Maintenance Technician

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newport, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Maintenance Technician


Located in Newport, DE.



 Job title


 Maintenance Technician


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 United States





Company presentation


World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

Entity and activity description


The GM&T WBU delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth.

To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.

As a player of the deep tech sector, GM&T commercializes technologies dedicated to Space, Aerospace and scientific exploration. GM&T also supplies gases for players in of the maritime sector and provides logistics for cryogenic transportation by sea of value added molecules, such as helium.

GM&T employs 1,800 people world-wide and generated a 2017 revenue of 372 million.

Job Responsibilities


The Maintenance Technician is responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance, work scheduling, spare parts management and completion of projects as assigned. The role is a key part of our maintenance team supporting the gas separation membrane manufacturing operations in Newport, DE. Responsibilities involve multi-craft aspects including routine process and facilities equipment and systems maintenance and troubleshooting in areas of electrical, mechanical and general plant operations. Highly-skilled military veterans are invited to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Actively engage in safety improvement and awareness efforts

Provide maintenance support for the manufacturing and support teams

Troubleshoot, repair and maintain mechanical equipment including HVAC, boilers, air compressors, pumps, water treatment systems, machine tools, mixing systems, winding systems, etc.

Perform general repairs from work requests, troubleshooting, repair of equipment, and resolution of operational issues.

Schedule maintenance tasks based on established prioritization process

Effectively support and manage spare parts inventory.

Assist in the development of cost estimates and economic justifications for maintenance projects.

Create and manage parts and services purchase requisitions to support maintenance activities.

Assist other maintenance personnel during repair and maintenance activities as needed.

Be available to work overtime, on call shifts, and fill in on other shifts as needed which may require weekend or evening work.

Participate actively in LEAN manufacturing projects and initiatives

Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Competencies



High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

5 years+ documented industrial maintenance experience - preferably in the chemical, pharma or engineered materials processing industries

Strong command of English language, both verbal and written

Competent in computer based communications and applications

Knowledge of electrical repair and maintenance

Knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic system troubleshooting and repair

Machine shop experience

Metal fabrication skills

Ability to work in a team environment


Electrical journeyman qualification

Experience in chemical industry

Experience in maintenance and repair of both building systems and manufacturing equipment

Additional Information


This position is identified by Air Liquide as "safety-sensitive" and as such is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Candidate must have valid unrestricted employment authorization in the U.S. and must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future. This position is not open for non-immigrant visa sponsorship.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

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Job Posting: 874918

Posted On: Nov 20, 2021

Updated On: Dec 06, 2021