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Mask Operator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Praxair, Inc.
Physical Address

Biddeford, ME 04005
Job Description

Mask Operator


Praxair Surface Technologies \(PST\), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc\., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high\-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Sprayer / Production Technician in our plant located in Manchester, CT\.

Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc\. \(PST\), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc\., a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array of high\-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and other industries\. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and produce high\-quality products\. Additional information about PST is available at www\.praxairsurfacetechnologies\.com


Masking and blasting parts using a wide variety of processes to prepare parts for proper coating\.Maintains the highest quality standards by following Praxair Standard Practices in all aspects of this job\.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reviews traveler confirming product type and specifications for processing\.

Performs all operations according to traveler and Praxair Standard Practice specifications\.

May look up technical specifications if needed for various parts\.

Masks areas of parts to impede coating by taping, applying hard tooling, dipping, spraying, painting, covering or filling appropriate areas\.

Masks utilizing a wide variety of maskers and techniques including but not limited to:Tape, hard tooling, M1, M7, M8, powders, toothpicks, slurry, markers, powder press machine, forced air syringe, and core pack\.

Marks products with Praxair Identification\.

Quality Responsibilities:

Quality responsibilities are contained in Praxair QSP – 01, and other Praxair quality documentation\. Follows all relevant quality procedures contained in Praxair Quality System procedures, Standard Practices, Technical Plans, and Repair Station manuals\.

Other Duties:

Conveys materials/parts to and from masking area via pushcart\.

Supports/perform the blasting function as needed\.

Unload/Load curing ovens\.

Cleans work area between jobs and at the end of shift\.

Aid platers as required, tooling, mask, blast, part weighing, ect\.

Other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience :

High schooldiploma or equivalent\.


Ability toread and interpret documents\.Ability tounderstand and complete documentation for processes\. Ability to add, subtract,multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, commonfractions, and decimals\.

Physical Demands :

Frequentlyrequired to sit; walk; use hands, manipulate fingers, handle, or grip, andreach with hands and arms\. The employee is occasionally required to stand,stoop, lift and /or move up to 20\#’s\. Specific vision abilities required bythis job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheralvision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus\.

PPE :Varies for different processes but mayinclude:dust mask, gloves, ear plugs,safety glasses or face mask\.Requirements and recommendations are contained in Praxair StandardPractice SME\-MF\-422\.

Work Environment :

Industrialnon\-air conditioned environment\.

Access toexport controlled technology/technical data and/or items required to performthis Position are subject to the laws of the United States \(including but notlimited to the Export Administration Regulations \(“EAR”\), 15 C\.F\.R\.Parts 730\-799, and/or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations\(“ITAR”\), 22 C\.F\.R\. Part 120\-130\) and the company’s export control procedures,pursuant to which the release of such technology/technical data and/or items toanyone other than a U\.S\. Person\

  • may be considered an export to the person’shome country and may require authorization from the U\.S\. Government\. Thus,additional information in this regard may be required from applicants for thisPosition\. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter\.


  • Pursuant tothe EAR and the ITAR, a U\.S\. Person includes any individual who is granted U\.S\.citizenship, any individual who is granted U\.S\. permanent residence \(i\.e\., a"green card" holder\), or any individual who is granted politicalasylum or other protected status under applicable law\.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status\.

Job Operations

Primary Location Maine\-Biddeford

Schedule Full\-time

Req ID: 19002490

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