Maintenance Technician

Hyperion Materials Technologies

Summary: The Maintenance Associate is a skilled job that requires knowledge in electrical and mechanical maintenance practices in a heavy industrial environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: _*
Independent and responsible performance of diversified maintenance and repair work requiring specialized training, experience, and skills. The successful associates will possess skill and knowledge in the following maintenance disciplines:

  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Welding, Rigging & Fabrication
  • Shop Machines & Tools

Schematics & Print Reading

  • Pumps, Piping & Combustion
  • Motors & Control Circuitry

AC/DC Theory, Power Distribution & Electrical Maintenance

  • Power Transmission, Lubricants & Mechanical Maintenance
  • Computers & PLC’s

Duties include the fully satisfactory performance of maintaining and trouble-shooting equipment in the following areas:

  • Perform advanced trouble shooting and repairs on a wide variety of electro/mechanical systems that include robotic machining centers, CNC lathes, grinders, lasers, high pressure/temperature presses.
  • Operate and maintenance of key systems such as chiller, air compressors boilers and HVAC equipment
  • Troubleshooting control systems, which may involve hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics, gas handling and acid distribution systems in a powdered metals/ceramics environment.
  • Equipment downtime and root cause failure analysis.
  • Perform and assist in the development and implementation of PM and Predictive Methodologies activities.
  • Develop and implement maintenance practices for new equipment installation and start-up.
  • Leverage equipment diagnostic system to monitor machine performance.
  • Interface with the Oracle Computerized Maintenance system for work tracking and part procurement.
  • Actively participate in Lean Manufacturing events and activities.
  • Perform repairs to building and grounds such as painting, plumbing, flooring, doors and lighting.
  • Requires lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Approximately 75-85% of the time will involve standing or walking including stairs.
  • Requires the operation of articulating lifts, cranes, and fork truck.
  • PPE requirements include respirators and NFPA-70 approved apparel.
  • Requires up to 25% overtime, emergency call-in requests and availability to work scheduled shutdowns.

Qualifications: _*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 accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Work Experience:

  • Must possess strong electro/mechanical skills and a technical degree or verifiable, relevant maintenance experience.
  • Must have a passing score on Multi-Craft Assessment Test.
  • Experience in troubleshooting PLC’s, industrial controls, instrumentation, and automation is a must.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Technical Skills:

  • A good working knowledge of NFPA70E, OSHA, and NEC regulatory safety and design codes.
  • Understanding of modern predictive maintenance technologies such as infrared testing, oil analysis, vibration analysis, ultrasonic detection and motor circuit analysis.
  • Basic craft skills such as welding, pipefitting and sheet metal fabrication.
  • Good communication skills are required, both written and oral.
  • Identifies problems and update working methods, propose and implement ideas to improve processes.
  • Follow EHS, quality and 6S procedures.

Job Type: Full-time

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