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Praxair, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Port Arthur, Texas

Maintenance Technician


About Praxair

Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialtygases, and high-performancesurface coatings. Our products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety ofindustries, includingaerospace,chemicals,food and beverage,electronics,energy,healthcare, manufacturing, primarymetalsand many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website

Job Description

  • Performs a wide variety of skilled mechanic duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and modify mechanical equipment and facilities.

  • Uses a wide variety of hand, power, and machine tools to perform assignments.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs mechanical equipment and systems requiring the isolation of the malfunction, disassembly of equipment and repair/replacement of bearings, gears, structural components, etc.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and mechanical systems.

  • Specific responsibilities include: Safely troubleshoot, repair, and maintain all rotating equipment and associated mechanical systems including compressors, pumps, fans, blowers, boiler systems, valves and the ability to perform equipment alignments.

  • Plan and execute maintenance tasks, and completion of all follow-up documentation.

  • Complete some repairs of mechanical piping systems including threaded and welded pipe systems.

  • Complete and document maintenance activities associated with predictive and corrective maintenance activities in a computerize maintenance database.


Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years experience in an industrial production environment

  • Knowledge of skilled trades, Journeyman Millwright/Machinist experience preferred

  • High School education, associated degree preferred

  • Welding and HVAC experience a plus.

  • Ability to interpret equipment drawings required.

  • Functional computer skills required.

  • On-call ability required, 24/7 operations.

  • Willing to support PX multiple facilities within the Port Arthur, Tx/Western Louisiana areas. Opportunities may exist for travel outside the region.

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-Port Arthur

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000342