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Reliability Internship
Praxair Inc | East Chicago, Indiana
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Summer Intern to support ongoing activities within the US Reliability organization. This position requires collaboration with all teams within the Reliability organization as well as the operating facilities. We have a total of two (2) intern positions - two (Electrical) to the North Reliability Manager in East Chicago, IN.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead or assist to:
* Plan and perform hands-on major equipment installation, maintenance, overhauls and inspections of industrial mechanical or electrical systems
* Provide on-site mechanical or electrical support to sites in the region.
* Estimate costs of mechanical or electrical maintenance work.
* Collecting and reviewing equipment operating data

This position requires a combination of office and field work. This position typically requires limited travel domestically. Accessibility during off-hours may be required. Employee will be required to work in varying weather conditions and must be able to access elevated electrical and mechanical equipment via ladders, scaffolding, man-lifts and crane baskets.

* Pursuing or completed machinist/electrician apprenticeship program or Associate's/Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or a.
* Exposure to maintenance, troubleshooting, inspection and installation of mechanical or electrical systems and equipment in an industrial manufacturing environment.
* Exposure to preventive maintenance of industrial mechanical or electrical systems and equipment.
* Familiar with electrical or mechanical test and precision measuring devices.
* Exposure to regulatory and industrial standards and codes.
* Exposure to information management systems used in industrial environment
* Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Proven ability to work independently as well as participate on teams.
* Must have a positive attitude and be willing to quickly adapt to changing situations.
* Must be able to manage multiple priorities, drive issues to completion, and obtain results.
* Proficient in most common office computer software packages, such as Word, Excel, etc.

About Praxair Inc

Praxair, Inc. (Praxair) is an industrial gas supplier in North and South America. Praxair's primary products for its industrial gases business are atmospheric gases (oxygen, nitrogen, argon, rare gases) and process gases (carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronic gases, specialty gases, acetylene). The Company also designs, engineers, and builds equipment that produces industrial gases for internal use and external sale. Its surface technologies segment, operated through Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., supplies wear-resistant and high-temperature corrosion-resistant metallic and ceramic coatings and powders. Praxair serves approximately 25 industries, such as healthcare and petroleum refining; computer-chip manufacturing and beverage carbonation; fiber-optics and steel making, and aerospace, chemicals and water treatment. In July 2009, Praxair's subsidiary, Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., acquired Sermatech International Holdings Corp. from Arsenal Capital Partners.

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