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Praxair, Inc. Standards Technician in Houston, Texas

Standards Technician


Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary ofPraxair, Inc., a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array ofhigh-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and otherindustries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helpscustomers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption,extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduceoperating costs and produce high-quality products. Additional information aboutPST is available

Praxair SurfaceTechnologies, Inc. has an outstanding opportunity for a Standards Technicianfor our Houston, TX location.

The Standards Technicianperforms contract review and issues job instructions. Works withproduction team to develop new applications. Performs met lab samplepreparation and evaluation, customer parts inspection, and customer invoicingon an as-needed basis.

Standards Technician

  • Upon receipt of customer order, prepares necessary paperwork for the documentation of work specifications including but not limited to customer name, part name / number, dimension or coating area, coating thickness, traverse speed, number of passes, masking, tooling and inspection instruction.

  • Secures all appropriate data necessary for a complete order; ie., pricing, quotes, quantities, shipping schedules, and purchase orders.

  • Contacts customers and other outside sources as necessary to ensure accuracy of order and timely delivery of same.

  • Uses Windows NT operating system and Office 2000 to generate routers, create OVS RFQ’s, issue certifications, create customer invoices and shipping documents and communicate via email.

  • Takes the lead in setting up new applications. Works closely with the production team to develop coating techniques, tooling concepts and coating instructions.

  • Assists in evaluating and responding to customer complaints and problems, minimizing inconvenience and dissatisfaction. Acts as a liaison between the customer, sales and production teams.

  • Candidate will become a certified met lab technician and will be responsible to develop proficiency and cover the lab duties on an as needed basis.

  • Carry out customer invoicing on an as needed basis.

  • Function as outside vendor services representative. Issue RFQ’s and purchase requests, arrange trucking and follow up on vendor performance. Perform vendor visits to ensure compliance.

  • Perform Liquid Penetrant Inspection to the applicable equipment / material manufacturer’s instructions.



  • High School Diploma / GED required

  • Must be willing to participate in extensive computer training in Office 2000, Lotus Notes and Oracle.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and possess good problem solving skills.

Access to exportcontrolled technology/technical data and/or items required to perform thisPosition are subject to the laws of the United States (including but notlimited to the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), 15 C.F.R.Parts 730-799, and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations("ITAR"), 22 C.F.R. Part 120-130) and the company's export controlprocedures, pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical dataand/or items to anyone other than a U.S. Person\

  • may be considered an export tothe person’s home country and may require authorization from the U.S.Government. Thus, additional information in this regard may be required fromapplicants for this Position. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


  • Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who isgranted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanentresidence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who isgranted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Operations

Primary Location Texas-Houston

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001125