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Maintenance Technician II

Columbus, Nebraska 68601 | Contract to Direct

Post Date: 01/18/2018 Job ID: 74589 Category: Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

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Under supervision, performs mid to expert level mechanical, electrical, and systems troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance on equipment in accordance with manufacturer' s manuals, diagrams, sketches, etc.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Performs mid to expert level break-fix & preventative maintenance.
  • This includes but is not limited to: observing devises in operation to location root cause of problem; dismantling devices to gain access to and remove defective parts; examining parts to detect imperfections; adjustment of functional parts of devices and control instruments; repair and/or replacement of defective parts; testing of device to observe performance; and performing tests for electrical circuitry and mechanical systems; reconditioning and repairing machine tools.
  • Identifies and sources parts, supplies and repair items as necessary.
  • Independently performs maintenance as per industry standards.
  • May be required to setup and operate multiple machining operations including but not limited to: lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • May perform welding tasks.
  • Complies with 5S and housekeeping standards.
  • Drives and participates in CI activities - processes, results and cost savings.
  • Updates records and reviews CMMS history.
  • Troubleshoots and analyzes control systems to resolve software/ hardware and configuration problems. 
  • Utilizes predictive maintenance technologies to collect equipment performance data.
  • Provides assistance to lower level technicians and leadership to small teams.  Performs more advanced functions as a part of training and development.
  • Completes on-the-job and technical self-study programs for career development.
  • Follows all safety related policies, rules, regulations, technical instructions and guidelines. 
  • Situational awareness and identify unsafe behaviors and conditions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, ascend/descend or balance to heights that may require a ladder or lift; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in confined spaces; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. 
  • The employee is regularly required to use close vision and color vision. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. 
  • Work is typically performed in a factory environment and is usually very loud. In the factory environment, the employee may be exposed to hazardous materials and/or greasy or slippery factory floors.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Behaviors Required:
  • High School Graduate or equivalent (GED).
  • Associates degree with a Technical focus and 3 years of related experience in general industry; or 5 years of related experience in general industry. 
  • Understands electrical, mechanical, fluid power and control systems.
  • Can analyze problems and perform repairs.
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools and specialized tools as appropriate
  • May be required to travel.


This is a 3rd shift position: Monday through Friday, 10: 00pm - 6: 30am

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