Maintenance Technician - Machine Repair

  • Hercules Drawn Steel Corporation
  • Livonia, MI, USA
  • Jul 02, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary

Perform maintenance work that includes: hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical repairs, rebuilds and installation. The job also requires other routine activities such as 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 mechanical prints and hydraulic schematics
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Dismantles devices and equipment to gain access and remove defective parts using power tools, hoists and cranes
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems
  • Repair, replace, adjust and align machine components such as hydraulic pumps, gearboxes, electric motors, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools, drill presses, lathes and mills
  • Perform various types of welding and fabrication

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 preferred

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

· Minimum 5 years industrial maintenance or machine repair experience

· Able to read/understand mechanical prints and hydraulic/pneumatic schematics

· Able to read/use measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, etc.