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Lead Field Service -Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Linde:Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2022 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 Various (Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois)Job Overview: The Linde Field Service Lead Technician is a key member of the Standard Plant Operations (SPO) team. A successful candidate will demonstrate technical skills, self-motivation, and leadership in safety, quality, operations, troubleshooting, project management, technician development, and plant profitability. This is a challenging and rewarding position that requires strong production process or air separation knowledge, mechanical aptitude, and skills working with instrumentation, control circuits, and electrical systems. The Field Service Lead Technician is the technical "go to" person for the area. Effective communication, exceptional work ethic, taking initiative, and delivering high quality work are essential to success. In addition, the Field Service Lead Technician has a key role in training, mentoring, and developing both new and experienced technicians.The Lead Technician works closely with management, plant technicians, Technical Support Engineers, and the Equipment Reliability Group. This position requires overnight travel of approximately 50%, including occasional trips to support activities outside of the immediate area of responsibility. The Field Service Lead Technician will be trained in Linde safety, operations, databases/systems, and work processes needed to perform the job safely and efficiently. Reports to: Area Operations Supervisor Direct reports: None.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance in safety, quality, and operation activities at each plant location.
  • Assist in routine maintenance and calibrations on a variety of process equipment including, but not limited to centrifugal, screw, and reciprocating compressors, gas analyzers, electrical equipment, control systems, and pneumatic control valves.
  • Assist in coordinating contractors and resources, both internal and external to Linde, to support plant activities, outages/turnarounds, audits, and all administrative requirements.
  • Improve and maintain plant efficiency.
  • Assist and direct the training and development of new employees.
  • Self-Management and initiative demonstrated by devoting time and resources to multiple plant sites in the West US region.Skills and Abilities:
    • Safety awareness; understands and follows Safety, Health, and Environmental rules and procedures
    • Safe driving
    • Complex troubleshooting
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • Mechanical and electrical aptitude
    • Process understanding and ability to follow process instrumentation diagrams
    • Process control schematic interpretation
    • Computers, Microsoft applications, process control computer systems (HMI), maintenance and compliance documentation and databases
    • Communications: verbal and written
    • Quality assurance procedures, training, and documentation
    • Organization and time management
    • Self-directed learning
    • Planning and project management
    • Procurement processesWorking Conditions:In addition to being able to sit, stand, climb, walk, read, talk, see and hear, to perform the essential functions of this job an individual must be able to do the following additional activities:
      • Drive a service (pickup) truck up to 2 or 3 hours per day and up to 8 hours on occasion.
      • Perform office work requiring sitting at the computer and other administration duties 1 or 2 hours per day.
      • Walking on flat or uneven surfaces and in areas of crushed stone is done on a daily basis.
      • Bending, stooping, and working from just above the ground to 6 foot elevation
      • Use of stairs and ladders for elevated work.
      • Lifting 5 to 15 lb loads is performed daily.
      • Lifting 15 to 45 lb loads is done on an intermittent basis.
      • Lifting over 45 to 75 lbs is done occasionally.
      • Upper body work activities, including using wrenches, hammers, and similar tools
      • Use of power tools such as drills
      • Use of fingers/fine manipulation (such as instrumentation calibration)
      • Normal work week of 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
      • On call for plant issues during off hours. Provided company cell phone, Wi-Fi hotspot, laptop, and service truck. Plant performance highly dependent on employee effort.
      • Accommodations can be made if reasonable, do not create an undue hardship, and will enable an individual with a disability to safely perform the essential job functions.Qualifications:
        • High school degree required
        • Associate degree in a technical field preferred
        • 2 - 5 years of Operations experience highly desirable in many of the following fields:
          • Air separation or similar complex process control function
          • Instrumentation and controls
          • General maintenance of industrial equipment
          • Compressors and compressor maintenance
          • Industrial Mechanical
          • Industrial Electrical or Electrician
          • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)At 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 Linde.We 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, Indianapolis , Lead Field Service -Technician, Professions , Indianapolis, Indiana

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