Maintenance Technician

Job Location US-OH-Columbus
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is currently seeking a skilled Maintenance Technician. In order to be considered, your resume should reflect the ability to troubleshoot various advanced pneumatic, hydraulic, ac/dc electrical (PLC and instrumentation) and mechanical systems. You should be able to speak to your ability to properly maintain and repair equipment in a fast paced, high production work environment, while prioritizing multiple mechanical, electrical and administrative tasks on a consistent basis.


  • Maximize downtime by diagnosing and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Promptly address, track and properly close impromptu work orders safely and quickly
  • Perform assigned preventive maintenance on equipment and systems.
  • Clearly articulate issues to System Technician, with a solution orientated state of mind
  • Proactive inspect equipment for wear, metal fatigue and damage; rebuild and fabricate when necessary.
  • Understand and drive implementation of a “Continuous Improvement” organization that demonstrates improvement by continuously driving faults lower.
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot and cold, dust, dirt and chemicals
  • Understand and adopt the client’s standard Operating System
  • Adhere to client’s safety practices, with an emphasis on meeting food safety guidelines


  • Your most recent employment should show that you are a maintenance associate with experience in plant operations, including significant knowledge of instrumentation and controls (or)
  • Possess 3 years of experience in a maintenance capacity within a manufacturing environment. Knowledge of electrical systems using 480-volt 3 phase as well as 240 volt through 24 volt single phase systems.
  • Controls and instrumentation knowledge including. Examples: Wonderware HMI system chart recorders, resistance temperature detectors, pressure differential transmitters and 4-20 MA loop control systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot programmable logic controllers (PLCs) hardware including Modicon and Allen Bradley PCLs as well as others used in the field. Familiarity with Proworx, Concept and Unity software packages and others used in the field.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, analyze and resolve technical problems. Ability to read and interpret blueprints as well as basic intermediate PLC ladder logic.
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley, Megnetek, Danfoss, Altivar and Square D variable frequency drives and other common drives used in the field.
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems; mechanical and electrical systems; knowledge of industrial plant systems, equipment and operations.
  • Proven ability to adhere to safety guidelines
  • Basic material machining and welding knowledge and predictive maintenance skills.
  • PC skills including the use of MIS system to plan and close work orders.
  • Team working skills at a variety of function levels.
  • Proficient in the use of industrial mechanics tools, electrician’s tools, instrumentation and controls tools and rigging/millwork tools.
  • The ability to certify and operate a forklift.
  • Able to complete all tasks in the area assigned by managers
  • Ability to perform all needed physical activities without restrictions. (Maximum of 50 pounds lifting.)




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