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, services and 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 metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at www.praxair.com.
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The United States Industrial Gas (USIG) division of Praxair, Inc. is currently seeking a Production Technician. The technician will be responsible for a safe, reliable, and efficient operating at the CO2 plant located in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The CO2 plant provides low cost, high purity CO2 Liquid to our customers via liquid transport trailer and rail cars. The position will require a strong focus on production and instrumentation. The role will include but is not limited to performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, calibrations, and installations.
Startup, operate, and maintain the CO2 plant and all associated tanks, controls, and truck fill systems. Troubleshoot plant shutdowns and perform corrective maintenance to allow plant restarts.
Coordinate scheduling of planned maintenance and perform some preventative maintenance on plant components.
Operate units to continuously supply products at the appropriate quantities and qualities safely and economically, complying with all environmental regulations and daily customer requirements.
Monitor process performance and makes appropriate adjustments to remedy deviations and align to the specified norm.
Read and interpret P&ID's, Electrical Schematics, One Line Diagrams, Equipment Manuals and company procedures
Perform calibration of analyzers, field instrumentation, and can troubleshoot control system problems.
Perform lock-out tag-out, correctly and safely permit maintenance work, and oversee contractors as necessary.
Safely troubleshoot, repair, and maintain all rotating equipment and associated mechanical systems including compressors, pumps, fans, and valves
Prepare and execute projects to improve facility availability and reliability
This position requires a combination of office work and field work. The technician will support the operation of our facilities to ensure they are maintained in a safe, reliable and environmentally friendly manner. The job requires a rotating on-call status. Some overtime, holiday, and afterhours work will be required. Employee must be able to access elevated electrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding and man-lifts. Position may also require providing turnaround support within the region. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are needed to develop working relationships with maintenance and operations personnel in a team environment.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Associates in Applied Sciences Degree or equivalent apprenticeship preferred.
Strong interest and experience with electrical and mechanical systems.
2 or more years Production Operations experience preferred.
Proficiency with a variety of I/E hand tools meters, instrument calibration equipment etc.
Have a working knowledge of computers and typical computer programs (i.e. Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
Must be able to manage confined space entry, climb ladders and steps, lift up to 50 lbs., and work at heights.