Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

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Senior maintenance technician provides electro mechanical corrective repairs and preventative maintenance and performs complex maintenance on tools, test equipment, etc.

Senior Maintenance Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Operates mechanical tools and equipment as required to fabricate or repair industrial parts and equipment
Troubleshoot equipment, hydraulics, or other mechanical systems
Troubleshoots mechanical problems and performs root cause analysis in partnership with operations to solve problems and make improvements
Provide basic support of start-up of new equipment to ensure it meets all mechanical design specifications
Interpret and revise loops sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring and panel drawings
Respond to Site equipment and process alarms, troubleshoot and make effective repairs
Prepare and complete written communications in strict compliance with all cGMP requirements
Perform assigned duties with a high degree of proficiency and mindfulness of personal safety and those around you
To provide supervision and leadership to Maintenance Technicians
To carry out Performance Reviews

Senior Maintenance Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Maintenance Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HVAC, MBO, NJ, CFC, NITEC

Education for Senior Maintenance Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior maintenance technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Industrial, Education, Manufacturing, Electronics, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Technology, Engineering, Technology

Skills for Senior Maintenance Technician

Desired skills for senior maintenance technician include:

Use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance
Statutory Compliance requirements
PLC based controls systems
OEE and EAM tools
Apartment maintenance
Electrical
Mechanical
Field of specialization to the successful completion of complex assignments
Building codes and regulations
Motors

Desired experience for senior maintenance technician includes:

Physical activity may include time standing/walking up to 8 hours with scheduled breaks
Ability to lift up to 60 pounds on a frequent basis and 100 pounds on occasion with assistance
HVAC trade school certificate/degree
Minimum of 5+ years of related work experience in a commercial property setting
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (commercial license may be required) and good driving record with periodic checks
Physical requirements to include stooping, standing, climbing and frequent lifting of a minimum of 50 lbs

Senior Maintenance Technician Examples

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Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior 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 senior maintenance technician
  • Replace defective equipment parts then set specified clearances and adjust alignment of moving and stationary parts using hand and power tools
  • Weld, repair and fabricate equipment or machinery as necessary
  • Fabricate and dismantle parts, equipment, and machines using a cutting torch or other cutting equipment
  • Ensures operation of machinery and equipment by executing preventive maintenance requirements, interpreting technical drawings or diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instruction and engineering specifications
  • Documents work performed in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) in order to build equipment history by creating, retrieving and closing work orders
  • Red-line drawings when discrepancies are identified between a drawing and actual plant conditions
  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work area by complying with documentation, procedural and applicable regulatory requirements (such as safety, environmental and housekeeping.)
  • Attends and participates in required training
  • Understands and follows all organizational policies, procedures and rules, ensuring that all laws are obeyed and equal employment, safety and environmental protection are practiced
  • Must be able to work in excess of eight hours per day or forty hours per week on any shift or travel as needed
Qualifications for senior maintenance technician
  • Ability to positively apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to positively deal with problems, resolve issues, address client and tenant needs as they relate to the maintenance of the facility
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and projects at the same time
  • Demonstrated skills in troubleshooting and repairs of automated equipment, PLC’s, HMI’s
  • Specialized certifications
  • Graduate of apprentice program or trade school
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Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior maintenance technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior maintenance technician
  • Consistently demonstrates prompt, regular and reliable attendance
  • Communicates development and career goals to immediate supervisor and takes ownership of personal development plan
  • Additional duties as and when required to give full cover sickness and
  • Operate construction and maintenance equipment and power tools
  • Assist in moving office contents within site, including furniture, files, as needed
  • Actively participate in cross training, as needed learning new skills required due to technology advances
  • Install and/or modify chemical processing equipment, repair and troubleshoot auxiliary equipment associated with all chemical processing equipment and other facility equipment
  • Successfully completes all assigned training
  • To install, maintain, and troubleshoot all FC systems including power distribution, automated material handling equipment, conveyance, packaging machines, labelling machines, HVAC and all other operational equipment
  • Perform corrective and preventative maintenance activities in production equipment as directed by management personnel
Qualifications for senior maintenance technician
  • Evening or night shift
  • Working 12 hour shifts
  • Three or more years of hands-on general maintenance experience
  • Experience in troubleshooting and installing water heaters
  • Experience with using computerized control systems is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience with Tetra Pak equipment is an asset
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Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior maintenance technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior maintenance technician
  • Electrical systems, including lighting, circuits, and equipment
  • Perform equipment set up as deemed necessary per applicable procedures in Aseptic and Controlled Areas
  • Troubleshoot/diagnose equipment related malfunctioning and be able to use their expertise to identify the cause of the problem, and take permanent corrective actions
  • Ensure safe work environment by following all safety and ergonomic rules, including any special personal protective equipment (PPE) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) applying to a particular process or area
  • Maintain clean and orderly work area and participate in safety improvement projects
  • Develop, revise, and review related SOPs or job plans/work plans for work related areas
  • Plan and schedule own work activities with operations staff to minimize impact to production activities
  • Developing, writing and completing various quality systems and safety documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Change Control (CCMS), Non-Conformance (NC), Work Orders (WO), Job Plans (JP), Hazard Risk Assessments (HRA), Job Hazard Assessments (JHA)
  • May be responsible for various aspects of building, utility and production systems/equipment
  • This role interacts with peers and clients in manufacturing, maintenance, utility plants, analytical labs and contracted services
Qualifications for senior maintenance technician
  • High regard for personal and product safety
  • Related associates degree or technical diploma or equivalent is required
  • Can read and understand drawings, prints
  • Can use simple maintenance tools such as impacts, wrenches, pliers, hammers, screwdrivers
  • Technical data interpretation
  • Can read and understand SOP's, prints and manuals
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Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of senior maintenance technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior maintenance technician
  • Maintains mechanical and technical skills knowledge and abilities b attending workshops, reviewing trade
  • Electrical current/voltage
  • Reviews and technically approves maintenance reports, forms, plans and records
  • Participate in On-Call rotation for after hour’s facility and manufacturing support and may work outside of established shift hours upon short notice
  • To carry out Preventive and Predictive Maintenance activities with compliance to the required documentations
  • To assist the engineering department in the schedule of the annual shutdowns
  • To perform any other related duties as required
  • Prepare orders for spare parts
  • To maintain and keep track of part's inventory
  • To maintain and manage the work order maintenance program
Qualifications for senior maintenance technician
  • Documented technical education for electrician plus 2 more years of experience in electrical
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and 8 years’ of relevant experience or a Master's degree and 6 years’ relevant experience
  • Stand and sit for long periods
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls with gloved hands and climb or balance
  • Occasionally required to walk, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, lie on stomach or back or crawl and talk and hear
  • Use proper equipment to move larger heavier objects
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Senior Maintenance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior maintenance technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior maintenance technician
  • To ensure tools and equipments are available and in good working condition
  • Always clean the working area after a repair or a service call
  • To minimize machine's breakdown
  • To minimize service call
  • To minimize support from outside contractor
  • To ensure the proper documentation of all activities related to the department
  • To keep maintenance department well organized
  • Interpret, install, and modify control systems including programmable controllers, drives
  • Complete inter-departmental work orders and requests for general carpentry
  • Maintenance of our water softeners and adding salt per maintenance specifications and operations
Qualifications for senior maintenance technician
  • Ability to work shifts in a 24/7 environment
  • 2+ solid years of hands-on general maintenance experience
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in an equipment maintenance discipline
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to climb ladders, ability to medically pass a respiratory test and physical test in order to wear a full face respirator as required
  • High tech manufacturing experience
  • Ensure company and 3rd party compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements all

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