Praxair is a Fortune 300 company with products and technology that serve 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.
We are seeking an Installation Technician who will be responsible for safely constructing all types of liquid and/or gaseous cryogenic supply systems. The Technician must professionally interact with Project Managers, Sales, customer representatives, contractors, engineers, and inspectors to successfully install supply systems at the customer's site. The ideal candidate should reside within the greater Los Angeles, CA area and will report to Praxair's Western Service Center in Ontario, CA. Overnight travel is often required. The technician travels 75% of the time on average, but is usually home on weekends. Travel is limited to 11 states in the U.S. West Region.
Must be an organized self-starter with the ability to proactively plan their daily work schedule. Must be a team player that is able to effectively communicate with installation planner regarding resources and schedule changes. The candidate is expected to be competent in the following core skills:
Brazing or welding
Read prints and schematics
Cryogenics and/or refrigeration experience
Understand materials of construction and general system layout
Understanding of various system components (regulators, valves, solenoids, pressure relief devices, etc.)
The company will train the candidate at our National Training Center located in East Chicago, IN with class sessions usually lasting a week in duration. We require our employees to be team players and safety is part of our everyday culture. Training classes are at the collegiate level and are designed to develop competence in the following topics: Bulk Atmospheric Gas (BAG) Systems, Hydrogen systems, CO2 systems, high pressure pumping systems, electrical AC/DC, 600 Volt Level 1 and 2, pipe joining, technical cleaning, and NITC/medical install certification.
Requires computer proficiency including, but not limited to: Lotus Notes, Microsoft Excel, smartphones, tablets, and handheld data entry devices. Job requires a valid Driver's License and candidate must be able to safely operate a company service vehicle in all types of weather.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Installation, maintenance, repair of mechanical and electrical systems experience preferred.
Refrigeration/HVAC or cryogenic experience preferred.
Must be technologically savvy and have the ability to use the above mentioned software and devices.