Cryogenic Service Technician

Are you looking for an opportunity to start something new or build your career somewhere rewarding? Then look no further! We are actively seeking motivated Cryogenic Service Technician to join our team!

Our cryogenics team is the front line and added support for our customers day in and day out. As a Cryogenic Service Technician, no two days will be the same! Whether you are installing bulk tanks, running piping, or doing routine service work on existing cryogenic systems, our cryogenics team is a dedicated, well-trained, problem-solving team that deliver value add solutions for our customers.


1st Shift | Full-Time Status | St. Cloud, MN

Position Summary:

Under the direction of, and reporting to the Operations Manager, the Cryogenic ServiceTechnician is responsible for the installation, technical support, and maintenance of all bulk cryogenic systems. This position will work both in our St. Cloud facility as well as on site at customer locations to perform work. The Cryogenics Technician works to build and uphold strong customer loyalty and satisfaction.


  • Installation of gas delivery systems.
    • Conduct site evaluations to confirm pad location/size.
    • Develop and communicate detailed installation plan for Central McGowan and customers.
    • Collaborate with sales team to properly quote installation and order/organize required materials/equipment.
    • Design of piping layout and complete installation (including soldering).
    •  Coordinate crane operation with 3rd party (if needed for removal of old/placement of new).
  • Install and provide preventive maintenance and testing of gas mixers.
    • Cryogenic vessel and microbulk tank inspections and service.
    • Troubleshoot problems as they occur, communicating with customers on-site to optimize efficiency and safety.
    • Analytical testing of Thermco Gas Mixers.
    •  Annual calibration of Thermco Analyzer.
    • Routine system checks for leaks and performance issues, making repairs as needed.
    • Keep records of testing results, providing a copy to customers to confirm performance.
    • Maintain all cryogenic systems at customer locations as well as at Central McGowan’s facilities.


  • High School degree or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of industry experience, preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Plumbing and pipefitting experience, strongly desired.

Benefits: WE INVEST IN YOU! We offer competitive pay and outstanding benefits within the first 90 days of hire! Our benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Annual Profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off (yes, even on your Birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays Off
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Sponsored Volunteer Opportunities
  • Employee rewards and recognition events
  • Endless career growth and opportunities

**Pay is market competitive and dependent on qualifications**

EEOC Statement: Central McGowan is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Central McGowan is a growing, diversified business. We are a leading supplier of gases, dry ice, and state-of-the-art equipment/technology for the manufacturing, welding, medical, and food and beverage industries in the upper Midwest, and a FANUC-authorized integrator of automation/robotic solutions. Our service area spans most of Minnesota and lowa, and areas of North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin with automation implementations across the U.S. and internationally. We’re family owned with local roots and proud of it.

After decades of doing business, we believe quality and integrity are the keys to our business, as is always putting our customers first.  And we believe our employees are the reason for our success and  are proud of their loyalty, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to providing a safe, challenging, and rewarding work environment where our employees can thrive.

We are a great place to work with outstanding people, loyal customers, and an awesome benefits package. If you are interested, we would love to have you apply today!