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Production Technician

Company: Linde
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Linde

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 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 www.linde.com .

Job Overview

Linde Gases US, a division of Linde, is currently seeking a Production Technician. This position will be based out of the Linde HyCO facility located in Salt Lake City, UT. This position reports to the Plant Manager and will have direct responsibility for one HyCO SMR plant.

The Production Technician, working under the direction of the plant manager, plant engineer and with the maintenance and I&E technicians, will be responsible for a variety of complex operations and duties in the production facility.

The facility produces industrial gases and this position is responsible for operating equipment associated with Steam Methane Reforming technology. In addition, there are multiple activities that are required to be employed in order to maintain safe, efficient and optimal operation. The selected candidate is expected to learn the process and support unit operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Effectively communicate with fellow operators, technicians, engineers, and managers
  • Adhere to all regulatory, corporate and plant policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate ability to be a safety leader by fostering a strong safety culture and ensure safe work environment with a commitment to zero injuries.
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping
  • Participate in daily/monthly safety and production meetings
  • Startup and shutdown of process equipment
  • Prepare equipment for maintenance work by means of Lockout Tagout (LOTO)
  • Correctly write hazardous work permits to perform maintenance work
  • Monitor equipment performance and operation
  • Perform some preventive maintenance on equipment, instrumentation, and mechanical systems.
  • Write operating procedures and update as needed.
  • Support outages, retrofit/upgrades, major maintenance activities including turnarounds and unplanned downtime events.
  • PM work related to the PHMSA DOT pipeline- eg pipeline patrols, tracking PMs, contributing to regulatory and internal audits.
  • Support Management of Change protocols for equipment and processes.
  • Work with the operations team to identify, investigate and correct root causes of incidents and near misses to ensure unsafe conditions are prevented in the future.
  • Understand and participate in environmental compliance activities and PMs.
  • Using maintenance management systems for tracking PMs and spare parts- EAM or equivalent
  • Work extended hours, 12 hour rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, on-call periods, and scheduled/non-scheduled overtime.
  • Ability to work as the single operator on shift during nights, weekends, and holidays.

    Qualifications:

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates degree in Process Technology (PTEC) preferred
    • 3+ years production operations' experience, or equivalent industrial experience preferred
    • Moderate lifting (20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently,
    • Ability to demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to work from heights and within confined spaces
    • Functional computer skills required. Eg excel, word, outlook, powerpoint, etc. Ability to learn and navigate internal systems
    • Ability to obtain a TWIC card is required to enter the Chevron Refinery Facility where the Linde plant is located.
      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.

Keywords: Linde, Salt Lake City , Production Technician, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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