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Praxair, Inc. Service Installation Technician – Cryogenic Systems (Los Angeles, California) in California, California

Service Installation Technician – Cryogenic Systems (Los Angeles, California)


Praxair, Inc. is 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

We are a leading industrial gas company in North America that puts Safety First at all times. We take pride in delivering outstanding safety performance, maintaining our equipment, and using state-of-the-art distribution tools.Own your future. Get your career in gear with Praxair. Become a member of our elite team today and receive the following:

  • We offer one of the highest rates in our industry.

  • We provide excellent medical, dental, and vision benefit packages, pension AND 401(k) retirement savings plan.

  • Paid vacation and holidays, as well as scheduled days off.


We are seeking an Installation Technician who will be responsible for safely constructing all types of liquid and/or gaseous cryogenic supply systems. The Technician must professionally interact with Project Managers, Sales, customer representatives, contractors, engineers, and inspectors to successfully install supply systems at the customer's site. The ideal candidate should reside within the greater Los Angeles, CA area and will report to Praxair’s Western Service Center in Ontario, CA. Overnight travel is often required. The technician travels 75% of the time on average, but is usually home on weekends. Travel is limited to 11 states in the U.S. West Region.

Must be an organized self-starter with the ability to proactively plan their daily work schedule. Must be a team player that is able to effectively communicate with installation planner regarding resources and schedule changes. The candidate is expected to be competent in the following core skills:

  • Pipefitting

  • Brazing or welding

  • Read prints and schematics

  • Cryogenics and/or refrigeration experience

  • Understand materials of construction and general system layout

  • Understanding of various system components (regulators, valves, solenoids, pressure relief devices, etc.)

The company will train the candidate at our National Training Center located in East Chicago, IN with class sessions usually lasting a week in duration.We require our employees to be team players and safety is part of our everyday culture. Training classes are at the collegiate level and are designed to develop competence in the following topics: Bulk Atmospheric Gas (BAG) Systems, Hydrogen systems, CO2 systems, high pressure pumping systems, electrical AC/DC, 600 Volt Level 1 and 2, pipe joining, technical cleaning, and NITC/medical install certification.

Requires computer proficiency including, but not limited to: Lotus Notes, Microsoft Excel, smartphones, tablets, and handheld data entry devices. Job requires a valid Driver’s License and candidate must be able to safely operate a company service vehicle in all types of weather.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Installation, maintenance, repair of mechanical and electrical systems experience preferred.

  • Refrigeration/HVAC or cryogenic experience preferred.

  • Must be technologically savvy and have the ability to use the above mentioned software and devices.

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 California-California

Other Locations California-Wilmington, California-Ontario, California-Torrance, California-Cudahy, California-Signal Hill

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000061