Maintenance Technician

Richmond, IN, United States of America

Weekends Only - Night Shift : Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7:00pm to 7:00am (working 36 hours, paid for 40)

Wage: $32.00 to $37.00 per hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, FSA, HSA, 401k with 50% match up to 6%, vacation, PTO, and national holidays

Education / Certifications:  H.S. Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or better preferred

Required Experience: 2+ years’ experience in industrial maintenance. Electrical experience. Knowledge of AC/DC circuits. Experience with machine drive systems.

Preferred Experience: Experience maintaining equipment in a plastic extrusion atmosphere. Journeyman electrician experience. PLC training. VFD training. Knowledge and experience working with HVAC units. 

Job Summary: Safely installs, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.


Job Duties:

  • Familiarity with the Basic Safety Process to include: Basic hand tool safety, basic electrical safety, Hot Work Permits (HWP), Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO), Safety Work Permitting (SWP), contractor indoctrination, fire extinguisher use, and Confined Space Entry (CSE). This list is not all inclusive.
  • Reviews, repairs and maintains safety requirements on all electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and performs minor programming of PLCs.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains machine drive systems (specifically Allen-Bradley, Parker, and Yaskawa).
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains oven controls such as PID loops.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains 3-phase AC/DC circuits (Single and 3 phase up to 480 volts) and electrical systems, motors, breakers, starters, switches and overloads.
  • Installs power supply wiring and can demonstrate proficiency running conduit for existing and newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors, and programmable controllers.
  • Aids in identifying recurrent maintenance items and communicates recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Complies with NEC 70E Arc Flash Hazards and NFPA 70E for electrical safety to include always wearing required PPE.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains mechanical items when needed.
  • Troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining HVAC equipment and operation and a plus.
  • Review, initiate, enter data and close current preventative maintenance program.
  • Dismantle, relocate and install with production equipment.
  • Answers maintenance calls in a timely, professional fashion and assists with production start-up and troubleshooting during operation of production equipment.
  • Able to observe equipment to ensure it is operating to OEM standard or production satisfaction.
  • Performs routine PM’s, repairs, rebuilds and modifications on all equipment assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a related field, or 1-2 years of related experience/training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience maintaining equipment in a plastic extrusion atmosphere a plus.
  • Experience and knowledge in electrical requirements and standards.
  • Experience with machine drive systems (specifically Allen-Bradley, Parker, and Yaskawa).
  • Experience with oven controls such as PID loops.
  • Experience with 3-phase electrical system, motors, breakers, starters, and overloads.
  • Experience with AC/DC circuits, single and 3 phase Power systems with voltage up to 480 volts.
  • Experience with NEC 70E Arc Flash Hazards, NFPA 70E Electrical Safety, and required PPE.
  • Experience with HVAC equipment and operation. PLC and VFD training is a plus.
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills, be a critical thinker, and strive for first time quality maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Willingness to work as team member or independently.

Maintenance Technician

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