[Maintenance Technician] Maintenance Technician
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Thompson Construction is looking for Maintenance Technicians who are local to the Columbia, SC area. The pay rate for these positions will be $30 with No Per Diem (hiring locally). The open positions are for 2nd and 3rd shift with training being completed on 1st shift for 2 weeks. The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the repair on maintenance of machines, equipment, plumbing, electrical, heating or air-conditioning systems to ensure optimal production.
Responsible for keeping a structure or building in working order through maintenance and repairs.
Inspect, repair, and maintain functional parts of mechanical equipment and machinery.
Inspect defective equipment and diagnoses malfunctions.
Operate equipment to test its functioning.
Perform routine maintenance to ensure equipment is performing at optimal levels.
Perform repairs on equipment when necessary.
Position requires versatile skills to include pipe fitting, insulating, boiler making, welding, carpentry, machining, repairing electrical or other mechanical equipment, installing new equipment, and repairs.
Equipment may include:
Distributed Control Systems (DCS) or Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
Other duties as assigned.
Must be 18 years of age.
Minimum of 3 years experience working in the field.
Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with supervisor/co-workers and understand direction from supervisor.
Must be able to utilize basic math and read a variety of precision measuring tools and gauges.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively, operate moving equipment, work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments.
Must be able to work at heights up to 200 feet.
Successful candidate must have the ability to operate equipment understand key variables that influence raw material yields, quality, and reliability, and perform simple maintenance.
Prior manufacturing/production experience a plus.
May have several tasks in a single day at a number of locations, both indoor and outdoor, or may work within one building.
Must have good mechanical aptitude and ability knowledge of:
Common Machine components
Sources of machine failures
Services and adjustments
Assembly and installation
Troubleshooting skills and Pumping system skills
Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and criminal background check based on job location/requirements.