Area Maintenance Technician in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
Possesses all qualities of Multicraft job description and has leadership skills that allows them to direct and coordinate activities of production equipment within a production area.
Essential Functions/Job Responsibilities
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
Locates sources of problems by observation; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
Troubleshoots 480Vac power systems and 120Vac electrical controls.
Uses calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments for determining dimensional data of components.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
Uses electrical meters to identify voltage, current, capacitance, resistance, etc. of various types of electrical circuits.
Able to communicate with various levels of personnel (Maintenance leadership, production leadership, and equipment operators).
Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Dismantles and reassembles machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment, as directed.
Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
Rigs equipment for installation or relocation, as directed.
Must be familiar with and provide all types of hand tools as required.
Must be able to read basic blue prints to install equipment and components
Ability to operate an industrial forklift.
Must be able to work in varying heights up to and including 50 feet.
Installs conduit and field wiring for all on site areas. 
Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, positions sensing devices, and printed circuit boards.
Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.
Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.
Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
Possesses knowledge of robotic machinery.
Prepares maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Area Maintenance specifics:
Coordinate work orders for production equipment.
Attend meetings with manufacturing and engineering personnel to develop scopes of work and action plans for equipment repair and improvements.
Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
Develops processes and procedures to improve equipment uptime.
Leads work efforts for specific project tasks.
Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
Ability to work in team environments, Solo work and working with all levels management, Eng and people.
Willing to participate in continuous improvements initiatives within our process to enhance the work task.
Other duties as assigned.


Basic Requirements
  1. Education:
  2. Certification in mechanical, electrical, or apprenticeship required.
  1. Skills and Abilities:
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  1. Experience:
  2.      This position requires a minimum of five years related experience and/or training.
  1. Physical Demands:
  2.      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel, and to  reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, may lift and/or move 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.
  1. Work Environment:
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
    Specific personal protective equipment and safety devices are made available as required by the position and department.


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