Multicraft Technician in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
Installs, maintains, and repairs industrial equipment and facility infrastructure by performing the following duties.
Job Responsibilities:
Follow Arconic’s Safety Regulations and Work rules Handbook along with all departmental specific safety requirements.
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.


Basic Requirements
  1. Education:
  2. This position requires a minimum of high school diploma or general education degree.
Certification in mechanical, electrical, or multi-craft apprenticeship required.
Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, water, PLC, welding, and analytical troubleshooting required.    
  1. Skills and Abilities:
    Mobile equipment training and certification.
    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 calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  2. Experience:
  3. This position requires a minimum of five years in industrial Manufacturing or related experience and/or training.
  1. Physical Demands:
    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 will be frequently required to stand, regularly required to walk, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.  The employee will be occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally higher weights with mechanical assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  2. Equipment Used: Industrial maintenance tools and measurement equipment.
  3. 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 will be frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee will be regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, hot humid conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee will be occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
    Additional requirements
    Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
    This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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