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Beatriz Pineda <[log in to unmask]>
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Beatriz Pineda <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 9 Sep 2013 14:20:16 -0400
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Praxair is a Fortune 300 corporation with 27,000 employees in more than 30 
countries. We are the largest industrial and medical gases company in
North and South America and one of the largest worldwide.

We serve more than one million customers in a wide diversity of markets,
from metals, energy and chemicals to aerospace, electronics, healthcare
and food. Founded in 1907, Praxair markets atmospheric gases, process
gases, specialty gases and high-performance coatings. Our products,
advanced gas-delivery systems and applications technologies help our
customers improve the profitability and efficiency of their businesses.

This position participates in the engineering design and/or execution of
one or more projects.

This position operates under regular supervisory review. Performs
engineering calculations, investigations and assigned tasks for subsets of
large projects or complete small projects.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to an Engineering Manager or Director.
Position has no direct reports.

Responsibilities include process design/development, commissioning, and
operations support of world class projects for generation of hydrogen and
synthesis gas. Accountabilities include process and equipment evaluation,
selection and integration; technical risk assessment, proposal
preparation, evaluation of new plant budgets, technical presentations,
project execution, plant commissioning and evaluations, and process
Specific Accountabilities include:
Process development and process design
Functional equipment specification
Functional control definition
Commissioning and operation support of HYCO (Hydrogen and carbon monoxide)
generation, purification and liquefaction processes
Control valve & flow element sizing
Technical risk analysis
Safety assessment & documentation
Plant troubleshooting

Additional Responsibilities Include:
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.

BS/MS in Chemical Engineering with 2-7 years Process Engineering
experience working on capital projects in the refining/petrochemical,
industrial gas, and/or steam generation industries.
Experience in the following areas is considered a plus:
hydrogen/methanol/syngas generation and purification; heat transfer and
high temperature processes, waste heat recovery processes, and high
pressure steam generation; hydrocarbon cryogenic processing; CO2 removal
using amines; capital project commissioning, startup and performance
testing.Domestic and International travel is required.

How to Apply:
Applications may be submitted by e-mail to: [log in to unmask],
please note to state in your e-mail your salary expectations or you may
visit our website at, job number #1300149.