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Praxair, Inc. Maintenance Technician in La Porte, Texas

Maintenance Technician


Praxair is a Fortune 300 company and the products and technology impact in more than 20 different industries. We're one of the world's largest industrial gases businesses and you see our work every day, often without realizing it.

The United States Industrial Gas (USIG) division of Praxair, Inc. is currently seeking Maintenance Technician in LaPorte, TX


This position is accountable for safely, reliably, and efficiently performing nitrogen pumping services at customer locations (i.e. refineries, chemical plants, steel mills, pipeline facilities, and electrical generation stations, etc.). In addition, this position is responsible for the maintenance of district equipment. This is an entry level position seeking minimal experience in an industrial field.


Working knowledge of computers, process and instrumentation diagrams, mechanical, pumping and diesel fired burners.


This position requires extensive outside work, lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, bending, and/or after-hours (on-call) work. The nature of this job requires extensive travel.


  • Perform nitrogen pumping services for customers, while operating nitrogen pumping equipment in compliance with applicable Praxair and policies, Standard Operating Procedures , quality, safety, documentation requirements)

  • Ensure effective communication with customers as needed.

  • Determine customer requirements through verbal and written communications and match those with PSI service/equipment capabilities.

  • Complete job site logs, service agreements, and transport logs by accurately using manual and computer systems.

  • Perform routine maintenance, perform site surveys, complete safety checklists, and hold pre-job discussions at job sites.

  • Communicate jobsite needs for nitrogen, fuel, personnel, additional or replacement equipment.

  • Ability to adhere to the work schedule including afterhours, on-call, weekend, and holidays.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited or no supervision.


1-5 years relevant experience (e.g. chemical, refining, military or technical training )

High School Degree

Technical Degree or Training preferred

Must be 21 years of age and able to attain a CDL with HAZMAT endorsement

Must have mechanical aptitude

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 Texas-La Porte

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001166