Generac Power Systems

Maintenance Technician

2 months ago
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Manufacturing Operations


Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Berlin, WI is seeking a Maintenance Technician II.


The Maintenance Technician is expected to perform emergency, routine, and preventive maintenance on all production and building equipment while maintaining safety, communicating effectively, and training employees.


  • Primary Responsibilities:

    Perform preventive maintenance on all production and facilities equipment by means of checking, filling, or changing all lubricants, belts, and filters.
  • Clean light fixtures; replace and dispose of light bulbs and ballasts as needed.
  • Perform general building repairs such as sheet metal work, rough carpentry, painting, plumbing, air lines or hoses, etc.
  • Maintain various pneumatic and power hand tools. Diagnose and repair weld feeding equipment as needed.
  • Inspect hoists, cranes, slings, and chains as required.
  • Install, dismantle, and relocate machinery or equipment according to layout plans or blueprints using hoists, lift trucks, hand, and power tools.
  • Inspects, detects, removes, and replaces worn or defective parts of mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems using hand or power tools by following blueprints, diagrams, and service manuals.
  • Proficient in the inspection, troubleshooting, and repairing of fork lifts, buggies, scissor lifts, skid loaders, and other power driven equipment.
  • Realigns and adjusts components using hand, power, or specialty tools following diagrams.
  • Repair broken parts or equipment using brazing, soldering, or various welding techniques.
  • Set up and operate metal working tools such as lathes, drill presses, grinders, or milling machines to make or repair parts.
  • Utilize CMMS to organize and maintain parts inventory levels, initiate work orders, and enter job data.
  • Snow removal and salting of walkways and parking lots throughout the winter season.
  • Assist with physical office and/or plant related moves including dismantling, packaging, transfer and assembly of furniture and equipment
  • Advise management of safety or non-compliance situations.
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly.


Secondary Responsibilities:


  • Assist with the training of other Maintenance Technicians.
  • Advise management on performance evaluations of Maintenance personnel.
  • Work with management on Safety and Lean Manufacturing implementation.
  • Overtime may be required. On call hours may be required.
  • Above listed duties are subject to be changed at any time, as deemed necessary to support the business.


Special Skills Required/Desired:


  • Must possess above average math, reading, and communication skills.
  • Must possess light electrical or electronic skills or knowledge.
  • Computer experience required.
  • Possess good hand/eye coordination.
  • Ability to plan work and determine material needs.
  • Possess excellent problem solving and root-cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working under stressful situations.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 2-4 years of mechanical trades training, or 3-5 years maintenance experience in an industrial environment.
  • Journeyman card through a State Indentured Electrical or Mechanical trade. (Preferred) Those enrolled in a State Indentured Journeyman program may also be considered for the position.


Additional Qualifications:


  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Contributes to identifying problems and implementing appropriate countermeasures. Strong mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
  • Working knowledge of PLC hardware and programming systems, ability to maintain and troubleshoot PLC controlled equipment is required.
  • Ability to work from drawings, sketches, and blueprints.
  • Intermediate PC knowledge.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, schematics and machine specifications.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain certifications for operation of service equipment.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of codes and regulations as they apply to an industrial maintenance role (OSHA, Arc Flash, LOTO, NEC, etc.)
  • Welding experience is a plus



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies


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