Maintenance Technician

July 15, 2020

Job Description
We believe when you spend your time and focus on something, you receive a high return on your investment. This is why we focus on and invest in, our greatest asset, our people.

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Position Overview
Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager a Maintenance Technician A is responsible for routine preventative maintenance and downtime activities for the facility and equipment. Technician must work safely and independently in conjunction with fellow maintenance personnel and production personnel as tasks demand.Must also develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the process, process equipment, controls, maintenance tasks and the maintenance store areas. Maintain communication links with co-workers, members of production crews, maintenance personnel and supervision. Perform necessary functions to log and record maintenance work activities and parts check out. Work with engineering on assigned projects.

Candidate will most likely be placed on 2nd shift or 3rd shift

Essential Job Functions
– Maintains a positive attitude and displays Company Core Values
– Observes and exhibits both common sense and Plant Safety rules
– Ability to properly use power hand tools – drill, grinder, impact tools
– Able to properly use an electrical volt/ohm meter
– Performs basic carpentry skills
– Performs routine and non-routine tasks as directed by the Maintenance Manager of equipment and facility
– Maintains a “willingness-to-learn-more” attitude through developed work habits, machine instruction booklets, self-taught skills courses, and outside educational programs
– Computer data entry – daily work log/equipment log/parts used and needed
– Ability to work any shift and overtime when required including call-outs
– Maintains steam system equipment
– Maintains water treatment through sampling and testing
– Able to work independently
– Able to lead, mentor and train Maintenance Technicians B and C
– Able to act as supervisor in the absence of the Maintenance Manager when requested

– Intermediate knowledge of blue print and schematic reading
– Intermediate knowledge of plumbing – copper, black iron, steel, pvc piping
– Intermediate knowledge of pneumatic devices and troubleshooting
– Intermediate knowledge of steam boilers and operating systems
– Intermediate knowledge of hydraulic devices and troubleshooting
– Advanced ability to install electrical conduit and wire circuitry
– Intermediate knowledge of water treatment testing
– Intermediate use of milling machine, drill press, hydraulic press, pipe threading machine
-Intermediate knowledge of Lubrication
– Intermediate knowledge of fork lift operation and repair
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Intermediate computer skills
– Complete Knowledge of Safe work practices, PPE, LOTO, Confined Space, Hot work
– Advanced knowledge of mechanical machinery and troubleshooting
– Advanced knowledge of electrical circuits, control systems and troubleshooting
– Advanced knowledge of electrical safe work practice
– Advanced knowledge of low and high pressure boilers and steam systems
– Journeyman Mechanical certification or Journeyman Electrical certification or documentation of training of electrical and mechanical knowledge or equivalent, preferred
– Welding certification, preferred
– Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
– Able to regularly stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, grip, walk, and climb in a 8-10 hour shift

– Medical Insurance
– Employer Contributed HSA
– FREE Dental Insurance
– FREE Short-Term Disability
– FREE Life Insurance
– 401k Retirement Plan (Company Match)
– Profit Sharing
– Long Term Disability
– Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
– Educational Assistance
– Vacation
– Paid Time Off
– 10 Paid Holidays
– Summer Fun Day
– Monthly Lunch allowance
– Retirement Bonus ($1,000 per year of service)
– Wellness Program