Maintenance Technician B

Wabash Castings, Inc.
Job Description
SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
This position is responsible for performing the essential PM, repair and general upkeep of plant equipment with minimal oversight working in conjunction with Maintenance Technicians A while gaining while continuing to gain proficiency in all aspects of Maintenance.  This position will also actively train Maintenance Technician Trainees and B’s.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Participate in daily safety and planning meeting.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing PMs or thru downtime repairs. Preventive maintenance requirements on motor, pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyor systems, furnaces, and other types of foundry equipment.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts on equipment. Dismantles machinery in order to access part(s) needing repair replaces/repairs defective parts and reassembles machinery. Lubricates and cleans working mechanisms on production equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of all production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Utilize working knowledge and familiarity with basic preventative maintenance work according to WCI standards ensuring all instructions are followed and that each step is fully executed.
  • Shadow and support Maintenance Technician A’s on Maintenance calls; and trains on complex diagnoses of a failure and making required repairs.
  • Communicates accurately and professionally to management and team any issues that may need passed on or addressed immediately.
  • Adheres to safety stands by promoting a safe work environment through attending safety training, participating in daily department safety meetings and verifying all safety concerns are addressed.
  • May be required to work flexible schedules, including Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Must be capable of following prints, diagrams, sketches, manuals, and oral instructions.
  • Must be capable of understanding printed PM format and able to fill out all paperwork involved.
  • Must be willing to continue learning base with hands on experience or formal training of some type.
  • Must maintain continuity among work team and management thru work actions and communication.
  • Must read and understand work instructions.
  • Must complete paperwork as necessary for position
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Good communication skills; and, work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical equipment; single and three phase, 110v & 24v dc controls, prints and schematics.
  • Mechanical knowledge of troubleshooting, pneumatic and hydraulic repairs.
  • Knowledge and experience using LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out).
  • Must have good judgement and decision making skills.
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of how to appropriately wear job required PPE.
  • Ability and willingness to learn, take formal training and meet the requirements of the WCI Maintenance Training Plan.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow work instructions; and, to follow directions with attention to detail.
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
  • Ability to repetitively lift up to 75 lbs; tolerate repetitive bending and twisting; and, stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in temperatures with variations ranging from approximately 100 degrees in the summer to approximately 65 degrees in the winter.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
  • Requires three to five (3-5) years previous maintenance experience.
  • Internal candidates are required to have successfully completed the WCI Maintenance Technician C training program and have minimum passing scores of all required testing.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience welding with MIG and Arc welding.
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