Primary Role: The Senior Maintenance Technician possesses strong mechanical and electrical aptitude, and technical skills in areas of hydraulics, chillers, and air compressors. Other responsibilities include repairing plant facilities and machinery by employing technical skills and knowledge of various industrial machine systems as well as mechanical systems, and 480v 3 phase power. The Senior Maintenance Technician ensures that the facility and equipment is in good and safe condition at all times.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform mechanical troubleshooting, fabrication, welding, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical tasks.
- Troubleshoot and repair equipment and system problems - both routine and complex - using a defined method of troubleshooting to get to a root cause.
- Perform routine/preventative maintenance on all plant equipment including but not limited to Thermoforming, and Injection molding machines.
- Maintain equipment logs.
- Works primarily from general verbal instructions, but also from maintenance schedules, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and/or written instructions.
- Helps the maintenance manager in ordering parts, and calling vendors when needed to arrange service.
- Instructs and teaches other employees on how to carry out job duties.
- Acts as a leader on the shift promoting safety throughout the facility.
- Think, communicate and work safely, following Latham's safety policies and procedures continuously.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Two-year technical degree and/or certified apprenticeship with 5+ years of specific electrical and mechanical maintenance experience preferred. High school diploma or GED may be considered with commensurate experience and technical training.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, to communicate with all levels within the company.
- Able to read schematics: hydraulic, mechanical, pneumatic, electrical (any or all)
- Able to multitask and troubleshoot equipment breakdown in a fast paced environment.
- Able to work overtime and weekends as necessary.