Industrial Maintenance Technician


Manufacturing and Production

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Newton, NC - (USA) 2535 Highway 70 Southeast Suite 101 NC Hickory , NC 28658

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Industrial Maintenance Technician

Position is responsible for installation, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, cleaning, and repair of plant machinery and equipment Machinery can run up to speeds of 1,000 fpm and is equipped with steel rolls, knives, slitter blades, belts, and die cutters. Tasks are completed in close proximity to electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, gravitational, mechanical, chemical, and thermal energy sources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* 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, band saw, milling machine, welder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.

* Movement/positioning/replacement of heavy weight equipment with the aid of mechanical means such as forklifts, pry bars, and chain falls.

* Position requires pushing toolbox to work areas.

* Requires carrying, lifting, and transporting of parts to and from work location and maintenance shop by hand or mechanical means.

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