Maintenance Technician - Electrical

  • Hercules Drawn Steel Corporation
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Jun 16, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary

Perform maintenance work that focuses on electrical work but also includes: hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical repairs, rebuilds and installation. The job also requires other routine activities such as routine preventative and predictive maintenance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day to day maintenance of plant equipment to ensure that it is in capable working order.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Must have experience with Allen Bradley PLC's (RSLogix 5, 500, 5000)
  • Must be able to diagnose and repair/replace AC and DC drives, motors, starters, sensors, push buttons, etc.
  • Repair, replace, adjust and align machine components such as hydraulic pumps, gearboxes, electric motors, etc.
  • Dismantle devices and equipment to gain access and remove parts using hoists, cranes and power tools
  • Ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic schematics is a plus.
  • Welding/Fabricating is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and power tools

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

· Physical Demands: Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs., bend, lift, climb, stoop, stretch, stand.

· Work Environment: Regularly exposed to heat, cold, dust, noise, humidity, fumes, etc.

· May be required to work overtime or any shift, including weekends, to meet company commitments/goals

Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

· Journeyman status

· High school diploma. College degree/trade school certifications are a plus

· Minimum 5 years industrial maintenance

· Able to read/understand electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics

· Ability to work independently or in a team atmosphere