Maintenance Tech

  • Location: Sterling Heights
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #8740

Hiring Maintenance Technicians!

Pay = $18/hour

Multiple Shifts

Job Summary:

Responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of facility machinery, the support equipment, building and equipment on the grounds.

Required Skills, Education, and Training:

  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Advanced skills required in one or more of the following areas: HVAC, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, plumbing, carpentry, piping systems, and PLC programming.
  • Ability to reference technical manuals and parts catalogs.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds required.
  • Good mechanical ability with a general background in mechanics and electricity.
  • Prior work experience that demonstrates the skills necessary for machine repair and understanding of electricity.
  • Ability to work with and use hand and power tools.
  • General knowledge of computers and robotics helpful.

Essential Functions:

  • Repair and keep operating the machines and support equipment in the plant.
  • Drive hi-los and reach truck.
  • Install machines which includes rigging, loading and unloading.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on facility machinery.
  • Lock out equipment during maintenance and repair as required.
  • Troubleshoot and repair facility machinery.
  • Using hi-los, cranes and loading machines.
  • Perform electrical and plumbing installation and repairs.
  • Perform basic repairs to building such as window repairs and plumbing fixtures.
  • Inventory of parts for maintenance purposes.
  • Build and maintain machine guards, guard rails and other secondary equipment.
  • Complete daily maintenance and repair logs.
  • Communicate with supervisors and operators.
  • Maintain and secure work tools.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

  • Climbing up on top of and down below machines.
  • Reaching above and below the waist.
  • Reaching close and far (less than 12", more than 12").
  • Lifting 10-50lbs.
  • Repetitive use of hands, writing, using hand tools.
  • Grasping with right and left hand.
  • Requires standing and walking.
  • Capable of climbing in and around machinery.
  • Capable of using electrical, hand, and air powered tools weighing 1-4lbs each.
  • Requires hearing, listening for warning bells and sounds indicating machine is malfunctioning.
  • Requires bending, stooping, squatting and crouching.
  • Requires twisting, stooping, pushing and pulling.
  • All movements are repetitive motions with the upper body, lower body and extremities.

Mental Demands:

  • Work Independently.
  • Make Decisions.
  • Be safety conscious.
  • Courteous and helpful to others.
  • Maintaining good concentration and attention to detail.
  • Use good judgement.
  • Troubleshoot — Analyze and evaluate problems with processes and related equipment.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.
  • Work may involve frequent lifting of materials and product up to 30 pounds.
  • Working in this environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hard hats.
  • Moderate to maximum noise levels may require hearing protection.
  • Inside 90%, Outside 10%, Extreme temperatures, cold (for outside work in winter), heat (110+ in summer).
  • Work may require evening and weekend work.

Safety Conditions:

  • Working with electricity and harnessed energy.
  • Working with moving mechanical parts.
  • Working in confined space.
  • Working on top of roofs and silos.
  • Observe and comply with all company established rules and safety practices.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Must wear all required personal protective equipment in designated areas.
  • Care necessary to avoid placing self and others in an unsafe environment.

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