Maintenance Technician

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Moses Lake, Washington, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Maintenance Mechanical   Technician

1.  Main Objectives:  Under the direction of the supervisor, fulfill all functions related to maintenance of the plant within the framework of approved policies and procedures.  Maintain flexibility and willingness to take on new roles and responsibilities as requested to support management objectives.

2.        Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

 -  Carry out all aspects of the activities relating to the maintenance of production equipment, buildings, and other facilities of the plant.  Carry out preventive maintenance activities.  Make emergency repairs and other tasks as requested.

 -  Carry out work in a safe manner.  Apply the prevention measures prescribed.  Correct and report without delay all potentially dangerous situations on the plant site.

 -   Make necessary adjustments on equipment according to the instructions of the supervisor.  Consider the possible causes of defects and damages; report findings. Carry out work in order to maintain the standards of quality of parts or repairs as well as safety standards.  Report any abnormal situations and take emergency measures required.

 -   Cooperate with the production department, engineers, and other technicians to detect situations to be studied to prevent equipment stoppage/failure, to solve technical problems, and to reduce the cost of unexpected shutdowns.

 -    Responsible for the maintenance and good order of the equipment used.

 -    Communicate with supervisor the highlights of daily activities along with advice and recommendations relating to the application of the rules and norms of the plant regarding quality, quantity, costs, environmental protection, cleanliness of the work site, work methods, etc.

 -   Participate in meetings with supervisor and plant management.  Communicate ideas and suggestions to improve maintenance procedures, work methods, safety and health, working conditions, etc.

3.  Specific duties include working in the following areas:  Millwright, Welding/fabrication, Fiber glassing, Piping layout/ installation, Vibration analysis, Preventive maintenance, Refrigeration.  General labor:  Field instrument calibration/ repair, *          Power Distribution (high/low voltage), Distributive Control System, Local Area Network (LAN)

4.  Work with the maintenance supervisor to fill out purchase requisitions for parts needed for specific jobs, maintain the parts in the planning trailer secured by lock, and attach the work order number to the parts needed for that specific job.

 5.  Work with the maintenance supervisor to schedule work orders to meet production requirements.  Return all completed work orders to the maintenance supervisor on a timely basis.

 6.   Work with the maintenance supervisor to plan jobs according to work order needs to include appropriation of required materials and manpower.  Inform the maintenance supervisor and work colleagues of any unforeseen safety situations pertaining to the job.

 7.   Oversee shop cleanup efforts as necessary.

 8.  Attend meetings and training sessions as required.  Some of these events will not be possible to be scheduled during the normally scheduled working hours.

 9.  Personally, maintain a positive and professional work environment. This includes personnel relations, maintaining proper communications, and supporting management objectives.

 10.  Provide on-call coverage as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor.

 11.  Overtime will sometimes be required in order to meet plant operations.

 Education and/or Experience:

Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and three years related experience and/or training in their area of primary specific responsibility; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


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North America
United States
Moses Lake
Integrated Supply Chain
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