Job Description The primary focus of this position is to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair production and support equipment. Duties in this position are occasionally repetitive, requiring analysis and use of individual judgment. Specific duties for this position include performing machine and preventative maintenance, basic electrical and building repairs and communication with support staff. Supervision ranges from close to general. Essential Duties: Percentage of Time All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance, availability for overtime and ability to adjust schedule as needed: Provide support to lab personnel by completing basic machine repair requests, chemical changes and equipment changes on designated production equipment. Perform regular preventative maintenance work on designated production equipment. Perform general repairs on the building and grounds including rooftop filtering and HVAC equipment. Troubleshoot basic electrical problems with equipment. Troubleshoot basic mechanical problems with equipment. Communicate equipment status to production personnel, coworkers, and management. Actively pursue and learn the technology and functionality of the production equipment and processes.Other Duties: Log and maintain equipment performance data. Assist in maintaining Material Safety Data Sheets for chemicals used. Perform basic plumbing tasks including soldering and pipe fitting. Perform basic metal fabrication and welding. Use a variety of hand and power tools in performing machine, building, and grounds maintenance. Perform daily lab safety audits to determine if anything does not meet requirements. Actively participate in daily department meetings, safety meetings, and/or employee committee meetings. Perform other duties within the Maintenance department or other areas as assigned. Maintain a clean and organized work environment. Observe all company policies, rules, and safety practices.Physical Demands: The tasks of this position generally requires duties to be performed by: Frequently lift and move up to 15 lbs above shoulder height, 30 lbs to shoulder height and 80 lbs to waist height unaccompanied. Regularly stand/walk for duration of shift. Frequently required to stoop, climb (ladders up to 20 feet high), kneel, or balance on ladders, platforms and slippery surfaces. Coordinated use of hands and fingers to grasp, feel objects, transfer small items from one hand to another, fine manipulation, and bilateral reach with arms. Use of close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: Fast paced, production environment. Regularly work with others. The noise level in the laboratory generally moderate however ranges from quiet to loud depending on location of work being performed. Regularly required to work with or around chemicals. Work area may be wet/dirty. Regularly works near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally works under extreme weather conditions while performing duties outside year-round. Safety and Ergonomic Requirements: Must practice safe work practices at all times and report any unsafe conditions immediately. Required to wear the appropriate PPE while in the laboratory, including but not limited to safety eyewear and enclosed shoes. Attend and participate in all required safety trainings. Follow all Lock Out/Tag Out procedures as required for both authorized and affected users. Participate in daily ergonomic stretches and follow all ergonomic requirements of the position. Follow all personal dress requirements according to the established dress code and safety requirements. Ensure proper disposal of hazardous/non-hazardous waste. Successfully complete RCRA training requirements for the handling of hazardous waste. Successfully complete DOT regulations training for proper handling, labeling, and shipping of hazardous waste if needed. Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education/Experience High School education or equivalent preferred. 1 year previous related experience and/or training with proven ability to troubleshoot manufacturing equipment both electronically and mechanically required. Knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment preferred. i.e. multimeter and amp meter. Basic refrigeration knowledge helpful.Language Ability Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write short correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.Math Ability Basic ability to add and subtract. Understand decimal numerical sequencing. Understand metric system, weights and measurements.Reasoning Ability Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills. Ability to learn and retain complex equipment functions. Ability to detect mechanical problems and troubleshoot solutions.Computer Skills Basic understanding of the Microsoft Office programs including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Outlook.Certificates and Licenses Low Voltage Electrical License preferred. Valid Driver's License preferred.
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