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Operations Technician / Plant Operator

Full Time


Operations Technician / Plant Operator

At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine whats possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the worlds most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse, and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.

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Role and Responsibilities:

We are seeking experienced Plant Operators for our New Orleans, LA facility. The New Orleans facility consists of 1 Steam Methane Reformers (SMR), 2 Liquid Hydrogen Plants and a Nitrogen Liquefier.

You will be responsible for controlling and monitoring the processes to produce hydrogen (e.g., steam system, compressors, rotating equipment, and DCS operation), performing equipment inspections and minor maintenance work. Daily activities include, but not limited to the following:

-Actively participate in the basic safety process, sharing responsibility for the sites overall safety performance.
-Maintain operation of plant; assist in plant equipment mechanical repairs, instrument calibrations and electrical troubleshooting
-Follow, update and maintain operating procedures to ensure safety and efficiency of the operations
-Provide troubleshooting expertise for the production units
-Oversee trailer loading operations
-Share site responsibilities: PM’s, Plant readings, monitor inventories, etc.

Required Skills / Abilities:

– Strong mechanical aptitude and/or military experience
– Experience in operations, maintenance, or monitoring of industrial process plants.
– Demonstrated commitment to safety
– Strong written and verbal communications skills
– Team player that is flexible and has a positive attitude
– Strong computer skills

Education and Licensing Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency required.
Two-year technical degree is preferred but not required.Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply.

Work Hours & Benefits:
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plans/401(k), and sick time. You will be eligible for benefits and will also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment.

We are the worlds largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.

At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visitAbout Air Products.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.

Air Products is committed to working with and providing a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail us at (e-mail removed) General application status inquiries are not answered by this mailbox rather youll receive an e-mail directly from our Career Center and/or the Talent Acquisition Specialist.

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