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Maintenance Technician

Cheektowaga, NY - 1st Shift - Full Time

Job Summary:

Perform mechanical, electrical and preventative maintenance on CNC and manual equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operation of CNC machinery such as press brakes, lathes and mills by completing preventive maintenance requirements as establishes by manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Inspect, operate, or test CNC and manual machinery or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and initiate repairs as required.
  • Dismantle machines, equipment, or devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, or power tools.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Performs repairs to hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components.
  • Maintain HVAC, electrical, plumbing and physical structure of all production facilities.

Non- Essential Duties:

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Provides communication to production on potential equipment problems that could negatively affect operations.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educations workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with OSHA regulations and company procedures and rules.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings.
  • Able to follow directions and perform repetitive maintenance tasks.
  • Technical understanding of maintenance concepts and practices.
  • Able to quickly change focus and priority from one issue to the next based on needs of the production floor.
  • Basic common safety practices, OSHA certification a plus.
  • Basic writing and math skills.
  • Able to function a software PM system.

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-4 years maintenance experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

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