressure relief devices, and rupture discs, honest and trust worthy.
  • Familiarization with various cryogenic storage vacuum systems, mixers, and vaporizers
  • Capable of troubleshooting reciprocating and centrifugal pump systems, analysis pump electrical control panels.
  • Knowledgeable regarding pressure testing procedures.
  • Knowledgeable regarding the cleaning procedures for components in oxygen service.
  • Maintain stock of needed parts and supplies for service vehicle.
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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