Industrial Maintenance Senior Technicians are responsible for performing repair and maintenance on equipment in a plant and facilities maintenance. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions. The physical demand may vary by location. General work hours for this position will be 1st Shift, 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM but may require overtime based on the needs of the plant.
Performs all duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
Performs all duties of the Industrial Maintenance Tech 1, Tech 2, and Tech 3.
Tracks daily work performed via electronic devices and along with work order and inventory software.
Addresses maintenance issues during plant operations in an efficient and timely manner.
Makes routine diagnostic evaluations on all equipment and determines when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Uses logic and reasoning to identify the correct solutions, conclusions or approaches to resolving issues.
Determines the cause of operating errors and takes action to correct them.
Ability to communicate with engineering to address and diagnose maintenance and operational issues within the plant.
Performs routine maintenance such as inspecting VFD’s, motors, gear boxes, belts, conveyors, bearings, checking fluid levels, replacing filters and other preventive maintenance actions.
Continually monitors machinery and makes necessary adjustment(s) to ensure proper operation.
Dismantles machines, equipment, or devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and any necessary power tools.
Performs typical repairs to the plant including gearbox, pulley and shaft and belt replacement.
Rebuilds and replaces shafts in the screeners.
Performs lacing repairs to the belts throughout the plant.
Tracks work performed via the conveyor cleaning preventive maintenance list.
Accesses and utilizes maintenance software for equipment usage.
Communicates with engineering when troubleshooting operating systems.
Inspects, operates or tests plant equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company and OSHA standards.
Completes all paperwork and/or electronic updates as required.
Regularly uses heavy industrial shop tools and equipment.
Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
Maintains a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
Must be able to operate the plant during normal operating hours.
Works with little or no supervision.
Must be able to recognize and avoid electrical hazards.
Must be able to read and understand electrical, mechanical and hydraulic drawings and manuals as they apply to this facility.
Must pass Arc Flash certified course.
Must be able to determine the correct tools or equipment to be used for various repairs.
Must have the skills to properly use voltage test equipment.
Must be able to use metal working tools, mig welders, and touch sets.
Ability to design and fabricate using various welding techniques.
Must be able to design metal working projects and fabricate as pertaining to welding.
Must have an overall knowledge of the operation of the plant and the purpose of each piece of equipment in the plant.
Ability to work in a team and assist in plant repairs.
Ability to be trained to operate mobile equipment such as fork trucks, man-lifts and skid steer loaders.
Ability to comprehend and follow LOTO policies and procedures.
Must own the necessary hand tools to accomplish work.
Must wear required PPE.
Must have the skills to identify exposed energized electrical components and conductors
Must have the skills to determine the nominal voltage of exposed energized electrical components and conductors
Must understand and identify the applicable approach distance for the voltage in which they will be exposed (NFPA 70 E Tables)
Must possess the decision-making ability to determine the level of hazard, proper PPE and job planning to safely perform the task
Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.
Ability to obtain certificate to operate powered industrial lift trucks.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
Familiarity with using a computer.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.
Must have a minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in industrial equipment maintenance or 5 years of accredited training and experience combined.
A resume must be provided along with the application for this position.
Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair or fabrication facility.
Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)