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Huntsville, AL 35808
Schwarze Industries (member of the Alamo Group Inc.) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Maintenance Technician at its Huntsville, AL facility.Interested individuals must apply to the job opening ont he Alamo Group Inc. job board found at www.Alamo-Group.com in the career section under Schwarze.
Under moderate supervision, the maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance programs. Also responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. carpentry, electrical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).
Essential Functions of the Job:
Perform mechanic skills to include mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic, to troubleshoot and repair manufacturing equipment.
Read and interpret equipment manuals, diagrams, engineering specifications and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, hoists, cranes, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Performs minor electrical maintenance to include replacement/repair of fixtures such as wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, and fuses.
Performs minor plumbing maintenance to include replacement/repair of leaks in drains/faucets, unclogging of drains.
Performs minor paining, carpentry, and masonry work.
Review, monitor and maintain daily/monthly inspection sheets on company equipment and tools.
Schedule and communicate with outside contractors and vendors.
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
May assist other departments as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):
Good mechanical aptitude.
Good mechanical ability/aptitude. Basic math skills and computer data entry skills.
General knowledge and familiarity with all machines and machine shop equipment including shop tools, forklifts, cranes, welding machines, hoist, and air compressor.
Knowledge of electrical equipment and repairs, plumbing, welding, basic HVAC, and pneumatics.
Problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to read and interpret operation and parts manuals.
Ability to operate forklift, man lift and overhead crane.
Able to climb stairs/ladders up to 25 feet. Able to work indoors/outdoors.
Able to work overtime and/or weekends as scheduled.
Able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including steel toe shoes, hearing protection devices and safety glasses.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED certificate preferred.
Minimum five (5) year’s experience in related field.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled