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Maintenance Technician in Memphis, TN at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The purpose of this job is to perform all equipment and facilities related electrical, mechanical, sheet metal, welding, instrument, and pipe fitting work. Utilizes process and maintenance knowledge to assist in the planning and performance of all tasks. Participates in teams to develop and implement solutions



Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Energy Control Procedures (ECP's) and Lock Tag Try (LTT) system.  Respect for the potential hazards within the manufacturing operation.  Training and regular auditing of the process.
  • Fluent in the language of the plant.
  • Computer literacy – email, simple spreadsheet, word doc.
  • Safe rigging procedures.
  • Forklift operation, licensed – will provide certification.
  • PLC basics -- Ability to use laptop for troubleshooting and see what limit switch or photo eye isn't working and ability to adjust where needed.  Internal various timers in the program; the ability to access status files to diagnose and clear PLC faults.
  • Troubleshooting basics, how to analyze a problem and step to the root cause.  Help reduce cycle time to problem resolution and eliminates the “replace and see what happens method”.
  • Basic concepts of what it takes to consistently manufacture shingles.  Critical product characteristics, key process variables, customer needs etc.
  • World Class Manufacturing (WCM) concepts, what are they, individual and business benefits.  Key business metrics and focus.
  • Must have minimum two years of plant experience or have demonstrated capability and knowledge to troubleshoot major plant systems. (Filled coating sys, Slate sys, Poly wrap, Etc.) 
  • Installs, modifies or maintains plant equipment and assists in determining appropriate methods to accomplish these tasks.
  • Must work safely and follow all documented and “common sense” safety policies and procedures.
  • Read, understand, and analyze blueprints and other technical data references. 
  • Expert use of hand and power tools.
  • Inspects plant equipment to identify potential problems prior to breakdown occurrences.
  • Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and insures work areas are clean and picked up after  each job completion.
  • Follows all environmental compliance polices & programs.
  • Work as instructed with outside contractors.

 

Mechanical

  • Machining bores, keyways, drill press, grinding; lathe and mill operation.
  • Ability to properly, precision align belt, gear or direct coupled shafts using proper tools to specified tolerances.
  • Understanding of lubrication principles and bearing tolerances and basic bearing  'physics'-I.E. how does it work in terms of need for extreme care, keeping clean, etc.
  • Hydraulic systems understanding - hydraulic flow principles. Effects of pipe sizes and valves on pressure drops, making proper fittings per system requirements, proper valve application, etc.  Applied to water systems, hot oil, and hydraulic systems.
  • Same as above for compressed air and steam, (where applicable) systems.
  • Understanding of pump basics and operating characteristics including effects of suction pressures, head pressures, sealing/packing techniques.
  • Ability to track conveyor belts properly and understanding the physics of belt operation and tracking including bucket elevators; belt splicing.
  • Ability to read air and power fluid schematics.
  • Basic welding for all; structural and piping welding.
  • Pipefitting – alignment, flange, threading.
  • Basic electrical component “how they work” understanding: solenoids, motors, heaters, contacts, and photo eyes.
  • Ultrasonic rotating equipment troubleshooting.

 

 

Electrical

  • Basic industrial electrical code.
  • Capability to read schematics and P&ID drawings.
  • Fusing, thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motor theory, etc.
  • AC, DC and Servo drive system (basics).
  • Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting. Understand fuse sizing, take motor amp readings, understand basic DC motor control, etc.
  • Ability to fully troubleshoot drives-DC and AC variable frequency, and communicate technically with outside technical support when needed.
  • Ability to fully understand the various control loops in the plant including IM/APC systems and weight control equipment.
  • Fully competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc.
  • Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning comply with all plant rules 
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • All other duties as assigned or  needed
  • Regular Attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts


Qualifications

  • High School or equivalent
  • Pass the Maintenance Test with at least 2nd Class score.

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