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Maintenance Technician in Duncan, SC at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

The Maintenance Technician position is a non-exempt salary position, and reports to the Operations Leader. The employee is responsible for ensuring that the plant runs as efficiently and as smoothly as possible. The maintenance responsibilities will require the employee to perform preventive maintenance on various equipment, troubleshoot both equipment, and facilities needs, and to secure & manage outside resources such as parts or vendors as necessary to complete their tasks.


  • Performs self-directed reactive and planned maintenance which includes but is not limited to: observing equipment and components in operation to determine the root cause of the problem; dismantling components to gain access to and remove defective parts; examines 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 tests for electrical circuitry and mechanical systems; reconditions and repairs machine tools. Performs simple welding tasks. Orders supplies and repair items as necessary.
  • Provides support and back up for other members of the department as needed by management.
  • Provides assistance to production technicians and leadership to small teams.
  • Assures compliance with safety and housekeeping standards.
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots machine failures. Acts as a proactive project manager and works closely with management.
  • Minimal design ability required to lay out, wire, build, and troubleshoot electrical panels and/or other machinery according to NFPA/NEC standards.
  • Maintains the grounds and building exterior, by performing any of the following technical disciplines; routine electrical, mechanical, and basic HVAC repairs.
  • CNC maintenance experience preferred, but not required
  • Be on call for weekend and off normal hours work
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities.


The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must possess strong communication skills & write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must be self-motivated, able to prioritize work, and be able to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills and be a team player
  • Must be able to read blueprints and use measuring instruments
  • Must be able perform basic failure analysis and have ability to analyze/solve problems and deal in an environment where only limited standardization exists
  • Must possess an understanding of electronic and mechanical components to troubleshoot and repair
  • Must have a basic knowledge of the use and care of hand and power tools
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Must be able to Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; compute ratio and percent and interpret bar graphs
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The employee must be able to:

  • Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument


The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent (GED). Associates degree with a Technical focus preferred, but not required.
  • Possess an unrestricted driver’s license
  • Three to seven years related experience in industrial maintenance is required, with a proficiency in industrial electrical troubleshooting.


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
  • Push/Pull on bolts, equipment, etc without strain
  • Bending, twisting, or otherwise awkward positions necessary to fix equipment
  • Ability to move up to 50 pounds



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