Mechanical Electrical Technician

Job Location US-NE-Omaha
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Electrical Technician is primarily responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and process improvement of mechanical equipment, automated PLC’s, robotics and other computer-controlled equipment used to support production operations.  Additional responsibilities may require working with project and utilities staff to support production needs and organizational initiatives.



Job Responsibilities


·  Supports proactive maintenance by adhering to work plans and providing feedback to planners on all work performed.

·  Diagnose issue with sophisticated control systems and employ tactics to resolve them effectively.

·  Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting electrical control circuitry to include, three-phase installations, contactors, motor starters, VFDs, relays, timers and various sensing equipment.

·  Installing and maintaining of various belt types, pulleys, sheaves, chains, gears, sprockets, gear reducers, bearings, couplings, and chain drives.

·  Analyze the interaction between the various components of a system such as fluid power, mechanical, servo, and electrical/electronics to operate systems.

· Basic understanding of machine tool processes such as bench layout, drill press set up and horizontal and vertical saws.

· Perform repairs, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting for all electrical, mechanical and pneumatic systems to support both production and non-production related equipment in accordance with established standards.

· Supports programmable device and systems hardware to resolve maintenance issues, improve equipment reliability, minimize equipment downtime and support improvement activities for productivity and yield enhancement. 

· Assist in the execution of process validation, tooling or package development testing to support organizational efficiency and process improvements.

· Repair, rework, and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies and systems to meet operational specifications and tolerances.

· Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.

· Collaborate with engineering and other cross-functional groups to ensure equipment downtime is communicated in a timely fashion and that decisions are in alignment with productions needs and overall company initiatives.

· Adequately documents all work performed in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

· Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.

· Maintain knowledge of drawings, blueprints, schematics and inspection manuals.

· Knowledge of robotics systems for testing and maintaining of overall systems.

· Ensure compliance with corporate and plant safety standards and with applicable regulatory requirements while following the company’s Good Manufacturing Practices.

· Other duties as assigned.





  • 2 Year electromechanical degree or equivalent
  • 5 years of electromechanical experience ideally in a food or beverage industry environment
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and abilities to analyze a wide variety of equipment troubleshoot problems and assess maintenance needs
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and controls aspects of factory automation systems and the integration of the devices used.
  • Working knowledge of electrical circuits, PLC troubleshooting, repair and programming.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and mechanical P&ID drawings, and applied knowledge operating systems up to 3Ph and 480 VAC
  • Demonstrated detail orientation, self-motivation skills and an ability to follow work plans/instructions to complete a task
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats

Preferred Qualifications


·         Associate’s degree in Electromechanical Technology, Industrial Maintenance, or related field

·         Previous experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)





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