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Maintenance Technician II

Department: Maintenance
Location: Los Banos, CA

                                                                                       

 JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY

Performs routine maintenance and inspection of the production process equipment, the utility support systems and the production rooms.  This may include, but will not be limited to, water treatment systems and analysis, boilers and operation, refrigeration systems and components, proper welding practices (Sanitary A-3 standards), the ability to read and troubleshoot ladder logic on PLC control systems and related components, proper electrical practices (codes), and pumps. Trouble shooting equipment problems and make necessary repairs as needed.

Support the review, understanding and compliance of all programs, policies and procedures contained in the Food Safety and Quality Management System. 

  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

                      

1.  75%     Completes work orders covering scheduled maintenance of the process equipment.  Completes unscheduled repairs of all areas as needed.  Provides support to operators and companion maintenance mechanics. Always seeking continuous self and the improvement of equipment and the work environment.

                                                 

2.   15%      Performs non-routine maintenance activities, including but not limited to basic preventative maintenance on all process equipment.  Completes daily log sheets, inventory usage data entry to computer system.

 

3    5%      Installs electrical for new equipment, submits detailed information required for the purpose of ordering parts and all support materials.  Sets up clearances on fillers.

                                     

4.   5%     Performs calibration of process equipment instrumentation (level transmitters, pressure transmitters, RTD’s, flow meters, etc), and duties as needed or assigned by the maintenance supervisor. Acts as member of Emergency Response Team.

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TOTAL               100%

POSITION DIMENSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Internal Contacts:

            Plant manager, production manager, maintenance supervisor, quality assurance manager, and all beverage and tomato personnel, QA/QC

 

External Contacts:

            Vendors, material stock personnel

 

Education Level and Focus:

            High School Education or equivalent with some Electrical or Mechanical vocational training or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hazwoper Certification. Must be trained in proper Emergency Response Procedures, including Hazwoper, First Aid/CPR, and SCBA use.

 

Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Three years of industrial maintenance experience with emphasis on PC based programs.  Ability to read and understand electrical schematics. Trouble shoot high and low voltage control systems, VFD’s and hydraulic systems.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal and Communication:

            Ability to function with minimal supervision, ability to handle multiple tasks.  Team player, excellent verbal and written communications and computer skills

 

Technical and Analytical:

            Understand the English language and follow instructions in written form.  Knowledge of PLC’s, VFD’s, instrumentation.  Interpret blue prints and schematics.

 

Administrative and Operations:

            Ability to complete written reports, accurate documentation of maintenance and inspections performed, including parts and supplies used.

 

Physical Demands:

            Standing, stooping, reaching, bending for long periods of time.  Lifting 50+ lbs, climbing, pushing, pulling, and crawling.

 

Work Environment:

            Food plant, high noise levels, frequent interruptions, cold hot and humid conditions, wet floors, forklift and pedestrian traffic.  Fast paced various shifts.

 

Special Equipment Used:

            Various hand tools, machining tools, forklift, welding equipment and electrical test equipment.  Hand tools furnished by mechani

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