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Cryogenic Plant Technicians – Tuscaloosa, AL
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Posted:
November 23, 2016
Reference:
10906
A Super Opportunity Awaits You!

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding and safety products.
Known locally nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise
We are currently seeking Cryogenic Plant Technicians for our Tuscaloosa, AL facility.

JOB SUMMARY:
This position has responsibility for operating an Air Separation and Hydrogen Plant, maintaining plant production, operating efficiency, regulatory compliance, and safety in the Merchant Gases Company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Monitor and maintains the safe operation of an Air Separation Facility which produces cryogenic products.
• Monitor the safe and reliable operation of pipeline which supplies gaseous products to customers.
• Controls flow purities, pressures process using SCADA/HMI/PLC system
• Work with management to maximize production and efficiency to meet the needs of our customer base increasing flows and production rates
• Reads and interprets technical drawings and manuals.
• Perform quality assurance functions associated with products to maintain quality assurance.
• Respond to plant/production disturbances (on-call).
• Performs preventive and corrective maintenance throughout the entire plant to include compressors, pumps, turbines, valves, motors, electrical equipment, and other plant equipment.
• Troubleshoot process and system problems to restore efficient operation.
• Record plant readings and document plant maintenance.
• Prepare and maintain quality, regulatory, and production records
• Maintain high degree of safety by employing safe work habits.
• May instruct other employees as directed. Requires 100% compliance with all Airgas safety policy and procedures, and cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) training and techniques to prevent lost time or serious injury to others.
• Shift: Rotating 12 hour swing shifts
• Share on-call responsibilities with other Operator Technicians to facilitate uninterrupted plant operation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED), two years technical college or military technical experience and 2 plus years related experience.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
• Occasionally (1-33% of work time);

COMPUTER SKILLS:.
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

COMMUNICATION and/or CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write routine business reports and business correspondence in English.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and/or customers.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals using the English language.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.
Qualifications:
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability
A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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