Maintenance Technician

  • Pratt Industries
  • Shreveport, LA, USA
  • Jul 10, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all mechanical manufacturing equipment and general building maintenance, depending on the individual's respective experience and qualifications. They will be expected to work individually and in teams. They are responsible for following safe procedures and all safe workplace policies. Their duties are to oversee the emergency repair of all equipment and the building as well of preventive maintenance assignments as needed.

Must be able to understand work orders and be able to troubleshoot equipment that is not operating properly. Must be able to communicate orally with team members, operators, management, and keep accurate records. They must be able to read multiple types of measuring devices accurately and perform mathematical computations. Be able to recognize/match color and basic computer use knowledge.

Candidates must also be able to climb up steps/or ladder in order to troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on the equipment. Lifting requirements are 40-80 pounds to assist co-workers in lifting materials to put in place. Lifting devices are available for any material handling needs above 80lbs. Maintenance persons are required to have excellent hand and finger dexterity for the use of hand tools and powered equipment.

This is a rotating 12 hour shift position.

It is plant policy to work in a safe manner. All Maintenance employees must ensure guards are in place, follow lock-out procedures and ensure zero-energy-state, observe all hazards such as nip points, and follow plant and department safety rules

Company Description Pratt Industries is America's 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 6,000 highly skilled green collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than twenty states. The company operates four of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by harvesting the urban forest.

Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.