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Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician in Sumter, SC at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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Job Description

Responsible for execution of the maintenance function at the Caterpillar plant to repair and maintain the equipment in order to maximize production in a safe and timely manner with the highest quality possible.


  • Repair and maintain mechanical, hydraulic and robotic components of production machines and equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to repair CNC Machines using mechanical and electrical skills. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical machine controls including PLCs.
  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of malfunction.  Performs trouble-shooting analysis on malfunctions and makes adjustments or repairs in timely manner.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts to make and repair parts
  • Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic systems.
  • Realigns and adjust components.
  • Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • May modify computer-controlled motion of robot, applying knowledge of program commands and using robot controller and PLC.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or experience: Completed Technical College in Industrial Maintenance or related course and three years experience in the field.

Language Skills: Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with supervisor/co-workers and understand direction from supervisor.

Math Skills: Must be able to utilize basic math, use a calculator and read a tape ruler. Computer Skills also required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: Employee must be able to lift heavy objects, climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively, operate moving equipment, and work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments.



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