The Maintenance Technician maintains and repairs Aqua Metals' production equipment and machinery, maintains the day to day operations and assumes responsibility for maintaining physical assets. A primary function of the Maintenance Technician position is to ensure maximum operating effectiveness and safety. This role is a critical for the plant management team and is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all plant and facility equipment as well as the direction of the maintenance staff.
Ensure that all safety norms and regulations are adhered to.
Ensure that there are no breakdowns or disruption in the production process.
Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of all the machinery in the facility.
Plan maintenance and service activities in a way that the process of production does not get hampered.
Repair or replace broken or malfunctioning parts and conduct tests to ensure that repairs are satisfactory
Monitor performance of machinery and equipment; adjust and calibrate as needed, ensuring that equipment meets specifications and requirements
Periodically perform preventive maintenance, in accordance with prescribed schedules; adjust equipment and reset or calibrate sensors and controls to specs.
Clean and lubricate equipment or machinery.
Test damaged machine parts to determine whether major repairs are needed.
Responsible for maintenance planning and scheduling
of installation, maintenance, diagnosis, repair and modification of
equipment to ensure continued efficient and effective plant operations.
Ensure that machinery and equipment is being used
to full capacity and production is optimum.
Keep record of all service, maintenance and
refurbishing work carried out on the machinery.
Report any observed malfunction to Maintenance
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be self-sufficient and able to work alone safely. Must have problem solving capabilities using training as a resource.