• Maintenance Technician

    Job Location US-IA-Grundy Center
    ID
    2017-3768
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Repair, maintain, install, and troubleshoot industrial equipment, systems, and components,
    including but not limited to: large capacity washers and dryers, pneumatic and steam systems,
    conveyor systems, and boilers. Assist with managing and executes preventive/predictive
    maintenance, resolving safety concerns, and maintaining an industrial laundry facility. Perform
    indoor and outdoor facility and equipment repair. Performs maintenance tasks in accordance
    with all Company safety policies and approved maintenance procedures.

    Responsibilities

    A.  Equipment and Facility Maintenance

    • Ensures safe operation of machinery, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment and components. Uses common tools including but not limited to: hand and powertools such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills and wrenches, precision measuringinstruments, and electrical and electronic testing devices. 
    • Troubleshoots sources of equipment problems by observing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems equipment and component devices in the operation; uses precision measuring and testing instruments. 
    • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools. 
    • Executes changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting parts using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. 
    • Adjusts functional parts of devices and controls instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straight edges. 
    • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency repairs. 
    • Inspects motors and belts, checksfluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance actions while following maintenance procedures. 
    • Performs various welding activities including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and brazing. 
    • Troubleshoots and repairs Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and associated control systems.

    B.  Preventive Maintenance

    • Performs boiler chemical testing; records result in log books;and makes necessary chemistry adjustments. 
    • Performs daily and weekly safety checks on boilers and makes necessary repairs. 
    • Performs wastewater pretreatment system testing; record results in logbooks; and makes necessary chemistry adjustments. 
    • Records and analyzesmeter readings of utilities in logs and takes corrective actions where appropriate. 
    • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other partsof location equipment per work procedures or technical manual. 
    • Inspects motors and belts, checksfluid levels, replaces filters, and performs other maintenance actions while following maintenance records.

    C.  Safety

    • Performs daily and weekly location and systems safety checks and follows up to address concerns.
    • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures and regulations. 
    • Performs Lockout/Tagout procedures where appropriate. 
    • Performs Confined Space procedures where appropriate.

    D.  Administration

    • Utilizes a Computerized Maintenance Management System. 
    • Prepares maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 
    • Maintains current maintenance records including but not limited to: 
    • Preventive maintenance logs on all equipment and systems. 
    • Equipment failure, problems, parts used and steps taken to make repairs. 
    • Shift change logs. 
    • Utilities usage logs. 
    • Assists in maintaining and updating a repair parts list and equipment contact vendor list. 
    • Maintains an action list (including non-maintenance related items) prepared by the 
    • Maintenance Supervisor and approved by the Production Manager.

    E.  Negotiation

    • Assists with identifying and evaluating outside service companies that may be more cost effective to work on certain projects.

    F.  Inventory Control

    • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. 
    • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies by monitoring and replenishing appropriate inventory.

    G.  Personal Development

    • Maintains technical knowledge byattending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and establishing professional networks, and attending job-required training.

    H.  General Duties

    • Anticipates maintenance issues and takes corrective action to reduce or eliminate downtime. 
    • Communicates with Management if there are any issues that may result in downtime for the operation. 
    • Responds to emergency alarms. 
    • Provides maintenance information to appropriate partners. 
    • Assists other maintenance personnel with emergency and non-emergency repairs. 
    • Executes assignments on an action list (including non-maintenance related items) prepared by the Maintenance Supervisor and approved by the Production Manager. 
    • Mentors Maintenance Technician Level I, Maintenance Utility, Maintenance Custodian Technician, and Maintenance Trainee staff members.

    Qualifications

    Equipment Maintenance Knowledge – minimum of 1 year work experience repairing Industrial
    processing equipment in an industrial environment required.

    Applicable military experiences will be considered.
    Ability to read blueprints and schematics required.
    Ability to read and understand maintenance literature printed in English required.
    Basic computer and Microsoft office skills required.
    Experience using Hand & Power tools required.
    Lockout/Tagout experience required.
    Prior welding experience including MIG, TIG, ARC, cutting, and brazing preferred.
    Experience with formalized safety programs preferred.
    Prior experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System preferred.
    HVAC experience preferred.
    Boiler knowledge preferred.

     

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