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Maintenance Technician - Military Veterans

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Join a team that values your military service! Our client recognizes the discipline and technical expertise that military veterans bring to the table. As a company that thrives on achieving results, they believe that the experiences and perspectives you gained during your service are invaluable in driving our success. They are not just looking for employees; they are looking for technical leaders, and they know that military veterans fit that mold.

General summary:

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining equipment and facilities to operate in the safest and most productive condition, supporting continuous improvement, production strategies and plant reliability of equipment and building systems. Understands and adheres to governmental regulatory programs and policies. These may include but are not limited to: National Electrical Code, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Uniform Building Code (UBC) and local government environmental agency policies.

Primary responsibilities:

- Practices and complies with all plant and maintenance department safety procedures, including but not limited to: Lock-Out - Tag-Out, Arc Flash, and Hot Work Permits.

- Understands the concept of Permit Required Confined Spaces and assists with proper alternate entry of re-classified confined spaces when necessary.

- Follows all applicable good manufacturing practices (GMPs) for area assigned.

- Maintains and uses appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), food handling before and after equipment inspection and repair activities.

- Attends classes, seminars, and in-house training as needed to maintain skill level with changes in the industry.

- Makes improvements and suggestions to optimize maintenance program.

- Executes and documents planned and unplanned work findings and data during shift via computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

- Repairs and installation of parts, tools, and equipment. Fabricates or modifies machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.

- Performs preventative maintenance (PM), inspections, corrective repairs, special projects, and equipment rebuilds.

- Performs execution and resolution of equipment breakdowns and repairs.

- Leverages methodologies including, but not limited to root cause analysis (RCA), breakdown failure analysis (BDA) and cause maps to identify and resolve equipment issues.

- Utilizes predictive maintenance technologies to identify failures and takes correct follow-up actions. Predictive maintenance technologies include ultrasound, thermal imaging, oil analysis, and vibration analysis.

- Documents the cause of the failure and works with maintenance team, planner, supervisor, or other team members to take action to prevent a reoccurrence of the failure.

- Understands and interprets technical documents and diagrams which include but are not limited to factory manuals, blueprints, schematics, single line electrical drawings, mechanical and electrical equipment schematics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), and so on.

- Maintains and repairs facility and utility systems such as mechanical, electrical, building systems, water heater and boiler, steam, chilling system, electric power, gas, or compressed air required for operations.

- Executes PMs and repairs to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, refrigeration, instrumentation, elevator maintenance, painting, plumbing, carpentry, grounds keeping and mechanical repairs - pumps, motors systems.

- May be required to perform tests, repair and replacement of fire alarm, fire sprinkler, smoke detector, emergency and exit sign lighting system and report any malfunctions to supervisor.

Hourly rate plus $1 per hour shift differential, lots of overtime available, and very strong benefits.

Job 57348

Beloit, WI

RecruitMilitary Placement Services

RecruitMilitary Placement Services connects job seekers with employers seeking their specific skills. Collaborating with us in your job search means VIP access to select roles and resources to land a job directly with an employer partner. We’re all about simplifying the job hunt and getting you into the right role faster.

Once you create your profile, you can gain access to array of benefits that elevate your career potential, including:

  • Exclusive positions that align with your unique qualifications
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  • Amplified visibility among employers who value military and veteran talent

For 30+ years, we’ve translated military skill sets and civilian talent profiles for Fortune 1000 employers for high demand roles like:

  • Field Service/Maintenance Technicians
  • Maintenance Leadership
  • Operations
  • Cyber Security/IT
  • Sales
  • and more

Our driving mission is simple: Connect employers with the military community.

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