Maintenance Technician

Position Status:                      W-2 Employment

Reports To:                             Plant Manager

Salary:                                     Hourly Rate, D O E

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2-years maintenance / mechanical work experience 

Qualifications 

  • Must be able to work with others as a team, with little or no direct supervision

  • Must be able to work long hours under emergency situations

  • Ability to verbally communicate and work with other members of the team

  • Physically able to stand, bend, lift and move frequently throughout the day

  • Physically able to push, pull or move heavy carts

  • Must be competent with computers, including Excel spreadsheets and the exhibit the ability to interpret data presented by machinery software

  • Color vision is required to separate different wiring patterns or other technical manuals

  • Ability to focus attention on details

  • Able to climb on top of machinery in a safe and secure manner

  • Motor coordination and manual dexterity are necessary

  • Ability to lift and/or move machinery covers, as needed

  • Ability to operate a “high-lift” for overhead tasks

  • Able to work on tasks that require working at heights

  • Able to operate various hand tools, volt meter and other tools necessary for this position

  • Able to read, understand and interpret technical manuals, schematics and wiring diagrams

Equipment, Machines and Software Used

  • Ability to use a voltage meter and amp probe

  • General computer knowledge with the ability to work with Microsoft Word and Excel

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Maintenance Technician 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 MT is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.

  • The MT must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician (MT) at DLLS is responsible for the Preventative Maintenance and Repairs to the equipment, buildings and grounds in Slidell, Kenner and Jefferson locations. As a team member of DLLS the MT will promote good communication with the rest of the team on how to properly care for the equipment in their department and to listen for any unusual noises. The MT will ensure that all necessary equipment is operating at start up and throughout the day. The MT will also make sure that preventative maintenance and repairs to the equipment are done in a timely manner and with minimal to no impact on production.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)

Maintenance

  • Perform preventive maintenance per manufacturers recommended schedule

  • Run wax cloth and apply necessary lubricants to flat work ironers

  • Install / replace ironer tape as often as necessary

  • Remove, replace, make belting for flat work ironers and folders as necessary

  • Periodically grease, oil and lubricate machinery, as necessary

  • Clean waste/water pit, crawl underneath machinery, remove lint bags and work in tight spaces, as required

  • Troubleshoot, track and replace machinery parts that are defective or inoperative

  • Blow down the ironers on a weekly basis to remove any excess lint

  • Clean room behind dryers removing any lint or other items

  • Clean behind washers

  • Clean boiler rooms

Plant Operations

  • Responsible for checking the operation of air compressors, boiler, water system, water heaters, washers, dryers, flat work ironers and all other equipment on premises

  • Responsible for maintaining properly working mechanical functions of the facilities at the plant (doors, faucets, toilets, etc.)

General Requirements

  • Ensure CMMS system is utilized for tracking maintenance at all three company locations

  • To overcome, adjust and adapt, as necessary

  • Maintain high level of cleanliness and organization of the interior and exterior of the plant as well as coin-op stores

  • Be on call for “false alarms”, as necessary

  • Perform other duties as necessary under the direction of the Plant Engineer