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Praxair, Inc. Cylinder Maintenance Technician in Morrisville, Pennsylvania

Cylinder Maintenance Technician


Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Cylinder Maintenance Technician for our Plant in Fairless Hills, PA.

The Cylinder Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the overall maintenance of all industrial/specialty gas cylinders in a Plant environment.

Cylinder Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

  • Performs visual, physical tests on cylinders before filling and determines whether retesting and/or repairs are required

  • Performs cylinder conversions including de-valving, valving, stripping and repairing valves

  • Operates a hydrostatic cylinder tester or ultrasonic cylinder tester

  • Maintains certification requirements to certify the cylinders as being retested

  • Operates forklift

  • Receives incoming new cylinders, valves and cylinder maintenance supplies

  • Repairs cylinder neck leaks and safety leaks

  • Inspects and scraps defective cylinders

  • Paints cylinders

  • Housekeeping & light Plant maintenance

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred

  • Gas industry and cylinder maintenance experience preferred

  • Able to handle up to 40 - 70 lbs on occasion

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Motivated attitude

  • Must be willing and able to work 2nd Shift

High School Degree or equivalent preferredGas industry and cylinder maintenance experience preferredAble to handle up to 40 - 70 lbs on occasionMechanically inclinedMotivated attitudeMust be willing and able to work 2nd Shift

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 Pennsylvania-Morrisville

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18002041