Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering
company with 2019 sales of $28 billion (25 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
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 www.linde.com.
The Linde Production Technician is responsible for the safe,
reliable, and efficient operation of an air separation facility in
Texas City, Texas. This is a challenging and rewarding job that
requires the employee to have problem-solving capabilities in
mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, and production
Production Technicians will work independently as well as with a
team, while demonstrating initiative and self-motivation.
Production Technicians often work alone and have primary
responsibility for their assigned plants. Production Technicians
must be available for call outs.
Employees in this role operate all aspects of the Linde air
separation plant, from routine operations to solving production
problems. They maintain compressors, pumps, valves, motors and
related equipment. The technicians also start up, shut down, and
operate the plant.
The technician must solve a variety of mechanical, electrical,
instrumentation and process control problems. The technician makes
decisions which require coordination of interrelated tasks. The
employee develops conceptual solutions to moderately difficult,
non-routine issues/problems and provides guidance on technical
leadership of projects.
Production Technicians are trained and mentored as they develop
knowledge and skills. The employee is also supported with
supervision, lead technicians, engineers, safety, and other
technical staff. Occasionally, the technician will travel to
locations outside the assigned areas to support those plants and
Maintain all Safety, Quality, Environmental, and Compliance
Start up, shut down, and operate the production processes.
Perform routine maintenance and calibrations on a variety of
process equipment such as compressors, gas analyzers, control
systems, electrical systems, rotating equipment, and process
Troubleshoot and repair defective equipment, electrical
components, and production processes.
Planning and executing operations and maintenance tasks (e.g.
Follow SOPs/SMPs for highly regulated plant processes and
Purchasing of materials and/or services such as contractors.
Documentation, reports, and other administrative duties.
- Operating equipment including forklifts and man-lifts.
High School Degree required
Process Technology or other Associate's/Bachelor's degree in a
technical field preferred
2 - 5 years of experience is highly desirable in the following
fields (recent graduates or soon to graduate applicants will also
Air separation, oil refining, or similar complex process control
Instrumentation and control
General maintenance of industrial equipment
Compressors and compressor maintenance
Industrial mechanical maintenance
Industrial electrical or electrician
Industrial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
- Military technical fields
- Machinist Mates, Electrician Mates, Nuclear Technician, Gas
Turbine Technicians, Boiler Technicians, Cryogenic
SKILLS and ATTRIBUTES
Dependable and honest
Safety commitment and compliance with procedures
Competency with computers, Microsoft applications (specifically
Word and Excel), email, and process control computer systems
Trouble shooting and diagnostics
Use of calibration devices and data collectors
Maintenance and repairs of industrial equipment
Process understanding, process control schematic
Maintenance and compliance documentation
Communications, both verbal and written
Quality controls, analyzers
Organization and time management
Safe Work Planning
- Self-directed learning
Linde has advancement opportunities for employees who
demonstrate advanced skills in plant operations and have a strong
sense of ownership. Safety performance, successful operations, and
proven leadership are required. Advancement can lead to careers in
Technical Support, Management, Engineering, Safety, Sales, and
The Production Technician must be able to sit, stand, climb,
walk, read, talk, see and hear, to perform the essential functions
of this job. Additional activities for this job are:
Drive a service (pickup) truck up to 2 or 3 hours per day and up
to 8 hours on occasion.
Perform office work requiring computer work and other
administration duties 1 or 2 hours per day.
Walking on flat or uneven surfaces and in areas of crushed stone
on a daily basis.
Bending, stooping, and working from just above the ground to 6
Use of stairs, ladders, and scaffolding for elevated work.
Lifting 5 to 15 LBs loads performed daily.
Lifting 15 to 45 LBs loads intermittently.
Lifting 45 to 75 LBs loads occasionally.
Use of air purifying full face respirator occasionally.
Upper body work activities, including using wrenches, hammers,
and similar hand tools.
Use of power tools such as drill and saws.
Use of volt meters and calibration devices.
Use of fingers/fine manipulation (such as instrumentation
Use of chemical personal protective equipment (PPE).
Shift schedule requiring weekend and/or nighttime shifts.
Working extended hours and/or holidays may be required.
- On Call, 24 hours, 7 days a week. Must carry cell Company Cell
phone for immediate availability.
This is a salaried job with overtime. The actual starting salary
will depend on experience and other factors. Linde offers a
competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K, and
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.
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.