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Maintenance Technician III

Location: Oceanside, CA, United States
Job # 10199465
Date Posted: 11-28-2017
Maintenance Technician III
Pay Rate: Up to $25/Hour Base on experience 
3RD Shift 
Under general supervision, performs moderately complex maintenance related to operations, machinery equipment and automation systems like PLC programming. Incumbents perform major building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs. Provides input to proposed manufacturing equipment. Modifies, rebuilds and installs capital equipment.  LEADS: Maintenance Technicians III/Leads provide leadership, schedule work hours/assignments and training to assigned staff; in addition, assumes Maintenance Supervisors’ duties in their absence as it relates to work instructions only. Works flexible, alternate shifts: including nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. 
  1. Checks the operation of machines and trouble-shoots electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electronic, equipment and automation problems.
  2. Performs complex preventative and predictive maintenance on machines and equipment using various tools and equipment.
  3. Trouble-shoots electrical and electronic controls on manufacturing equipment for rebuilding, repairing or fabricating purposes.
  4. Diagnoses and resolves PLC issues with articulated robots using ladder logic and text based logic programs.
  5. Modifies and rebuilds manufacturing equipment to meet new machine requirements or production demands with engineering support. Provides input to proposed manufacturing equipment. Installs capital equipment.
  6. Performs major building electrical, construction and security equipment maintenance and repairs. May perform machinist duties.
  7. Understands and interprets electronic schematics for trouble-shooting electronic equipment with minimal assistance.
  8. Maintains work orders on a daily and weekly basis. Documents all machine preventative, predictive and/or maintenance repairs clearly and concisely for historical and future maintenance purposes.
  9. Continues education and/or training by taking a class related to maintenance technicians’ job on a continuous basis.
  10. Follow safety regulations and adhering to OSHA and Cal OSHA standards. Operates Forklifts, Genie Booms and Scissor lifts.
  11. Performs minor repairs on electronic circuit boards/control panels which control the automation of manufacturing equipment (Leads only).
  12. Other duties as assigned.
  1. High School Diploma and 5 years’ experience in an automation environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  2. Electromechanical Certificate, a plus.
  1. Advance knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic processes and repair methods/techniques.
  2. Must understand PLC ladder logic and text based logic programs within control systems for manufacturing equipment.
  3. Intermediate to advance skills in reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings, schematics and/or blueprints as well as technical product specifications to understand and identify standard manufacturing parts. In addition must be able to read safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  4. Ability to train others in the maintenance of machines and continuous learning and application of maintenance techniques/methods.
  5. Organize and prioritize work orders while meeting deadlines to minimize production downtime with a high-level of accuracy in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  6. Ability to deal with problems/issues involving some variation in standardized situations.
  7. Work under direct supervision and independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team.
  8. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to execute e-mails, word documents and open power point presentations and use Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) Systems.
  9. Leads: Must be flexible to adjustment to demands of the business and shift assignments, including nights, holidays and weekends.
The following are preferred: 
  1. Electromechanical Certificate;
  2. PLC Technician Certificate;
  3. Forklift, Genie Boom and Scissor Lift Certifications.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and/or WORK ENVIRONMENT: (Typical physical demands and the work environment characteristics an employee must meet and encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) 
  1. This position requires occasional sitting at a desk, up to 3 hours a day, using a computer. 
  2. Must be able stand/walk frequently up to 6 hours a day to observe machines, conduct rounds, and record log entries.
  3. Ability to frequently lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
  4. Ability to occasionally lift items over 100 pounds with assistance and/or mechanical lifting devices.
  5. Ability to occasionally lift items overhead up to 50 pounds.
  6. Ability to bend and twist at the waist/squat/kneel/crawl/climb occasionally up to 3 hours a day.
  7. Ability to push, pull, and reach occasionally, up to 3 hours a day.
  8. Ability to deviate wrist (side to side) and conduct hand/wrist repetitions (up and down) occasionally, up to 3 hours a day
  9. Ability to firmly grasp objects with a force greater than 50 pounds.
  10. Gross motor hand manipulation of moderate-heavy strength is required to use various tools.
  11. Fine hand manipulation of light-moderate strength is required to operate touch screen displays.
  12. Must be able to see/focus for close eye work (small figures), discriminate colors, and perceive depths.
  13. Must be able to speak/hear to fulfill verbal communications and respond to machine alarms/buzzers.
  14. Subject to periodic exposures to varying temperatures, occasional exposure to noise levels above 85 decibels, gas/fumes/mists, and chemicals or hazardous materials while using personal protective equipment when required.
  15. May be exposed to crawl spaces/cramped positions up to 1 hour/day.
  16. Must wear safety shoes in required areas.
  17. Must be able to work extended hours per the demands of the business.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and remain qualified as a Driver under the Driver Policy
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