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Mechanical Specialist- Deer Park, TX

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Deer Park
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

About Linde:Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2023 sales of $33 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:We are currently seeking a Rotating Equipment/ Mechanical Equipment Specialist who will be based out of Deer Park, TX. This position will report to the West HyCO Maintenance/TAR Manager and will work with the HyCO Maintenance, Reliability, and operations teams to achieve strategic and tactical reliability goals for rotating equipment in Praxair's Hydrogen / Carbon Monoxide (HyCO) facilities. Primary locations are in Southeast TX, Southern Louisiana, Chicago, and Northeastern US.The overall objective of the Mechanical Specialist is to ensure the safe and reliable operation of mechanical equipment at production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. The Mechanical Specialist will be responsible for the planning and execution of major overhauls and repairs of rotating mechanical equipment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be involved in major troubleshooting and assisting reliability group in the analysis of predictive information supplied by maintenance technicians. This person will be expected to work with site teams and independently, making technical decisions and recommendations in the field.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule, coordinate and execute major equipment installations, maintenance overhauls and inspections - including corrective, preventative or working with reliability group on predictive work of industrial mechanical and rotating equipment systems including:
  • Centrifugal, Reciprocating and Screw Compressors
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Expansion Turbines
  • High and low speed Gearboxes
  • Lead contract and Praxair technicians in field execution of mechanical equipment maintenance.
  • Provide support for turnaround organization and special projects as required, including planning and cost estimation.
  • Provide on-site and remote technical support for mechanical equipment at HyCO facilities.
  • Assist reliability group in identifying and resolving chronic mechanical asset concerns (bad actors).
  • Support root cause analysis program for major failures.
  • Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity.
  • Work independently and make decisions based on full awareness of cost and other benefits.
  • This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately 50% travel domestically.
  • Accessibility during off-hours is required.
  • Employee will be required to work in different weather conditions and must be able to access elevated mechanical equipment via ladders and scaffolding.
  • Develop standardized report formats and documentation tools that would be utilized by all doing work on equipment (internal Praxair or contractors) for all rotating equipment types.Key Accountability Metrics:
    • Maintenance Cost
    • Repetitive failure reduction
    • Contractor and maintenance personnel safety performanceQualifications:
      • Required Qualifications:
      • Minimum 10 years' experience maintaining, installing, troubleshooting, inspecting, repairing and overhauling mechanical rotating equipment in an industrial manufacturing environment
      • Must have technical competencies in troubleshooting, root cause failure analysis, general computer skills, work planning and estimating.
      • Proven experience developing overhaul/ repair plans for rotating and fixed equipment.
      • Must be able to manage multiple priorities, drive issues to completion and obtain results.
      • Must be proficient in the use of CMMS (EAM is a plus but not mandatory), Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
      • Proven knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance procedures applicable to a variety of rotating and reciprocating mechanical equipment.
      • Proven ability to use a variety of precision measuring devices to perform inspections, assembly and precision alignments of rotating equipment
      • Excellent communication and team interaction skills.
      • Proven ability to work independently as well as lead teams of mechanical contractor supported assignments
      • Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks, achieves results with minimal supervision and possesses excellent documentation and record-keeping skillsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering TechnologySuccessful completion of a 4-year machinist/ millwright apprenticeship program
        • Proven hands-on experience in vibration analysis and dynamic balancing.
        • Ability to build project plans using Microsoft ProjectAt Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About LindeWe offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits.Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted.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: Disability Solutions, Houston , Mechanical Specialist- Deer Park, TX, Other , Deer Park, Texas

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