Generac Power Systems

Apprentice Maintenance Technician I - 2nd Shift

US-WI-Oshkosh
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-12980
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing Operations

Overview

Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Oshkosh, WI is seeking an Apprentice Maintenance Technician I - 2nd Shift.

 

The Maintenance Technician I Apprentice is expected to perform emergency, routine, and preventive maintenance on all production and building equipment while maintaining safety, communicating effectively, and training employees. Responsible for daily problem solving and repair of robotic, mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, and controls related issues associated with manufacturing/facility operations. This position reports directly to Maintenance Manager or Supervisor.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
  • May resolve problems with assistance from peers or supervisor depending the level and complexity.
  • Follows defined procedures and practices.
  • Learning the principles, practices, and processes in the function or discipline. Developing the business knowledge required of the full job.
  • Safely and proficiently perform maintenance related activities of equipment, buildings and grounds.
  • Assists with Diagnose and repair complex equipment breakdowns.
  • Suggest and implement improvements of existing equipment and/or designs to improve safety, quality, delivery and productivity.
  • Assist in designing, fabricating, and welding of mechanical structures, guards and special equipment as required.  Attend training to learn techniques for maintenance of new and existing equipment.
  • Perform safe and effective operation of all equipment needed to perform job function.
  • Provides technical support to project managers and engineers on projects.
  • Assists with rigging, lifting and relocating a variety of complex, heavy machines, equipment and components.
  • Work is supervised daily or weekly with assignments that encompass a well-defined set of tasks.
  • Follows established procedures, processes, or policies.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • 0-3 years of experience in maintaining industrial equipment. (robotics, controls, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical).
  • Preferred experience on equipment and automation consistent with a metal fabrication, paint, and assembly operation. 
  • Willingness to take apprentice classes in specified trade skill area through a certified approved apprenticeship program (state, U.S. Gov’t, college, skilled trade org, etc.).

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Contributes to identifying problems and implementing appropriate countermeasures.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

                       

  • Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, schematics and machine specifications.
    Intermediate PC knowledge.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain certifications for operation of service equipment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of codes and regulations as they apply to an industrial maintenance role (OSHA, Arc Flash, LOTO, NEC, etc.)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes.  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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