Maintenance Jobs

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Full Time / Hourly

Shift: 2nd (3:30 pm - 12:00 am)

JOB SUMMARY

The maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties, including installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of production and facility equipment to support production flow and on-time product delivery.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Installs new or repairs parts
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of the plant
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES - None

QUALIFICATIONS 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Associate Degree (A. A.) or successful completion of apprenticeship program and two years of directly related experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and SPEICAL TRAINING

Contingency Plan (annually), 24 Hour Hazardous Spill for Technicians (annually), Forklift Certification/Recertification (every 3 years), Confined Space Entry (one-time), First Aid (every 3 years), CPR (annually), Blood Borne Pathogen (annually).

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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