Maintenance Technician


Vance, AL, US, 35490 McCalla, AL, US, 35111

Country/Region:  United States
Job Function:  Maintenance
Requisition ID:  16594
Employment Type:  Hourly


The Maintenance Technician is part of the Maintenance department and reports to the Engineering Department. The Maintenance Technician personnel repairs and maintains equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, dc electric tools, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

*Observes mechanical devices in operation, diagnoses, and repairs malfunctions

*Dismantles mechanical devices to gain access to, remove, and, replace defective parts

*Makes approved modifications to machinery and equipment to meet production needs

*Lubricates and cleans parts                                                                         

*Starts equipment and devices to test their performance

*Sets up and operates mill, lathe, drill press, grinder, welder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts                                                                                  

*Maintains, installs, and repairs electrical equipment

*Perform preventative maintenance work orders on equipment and tooling

*Programs PLC’s and uses PLC logic to trouble shoot and solve equipment problems

*Works with Fanuc and ABB robots.  Point teaching knowledge helpful

*Installs new machinery and equipment

*Observe all company rules and policies                                                                              

*Maintains a safe work environment                                                                       

*Performs Lockout/tag out procedure for defective equipment or tools                           

*Fabricates approved fixtures for production use                                                                           

*Performs Pipefitting




Skilled Trades Certificate with basic knowledge of and experience with logically thinking, electrical processes, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding, pipe fitting and blueprints.                                                                             


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.



Technician will have the ability to due addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.                                                                               


Technician will have ability to work with minimum supervision.  Technician will have ability to follow written and verbal instruction (ex. Engineering specifications and/or drawings). Technician must have the ability to Logically trouble shoot an issue or problem and develop corrective action.                   



Skilled Trades Certificate or degree with experience implementing or applying the skills in a work environment.  (i.e. welding, machinist, electronics)                                                                        


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, fingers to handle or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  Employee must be able to recognize situation and take proper precautionary measures and utilize PPE when necessary.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.      



Technician candidates are required to provide proof that they can perform the duties listed either in the form of certificates, training, testing, or performing work.  If performing of work is necessary, qualified personnel (maintenance technicians, maintenance supervisor, and department manager) will determine integrity of work.

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Nearest Major Market: Tuscaloosa