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Maintenance Technician

Elkwood, VA 22718

Posted: 11/14/2023 Job Number: 20828167

Job Description

E/M Technician (Maintenance Technician)

Two positions - 1 for each shift below.
  • M-F - 7: 00am-3: 30pm daylight
  • Sun-Thurs - 4X10 shift daylight

  • Perform all assigned Mechanical and Electrical duties in a safe, and cost-effective manner.
  • Minimize downtime by providing fast and accurate troubleshooting, repairing, inspecting, maintaining, servicing, calibrating, installing and configuration of related manufacturing and production equipment, execute work orders.
  • Communicate effectively with employees, supervisors, and managers.
  • Maintain necessary records and documents of work performed.
  • Lead position reporting to the Maintenance Manager or GM

  • AC & DC motors
  • Motor controls
  • VFD's
  • Electrical distribution (480vac or less)
  • PLC's
  • Pneumatics
  • Hydraulics
  • Packing machinery
  • Automated harvesters
  • De-stackers
  • Seal packs
  • Bale shavers
  • Chillers
  • Heat exchangers
  • Conveyors
  • Boiler type equipment,
  • Pumps,
  • Plumbing
  • Air compressors and other types of automated facility equipment.

  • You should possess one of the following skills
    • 7-year experience as an Industrial/Manufacturing Maintenance Technician
    • Master automotive or heavy diesel mechanic or 2 years trade/technical school in a related field plus 5-years'experience,
    • Electrical engineering degree plus 3-years maintenance experience or
    • 7-years Industrial/Manufacturing experience with strong electrical knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Must possess their own basic tool kit
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude
  • Work alone, with skilled tradesperson or operations personnel
  • Work in a team environment
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Able to stand for extended periods, climb, kneel, squat and crawl
  • Lift and carry materials and equipment of 50 lbs. or less
  • Work flexible hours
  • Rotating on call and day shift work schedule

Working Knowledge
  • Electrical equipment and instrumentation or controls
  • AC & DC motors, motor controls and MCC for the facilities
  • Electrical distribution and related equipment
  • AC variable frequency drives/DC variable speed drives
  • Programmable Logic Controllers and automated equipment
  • General Industrial or Manufacturing standards & practices including OSHA
Skills & Abilities
  • Troubleshoot PLC hardware
  • Operate electrical test equipment and interpret results
  • Read, understand, and make use of associated drawings, schematics, and diagrams
  • Prepare accurate documents
  • Understand, interpret, and apply wiring schematics and OEM manuals
  • Adapt to innovative technologies i.E., robotics
  • Plan, organize and prioritize work activities and duties
  • Multitask and work under pressure
  • Plumbing skills i.E., PVC and brass
  • Fabrication work
  • Basic welding
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