Equipment Maintenance Technician

Maintenance is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in commercial or industrial establishments by performing the following duties.

• Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
• Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
• Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
• Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
• Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
• Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
• Assist in creation and maintaining of a safe work environment.
• Work with production to minimize down time through improved maintenance practices and design.
• Knowledge of plant emergency procedures.
• Maintain accurate, up-to-date files on maintenance parts and supplies.
• Routine inspection/maintenance of plant & equipment.
• Must be able to operate forklift and clamp truck.
• Administer plant preventative maintenance program.
• Maintain on hand inventory of repair/replacement parts and general maintenance inventory.
• Work with contractors on all contracted projects.
• Maintain body of vendors and related files.
• Be available for off-shift maintenance needs when on-call.
• If assigned the coordinator position: establish and maintain systems to coordinate maintenance resources.
• Perform forklift training.
• Other duties may be assigned.

• Required:
o High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 3-5 years manufacturing plant maintenance experience. Exposure to paper converting operation preferred. Must be familiar with all tools, gauges, and measuring devices of the maintenance trade.
o Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
o Project Management – Completes projects on time and budget.
o Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.
o Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
o Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
o Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
o 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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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; squat; kneel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee regularly works with moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Job Title: Maintenance
Employment Type: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
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Reports To: Maintenance Manager

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FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Location: Troy OH
Department: Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Direct Reports: No

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