Senior R&D Technologist - OTM Systems
For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make food taste better, plants operate cleaner and more efficiently, breathing easier and entertainment more exciting - in short, to make all our lives better.
Praxair is a Fortune 250 company and the products and technology impact in more than 20 different industries. We're one of the world's largest industrial gases businesses and you see our work every day, often without realizing it.
POSITION QUALIFICATION SUMMARY:
Serving as a vital member of the OTM Systems Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for specifying, procuring, assembling, and testing prototype equipment and systems. It will require working closely with R&D personnel, other organizations within Praxair, as well as external customers and partners.
We offer the opportunity to join a world-class team developing technology for hydrogen and energy processes and high temperature, gas separation systems based on oxygen ion-conducting materials. You will report to the OTM Systems Manager, and work closely within a multi-disciplinary project team, under the direction of a lead engineer. You will need to be hands-on, technically inquisitive, results-focused and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Mechanical design of components and systems
Create and maintain P&ID and SWD documents
Ordering and procurement of custom and over-the-counter parts
Assembly of equipment and systems
Developing system assembly and safe operating procedures
Running equipment tests, collecting data and reporting results
Troubleshooting of design and operability issues
Coordinating and conducting work at local suppliers
Field installation and test work
Safe operations in area of responsibility
Associate's Degree in Technology or equivalent experience working in research and development environment
5 or more years of relevant industrial experience
Working knowledge of P&ID and SWD diagrams
Experience with HMI and SCADA
Experience with the following: electro-mechanical equipment, high-temperature heaters and furnaces, and industrial gas processing systems
Understanding of process control, instrumentation and data acquisition systems such as LabView and/or Allen-Bradley
Note: Salary and job level commensurate with experience
Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V
Dec 13, 2012
Number of Openings
Research & Development
Praxair makes lighter than air and heavier than air gases available for practical applications. The largest North American industrial gas...