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Position range in West Central
$23k - $38k
Per year
Maintenance Technician PRAIRIE DOG PET PRODUCTS LLC Occupation: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Location: ABILENE, TX - 79602 Positions available: 1
Job #: 14194180
Updated: 3/1/2021 Expires: 2/28/2021
Source: WorkInTexas Site: WorkInTexas

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For all assigned work, the Maintenance Technician is responsible for the care and maintenance of all property and production assets in a safe, sanitary and efficient condition. Specifically, the following duties and expectations apply for all work as assigned:
  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing maintenance requirements (both planned and unplanned) on production, packaging, processing equipment, and utility systems (to provide a continuous supply of heat, steam, cooling, electrical, power, gas, or compressed air required for operations).
  • Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, electrical schematics, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Performing preventative maintenance
  • Complete work orders in a timely manner maintaining high quality standards
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Maintain communication with other departments, management and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production.
  • Ensure all paperwork is filled out in a clear, legible and accurate format, and completed with required information. Ensure all required information is documented in accordance with SOP's.
  • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory by reporting low supply levels to Supervisor
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.
  • Follow all required work safe practices. This would include lockout-tagout requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.
  • Responsible for food safety, prerequisite programs and food quality related to designated area.
  • Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.
  • Readily available for emergency repairs in breakdown situations
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Formal Engineering/Maintenance Training desirable
  • 1 year minimum experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing facility, preferably food and beverage industry.
  • 1 year minimum experience with one or more technical experiences: Electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, steam generation, mechanical power transmission, electronic, PLC and HVAC
  • 1 year minimum experience on a variety of equipment including lubricating, cleaning, material handling, motor control, relay control, process control and packaging equipment.
  • Ability to inspect equipment, recognize potential problems and independently take appropriate corrective action to prevent component failures or equipment down time.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, kneel and bend required for virtually the entire shift.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to work in a wet environment with moderate to high noise volume.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
  • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

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Is a Private Sector employer with 3 locations
20-49 employees

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There were 15 job openings and 0 green jobs advertised online in Taylor County, TX for Maintenance and Repair Workers, General on May 5, 2021. There are also 96 job openings and 12 green jobs advertised online for the related occupation group of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in Taylor County, TX on May 5, 2021.
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