Mechanical Maintenance / Rotating Equipment Specialist - Suffield, CT
Praxair Distribution, Inc.
Scarborough, Ontario
5d ago


Praxair, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde plc, is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide.

Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings.

Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. , .

We are currently seeking aReliability Mechanical Specialist who will be based at our Suffield, CT location.This position will report to the Reliability Center Superintendent and willwork with the USIG Reliability team and other corporate / regional / plantpersonnel to achieve strategic and tactical reliability goals.

The overall objective of the MechanicalReliability Specialist is to ensure the safe and reliable operation ofproduction facilities at the lowest life cycle cost.

The MechanicalReliability Specialist will be responsible for the execution of preventive / predictiveprograms and corrective maintenance solutions for rotating and mechanicalsystems and equipment in multiple facilities including Air Separation, CO2 andHydrogen facilities.

This person will be expected to work independentlyand make technical decisions and recommendations in the field.

Key responsibilities :

  • Plan, schedule, coordinate and perform major equipment installation, maintenance, overhauls and inspections - including corrective, preventative or predictive work - of industrial mechanical and rotating systems and equipment including
  • Centrifugal, Reciprocating and Screw Compressors
  • Centrifugal and positive displacement Pumps
  • Turbines
  • Synchronous and Induction Motors
  • High-speed Gearboxes
  • Heat Exchangers, Cryogenic Interchangers, Chillers and Cooling Towers
  • Piping systems and other related process equipment.
  • Provide on-site or remote technical support and direction to sites in the region.
  • Assist in turnaround planning and cost estimation of mechanical work.
  • Assist in Identifying and resolving chronic mechanical asset concerns (bad actors).
  • Support root cause analysis program for major failures.
  • Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity.
  • Work independently and make decisions based on full awareness of cost and other benefits.
  • This position requires a combinationof office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately30% travel domestically.

    Accessibilityduring off-hours is required.Employee willbe required to work in different weather conditions and must be able to access elevatedelectrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, man-lifts andcrane baskets.

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