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Maintenance Technician - Plant 1


Newton, United States of America

Role Purpose
Primary responsibilities of Industrial Maintenance Technicians are to diagnose problems relating to mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, fluid dynamics, and thermodynamics in every day operations. Also to troubleshoot production equipment necessary to continue production and maintain a functional work environment.

Key Responsibilities
Mechanical - Diagnose machine operating problems, bearings, ball-screws, covers, belts, etc… Change out fixtures install on equipment, lubricate and adjust parts, maintain gear boxes and drive trains. Detect and repair leaks with air and fluid lines on equipment. Maintain hydraulic systems, interpret mechanical and hydraulic drawings. Replace / rebuild accumulators; air handling units, and phosphate piping, waste treatment plumbing systems. Depressurize equipment prior to changing filters. Disassemble machinery in order to diagnose operating problems and restore to proper working order. Choose proper hand and power tools according to the assigned task.

Electrical - maintaining wiring systems for robots, conveyors, machines, and building lighting; complex control panel troubleshooting, equipment sensors, PLCs, cable problems. Use electrical measurement tools such as multi-meters. Troubleshoot and replace electrical motors. Read electrical prints.

Candidates must be able to diagnose problems with equipment that could be a combination of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic. This person must have the flexibility to work any shift and be able to document work in our current work order system, look up parts via machine manual and SAP system as well as order parts needed by filling out proper part request forms.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills
REQUIRED: High School Diploma

Must have experience with PLC Diagnostics and Programming.

Industrial Maintenance Courses (Mechatronics or other College Training)

Be able to successfully pass internal forklift, scissor lift and boomlift licensing tests.

PREFERRED: 5 years experience in Industrial Maintenance Field

Travel Requirements: 5% if needed for Run Off

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