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Praxair, Inc. Cylinder Maintenance Technician in South Bend, Indiana

Cylinder Maintenance Technician

Description

Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 companyis a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largestworldwide. With market capitalization of approximately $40 billion and 2017 sales of $11 billion, the company employs over 26,000 people globally and has been named to the Dow Jones®World Sustainability Index for 16 consecutive years. 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 atwww.praxair.com.

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Cylinder Maintenance Technician to join our team locatedin South Bend, IN.

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

Cylinder Maintenance Technician

  • 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

The Cylinder Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the overall maintenance of all industrial/specialty gas cylinders in a Plant environment.Cylinder Maintenance TechnicianPerforms visual, physical tests on cylinders before filling and determines whether retesting and/or repairs are requiredPerforms cylinder conversions including de-valving, valving, stripping and repairing valvesOperates a hydrostatic cylinder tester or ultrasonic cylinder testerMaintains certification requirements to certify the cylinders as being retestedOperates forkliftReceives incoming new cylinders, valves and cylinder maintenance suppliesRepairs cylinder neck leaks and safety leaksInspects and scraps defective cylindersPaints cylindersHousekeeping & light Plant maintenanceOther duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 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

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 Indiana-South Bend

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000016

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