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Maintenance Technician

Apply Now Job ID R-331505 Date posted 02/21/2019

Job Description Summary

The Maintenance Technician performs mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance (including preventive) repairs, adjustments, inspection and monitoring of production and/or facilities related equipment and machinery. Uses judgment and consultation to analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery. Works with general supervision. Prioritizes own work schedule. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, diagrams, and equipment specifications. May provide guidance to floor personnel and/or less experienced technicians. Responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling. Supports installation and removal of equipment, and performance of required corrective maintenance. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effective decisions relative to position requirements. The shift is Monday through Thursday 6PM to 6AM.

Job Description


  • Uses judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in performance of all maintenance tasks. 
  • Prioritizes daily work assignments to meet production needs and department goals. 
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling, completion of work orders and tasks as assigned. Works with general supervision. 
  • Works with external contractors and vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) to external contractors and vendors. 
  • Using mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills, must analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery. 
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications. 
  • Flexible and adaptable in working with/on a variety of equipment, processes, projects or assignments.
  • Understanding and use of trades mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments essential. 
  • Constant mental and visual attention performing moderately complex work requiring close limits of accuracy and tolerances.  
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment and machinery up to 60 lbs. Frequently. 
  • May work in awkward and difficult positions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Must be knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • Use of a Personal Computer
  • Troubleshooting of Industrial Control Systems (instrumentation, ladder logic, relay logic, vfd, servo etc.)
  • Sensor technology
  • Basic plumbing (fluid and pneumatic)
  • Power transmission
  • Basic machining
  • Electrical troubleshooting of circuits from low level signals up to 480 VAC.

Additional experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • SAP maintenance module or equivalent computerized system
  • Vision systems
  • Welding
  • Vacuum systems and pumps


  • High School Diploma
  • 4 years of Maintenance Technician experience required or Trade School/Certification + 2 years of Maintenance Technician experience.
  • Able to work a 12 hour shift Monday - Thursday (6:00 pm - 6:00 am)

Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 12 Hour day Shift 5pm-530am (United States of America)
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