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Veterans Preferred - Lead Plant Operator - Air Separation Unit (ASU)

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10045699 Lead Plant Operator - Air Separation Unit (ASU) (Open)

Anchorage, AK - Arctic Spur - Filling industrial

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Lead Plant Operator - Air Separation Unit (ASU)

- Anchorage AK
- $32 per hour, quarterly bonus opportunity
- Tuesday through Friday, 5:00 am to 3:30 pm. On call every other week.
- Airgas Suite of Benefits and Programs Offered:
- Healthcare Benefits - Medical, dental, and vision options
- Healthcare and Dependent Care Pre-tax Savings Options (FSA, HSA)
- Basic life and AD&D with the option to purchase additional coverage for yourself and your dependents
- Short and long-term disability coverage with optional buy-up
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match effective upon hire
- Vacation accrual of up to 80 hours per year, which increases up to 120 hours after your third anniversary
- Seven (7) Company observed paid holidays per calendar year and hours count towards the calculation of overtime!
- Up to three paid floating holidays per calendar year, amount determined by hire date
- Paid parental leave after 12 months of employment
- Tuition assistance and CDL scholarship options after 6 months of employment
- Career Development Opportunities
- See more at:
As ASU Lead Production Operator, you will be responsible for leading the operations and maintenance of the only medically certified air separation unit (ASU) in the state of Alaska. You and the other technicians operating this facility are tasked with ensuring efficient and reliable operations 24 hours a day, producing cryogenic liquid oxygen and nitrogen for use in medical and industrial applications. You will also uphold compliance with all safety and regulatory procedures, including OSHA, FDA, and DOT.

In particular, you will:

  • Monitor and maintain the safe operation of the Air Separation facility.
  • Delegate and coordinate plant activities to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize production, working closely with the Plant Manager.
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and manuals. Perform complex plant functions and maintenance including operations start-up and shutdowns.
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance throughout the plant, including compressors, pumps, turbines, valves, motors, electrical equipment, and other plant equipment.
  • Take initiative to improve facility operations, working closely with the Plant Manager. Provide training to other operator associates at the plant.


    Are you a MATCH?

    • Associates degree in Process Technology or related field (preferred)
    • High school diploma or GED and 5 or more years of related experience - or - two years technical college or military technical experience plus 3 or more years experience (required)
    • Experience with Google Workspace or Microsoft Office (required); SAP or similar software experience (preferred)
    • Mechanical skills and basic understanding of refrigeration or air separation and associated technologies (preferred)
    • Must be able to work in a drug-free environment.


      Your differences enhance our performance

      At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

      We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


      Equal Employment Opportunity Information

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

      Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request.

      Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by email at .


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Keywords: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC, Anchorage , Veterans Preferred - Lead Plant Operator - Air Separation Unit (ASU), Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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