Shift Technician Job Description

Shift Technician Job Description

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Shift technician provides onsite support of critical Data Center infrastructure equipment (ie: Generator, UPS, PDU, ATS, Fire detection/suppression, CRAC units, HVAC, power, etc.).

Shift Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for food safety and quality, along with everyone at the site
Actively participates in BOSS (Behavioral Observation Safety System)and necessary audits
Champions incident investigation process
High School diploma and 2 years related experience or training in a manufacturing environment
Coordinates with Spinning, Tool & Die, Maintenance, Engineering and Q.A
Ensures all safety precautions and procedures are followed and works within the guidelines and rules of the plant
Performs start up and shut down of machines and assures that all sub-systems (water, dryers, heaters, robots, computers, ) are operational
Sets up standard test equipment and conducts functional, operational, environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production products
To repair and troubleshoot equipment and machinery efficiently, safely and in accordance with the plant standards
Support system improvements

Shift Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Shift Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, CCNA, BTEC/HNC, FDA, AMT, ASCP, PC, MLT, MT, BLS

Education for Shift Technician

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Employers hiring for the shift 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, Science, Electronics, Manufacturing, Education, Computer Science, Chemistry, Industrial, Biology

Skills for Shift Technician

Desired skills for shift technician include:

Building services and trades
Food safety
Good Manufacturing Practices
Control and HVAC systems
Critical infrastructure UPS
Life safety systems

Desired experience for shift technician includes:

Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Deco Automotive
Carry out preventative maintenance procedures as laid out my manufacturer specifications
To support and work with Electricians on daily activities and PM system
Exhibits basic electrical skills to implement continuous improvement projects
The Shift Operator will act as directed by the Incident Commander who will initially be the Shift Supervisor
In the event of a major incident where the Shift Supervisor becomes incapacitated the desk operator will take on responsibility of Incident Commander until relieved by Duty Manager

Shift Technician Examples


Shift Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a shift 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 shift technician
  • Support the characterization and investigation of defect issues by collection additional data, performing basic analyses
  • Basic operation, maintenance and repair of physical plant electrical equipment for lighting, power, and HVAC
  • On-call support of off-shift production as assigned
  • Safety- Strict adherence to the NEC/NFPA Electrical Code is required along with compliance with company safety policies and procedures including adherence to PPE requirements, Lock Out/ Tag Out Policy
  • Quality- Consistently adheres to quality policies / procedures and produce quality work which meets or exceeds both internal and external stakeholder requirements
  • Teamwork- Consistently demonstrate respect for all stakeholders in the business and work productively and respectfully with others towards team and company goals
  • Assists with research and development
  • Prepares and conducts experiments, collects data, and calculates or record results
  • Writes technical reports and test procedures
  • May prepare and manage records necessary for certification and for regulatory compliance and certification
Qualifications for shift technician
  • Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic controls
  • Experience with HVAC systems would be a plus
  • Must be Forklift Operator Certified
  • Read, interpret, and apply safety procedures, standard operating procedures
  • Minimum of five (5) years Industrial electrical/mechanical experience OR Associates degree in a related field (Industrial/Electrical Maintenance, etc) plus 3 years electrical/mechanical experience troubleshooting and repairing industrial machinery
  • Minimum two (2) years electrical/automation/controls experience

Shift Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a shift technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for shift technician
  • Assists with the design, development, testing, and manufacture of products and other equipment
  • Tests and inspects machines and equipment to assist the engineer in corrective action of production problems
  • Aids in designing and implementing product testing infrastructure
  • Prepares layouts and drawings of parts to be used for testing, setup, and manufacturing
  • Tests pre-existing designs and design prototypes
  • Leads rigging, lifting and relocating a variety of complex, heavy machines, equipment and components
  • Install, set up, repair, and maintain new and existing manufacturing tooling and equipment
  • Develop and update maintenance procedures as necessary
  • Train assembly technicians on the operation of manufacturing equipment
  • Complete entries in Preventative Maintenance Log books and Faciliworks program
Qualifications for shift technician
  • Ability to learn how to operate Q.S
  • Hands-on experience with of the follow hardware platforms
  • AAS in Electronics, BS in Electronics Engineering Technology, or equivalent military experience
  • Technically competent in the repair and maintenance of HGVs
  • Must have excellent math, language and writing skills to include the ability to speak, hear and communicate the ability to read and write English
  • High School diploma required or technical school preferred

Shift Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a shift 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 shift technician
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering as required
  • Maintain, non-production equipment, which supports production
  • Participate in On-Call Primary & Secondary rotations and utilize the BAS system
  • Organize and maintain spare parts inventory for completing timely repairs on all equipment
  • Provide management with periodic reports
  • Prepare panelboard manufacturing information (MI) utilizing Bid Manager, to meet customer requirements
  • Identify and provide requirements for design of any special fabricated parts requiring ACAD and 3-D CAD modeling systems (Auto-Desk Inventor, ), to insure MI’s are completed and the material is routed accordingly to the appropriate assembly team
  • Transfer electronic copies of all required manufacturing information through Bid Manager into the AS400/Allocation system to allow for retrieval of drawings for manufacturing
  • Work closely as required to make process improvements and to ensure accurate interpretation of customer supplied order information
  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform repairs to production equipment, systems, and facility
Qualifications for shift technician
  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive manual tasks that require agility and manual dexterity
  • Ability to work with strong cleaning solutions
  • Boiler/Steam (Possess or obtain Boilers’ license)
  • Forklift (maintenance/operation)
  • Blueprints/schematics/building plans
  • Preventative Maintenance and workload organization

Shift Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a shift 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 shift technician
  • Follow all company, regulatory and department policies regarding good manufacturing practices (GMP), plant rules, lock out/tag out, safety, HACCP, environmental and sanitation
  • Install, teardown, and/or relocate equipment
  • Obtaining material samples from multiple sources including the Quality Department, Mixing Room, Production Floor, and Blending Silos
  • Molding-up test plaques in small Lab Injection Molding machine
  • Testing material properties using lab equipment and documenting raw material properties
  • Inputting and maintaining material testing results into company database
  • Creating and modifying all procedures in the lab
  • Maintaining a schedule of equipment calibration and maintenance
  • Periodic troubleshooting of lab equipment and machines
  • Recommending and implementing lab improvements
Qualifications for shift technician
  • Move heavy duty vehicles into or out of yard, wash bay, service shop, or delivered to rental shop
  • Zero to one (1) year mechanical experience working with, and maintaining, primarily diesel engines preferred
  • Strong technical aptitude with ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery preferred
  • Applying general maintenance and repair principles and practices
  • Operating a variety of hand, power and power equipment
  • Reading and applying blueprints, schematics, and other information

Shift Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a shift 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 shift technician
  • Maintain the lab's cleanliness and security
  • Must be able to perform all the duties of the Quality Auditors
  • Encourage and participate in team attitude for department and plant
  • Work within the guidelines of the Deco Handbook
  • Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs production equipment for a safe and productive work environment
  • Provides sound technical support to ensure facilities equipment is in a constant state of readiness
  • Performs Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) to maintain safety and increase up-time of equipment
  • Determines spare parts requirements and makes recommendations for equipment
  • Assist with the training of new Maintenance Technicians according to certification process
  • Works on process support equipment improvement projects directed by the Engineering Department
Qualifications for shift technician
  • Ability to apply various principles and practices in a variety of skilled-trades areas
  • Industrial electrical experience highly preferred, but not required
  • Experience with electric motors and motor controls, VFD's
  • Experience working with 480 volt services preferred, but not essential
  • Math skills consistent with position requirements
  • Work from prints and plans to repair, maintain and install equipment

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