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

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 Chemical Lab Technician to join our team located in Houston, TX.

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

Chemical Lab Technician - 1st Shift

  • Performs routine analytical procedures on pure and mixed gases

  • Utilizes or adapts standard methods of procedure

  • Runs mixture calculations for routine mixtures

  • May create specialty gas mixtures according to customer specifications

  • May generate certificates of analysis for pure products and mixtures

  • Tests cylinders for safety and fills cylinders to required specifications following routine procedures

  • Coordinates electronic analytical tests to ensure gas mixtures meet customer requirements

  • Assists with the evaluation of all medical gases for FDA compliance before releasing for delivery to customers

  • Sets up and calibrates testing equipment to required standards

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

  • Performs routine maintenance on instruments, scales and pumps

  • Maintains data both via hard copies and electronically

  • Interacts effectively with other work groups

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma/GED is required

  • Associates Degree preferred

  • Industrial/Specialty Gas is preferred

  • 2 years experience working in industrial lab environment

  • Must be willing to work 1st shift (M-F, 7:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. )

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: 18001067