For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air
and turned it into ways to make food taste better, plants operate more
cleanly and efficiently, breathing easier - in short, to make all our
lives better. A global leader in industrial gases and high-performance
coatings, Praxair has 26,000 employees and does business in more than 50
JOB PURPOSE: This position coordinates and leads the engineering design
and/or execution of one or more engineering projects.
Responsibilities include specification, design review, manufacturing, shop
testing, installation, checkout, commissioning, start-up, and maintenance
of applicable types of rotating and static equipment.
Position interfaces extensively with equipment suppliers, individual
technical experts, engineering contractors, construction contractors,
plant maintenance personnel, plant operating personnel, and project team
members to execute projects and proposals, provide operations support, and
participate in work process development efforts.
Position serves as a specialist in all mechanical equipment associated
with the HYCO business unit including rotating equipment such as
compressors (reciprocating, centrifugal, screw, and diaphragm), steam
turbines, pumps, refrigeration systems, cooling towers, and radial inflow
expanders. Static equipment includes shell and tube as well as air-cooled
and direct contact heat exchangers, moisture separators, dust filters, oil
removal systems, cryogenic liquid storage and distribution systems, etc.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity in applying engineering principles
Develops, selects and implements engineering techniques and solutions to
solve difficult problems.
Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning,
prioritizing and scheduling work.
Ensures successful completion of assigned project phases within the
budgeted time and cost constraints.
Prioritizes work and prepares engineering plans that accurately convey
work sequence, priority and resource requirements.
Reviews and checks project specific drawings and data sheets to ensure
compliance with design criteria and standards and makes design
May influences team members and promotes ideas to improve design and
May analyze costs and benefits of various solutions then makes
May lead field teams through installations, issue identification, analysis
and repairs related to primary skill area.
May write engineering specifications and performs engineering
Directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned project
phases and prepares required reports and summaries to communicate project
progress or results.
Interfaces with internal and external customers/suppliers.
May provide technical and engineering support to Praxair regions and/or
Applies and provides feedback on global engineering work processes.
Provides technical guidance to newer professionals.
The position requires a BSME (MSME or MME preferred) and 5+ years
mechanical equipment engineering experience. A strong interest in the
field of rotating and static equipment application, as well as the ability
to effectively work within office, construction and operating plant
environments are essential. Strong communication and interactive skills
are critical to this role.
25% Domestic and International travel is required.
Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer- M/F/D/V
To Apply: Please visit www.praxair.com/careers requisition # 1300902