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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:06:09 -0400
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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.

Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity in applying engineering principles 
and practices. 
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 
implementation practices. 
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 requisition # 1300902