It is the responsibility of maintenance technician to work closely with all maintenance personnel in the maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of all equipment within and around the facility to meet production and quality standards and requirements within a timely manner.
Typical duties and responsibilities are;
To troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair all electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment problems.
To coordinate preventative maintenance and repair activities with supervisory and management personnel.
To perform all assigned equipment and facility PM procedures.
To effectively communicate equipment status and issues with management personnel.
To train other less experienced maintenance personnel in effective equipment troubleshooting and in areas of expertise.
To maintain equipment repair records.
To maintain critical equipment spare parts inventory, including generating purchase requisitions.
To perform building and grounds maintenance such as painting, snow removal lawn care.
To perform low voltage (<600VAC) wiring projects such as running power for new equipment and lighting.
To perform basic plumbing and repairs of both threaded and soldered piping systems.
To fabricate and repair metal tables, fixtures, and stands using MIG and stick welding techniques.
To perform basic machining tasks using the mill, lathe, drill press, and surface grinders.
To operate all department equipment in a safe manner.
To maintain all department equipment in a clean and reliable condition.
To work with the other employees to maintain a safe and clean environment.
To perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must be able to perform advanced equipment troubleshooting of electrical and hydraulic problems using common test equipment including but not limited to; a digital voltmeter, clamp-on amp meter, insulation tester “megger”, vacuum and pressure gauges.
Must be able to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics for all plant equipment.
Must be able to read and understand PLC ladder logic for the troubleshooting of machines and equipment.
Must be able to perform basic PLC program editing and program changes to optimize machine efficiencies.
Must be able to competently interact with OEM on troubleshooting and problem solving of equipment issues.
To be able to weld using MIG and stick welders.
Reasoning: To solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer: To use a computer for data entry into time-keeping and manufacturing software.
Other: To accept personal responsibility and be a highly motivated team player in a detail orientated environment. To exhibit strong problem-solving skills.