Instrumentation and Electrical Technician (McIntosh, Alabama)
Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion. We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet.
The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions.
For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit .
Linde U.S. Gases is currently seeking a Production Technician in McIntosh, Alabama. The production technician will be responsible for safely, reliably, and efficiently operating a Cryogenic Air Separation plant. The role will include but not be limited to performing routine operating, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to work across departmental lines. Must be willing and have the ability to interpret manufacturer manuals and apply hands-on skills in repairing certain mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems.
Assist in site compliance with Praxair and Regulatory requirements for personnel safety, process safety and environmental policies
Troubleshoot, calibrate, maintain and repair analyzers; process control instrumentation; and, predictive instrumentation systems
Troubleshoot, maintain and repair electrical systems and equipment up to 4160VAC
Preventive and predictive maintenance of plant instrument and
Maintain data and documentation related to calibration,
preventive/predictive and corrective activities in site specific
management systems such as ProCal and EAM
Manage inventory of critical spares for instrument and electrical
equipment and systems
Plan, schedule, estimate costs, coordinate and perform required
corrective and preventative/predictive work of instrument and electrical systems during site outages
Procure for site instrument and electrical needs
Assist in identifying and resolving chronic instrument and electrical
Support root cause analysis program for major failures of instrument
and electrical systems
Contribute to mechanical and process reliability as needed.
Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of
urgency and integrity
The technician must be able to read and interpret process and
instrumentation diagrams; electrical prints and technical manuals. In
addition, the candidate must be computer literate; have strong
interpersonal skills; must be able to learn, function and contribute
in a fast-paced environment.
In this position, the technician will normally workday shift Monday to
Friday. Availability and accessibility to work after-hours on routine and
emergency site issues as required. The technician will be required to work in different weather conditions and must be able to access elevated
instrument and electrical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, man-lifts
and crane baskets.
Minimum 5 years of experience in the maintenance of instrumentation
and/or electrical systems in an industrial manufacturing environment
Proven experience in installation, troubleshooting, inspection,
calibration and/or repairs of industrial instrumentation and/or electrical systems and equipment such as analyzers, process control devices, process measurement devices, switchgear, transformers and motors
Proven experience in preventive and predictive maintenance of
industrial instrumentation and/or electrical systems and equipment.
Proven ability to use instrumentation and electrical tools such as
meters, meggers, communicators and calibrators.
Proven ability to review and interpret instrumentation and electrical
documentation such as P&ID, control schematics and electrical prints
Excellent communication and team interaction skills
Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on
Proven experience as a self-starter, who effectively manages multiple
tasks, achieves results with minimal supervision and possesses excellent documentation and record-keeping skills
Proven experience in computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.)
Proven experience in computerized maintenance management systems such as ProCal and EAM
Proven understanding of regulatory and industrial standards and codes
Proven familiarity with standard reliability and maintenance
strategies such as planning, PM programs, PdM programs and spare parts inventory management
At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About Linde.
We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits.
Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.