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The purpose of this position is to perform the duties associated the maintenance of facilities and equipment that support the production of Caterpillar Diesel Engines. Maintenance Technician IIIs report to Section Managers and will be assigned to areas within the business to meet customer and company demands.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: *Performing preventive and corrective maintenance on production and material-handling equipment in the production facilities building(s), in accordance with work orders and technical documentation as assigned in a timely manner *Responding to service requests with little or no supervision and direction without interrupting production facilities operations *Responding to operational calls for troubleshooting/diagnosing problems with assembly systems and equipment *Coordinating with Level III Technician(s) and maintenance management to facilitate the professional development of Level I Maintenance Technicians by providing on-the-job training opportunities and mentoring *Within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, coordinates the activities, plans, and programs of the designated areas of responsibility Working as a contributing member of the Maintenance Team to provide the best service to the operations group and maximize uptime of the production facilities *Using CMMS-generated preventive maintenance worksheets to maintain production facilities machinery and equipment according to the manufacturer's recommendation and good maintenance practices *Monitoring maintenance upkeep checklists to ensure efficient equipment operation. May assign tasks to Level I Maintenance Technicians *Accurately completing CMMS work order documentation for complete work history and parts inventory tracking *Maintaining a safe work environment by documenting and correcting potential safety issues concerning assembly and material-handling equipment or production facility *Operating, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical and mechanical assembly and material-handling equipment, including, but not limited to fork trucks, conveyors, robotic equipment, and related tools and equipment *General knowledge of industrial electricity, including single-phase and three-phase power, motors, protective devices, and photo sensors *Working with Level III Maintenance Technician(s) to perform preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance on high tech automated equipment *Auditing Level I Maintenance Technician work for consistency and correctness *Striving to acquire the skills and knowledge of a Level III Maintenance Technician *Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards
Required Qualifications:*A minimum of 6 years of work experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing Industrial electrical / electronic production and material-handling equipment
A minimum of two years of work experience in a new generation-ASRS production facility, or comparable automated production plant / facility
Should be cross trained on maintenance and repair of all production facilities systems and equipment
Understanding of lockout / tagout procedures
Understands computer system functions and their interrelationships
Abides by OSHA regulations
Familiar with PM procedures, including performing PMs, logging completion, etc.
Able to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), System Control Software (SCS), scanners, etc. Able to recommend and implement corrective action
Familiar with PLC logic principles
Must demonstrate reasonable mastery of all production facilities systems, including conveyors, robotic equipment, and industrial trucks (ASRS, AKL, and Auto Guided Vehicles (AGVs) in new-generation production facilities)
Ability to read and understand mechanical and building blueprints, as well as electrical schematics
Must be able to read PLC ladder logic and be able to transfer data from PLCs to laptops to personal computers and back
Knowledge of basic electricity (AC/DC theory, relays, switches, solenoids, fuses, breakers, etc.), power generation and distribution (including three-phase), electrical safety, lockout/tagout procedures, National Electric Code, digital multimeter operation, and motor theory and protection. The technician candidate should complete live panel entry training
Must have advanced experience with electronics such as photo sensors, PLCs, remote I/Os, servo drives, and variable frequency drives
Advanced mechanical knowledge of basic machines (pulleys, levers, etc.), pneumatics, hydraulics, gears, reducers, bearings, lubrication theory, drive components (sheaves, sprockets, chain belts, take-ups), and equipment alignment.
*Knowledge of all phases of cutting and welding
Ability to adjust to constantly changing priorities and ability to multi-task
Experience working in a team environment
Willing to train less experienced technicians
Must have good organization skills, computer skills (Word and Excel), and basic math skills (Algebra)
Must be willing and able to climb to levels above the shop floor, or use a man-lift, as needed to make repairs.
Minimum 6-months experience as Maintenance Tech II
Successful completion of level panel training
Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation):
Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods
Ability to perform repetitive operations
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs.
Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $24.50/hr plus a 7% shift increase in Seguin, TX.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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