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Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift

Company: General Electric
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


Job Location
USA, LaFayette, GA

Job Posting Title
Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift

The Challenge
Join Roper Corporation team in a high-energy, production facility environment. Our Maintenance Technicians support appliance manufacturing operations to ensure equipment reliability and uptime in support of safety, quality, delivery, and cost objectives. It is an essential industrial maintenance role involving machine setup, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.
We are committed to providing a safe environment for all employees. To name a few of our safety measures, we are providing and requiring face masks daily, installed state of the art thermal camera temperature checks stations at each building location and enhanced cleaning procedures. We also provide all necessary Personal Protective Equipment.
This position is 3rd shift, 12 hour shifts.

What you will Do

Maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and improve hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical equipment
Diagnose and troubleshoot VFD's and Servo Drives, setting and adjusting parameters and replacement of such devices
Perform preventive maintenance
Complete shop records and use reporting systems following established procedures
Provide quick response to maintenance requests and calls from maintenance leadership and manufacturing operations teams
Follow safe work methods and procedures to avoid injury to self and co-workers or damage to company property, including use of all required personal protective equipment, following safety precautions (e.g. LOTO), ensuring machine guards, etc.
Follow proper housekeeping standards to ensure clean and organized line maintenance work areas
Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to scissor lifts, JLGs, fork trucks, etc.
Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

What you need to Succeed

Must have a high school diploma, GED or GED equivalent and
Certified Journeyman with 2 or more years of experience in one of the following trades: Electrical or Mechanical, OR
Associates Degree or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical field with at least 2 years of current hands-on working experience, OR
PLC experience or willing to learn. Understanding of PLC logic, performing minor editing and programming changes preferred
Experience working with the following electrical diagrams: PLC logic, process flow diagrams, instrument flow diagrams and/or P&ID drawings
Experience working with Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), Analog and digital AC/DC drive systems, pneumatic/hydraulic systems
Possess experience working with 480V, 220V, 120V, and low volt DC electrical controls and systems and the ability to read and understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics
Technical certifications a strong plus
Mechanical aptitude - ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships
Proven ability to work with these factors:
Perform work in a loud/noisy environment
Change shifts and work overtime and weekends, as required
Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet
Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights
Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment
Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:
Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching
Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools
Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder level, reach at knee and floor level
Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, and using vibratory tools also required

Work with gloves level 4
Handling and lifting of parts and/or equipment (minimum of 42 lbs. lifting/carrying and 25 lbf. pushing/pulling is required)

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Associated topics: breakdown, calibrate, diagnose, field service, machine repair, maintenance technician, millwright, service technician, troubleshoot, upgrade

Keywords: General Electric, Chattanooga , Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift, Professions , La Fayette, Tennessee

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