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Maintenance Technician

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Posted: 07/10/2024 Job Number: 738166 Pay Rate: 25.90 Industry: Consumer

Job Description

Position Title: Maintenance Technician

Wage: $25.90 - $36.25/hour

Shift: 2nd

Hours: 5:30pm-3:30am (Sunday - Wednesday)

Looking to take the next step in your Maintenance Technician career? This large manufacturer in Cedar Rapids is looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician to join their team. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years’ experience (in a related job field). Experience with CMMS software (Mapcon) preferred. Controls and utilities – PLC-Allen Bradley experience preferred. Either currently have or the ability to attain forklift certification required. This position is 2nd shift with a schedule of Sun-Wed, 5:30pm-3:30am. The hourly wage ranges from $25.90-$36.25/hr depending on experience. Sound like you? Please apply below, we look forward to talking to you!

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:
- Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of machines
- Installing and testing industrial controls, including computerized systems that monitor and regulate operations or machinery such as robots or automated production lines.
- Troubleshoot non-functioning components including servos, sensors, and control components.
- Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
- Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment when necessary
- Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
- Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
- Maintain clean and orderly work areas
- Recommend process improvements for increased efficiencies

Requirements for Maintenance Technician:
- Associate’s degree in a relatable field preferred
- Certifications or experience exemplifying electric, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and/or industrial skills preferred
- Either currently have or the ability to attain forklift certification required
- Either currently have or the ability to attain OSHA certification preferred
- A minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a relatable field preferred
- Experience with CMMS software (Mapcon) preferred
- Controls and utilities – PLC-Allen Bradley experience preferred
- Knowledge of and experience with preventative maintenance programs required
- Knowledge of 208 and 480vac 3-phase electrical systems and mechanical processes required
- Knowledge of GMPs, OSHA rules and regulations preferred
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with prevalent professional demeanor
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly changing, and regulated environment
- Effective time management skills
- Intermediate level mechanical aptitude
- Intermediate level troubleshooting skills on moderate equipment issues
- Ability to operate scissor lift and work at heights of 20-25 feet
- Intermediate level computer literacy
- Mathematical aptitude
- Proficiency in 2 of the following skills: electrical, mechanical, robotics, vision systems, controls, fabrication, pneumatics
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products and ability to learn new systems quickly
- Strong understanding of weights and measures

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

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