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Maintenance Technician

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Job Description

SUMMARY

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITY

  • 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 Superintendent.

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.
  • Have attitude and aptitude to work independently.
  • Able to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.
  • Good physical conditioning.
  • Good communication skills.
Needed Skills
Troubleshooting Pneumatics Forklift experience Plumbing Welding
Additional Skills
Work Independently Wants to Learn Teamwork Orientation Time Management Problem Solving/Analysis Flexibility
Requirements
Foreign Languages
English
Category
Laborers and Helpers
Function
Maintenance