Equipment Maintenance Technician

TTM Technologies | Sterling, VA

Posted Date 11/21/2020
Position:Equipment Maintenance Technician
Location: Sterling, VA
Job Id:8193

# of Openings:4

Shifts: 2nd and 3rd

Working within a high-production industrial environment, the Equipment Maintenance Technician will perform unscheduled and scheduled repairs on production and facility equipment, including but not limited to mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic machinery. The technician will be responsible for completing emergency repairs or contacting and working with 3rdparty vendors to ensure production lines remain operational. The employee will also independently complete daily work orders, preventative maintenance, and maintain paper and computer-based records.
Extensive training is provided to safely and correctly work on each piece of equipment. The Technician will be exposed to chemicals and hazardous materials and will participate in chemical handling training and continued safety trainings. The Technician will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and will be expected to follow all safety protocols.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Observes mechanical machinery, equipment, and devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Examines the form and texture of parts to detect imperfections and changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems and visually inspects, listens to, and troubleshoots machinery, equipment, and mechanical devices.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, repairs or replaces defective parts and/or dismantles defective machines/equipment to gain access to and/or remove defective parts.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses the malfunction with the Maintenance Manager, technicians, and production staff to diagnose the malfunction.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts and/or installs new or repaired parts when required.
  • Installs or repairs basic electrical apparatus such as wiring and electrical or electronic components of machinery and equipment and starts devices to test their performance.
  • Assists in the installation of feeders, branch circuit wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, lighting fixtures, relays and contactors and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables and repairs or replaces faulty electrical components of the machine such as relays, switches and motors and positions sensing devices.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Completes maintenance request or PM documentation for all work performed. Communicates status of incomplete work to the Maintenance Manager or the next shift technician via email or verbally.
  • Actively participates in ongoing job training to become mechanically proficient across all production departments. Participates in knowledge sharing and the training of other technicians.
  • Follows and adheres to all environmental, safety, and health policies and procedures without exception.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:
  • Technical aptitude and ability to correctly and safely use basic hand power tools.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain control circuits, electrical components, and mechanical equipment.
  • Strong attention-to-detail and capable of reading and following technical instructions, operation manuals, schematics, and diagrams.
  • General computer skills and ability to complete electronic work orders, enter data into systems, and send emails.
  • Able to stand throughout a shift, lift 40-pounds, work within confined spaces, and perform work in a crouched or overhead posture.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate in English to the degree necessary to perform the job.
  • Willingness to work overtime, including weekends is required.
  • Maintenance technicians must be able to supply their own set of basic hand tools needed to perform the job.
Education and Experience:
Education:High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience:2 years of troubleshooting, repairing, and/or installing manufacturing equipment preferred. Previous work experience using trade skills such as electrical, mechanical, electronics, HVAC, plumbing, and/or welding preferred. Licensing and journeyman status is preferred.
Export Statement:
Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation.
Part-time | Full-time

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