Air Liquide USA LLC Technician - Maintenance in Port Neches, Texas

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Zero personal first aid/injuries
  • Understand the safe work permit practices and comply with requirements
  • Participate in the LIVES safety program
  • Comply with all ALA policies including Responsible Care
  • Investigate plant mechanical problems
  • Perform routine and corrective maintenance tasks
  • Perform major maintenance work as required during turnarounds
  • Assists zone/national personnel with precision mechanical work as required
  • Plan mechanical jobs as directed by supervision
  • Document critical measurements in the field
  • Participate in the optimization of mechanical PMs
  • Correct issues found through the PdM program
  • Maintain equipment records in both electronic and written form
  • Assist Maintenance Coordinator in maintaining equipment manuals
  • Understand utilizing the maintenance center and corporate standards
  • Perform routine inspections on equipment; promote equipment rounds
  • Identify corrective maintenance items and write WOs
  • Personal commitment to reliability improvement
  • Improve PM details and job plans following proper procedure
  • Assist zone in achieving safety, availability and reliability goals
  • Take precise measurements, perform precision alignment, generate necessary reports
  • Participate in turnaround activities at other locations
  • Contribute to team building and sharing of lessons learned
  • Maintain and expect high housekeeping standard
  • Manage site equipment lubrication
  • Record and interpret machinery vibrations


  • High school diploma or GED required; 2 year associates degree in a technical field or technical training preferred
  • 8+ years mechanical maintenance experience, Air Separation preferred
  • Can travel for extended periods of time (1 to 7 days), with little advance notice
  • Able and willing to meet on-call requirements, including holidays
  • Knowledgeable in safe work practices, safety procedures and other safety requirements
  • Experience with maintaining compressors, pumps and other rotating equipment
  • Demag, Atlas Copco and Joy compressor experience is preferred
  • FES refrigeration experience is a plus
  • Natural gas fired heater experience is a plus
  • Able to interpret critical measurements and make recommendations to supervision
  • Knowledge of critical hold points during assembly and disassembly for quality, inspection and documentation
  • Understanding of Vibration Analysis, use of data collector is a plus
  • Welding experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge with the use of a CMMS, Maximo experience is preferred
  • Able to use Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge in the proper methods of locking out and isolating equipment
  • Qualified in operation of the forklift, manlift and overhead crane

Physical Requirements:

  • Full range of motion; ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to climb ladders, work off elevated platforms/surfaces
  • Able to work in non-conditioned environment for extended periods
  • Able to enter confined spaces for inspection, testing and work

Requisition Number: 8468

Job Title: Technician - Maintenance

Area of Interest: Operations

Country: U.S.

City: Port Neches

State / Province: Texas