Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Tech, Maintenance Job Description

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Tech, maintenance provides controls technical support to all Technicians, across all departments, with PLC’s, HMI’s, Robots, Variable Frequency Drives, AC/DC motors, Servos, and I/O modules.

Tech, Maintenance Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective tech, maintenance job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included tech, maintenance job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ability to safely operate shop tools such as cutoff saws, drill press, bench grinder, hydraulic press, vertical band saw, arc welders, acetylene torch and various other hand tools is essential
Assists in performing minor HVAC work, adjusting and calibrating thermostats, pneumatic controls and HVAC and electric energy management systems
Perform maintenance tasks such as light fabrication, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical repairs and shop floor cleanliness to ensure that the building is properly maintained
Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots machinery and tooling
Required to work scheduled shift per the needs of the plant
Accurate and on-time completion of any required work orders, reports, logs
Practical knowledge in the use of precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, bore gauges
Make shift rounds at a minimum of twice per shift to inspect Air Compressors, Chillers, Compressors, Water Pumps, Storage Silos, Material Transfer Systems, Extrusion Equipment
Lift 50 lbs & occasionally lift 100lbs
Bend, squat, reach/lift items overhead

Tech, Maintenance Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Tech, Maintenance

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HVAC, CPR, EPA, CPO, OSHA, NIUPE

Education for Tech, Maintenance

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the tech, maintenance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, Education, Industrial, Associates, General Education, Manufacturing, Electronics, Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Trades

Skills for Tech, Maintenance

Desired skills for tech, maintenance include:

Jobs outside area of responsibility
AC/DC drives and PLC’s
Basic HVAC
Electrical
Hydraulic
Instrumentation/controls
Pneumatic
Vacuum
Variety of hand and power tools
Basic electronics

Desired experience for tech, maintenance includes:

Broad training in a related field usually acquired through technical school education or equivalent education
Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria
High School Diploma or HSE plus two years of post-high school education from an accredited college, university or trade school in an industrial or maintenance program
Able to fluently read, write and interpret English language
Able and willing to work overtime and be on call as business needs warrant
Able to lift and move objects up to 75 pounds

Tech, Maintenance Examples

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Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a tech, maintenance. 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 tech, maintenance
  • Ability to operate machines and assembly stations in absence of a production associate
  • Maintain programs and backups for PLC at all stations
  • Ability to focus during crisis or emergency situations
  • Understand & make necessary changes/improvements to appropriate functions of PLC flexure concept
  • Sets up and operates shop machinery such as lathe, drill press,grinders, band saws, cutting torch, welder
  • Learns the plants, processes and equipment areas
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by troubleshooting malfunctions on fixed plant assets and production machines by following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, and manufacturer's instructions
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts and replaces defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools
  • Inspects the fluid levels of various styles of gearboxes, oil reservoirs, automatic lubrication systems
  • Injects grease into units, such as bearings, seals, springs, joints, housings, using hand or compressed-air powered grease gun
Qualifications for tech, maintenance
  • Able to work within confined spaces following all safe operating procedures
  • Eager to learn and attention to detail
  • Maintenance operations experience in industrial manufacturing required
  • Metal fabrication skills and experience using basic machine shop instrumentation and equipment, welding (mig/tig) experience are a plus
  • Ability to work independent of others, with a team to resolve issues
  • Must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the job
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Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a tech, maintenance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for tech, maintenance
  • Position requires quality trade skills as carpenter and basic masonry skills desired, performing carpentry and masonry work
  • Manual work frequently required, including post hole digging, trenching, lifting heavy loads
  • Performs maintenance and repair work on common property, including but not limited to, building exteriors, roofs, downspouts, sidewalks, parking lots, signs, fencing, and exterior lighting
  • Performs minor plumbing maintenance
  • Performs and has knowledge of surface preparation, patching, priming and paint selection for various structures and equipment
  • Replaces or updates inoperable or older building materials and appliances
  • Responsible for the scheduling and record keeping of a "Preventative Maintenance Program"
  • Evaluate, operate and perform routine maintenance and repairs on plant and production tools, equipment and fixtures related to 2,3,4 and 5 axis milling machines and tool room related equipment
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance to ensure that building systems operate efficiently and that the physical conditions of the buildings do not deteriorate
  • Inspects the quality of third party repairs and rebuilds
Qualifications for tech, maintenance
  • Ability to use advanced diagnostic tools to troubleshoot and/or repair electrical or mechanical failures
  • Must be able to work overtime and 12 hour shifts
  • Must be team oriented and focused on quality
  • Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation
  • Walking (5 hours or more)
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Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a tech, maintenance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for tech, maintenance
  • Repair and/or upgrade all facilities of TBI including electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems
  • Assist other Maintenance Technicians perform troubleshooting and minor repair tasks on plant fire prevention and sprinkler systems
  • Install, repair and maintain communication and power distribution cables, and splice, as required
  • Respond to Maintenance Service Requests, to include HVAC equipment, and assist other Maintenance Technicians to complete necessary adjustments and repairs
  • Document work orders using eMaint program
  • Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry tasks, as required
  • Record and maintain required documentation
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment in and around the Maintenance Shop, and in areas where maintenance tasks are performed
  • Follow the 5S and TPM systems
  • Perform daily job assignments as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor
Qualifications for tech, maintenance
  • Basic working understanding of mechanical and electrical drawings and schematics
  • Minimum of 2 yrs electrical and mechanical troubleshooting experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state hazardous waste handling and disposing regualtions
  • Support production area by performing maintenance, documenting procedures, and training associates
  • Associates Degree and one year of work experience or minimum of 2 years related technical training
  • Previous machines set-up experiences a plus
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Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of tech, maintenance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for tech, maintenance
  • Repair plumbing, air conditioners, air compressors, and other hydraulic and air press equipment
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner, avoiding injuries to self and all coworkers
  • Clean equipment and buildings to maintain housekeeping standards
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance activities involving lighting, roof inspection/repair, plumbing and other typical facility upkeep tasks
  • Schedule and perform trash pickup and grounds mowing and weed eating to maintain an aesthetic and pleasing appearance
  • Assist in the relocation of personnel, to include tear down, movement and setup
  • Maintain an inspection and preventive maintenance schedule for HVAC filters, fire extinguishers, eyewash stations, emergency exit lights, drinking water filters and other related items
  • Crush pallets and cardboard, as required
  • Respond to Maintenance Service Requests, as required
  • Schedule and conduct preventive maintenance on tools and equipment
Qualifications for tech, maintenance
  • AAS Degree preferred in Mechanical, Heating/Cooling, Electrical, Building Trades/Maintenance, Environmental Controls and/or Certified Welder
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits
  • Ability to use a PLC and understand ladder logic
  • High School Diploma with special school maintenance or construction courses or on the job training that relates to the trades described above
  • Ability to safely handle and work with power tools
  • Must have 3 to 5 years of directly related or closely related building or property maintenance experience
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Tech, Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a tech, maintenance. 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 tech, maintenance
  • Minimal amount of electrical knowledge or better
  • Adheres to maintenance budget
  • Support a maintenance culture that is focused on continuous improvement, positive morale and exceptional levels of customer service
  • Seek to improve performance and/or support opportunities for further growth and development
  • Primary responsibility will be general mechanic duties in food manufacturing facility
  • Build, fabricate, assemble, install, repair and/or overhaul different types of machinery and equipment as needed
  • Follow specifications of equipment manufacturers and internal specs
  • Complete maintenance records as required
  • Conduct routine maintenance on equipment or facilities
  • May supervise other maintenance workers, TBI staff or outside contractors
Qualifications for tech, maintenance
  • Preference given to candidates that are licensed in electrical and/or plumbing
  • Shovel snow around the community center and treat sidewalks during inclement weather
  • One year experience of repairing/maintaining equipment and systems
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and communicate in a respectful and effective manner
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize efficiently and work in a timely, organized manner
  • Carrying, Climbing, Seeing, Hearing/Listening, Speaking, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pushing/Pulling, Sitting, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, Walking

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