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Maintenance Associate

Dayton, TX - Plant


Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned.


  • Knows safety equipment and is aware of machine safety procedures.
  • Knows how to lubricate machinery and equipment.
  • Performs basic repair of ancillary components.
  • Operates hand and power tools.
  • Operates manlift.
  • Obtains a valid forklift license.
  • Assists in repairing machinery.
  • Performs minor forklift repairs.
  • Sets up and operates welding torches.
  • Sets up and operates Arc and Mig welders.
  • Performs basic plumbing.
  • Maintains and repairs lighting/ballasts.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on all machines and equipment.
  • Performs basic mechanical repairs on all equipment.
  • Performs basic multimeter functions (fuses, conductivity).
  • Becomes familiar with all plant production equipment.
  • Demonstrates basic troubleshooting skills (hydraulics, electrical, mechanical).
  • Troubleshoots:
    -Basic hydraulic systems
    -Basic electrical systems-Run/Stop circuits on all equipment
  • Demonstrates general knowledge and operating capability of milling machines and lathes.
  • Installs single phase and 3-phase electrical motors with capability of wiring correctly.
  • Inspects and changes brushes on DC motors.
  • Removes, repairs and installs gearboxes on machines.
  • Reads and uses micrometer, caliper, multimeter, megar and other testing equipment correctly.
  • Demonstrates basic welding capability.
  • Demonstrates general knowledge of plumbing, valve types, fitting types, types of pipe such as, PVC, steel, copper, etc.
  • Makes informative decisions on repairs during 'running time".
  • Demonstrates willingness to train other employees.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of electrical circuits-relays, contactors, motors, starters, DC drives.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of 120V, 220V, 277V, and 480V systems, single and 3 phase. Adjusts potentiometers on Moog Servo motor.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical systems:
    -Troubleshoot relief valves, flow valves, cartridge valves, pumps, etc.
    -Axial piston pump repair
    -Gear pump repair
    -Proficient in blueprint reading
    -Demonstrates a willingness to train others.
    -Welds in all positions (Mig, Tig, Stick)
  • Assist in all maintenance aspects
  • Respond to after-hours service calls

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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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