Industrial Gas General Technician - Gonzales, LA
Praxair - Gonzales, LA

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Industrial Gas General Technician - Gonzales, LA - 1201517 Description
      With annual sales over $10 billion, Praxair, Inc. is a global Fortune 500 company that supplies atmospheric process and specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services and technologies.

      JOB SUMMARY :
      This position is accountable for safely, reliably, and efficiently performing nitrogen pumping services at customer locations (i.e. refineries, chemical plants, steel mills, pipeline facilities, and electrical generation stations, etc.). In addition, this position is responsible for the maintenance of district equipment. This is an entry level position seeking minimal experience in an industrial field.

      SKILLS:
      Working knowledge of computers, process and instrumentation diagrams, mechanical, pumping and diesel fired burners.

      WORKING CONDITIONS:
      This position requires extensive outside work, lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, bending, and/or after-hours (on-call) work. The nature of this job requires extensive travel.

      PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
      1. Perform nitrogen pumping services for customers, while operating nitrogen pumping equipment in compliance with applicable Praxair policies, Standard Operating Procedures, quality, safety, documentation requirements.
      2. Ensure effective communication with customers as needed.
      3. Determine customer requirements through verbal and written communications and match those with PSI service/equipment capabilities.
      4. Complete job site logs, service agreements, and transport logs by accurately using manual and computer systems.
      5. Perform routine maintenance, perform site surveys, complete safety checklists, and hold pre-job discussions at job sites.
      6. Communicate jobsite needs for nitrogen, fuel, personnel, additional or replacement equipment.
      7. Ability to adhere to the work schedule including afterhours, on-call, weekend, and holidays.
      8. Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited or no supervision.

      Qualifications
      REQUIREMENTS:
      1-5 years relevant experience (e.g. chemical, refining, military or technical training)
      High School Degree
      Technical Degree or Training preferred
      Must be 21 years of age and able to attain a CDL with HAZMAT endorsement
      Must have mechanical aptitude
      .

      Primary Location LA-Gonzales

      Schedule Full-time

      Number of Openings 3

      Job Type Regular
      Business N American Industrial Gas
      Hours On call

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      Praxair makes lighter than airĀ and heavier than air gases available for practical applications. The largest North American industrial gas...