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Praxair, Inc. Furnace Operator in Indianapolis, Indiana

Furnace Operator


Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary ofPraxair, Inc., a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array ofhigh-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and otherindustries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helpscustomers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption,extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduceoperating costs and produce high-quality products. Additional information aboutPST is available

PraxairSurface Technologies (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performancecoatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Furnace Operatorfor our Indianapolis facility.

TheFurnace Operator performs the operations needed to heat treat, anneal andtemper parts utilizing various high temperature furnaces and ovens. Maintainsthe highest quality and safety standards by following Praxair StandardPractices in all aspects of this job.

Furnace Operator

  • Reviews traveler to confirm purge time and flow rate and approved furnace listing.

  • Ensures that equipment calibration is current, consults furnace schedule to determine furnace availability

  • Sets-up heat treat ovens and furnaces for processes including connection of gas hoses, thermal couplers

  • Manually loads parts onto racking system for ovens

  • Completes Retort Set-up procedures

  • Utilizes forklift, crane and/or hoist to load/unload and seal retorts

  • Completes traveler form indicating part number, part quantity and program utilized for diffusion cycle

  • Completes set-up procedure log sheets for pit and sand seal retorts

  • Quality responsibilities are contained in Praxair QSP – 01, and other Praxair quality documentation

  • Follows all relevant quality procedures contained in Praxair Quality System procedures, Standard Practices, Technical Plans, and Repair Station manuals

  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Must be able to read and understand instructions and technical specifications

  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure

  • Must be able to operate fork truck, electric hoist and overhead crane.

  • Capable of lifting up to 40lbs

  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, hand and finger manipulation, occasional stooping, crouching, and climbing

Access to export controlled technology/technical dataand/or items required to perform this Position are subject to the laws of theUnited States (including but not limited to the Export AdministrationRegulations ("EAR"), 15 C.F.R. Parts 730-799, and/or theInternational Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR"), 22 C.F.R. Part120-130) and the company's export control procedures, pursuant to which therelease of such technology/technical data and/or items to anyone other than aU.S. Person\

  • may be considered an export to the person’s home country and mayrequire authorization from the U.S. Government. Thus, additional information inthis regard may be required from applicants for this Position. Thank you foryour cooperation in this matter.


  • Pursuant to the EAR and the ITAR, a U.S. Person includes any individual who isgranted U.S. citizenship, any individual who is granted U.S. permanentresidence (i.e., a "green card" holder), or any individual who isgranted political asylum or other protected status under applicable law.

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-Indianapolis

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001159