Maintenance Technician

Purpose: Protects the assets of the company through a preventive maintenance program for plant equipment. Helps to ensure maximum production by keeping equipment in optimum working condition.

Duties:

  • Develops schedule, in cooperation with production, for all required maintenance activities, schedules overhauls and rebuilding of equipment
  • Provides technical assistance to operators and supervisors on mechanical, electrical, electronic and pneumatic problems
  • Responds to reports of shortfall in production with a thorough investigation of condition of equipment
  • Oversees maintenance procedures employed by operators, laborers, electricians and technicians, and insure that work performed is in accordance with company standards and local fire and electrical codes
  • Locates and secures services of outside repair and service organizations
  • Maintains thorough and accurate maintenance history of all equipment
  • Recommends replacement of equipment when it is no longer feasible to repair or overhaul


 Skills and Knowledge:

  • Broad mechanical and electrical/electronic knowledge required
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical/electronic, telephone/telecommunications, carpentry, air compressors and printing equipment


Reports To: Production Manager