Maintenance Technician

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Job Title Maintenance Technician Date September 11, 2018
Department Maintenance Travel Required No
Location Kilgore FSLA Non Exempt (full-time)
Shift (A,B,C,D, Admin) Days/Nights Days or Nights
Reporting Manager: Maintenance Manager HR Contact Mindi Siegley

Job Description

·         Must possess and demonstrate basic mechanical aptitude and demonstrate proficiency of the following skills.

·         Industrial equipment repairs, Mechanical, Basic Electronics


·         Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with all regulations and company policies.

·         Assist all preventative maintenance team on equipment.

·         Continually monitor machinery and make necessary adjustment(s) to ensure proper operation.

·         Perform all levels of welding and mechanical repairs to industrial machinery present in material recovery facilities (MRF).

·         Repair and possible fabrication of conveyors and component parts.

·         Proper use of all welding and cutting equipment related to all phases of metal fabrication and repair.

·         Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company and OSHA standards.

·         Complete all paperwork and/or electronic updates as required.

·         Regular use of heavy industrial shop tools and equipment.

·         Professional interaction with internal and external customers.

·         Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.

·         Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
  • Excellent welding and mechanical aptitude.
  • Must possess good working knowledge with all levels of welding and cutting equipment required to perform industrial maintenance welding and fabrication.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in welding metal fabrication or completion of 2-year technical training program preferred.
  • Must be able to recognize and avoid electrical hazards.
  • Must be familiar with electrical PPE such as arc flash suit, insulated gloves, and tools.
  • Must have the skills to properly use voltage test equipment.
  • Must have the skills to identify exposed energized electrical components and conductors
  • Must have the skills to determine the nominal voltage of exposed energized electrical components and conductors
  • Must understand and identify the applicable approach distance for the voltage in which they will be exposed (NFPA 70 E Tables)
  • Must possess the decision-making ability to determine the level of hazard, proper PPE and job planning to safely perform the task
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Ability to obtain certificate to operate powered industrial lift trucks.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
  • Must be able to work any shift, day or night.


·         High School diploma or GED