Operations Technician-Helium & Rare Gases - Tacoma, WA

Employer: Praxair

Job Description:
Operations Technician – Helium & Rare Gases-20000818
Praxair, Inc., a member of the Linde group, 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 world 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.

The Operations Technician is responsible for supporting the safe, reliable, and efficient operations of the Helium Distribution Center. The position will require a strong focus on cryogenic liquid transfer, high pressure gas filling, and analytical chemistry. The role will include but not limited to performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, calibrations and installations. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to work across departmental lines

•Always maintain the highest degree of personal safety and environmental accountability
•Effectively communicate with fellow operators, technicians, engineers, and managers
•On-call ability required, 24/7 operations
•Have a working knowledge of computers and typical computer programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point, Microsoft Projects)
•Ability to interpret Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
•Basic understanding of cryogenics and heat transfer
•Perform and document preventive maintenance on process equipment

•High School Diploma or equivalent is required
•Associates in Applied Sciences Degree or equivalent apprenticeship preferred
•2+ years operations experience in an industrial environment
•Willing to be flexible and adhere to a work schedule that will rotate periodically
•Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
•Commercial driving experience preferred (Class B 33,000 GVW)

Primary Location Washington-Tacoma
Schedule Full-time
Job - Operations
Job Posting May 5, 2020, 9:00:00 PM
Unposting Date Jun 30, 2020, 8:59:00 PM

Contact Person:
Location: Tacoma, WA
Application Method: Online: https://praxair.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=482982&src=JB-10361
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 13, 2020
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