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Electrical Field Service Tech/ Engineer- East Chicago IN

Company name
Praxair Technology, Inc.

East Chicago, IN, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Bluecollar

Posted on
Feb 01,2019

Valid Through
May 17,2019

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Electrical Field Service Tech/ Engineer- East Chicago, IN


We are looking for an Electrical Field Service Technician/ Engineer to join our team at Praxairlocated in East Chicago, IN.

This position will report to the Electrical Reliability Manager and will work with the USIG Regional Reliability team to achieve strategic reliability goals within the Region.

The Electrical Field Service Technician/ Engineer will be responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of preventive/predictive programs and corrective maintenance solutions for electrical systems and equipment in multiple facilities. This person will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations in the field.

Key responsibilities:

1. Maintain and troubleshoot industrial electrical distribution systems and equipment including:

a. Substations, Breakers, Switchgear, MCCs, Protective Relay systems, Battery and UPS systems and Transformers with voltages up to 138kV.

b. Induction and synchronous motors up to 40,000 hp and 15,000 volts.

2. Plan, schedule, coordinate and perform preventive & corrective maintenance based on established procedures.

3. Plan, schedule, coordinate and perform predictive maintenance - such as IR Thermography, Transformer Oil Analysis, Partial Discharge Analysis and Power Quality Analysis.

This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately 25% out of town travel domestically. Accessibility during off-hours is required. Employee will be required to work in all weather conditions and must be able to access elevated electrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, man-lifts and crane baskets.


1. Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Technology OR a minimum 5years ofexperience in the maintenance of medium voltage (5 kV to 15kV) electrical systems and equipment in an industrial environment.

3. Knowledge of Preventive and Predictive maintenance of industrial electrical systems and equipment.

4. Excellent communication and team interaction skills.

5. Demonstrates the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.

6. Proven experience in computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.).

Desired Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Technology or2 years of experience as a Journeyman Electrician in an industrial environment

2. Proven experience in installation, troubleshooting and repairs of medium voltage (5 kV to 15kV) industrial electrical systems and equipment.

3. Proven understanding of regulatory and industrial standards and codes.

4. Proven understanding of control and instrumentation systems in an industrial environment.

5. Proven experience in CMMS systems such as Infor EAM

Primary Location

East Chicago, IN

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Production Technicians

Primary Location Indiana-East Chicago

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19000302

Company info

Praxair Technology, Inc.
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Company Profile
At Praxair, 26,000 employees in 50 countries are working together towards a common goal: making our planet more productive. For more than 100 years, Praxair has taken something as fundamental as air and turned it into ways to make plants operate cleaner and more productively, food taste better, breathing easier and manufacturing processes more efficient -- in short, to make all our lives better.

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