• Service Technician

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Service Technician

    Are you ready to take the lead? 


    The Linde Group, is one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We operate in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of $20.13B in 2017. But what makes us great is our people, because they make great things happen. Guided by integrity, Linde employees take pride in what they do, because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.

    At The Linde Group we identify ourselves with our products – either working for the technical or medical gases business. Being a company with a long tradition in the gases business, we not only care about our customers and high quality products, but most importantly about our employees. While working with us, expect a safe workplace, high safety standards and a true commitment from our managers to safety.


    Purpose of the position

    • Performs Field Service Interventions for Customers. Work includes start-ups, commissionings, repairs and troubleshooting.  Mechanical repair of turbo expanders. Deals with Distribution and Process equipment. Cylinder fill plants and Air Separation plants are the main customer base.

    • Repair of cryogenic pump and turbo-expanders. Evaluate condition, recognizing parts needed for replacement according to drawings and parts list. Parts cleaning and reassembly while following company policies, processes and procedures.


    Principal responsibilities

    • Performs mechanical repairs on centrifugal pumps, piston pumps and expanders

    • Routine shop maintenance.

    • Checks parts against evaluation and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.

    • Notifies supervisor of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.

    • Maintains tools and equipment in a proper state of repair.

    • Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment.

    • Performs all duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.

    • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.

    • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.

    • Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and other areas.

    • Performs all preventative maintenance duties to equipment.  Follows the maintenance schedule.

    • Performs other in-house duties as assigned.

    • Tracks daily work hours via internal time management system.

    • Travels to Customer sites to perform field service work for distribution and process equipment. Including outside the U.S.

    • Performs commissioning of newly installed equipment for piston and centrifugal pumps.

    • Performs troubleshooting of mechanical equipment and components for pumps.

    • Troubleshooting of process and operational related problems for pumps.

    • Communicates with customer to organize site action plan. Coordinates any outside repair facility. (machine shop, motor repair and balancing shops)

    • Supervision of support staff; cranes operators, on-site staff and other millwrights.

    • Ensure process conditions are within equipment’s equipment manufactured limits.

    • Measures pump performance to maximize operability.

    • Train customers to properly repair and service pumps, expanders and compressors.


    Required qualifications/experience

    • Electro-mechanical trade school or Associate’s degree

    • 5 years of experience in technical field (recommended)

    • Experience with rotating industrial equipment



    Required critical behaviours (suggest ca. 9)

    • Communications Skills, verbal and written

    • Analytical thinker

    • Attention to detail

    • Ability to direct skilled and unskilled personnel (on-site millwright)

    • Great organizational capability

    • Ability to Multi-task

    • Ability to prioritize and plan based on needs



    Required key skills (functional/technical)

    • Knowledge of mechanical systems and equipment

    • Good computer skills (Microsoft and similar)

    • Understanding of rotating equipment

    • Understanding of oxygen cleaning process

    • Ability to read blue-prints(mechanical and electrical)

    • Proficient Mechanical/Electrical Skills

    • Knowledge of cryogenic equipment

    • Ability to use measurement devices

    • Proficient with the use of instrumentation

    • Understanding of PLC’s

    • Proficient understanding of labyrinth and gas seal systems

    • Proficient in the use of speed sensing devices

    • Proficient in the use of vibration sensing devices



    Apply today @ https://uscareers-lgamericas.icims.com

    Linde is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws




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