Maintenance Technician

Operations Support Richmond, Kentucky


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                                                                                  Revision Date: 03/11/15

                 Maintenance Technician

Revised by: Amy Noble

Reason for change: New Job Description


Job Description    

  • Title: Maintenance Technician
  • FLSA: Hourly
  • Reports to: Maintenance Manager
  • Department: Maintenance
  • Communicates Regularly With: Shift Supervisor, Compound Operators, Team Leads, Engineers and other associates as needed


Basic Job Functions:

Performs duties as a working lead, directing a multi-craft-skilled work team in the repair and maintenance of a manufacturing facility.


Specific Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Using our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), you receive work orders, identify faulty equipment, acquire parts and equipment to complete repairs
  • Repair of production equipment from basic hydraulic equipment to complex CNC machinery, performing both electrical and mechanical work
  • Repairing critical equipment, performing preventive and predictive maintenance, and completing projects such as mechanical and electrical hardware and software upgrades
  • Communicating accurately, concisely, and professionally with production as to important repair steps taken, parts ordered, and time estimated until completion
  • Participating in daily shift meetings, prioritizing and reviewing work orders to schedule daily work
  • Use analytical tools to determine RCFA, Failure Modes, and Condition-based Monitoring results and use that data to drive improvement
  • Acquiring new electrical, mechanical, pneumatics and hydraulics knowledge, better positioning you for advancement
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to install, repair and replace mechanical and electrical components.
  • Ability to rebuild and repair machine components.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Knowledge of precise measuring and alignment tools.
  • Independently complete preventative maintenance tasks.

Education, Credentials & Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of industrial maintenance experience required.
  • Mid to high level break-fix and preventative maintenance experience required.
  • Experience with advanced PLC and drives a plus.
  • Understands electrical, mechanical, fluid power and control systems.
  • Basic Microsoft Office knowledge and/or Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) knowledge preferred.
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools and specialized tools as appropriate.


Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Willing to work impromptu overtime including weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis
  • High noise levels, requiring use of hearing protection
  • Varying temperatures (hot to cold)
  • Wet slippery floors in some areas
  • Extensive standing, walking, upper body twisting, arm and hand motion, some foot motion
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good visual ability
  • Confined Space
  • Safety shoes that meet OSHA specifications are required