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Maintenance Technician

DuQuoin, IL 62832

Posted: 02/27/20 Industry: Maintenance Technician Job Number: 124641 Pay Rate: $25

Job Description

HireLevel is looking for a Maintenance Technician for General Cable in DuQuoin, IL.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician 

Job Category: Full time

Contract Location: DuQuoin, IL

Shift: 2nd and 3rd shift

Compensation for Maintenance Technician: $25.00/hr

Responsibilities of Maintenance Technician:

  • Observe and follow all plant and department safety rules, work rules, procedures, and EHS policies.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of plant manufacturing machinery and support equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and repairs of motor controls and drives (AC, DC, and VFD), PLC and relay based electrical systems.
  • Inspect, repair and understand the technical aspects (electrical and mechanical) of 480 and 4160 volt electrical systems, water pumps, oil pumps, vacuum conveying systems, hydraulic and pneumatic components/operations, alignment procedures, bearing installation, and mechanical transmission devices.
  • Ability to perform light machining work (lathe and milling machines).
  • Repair or fabrication of machine parts utilizing welding techniques such as arc and oxy-acetylene).
  • Must be able to read and interpret schematics, drawings and technical literature to aid in preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and reliability of plant machinery and systems.
  • Perform inspections and preventative maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment.
  • Provide recommendations, ideas, and suggestions to improve reliability of machinery, equipment and operations.
  • Provide advanced training to junior maintenance associates on ongoing basis.
  • Provide basic training to, production associates and other personnel as needed.
  • Other tasks as required.

Job Requirements of Maintenance Technician: 

  • Must be able to pass a forklift certification procedure.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair all mechanical equipment and electrical circuits and systems up to and including 4160 volt systems without assistance.
  • Must be able to work any shift.
  • Must be able to walk through the entire 250,000+ sq. ft facility as needed during a normal work day. 
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to work in varying seasonal temperatures within an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to certify skills through testing.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements of a background check.

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