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Posted: Monday, April 17, 2017 11:04 AM


Tech USA is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician to be part of a dynamic and diverse team. This individual will be responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes.

Essential Functions:
• Installs, starts up, maintains, and shuts down production equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.

• Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs during machine service.

• Performs simple machinist duties and responsibilities.

• Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

• Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

• Completes and maintains company-required paperwork and maintenance records for identified equipment.

• Performs preventative maintenance functions on machines, equipment and plant facilities, as directed.

• Perform a variety of plumbing maintenance and carpentry functions.

• Completes required general sanitation and housekeeping duties in all assigned areas. Maintains tools in an orderly fashion and in a safe operating state.

• Participates in the various Quality System programs including GMP/Sanitation, HACCP, ISO, and Safety.

• Assists and/or provides back-up coverage for Instrumentation Electrician and/or Pipe-Fitter/Welder.

• High school diploma, or equivalent;

• A minimum of two (2) years industrial maintenance experience, preferably within a fast-paced, production-driven food environment.

• Certified in the operation of steam boilers preferred.

• Can work and troubleshoot electrical equipment.

• Skill to calibrate instrumentation preferred.

• Working knowledge of boilers, cooling towers, low and high air pressure blowers, and refrigeration compressors.

• Ability to perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot and/or repair pumps, valves, packaging machinery, clarifier/separators, agitators, and motors.

• Troubleshooting skills and mechanical aptitude. A thorough knowledge of the special instruments used for diagnostic purposes.

• Ability to develop and maintain productive and positive relationships with contractors, vendors and other employees.

• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal/external customers. Must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.

• Accuracy and attention to detail; logical and methodical approach to problem solving.

• Ability to climb, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analyses and repair work.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, such as Word/Excel, and computerized “Work Order” system.

• Must be able to operate standard office equipment, including telephone, calculator, computer, printer, typewriter, fax, and copier.

Environmental Requirements:
• Work is conducted in a typical production environment, permeated by the aroma of yeast manufacturing.

• Work in the manufacturing plant requires hearing protection.

• Work requires occasional exposure to the elements and seasonal changes in temperature.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
• frequently required to sit, talk, and hear;
• occasionally required to walk and stand;
• regularly uses hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls;
• constantly reaches with hands and arms;
• occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds;
• regularly uses close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it was not meant to be all-inclusive of the tasks that may be assigned.

About Tech USA:
Tech USA, Scientific Solutions is a comprehensive provider of staffing and workforce solutions throughout the Scientific Industries, including Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Medical Biodefense, Environmental, Chemical and Food Sciences. We are actively seeking candidates for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placement jobs throughout the nation. View our website to see a list of our current open positions; however, not all of our positions are listed so don’t forget to submit your resume and request a consultation with one of our scientific recruiting specialists to explore your opportunities further.

At Tech USA we understand that next to your family, your career is one of the most important aspects to a happy and fulfilling life. This is why we take the time to truly understand and get to know our candidates, so we can then pair them with the right job, not just any job. As a result, Tech USA is known throughout the industry for quality, reliability and the highest satisfaction from both our clients as well as the candidates that we represent. Contact a local Tech USA representative today and learn about the many opportunities we may have available for you. Tech USA is an equal opportunity employer.

• Location: Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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