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Lead Technician

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

Job Description:

About Linde:Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 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 www.linde.com.Job Overview:The Production Coordinator will be responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operations of multiple Air Separation and Liquefaction plants. This position requires a combination of office work and field work. Employee must be able to access elevated electrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, and aerial work platforms. Holiday, afterhours and on-call work are required. Excellent communication, self-motivation and interpersonal skills are needed. Attention to detail is a must.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand and sustain company, customer and regulatory policies and practices with regards to Safety, Quality, Environment, Operations and Ethics.
  • Provide leadership, training and guidance in safety, operation, and quality activities at all plant locations. Responsible for the training of junior plant technicians and the assignment of their time and tasks.
  • Effectively start up, shut down, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and commission atmospheric gas and cryogenic liquid systems.
  • Manage plant operating and trailer fill operations to satisfy customer demand.
  • Read and maintain P&IDs, Site SOPs, schematic wiring diagrams in compliance with company Safety, QA, Maintenance and MOC standards.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot industrial instruments and analyzers including transmitters, PLC systems, meters, gas purifiers and automatic valves.
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems and equipment (
  • Plan and perform lock-out tag-out, correctly and safely permit maintenance work, and oversee contractors.
  • Understand Process Loop interaction and impact on the process.
  • Propose, prepare, and execute projects to improve availability, productivity (cost savings) and reliability.
  • Maintain security and orderliness.
  • Follow lone worker requirements.
  • Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System to execute, document and continuously improve equipment preventative and corrective maintenance strategy.
  • Collect and interpret trends in equipment and process condition monitoring data.
  • Ensure PMs, PdMs, and CMs are properly executed and closed out.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of planned or requested maintenance and procurement of materials and services.
  • Manage and escalate as required equipment failures, production upsets, out-of-control plant process conditions, product quality issues and delivery equipment challenges.
  • Maintain spares inventory and raise needs to management as required.
  • Maintain open continuous line of communication with manager.
  • Complete all required training activities according to schedule and meet annual performance goals.
  • Create, process and close-out EMOC and EMVF applications.
  • Support productivity (cost-savings) projects as operations leader.
  • Operate equipment including forklifts and man-lifts.
  • Maintain One Call program for Hillsboro site to ensure safe digging in areas of Linde pipelines external to the site.
  • Generate documentation, procedures, reports, and perform other administrative duties.Qualifications:
    • Proven understanding of control, instrumentation, and electrical systems in industrial environment. Ability to troubleshoot 4-20mA transmitter, electro-pneumatic control loops, as well as industrial control components (e.g., solenoid valve, actuators, regulators, PID controllers, etc).
    • Associate degree from a technical school is desired. Equivalent apprenticeship or certificate-based training program completion is accepted.
    • At least 4+ years of related experience within the fields of gas production and delivery, instrumentation and controls, and engineering work procedure preparation and execution.
    • Proven understanding of regulatory and industrial standards and codes. Capable of operating a forklift or overhead crane or man lift according to company policy.
    • Proven experience in general computing and controls/HMI software packages (Microsoft, Wonderware, Rockwell, etc.). Ability to read, interpret and draft engineering drawings such as P&IDs, electrical drawings.
    • Knowledgeable of ultra-high purity delivery and control systems.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, Hillsboro , Lead Technician, Professions , Hillsboro, Oregon

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