**Position Title:** Maintenance I
**Reports to:** Sr. Maint. & Mfg. Eng. Manager
**Location:** Wichita, KS
**Job Summary:** This position is responsible for all facets of general maintenance.
+ Must be able to effectively troubleshoot and make necessary repairs on plant equipment.
+ Performs diagnostic troubleshooting on electrical, HVAC, chillers, hydraulic, pneumatic, PLC's brazing furnaces expo-thermic generators and mechanical equipment
+ Make necessary repairs on those systems, machine tools and conveyors.
+ Follow prints, sketches and schematics for installation of newer, rebuilt equipment
+ Tear down and overhaul equipment components such as, but not limited to: pumps, valves, regulators, and motors
+ Maintain building and facilities Completes required reports and other documentation on assigned work and/or inspections
+ Observes all Safety policies and procedures
+ Keeps work station in order
+ Supports team objectives
+ Must have a strong understanding of mechanical components and how they work in conjunction with electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systemsMust be flexible in working different shifts and be able to work a weekend schedule
+ Must be able to work overtime as needed
+ Other duties as assigned
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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
**Education and or Experience:** Trade school maintenance program or 2 year Associates degree. Two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic computer skills preferred. Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC’s preferred. Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions presented in English.
**Language Skills:** Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate with co-workers and management.
**Mathematical Skills:** Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
**Reasoning Ability:** Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
**Certificates, Licenses, Registrations**
• Ability to get a forklift license
• HVAC Certificate preferred
**Physical Demands:** The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
**Work Environment:** The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
**Personal Protection Equipment Requirements**
• Safety glasses
• Steel toed shoes
• Hearing protection
• National Electrical Code (NEC) approved clothing (long sleeved cotton shirts and pants)
• Fall protection
• Arc flash equipment
• PSM area requires additional PPE (such as special clothing and shoes, 100% cotton)
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