Praxair, Inc. ST Senior Chemical Lab Technician in Houston, Texas

Senior Chemical Lab Technician


Praxair Distribution, Inc., 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 Sr. Chemical Lab Technician to join our team located in Houston, TX.

The Sr. Chemical Lab Technician will beaccountable for conducting tests and preparing documentation for specialty gas cylinders. Under general supervision the Sr. Chemical Lab Technician conducts routine technical tasks in plant, field or lab and provides basic technical assistance in areas such as gas applications.

Sr. Chemical Lab Technician

  • Performs QC analysis on pure and mixed gases following in house and federal regulated procedures.

  • Performs preventative maintenance on laboratory instrumentation in addition to troubleshooting if issues occur

  • May generate certificates of analysis for pure products and mixtures

  • Sets up and calibrates new testing equipment to required standards

  • Ensures lab is maintained in a neat, clean and orderly condition

  • Maintains data both via hard copies and electronically

  • Interacts effectively with other work groups

  • Aide lab technicians on technical issues that may occur

  • Ability to take on new projects in addition to daily task

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field of study (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics)

  • 2 years experience working in industrial lab environment

  • Gas Chromatography experience necessary (specifically GowMac and Agilent).

  • Experience with Chromperfect and Chemstation software preferred.

  • Some leadership experience preferred but not required.

  • Instrumentation troubleshooting experience preferred

  • Must be willing to work 2ndShift (3:00p.m. to 11:30p.m.; M-F)

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 Texas-Houston

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18001072