Maintenance Technician


Garden City, KS

What you'll be doing

This position is machinery maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, upgrading and installations within a high volume, continuous run working environment. Performs predictive and preventative maintenance within the facility; performs PMs to include lubrication; read and understand mechanical prints, electrical wiring diagrams, AC/DC. Pneumatic diagrams, hydraulic diagram; troubleshoot, repair and install mechanical components; troubleshoot and repair electrical controls ac/dc, pneumatic equipment, hydraulic equipment; perform fabrication of equipment (welding arc and gas); performs installation of conduit; observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble; dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections; inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements; adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments; repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts. Starts devices to test their performance. Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.

What your background should be

Minimum requirements are two (2) years of journeyman level mechanical electrical experience preferred. Qualified candidates must have in-depth knowledge and practical application experience in electrical, electronics, PLCs, cutting/welding, hydraulics, pneumatics, steam and boiler systems and conveyor systems. Requires the ability to work in a team environment as well as the ability to work additional and flexible hours including weekends as needed.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

This is an American pulp and paper company.
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