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Maintenance Technician



Job Type

Full time

Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Repairs, maintains, and installs plant’s machines and equipment
  • Performs electrical/electronic maintenance, construction, layout, installation, repairs and controls according to established practices and methods
  • Assembles, disassembles or installs mechanical, electrical/electronic equipment working from engineering drawings, field sketches, other related documents and verbal field instructions needed to perform assigned duties
  • Uses and operates tools and or any equipment with proficiency in performing work of the craft
  • Reads and maintains electrical metering devices
  • Adjusts, repairs and replaces any faulty parts in plant machinery and equipment
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and performs maintenance and repairs of any plant mechanical and or electrical systems
  • Participates in the plant preventative maintenance programs
  • Cleans and maintains motors, pumps and parts
  • Completes required records and reports
  • Rigs ladders and scaffolding necessary to accomplish assigned work
  • Moves equipment as required using powered or manually operated equipment assigned
  • Operates fork lift and man lifts
  • Performs inspection of equipment; checks fluid levels and various component systems for malfunctions.
  • Maintains and repairs plant building and grounds items (including but not limited to walls, floors, roofs, windows, drains, piping, roads, sidewalks, docks, etc)
  • Responds to production service calls
  • Applies protective coatings to equipment, floors etc.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel immediately of any process, quality, or safety issues and takes corrective action within the scope of the job
  • Participation in plant safety, training, housekeeping programs
  • Participates in training and implementation of the plants PSM program
  • May direct production personnel on maintenance days
  • Perform similar related duties as directed by management
  • Travel to other locations for meetings, training or work as needed.
  • Regular, consistent physical attendance


  • Some electrical/mechanical knowledge

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong ability to use mathematical concepts as required in performing job duties, such as fractions, percentages, ratios, etc.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to reason.  Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to solve problems involving several variables.
  • Must be PC literate and be able to use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly (both orally and written) to personnel from a variety of functional areas.
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Minimum High school diploma or GED; some college preferred

Additional Information

  • Any other work related duties that may be assigned by the supervisor that may include heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.), deep bending, climbing, sweeping, shoveling and other cleanup tasks.

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