Maintenance Technician Level 1 - 1St Shift Schertz, Tx

Caterpillar Schertz , TX 78154

Posted 3 months ago


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 Technicians 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 assembly equipment in production facilities building, in accordance with work orders and technical documentation as assigned in a timely manner

  • Responding to service requests and work orders with limited supervision and direction without interrupting production facilities operations

  • 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

  • Using CMMS-generated preventive maintenance worksheets to maintain production facilities machinery and equipment according to the manufacturer's recommendations and good maintenance practices

  • Under limited supervision, performing assigned preventive maintenance tasks and minor mechanical repairs to production facilities equipment

  • Performing general building maintenance as directed, such as lamp replacement, simple construction, overhead doors, and plumbing

  • With direct supervision, performing basic electrical preventive maintenance, to motors, lights, and electrical panels

  • Operating and maintaining production and material-handling equipment, including but not limited to fork trucks, conveyors, robotic equipment, and related tools and equipment

  • Lubricating production and material handling equipment in accordance with preventive maintenance schedules

  • Organizing lubrication equipment and recommending changes to lubrication schedules. Submitting tools / requisitions for lubrication equipment to the appropriate supervisor

  • Organizing and cleaning maintenance shop areas

  • Requesting direction from more senior technicians for unclear or advanced tasks

  • Maintaining a strong mechanical fundamental knowledge

  • Striving to acquire the skills and knowledge of a Level II Maintenance Technician

  • Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards


Required Qualifications:

  • Good housekeeping habits and communication skills

  • Proper use of safety equipment, such as harnesses, electrical safety gloves, glasses, and shields

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in production facilities assembly and material-handling equipment

  • General understanding of Robotics technology and related systems where applicable

  • Understanding of lockout / tag out procedures

  • Experience with basic hand and power tools in an industrial setting

  • Understanding of mechanical theory, including the construction and operation of bearings, hydraulics, pneumatics, and conveyors

  • 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

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities globally which can be found through our employment website .

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