Maintenance Technician- 3Rd Shift

GE Appliances Lafayette , GA 30728

Posted 3 weeks ago


Job Location

USA, LaFayette, GA

Job Posting Title

Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift

The Challenge

Join Roper Corporation team in a high-energy, production facility environment. Our Maintenance Technicians support appliance manufacturing operations to ensure equipment reliability and uptime in support of safety, quality, delivery, and cost objectives. It is an essential industrial maintenance role involving machine setup, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all employees. To name a few of our safety measures, we are providing and requiring face masks daily, installed state of the art thermal camera temperature checks stations at each building location and enhanced cleaning procedures. We also provide all necessary Personal Protective Equipment.

This position is 3rd shift, 12 hour shifts.

What you will Do

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and improve hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical equipment

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot VFD's and Servo Drives, setting and adjusting parameters and replacement of such devices

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • Complete shop records and use reporting systems following established procedures

  • Provide quick response to maintenance requests and calls from maintenance leadership and manufacturing operations teams

  • Follow safe work methods and procedures to avoid injury to self and co-workers or damage to company property, including use of all required personal protective equipment, following safety precautions (e.g. LOTO), ensuring machine guards, etc.

  • Follow proper housekeeping standards to ensure clean and organized line maintenance work areas

  • Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to scissor lifts, JLGs, fork trucks, etc.

  • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

What you need to Succeed

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or GED equivalent and

  • Certified Journeyman with 2 or more years of experience in one of the following trades: Electrical or Mechanical, OR

  • Associates Degree or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical field with at least 2 years of current hands-on working experience, OR

  • PLC experience or willing to learn. Understanding of PLC logic, performing minor editing and programming changes preferred

  • Experience working with the following electrical diagrams: PLC logic, process flow diagrams, instrument flow diagrams and/or P&ID drawings

  • Experience working with Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), Analog and digital AC/DC drive systems, pneumatic/hydraulic systems

  • Possess experience working with 480V, 220V, 120V, and low volt DC electrical controls and systems and the ability to read and understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics

  • Technical certifications a strong plus

  • Mechanical aptitude - ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships

  • Proven ability to work with these factors:

  • Perform work in a loud/noisy environment

  • Change shifts and work overtime and weekends, as required

  • Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet

  • Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights

  • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

  • Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:

  • Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching

  • Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools

  • Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder level, reach at knee and floor level

  • Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, and using vibratory tools also required

  • Work with gloves level 4

  • Handling and lifting of parts and/or equipment (minimum of 42 lbs. lifting/carrying and 25 lbf. pushing/pulling is required)

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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