Equipment Maintenance-Entry Level


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Moncks Corner

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD18.00/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Columbia, SC - (USA) 1410 Colonial Life Blvd Suite 270 SC Columbia , SC 29210



Job Description

Tech 1, Equipment Maintenance

Wednesday-Saturday 0630-1700

Pay Rate $18/hr.


Perform daily process adjustments to latex, tackifier, coagulant and slurry tanks.

Drains tanks and performs cleaning of the walls and bottom of tanks to flush residue through tank openings.

Scrapes and scrubs walls to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits of latex and slurry. Cleans all residues in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Departmental Cleanliness Requirements.

Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees and pumps with suction hoses. Follows all proper material handling rules for Flammable and Hazardous Materials Handling and Operations.

Adds specified chemicals to stainless steel tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions.

Handles approximately 20 - 400 to 600 lb. drums per shift using proper drum moving equipment.

Reads and understands written instructions (i.e. MPs, OPs, SOPs, DHRs, component tickets, and adjustments logs).

Able to make independent decisions about tanks within the parameters of tank management procedures with the guidance of the Process Control Technicians.

Cleans and refills latex reserves.

Flexible work schedule - must be able to work weekends and odd hours if needed.

Must be able to work well within a team environment.

Must follow all GMP and GDP guidelines.

Maintain clean and organized work area as outlined in the GMPs and Departmental Cleanliness Requirements.


High School diploma or GED

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, including whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must know how to take accurate measurements using a variety of measuring tools (test for knowledge will be given).

Able to attend continuing education courses (pump maintenance, basic chemistry, etc.).


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands or arms (to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls). The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with the assistance of drum moving equipment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and wears appropriate PPE to prevent exposure to fumes or airborne particles.

The employee occasionally works in high places and with hazardous and caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate. The employee would occasionally be required to wear hearing protection.

The Personal Protective Equipment required to perform this job safely includes safety glasses and steel-toed safety shoes. The employee would occasionally be required to wear rubber gloves, face shield, chemical resistant aprons, respirator and/or Class "D" supplied air hood when handling chemicals.