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Veterans Preferred - Area Maintenance Technician

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10038488 Area Maintenance Technician (Open)

Location:
Syracuse, NY (Branch) - Retail shop

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Position Title: Area Maintenance Technician

- NY State (Based in the Syracuse Area)
- Frequent local travel within 2-3 hours of home (90%).
- Occasional overnight travel.
- Must be available for occasional overtime (days, evenings, and weekends, if necessary)

The Area Maintenance Technician (NYS) Support Airgas facilities with plant maintenance and capital project installation.

  • Performs installation of piping systems in accordance with company SOP's.
  • Perform routine maintenance on plant operating equipment and related systems.
  • Support local in house plant maintenance personnel.
  • Adheres to and ensures that safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Maintains an appropriate stock of recommended parts necessary to repair typical installations within the assigned customer base.
  • Other duties as assigned.


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    Are you a MATCH?

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Certified Brazer Certificate, within 30 days of employment.
    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Minimum of two (2) years of industrial field service experience, preferably in gas generations systems.
    • Detailed understanding of National Fire Protection Association(NFPA) 99 and NFPA 55 requirements.
    • Understand the characteristics and hazards of cryogenic and high pressure gasses in general, and have specific knowledge and understanding of the products, containers and piping systems which will be encountered in the performance of their job duties.
    • Hands on experience with cryogenic equipment, pressure piping, compressors, pumps, as well as, proven ability to troubleshoot system problems.
    • Working knowledge of welding, brazing processes (specifically silver brazing).
    • Ability to perform regulator repairs, repair piping/liquid leaks, etc.is a plus.
    • Able to respond to emergencies at facilities during operation hours. Arrangements for emergency coverage are made when a technician is unavailable for personal reasons or paid time off.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, material safety data sheets, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
    • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook E-mail).
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrates a clear and effective speaking manner for the purpose of explaining information to customers and employees.
    • Ability to set goals and manage time to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner and achievement of goals are accomplished and manage and execute multiple tasks or priorities as necessary
    • Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations; demonstrating tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers; and handling proprietary information.
    • Must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and perform as a team player.
    • Employee will be required to observe and assess information.
    • Requires frequent use of computer, telephone and operation of a motor vehicle.
    • Will be required to move / transport materials weighing 25-75 pounds in which frequent bending, twisting and reaching motions may be required.
    • Required to perform various physical maneuvers requiring climbing stairs, ladders and truck beds to complete essential functions of the job.
    • Must be able to work outdoors in a wide range of temperatures.
    • Exposure to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.
    • Must have reliable, appropriate transportation. Service truck will be provided after initial training phase.
    • Pay range: $27-31/hr

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      Your differences enhance our performance

      At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

      We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

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      Equal Employment Opportunity Information

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

      Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

      Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at us-accommodationrequest@airgas.com .

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