Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

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Plant maintenance technician provides core Electrical & Mechanical support on plant / site utility systems to include install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment Motors & Drives, L.V Control / Distribution systems and Electrical Statutory Testing.

Plant Maintenance Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on conveyor systems and production machines
Work duties require mechanical skills, knowledge of mechanical and pneumatic systems
On plant maintenance and operation assignments inspect, test, evaluate, and maintain the operation of critical equipment and systems in order to provide a safe and reliable facility infrastructure to the research and support community
Operate Facilities Monitoring Control System (FMCS)
Utilize test and safety equipment as required to perform assigned tasks efficiently and safely
Operate, maintain, & make mechanical non-electrical repairs to low and high pressure boilers, Pneumatic actuated devices, air handlers, Vacuum systems, pressurized gas and hydronic water systems, pumps, blowers, compressors, cooling towers, and DI/RO Water Systems
Perform various preventative or corrective maintenance tasks on a wide variety of fixed and portable equipment, including but not limited to, engine driven generators, hydronics equipment hydraulics, non-electric utility services systems
In direct support of research processes, perform layout, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of highly sophisticated experimental equipment from engineering specifications, drawings, sketches, or verbal instruction
Fabricate components using commonly available hand and/or machine tools
Comply with LBNL implementation of health and safety policies and other applicable Federal, State, and local fire, health, safety, and environmental-protection policies

Plant Maintenance Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Plant Maintenance Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: II, IV, DOT, ACI, EL07, CFC

Education for Plant Maintenance Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the plant maintenance technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Industrial, Technical, Education, Associates, General Education, Manufacturing, Electronics, Engineering, Supervision, Military

Skills for Plant Maintenance Technician

Desired skills for plant maintenance technician include:

Hydraulic systems
Electrical control systems
Pneumatic systems
Single and three phase electrical systems
Conveyor systems
Electrical and machine control troubleshooting skills
Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Plant operations
Plumbing and maintenance
Motors

Desired experience for plant maintenance technician includes:

Industrial Maintenance certificate
Ability to use computers effectively for record keeping and communication
Perform preventive maintenance electrical test, removal, installation and repair of all mechanical/electrical equipment with direct supervision of a supervisor
Five years or more appropriate experience preferred
Must have experience in operating a variety of hand/power tools and equipment ensuring property safety precautions
Must have experience in the area of building maintenance and basic mechanical engineering

Plant Maintenance Technician Examples

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Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant maintenance technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for plant maintenance technician
  • Capable of performing daily tasks unsupervised
  • Ensure optimum availability of equipment used to develop our new biscuits and to ensure sample production (preventive maintenance, failure management)
  • Ensure line preparation for project developers and organize training for a good utilization of equipment within respect of safety rules
  • Create simple equipment to answer some specific questions (on technology, safety, other…)
  • Make proposals to continuously improve equipment or preventive maintenance
  • Coordinate working sessions on transversal topics like safety of ways of working in pilot plant
  • Ensure tertiary part of the building maintenance and management of external providers who are doing the other part
  • Develop some technical drawings (2D or 3D)
  • Knowledgeable in various utility systems, distribution, components, valves, pumps, controls
  • Service and repair as needed a wide variety of Hospital equipment and systems
Qualifications for plant maintenance technician
  • Must have complete knowledge of physical plant within six weeks of hire
  • Push, pull and lift up to 75 pounds
  • Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment in a safe manner
  • Ability to work under any weather condition inside or out without regard for temperature, anytime of the day or night
  • Visual acuity is needed for accurate reading of documents
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Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a plant maintenance technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for plant maintenance technician
  • Will use a variety of hand and power tools, shop equipment
  • Will perform tasks on extension and step ladders
  • Must have basic electrical and plumbing skills and knowledge for ensuring the safety and security for all university building utilities
  • Safe driving and operation of vehicles, van, truck and tractor as needed
  • May be called to campus at times for emergency situations
  • Perform various preventative or corrective maintenance tasks on a wide variety of fixed and portable equipment, including but not limited to, engine driven generators, hydraulic equipment, non-electric utility services systems
  • Total Process Ownership (TPO)- Partner responsible to maintain the manufacturing process and equipment in optimum condition
  • Maintain and perform daily preventive maintenance on material handling equipment
  • Maintain battery room and chargers to include charging and changing batteries for material handling equipment
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, hand and power tools
Qualifications for plant maintenance technician
  • Ability to hear sound with or without correction
  • Good hand and finger dexterity for the use of tools and equipment
  • Ability to respond to exposure of blood and bodily fluids
  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job
  • Must have mechanical knowledge of bearing assemblies, drive assemblies, pumps, and gear boxes
  • Welding, cutting, and machining skills preferred
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Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant maintenance technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plant maintenance technician
  • Maintain equipment rooms in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Follow through and completes all work orders
  • Maintain appropriate levels of material handling equipment maintenance supplies
  • Designs, implements, and reviews daily operator’s checklist procedures
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines, including OSHA
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related conferences, seminars, Maintains peer relationships in the field to share issues and ideas
  • Able to use test equipment (multimeter)
  • Perform shaft alignments utilizing laser alignment and dial indicators
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools- inside and outside micrometers, dial indicators
  • Maintain and operate forklifts, man lifts, overhead cranes and mobile hydraulic cranes
Qualifications for plant maintenance technician
  • Must have pneumatic and hydraulic experience
  • Must be proficient in equipment maintenance, power tools, and technical work
  • Must be able to work with a computer to perform basic data entry
  • Must have the ability to do complex mathematical calculations
  • Must be able to work flexible shift schedules
  • Must be able to work rotating schedule
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Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a plant maintenance technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plant maintenance technician
  • Perform daily line changes as dictated by master schedule
  • Perform daily PM, PdM, scheduled maintenance and nonscheduled repairs
  • Familiar with general power and hand tools Relieve and assist production as required
  • Must follow all plant safety work rules
  • Must be capable of 100 continuous compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices and working safely, of working independently and with little direction from management, of working in hot and cold environments, keeping the work areas clean, and performing other tasks as assigned by your supervisor
  • Mechanical - Diagnose machine operating problems, bearings, ball-screws, covers, belts, etc… Change out fixtures install on equipment, lubricate and adjust parts, maintain gear boxes and drive trains
  • Electrical - maintaining wiring systems for robots, conveyors, machines, and building lighting
  • Responds to routine maintenance and emergency calls
  • Maintains buildings and structures utilizing skills, methods, and tools of the carpentry trade to construct, alter, repair, and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, hardware, ramps, shelving, furniture
  • Prepares surfaces and applies products to industry standards, such as paint, stain, varnish, and/or wall covering to surfaces by means of brush, roller, sprayer, or other appropriate equipment to finish or refinish surfaces
Qualifications for plant maintenance technician
  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility are required
  • PLC/RS logix programming experience preferred
  • Exposure to dust/dirt and fiberglass
  • Exposure to variable weather conditions
  • Multi craft skills required (electro-mechanical, hydro-mechanical, instrument & electrical)
  • Ascending and descending from Step Ladders and Extension Ladders
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Plant Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a plant maintenance technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plant maintenance technician
  • Performs related duties such as wall construction, layout, and demolition, working out of a bucket truck or lift
  • May at times, provide functional supervision
  • Apply masonry techniques using the proper tools to construct, alter, repair and /or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, and doors m University buildings and performs related work as required
  • Required to interpret blue prints, construction drawings, sketches of work to be done
  • Operates motor vehicle, on and off campus, as assigned
  • Maintaining and improving the performance and condition of equipment and facilities at the Deli Plant utilizing preventive and condition-based maintenance techniques, and state of the art tools
  • Notify the Operations Leader immediately of any accident, near miss or injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem
  • Fix unsafe conditions and report them immediately to Plant Leader
  • Strong Pipe Fitter
  • Understanding the use of basic electrical test equipment
Qualifications for plant maintenance technician
  • One year work experience dealing directly with instrumentation/electrical related activities
  • Two year technical school degree, or equivalent experience or training
  • Demonstrated proficiency utilizing advanced computer skills
  • Demonstrated experience with, and support of, following safety processes administrative procedures and technical procedures
  • Proven instrumentation/ electrical aptitude
  • Machining knowledge, CNC machine operation a plus

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