Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. PLANT MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Windsor ON in Windsor,

22768BRReq No.:22768BRJob Description and Qualifications:

Air Products Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Products and Chemicals Inc., has manufacturing and distribution operations in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta as well as Advanced Adsorption Technology testing facilities in Burnaby, BC. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NSYE), manufactures and distributes industrial gases and related equipment and services to a very diverse base of customers in the manufacturing, process, and service industries. With annual revenues of over $8.2 billion U.S., Air Products is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has approximately 15,000 employees and is operating in over 50 countries around the world.

This an entrepreneurial opportunity for a career minded person to work out of your home and manage

the service to customer installations in a set territory.

Air Products has an immediate opening for a Plant Maintenance and Service Technician to provide operating and administrative support at a nitrogen production facility in Windsor, Ontario.

This is a residence based position with a company vehicle and ideally, it’s preferred the selected candidate reside within a 40 mile area of Windsor, ON to minimize travel. This is a daily lone worker situation with additional support from nearby personnel in Nanticoke and Sarnia.

The Windsor, Ontario facility will consist of a long time proven Nitrogen Generating Plant (Package Plant) supplying nitrogen to an on-site customer established in the Windsor community.

The Plant Maintenance and Service Technician will have a wide range of responsibilities supporting both plant operations and the customer. This role will require the candidate to obtain an understanding of all aspects of the site’s responsibilities (plant operation, maintenance and customer communications) with a specific focus on leadership and operating skills at this one person site. The Plant Maintenance and Service Technician will be involved in all aspects of the daily operations of this facility such as PM’s (preventive maintenance), trouble shooting, safety protocol, managing contractors. He / She will also be responsible for assisting other sites and performing customer stations work in the area as work load permits.

When it comes to safety at Air Products ZERO IS ACHIEVABLE. Our goal is zero injuries and incidents. People have said that it is an impossible goal. Air Products people have the capability and determination to make \"zero\" happen across all aspects of our safety performance by prioritizing safety in words and actions to protect self, others and the environment.

The person in this role should demonstrate a positive attitude and be willing to take on new opportunities and embrace tough challenges with a sense of ownership, energy and urgency. He / She must be able to approach work both individually and as a member of the team.

He / She should seek out diverse thinking to maximize the use of others’ experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. The ability to introduce new ways of looking at problems and getting work done and proposing value added solutions is important to this position.

Integrity is a vital part of the Air Product’s culture and employees are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and communicate across all channels with respect and honesty.

He / She must be self-motivated, safety conscious, a good communicator and possess good organization, operating and mechanical skills.

Key Responsibilities for this position include:

●Safety performance, BSP compliance and process safety management

●Promote and support customer relations thru effective communications

●Support all aspects of the day to day operation, including:

Troubleshooting plant process or mechanical problems, coordinating maintenance activities, driving plant efficiency and plant projects

●Identifying maintenance concerns, developing and implementing corrective/preventive measures

●Working and communicating regularly and effectively with the North America Operating Service Center (OSC), asset manager, regional maintenance manager, tech support team and line manager as necessary

Candidates for this position will be evaluated on the following:

●Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills

●A track record of success on Safety, Environmental and Quality

●Strong operating experience in similar plants or operations of similar complexity

●A strong commitment to employee involvement, team building and diversity & inclusion

●A track record in driving continuous improvement

●Demonstrated computer skills


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Strong understanding of Air Separation plants or operating and maintenance experience with complex processes is preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in industry

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required

  • Two year Associate Degree in a technical field a plus, but not required.

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to plan his/her own activities (including maintenance planning) for safe and reliable operation within budget limitations.

  • Must be willing to take 24 hour on-call responsibilities

  • Clean driving record

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for interfacing customers to include report development and other required administrative functions.

  • Demonstrate and practice safe handling of tool including power tools typically and commonly used for installation and maintenance tasks. Experience with welding and brazing is a plus.

  • Demonstrate ability to read engineering drawings, flow sheets, equipment layout, piping drawings and electrical controls schematics

  • Exposure to maintaining electronic controls, pneumatic systems, pumps, pressure vessels, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors is preferred

  • PLC and instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting are a plus

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to climb ladders and steps and lift up to 50 lbs.

• Will be exposed to a high noise environment

• Elevated work required.

Air Products offers a competitive salary, incentive program, and an above average benefits package, which includes company paid pension, and company matched RRSP plans.

Air Products Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Products and Chemicals Inc., has manufacturing and distribution operations in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta.

Due to Canadian Immigration regulations, we are only able to consider applications from Canadian citizens or other individuals legally entitled to work in Canada.

To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products Career Center at and apply specifically to Job Req# 22768BR.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

Job Title:PLANT MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Windsor ONEmployment Type:North America - Exempt Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:NoneLocation:CN-ON-WindsorCountry:CanadaRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas