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General Maintenance Technicians in Anderson and Muncie, IN

Summary:

The General Maintenance position installs, maintains, and repair machinery, equipment, physical structures, pipe and electrical systems in an industrial establishment by performing the following duties

Responsibilities of General Maintenance:
• Responsible for working safely and reporting all unsafe acts and conditions
• Understands and troubleshoots the ammonia-based refrigeration system, including repairing and replacing parts as appropriate
• Maintains 110 volt single phase and 220/480 three phase systems as well as repair and/or rebuild magnetic starters
• Repairs plumbing problems, including pressure regulations and valves
• Fixes cracks in the masonry and performs finishing work
• Repairs and troubleshoots electrical forklifts, including motors, drive units, and hydraulic cylinders
• Performs welding on pipe, racking forklifts, and finish work
• Changes and troubleshoots electrical contacts when necessary
• Responsible for general carpentry work, including shelving, base and trim work, finish work, and fabrication
• Maintains and reports all building equipment as necessary

Requirements of General Maintenance:

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing routine and preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, drives, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, feeders, and production machines
  • Following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Responsible for the calibration of feeders
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts
  • Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, or tools
  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges
  • Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt
  • Conserve maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Provide mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests
  • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. As well as, recording type and cost of maintenance or repair work
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned

Requirements of General Maintenance:

  • Electrical Experience: 480v ac, switchgear, 24vdc, 110vac
  • PLC: Must be extremely proficient in PLC’s (this should include touchscreens, changing values and bits, and installs)
  • Troubleshooting experience – Not your basic blown fuse or broken part fix, but line calls where they have to find the problems themselves.
  • They must be able to diagnose accordingly and fix it properly as quick as possible
  • Hydraulic experience
  • Pneumatic experience
  • Machine maintenance

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