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Praxair, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Biddeford, Maine

Maintenance Technician


Praxair Surface Technologies, Biddeford, Maine is a leader in the Turbine Hardware Coating field with customers all over the world. The Biddeford Facility was opened in 1991 and employs approximately 75 people. Globally, Praxair employs over 26,000 employees in 50 countries. We have an outstanding maintenance opportunity at our Biddeford Plant.

The successful candidate will perform a wide variety of skilled mechanical and electrical duties to install, repair, troubleshoot or modify plant equipment, in support of furnace coating applications on flight turbine hardware.

Typical repair activities may include

  • Recognizing a problem

  • Coordinating repairs with production

  • Safely isolating the equipment from supply

  • Determining potential hazards and filing permits

  • Organizing the work area for safety and efficiency

  • Operating and interpreting diagnostic equipment

  • Understanding mechanical and electrical drawings

  • Interaction with the manufacturer

  • Disassembly

  • Specifying and ordering parts

  • Reconditioning parts

  • Installing parts

  • Trial operations

  • Management of change - training

  • Other Duties Assigned

Access to export controlled technology/technical data and/or items required to perform this Position are subject to the laws of the United States (including but not limited 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 control procedures, pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyone other than a U.S. Person\

  • may be considered an export to the person’s home country and may require authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information in this regard may be required from applicants 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 is granted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who is granted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.


  • High School diploma

  • 8 years Industrial Maintenance experience

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • Basic computer skills Preferred Experience: Electrical Certification Industrial equipment maintenance

  • Electrical skills - High voltage and controls wiring

  • PLC troubleshooting skills

  • Welding - any type

  • Machine shop equipment and tools

  • Vacuum systems knowledge

  • Technical school degree

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 Maine-Biddeford

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18003136