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Maintenance Technician

PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Maintenance Technician  position located in Grand Prairie, TX.  

•    Operates tools and equipment common to mechanical, plumbing, welding, and electrical trades. 
•    Troubleshoots hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control systems to identify symptoms or malfunctions. 
•    Reads technical manuals, blue prints, control logic diagrams, and schematics to understand complex equipment and controls as necessary.
•    Analyzes test results, machine error messages, and machine operator feedback to determine and execute corrective actions.
•    Adjusts and calibrates equipment, machines, and tools according to specifications.
•    Examines mechanisms for modes of failure and damages (e.g. breakage, excessive wear).
•    Installs/replaces parts and/or attachments according to specifications.
•    Repairs broken or malfunctioning parts.
•    Properly discards tools/ machine parts no longer serviceable. 
•    Performs preventive maintenance (e.g. cleaning, lubricating, adjusting parts, etc.) on machines, equipment, and tools; per specification and PM Checklists.
•    Collaborates in the assembly, dismantling, and rigging of machinery.
•    Reviews blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.
•    Assembles pipes, sections, tubing and fittings.
•    Installs, connects, tests, and maintains electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures.
•    Washes, cleans, sharpens, calibrates, and /or repairs tools (e.g. pulse and air tools, dies, punches, etc.).
•    Plans the ordering of machine parts and tools.
•    Issues and exchanges tools to manufacturing workers.
•    Upkeeps maintenance records (e.g. issued tools, preventive maintenance, event logs, work requests etc).
•    Cleans and maintains equipment and work area to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.
•    Performs other work as directed by Supervision.


•    Working Conditions: Job involves typically working indoors; being assigned to any of the different shifts; occasionally lifting heavy materials; wearing common safety equipment (e.g. cut resistant gloves and sleeves, apron, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.); being exposed to loud noises, heat, confined spaces, and the possibility of bumps, cuts, and scrapes.  

•    Capabilities: The following are behaviors essential to being successful in this job.

    Safety Advocacy: Ability to promote and ensure a safe work environment; identifies, communicates, and eliminates hazards encountered during regular course of work.

    Quality Orientation: Focused on meeting or exceeding the level of excellence of products, services, and work activities–measured against pre-set standards; able to identify flaws and take corrective action.

    Cooperation: Willingly assists others by offering guidance, sharing knowledge, teaching skills, or directly performing a task in order to help out. Puts team objectives ahead of personal interests.

    Adaptability: Willingly accepts organizational changes and responds to changes with appropriate urgency and actions. Reacts to anger, frustration, and disappointment constructively (i.e. finding humor in situations; finding solutions to problems, using relaxation techniques; etc.).  

    Analytical Thinking: The ability to tackle a problem or task using a logical and systematic approach.

    Mechanical Aptitude: Ability to understand mechanical and physical concepts (e.g. gravity, levers, pulleys, springs, tools); figuring out how objects work and move both individually and in relation to other objects. 
Performs work involving mechanical, plumbing, welding, and electrical trades to keep machinery, equipment, tools, and plant structure in repair. 


•    Education: Associates degree or 5 years work experience in field
•    Experience: Industrial maintenance environment preferred. 
•    Specialized Training: None
•    Knowledge: Shop math; blue print and schematic reading; PLC; control logic; and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and welding concepts.
•    Skills: Troubleshooting, use of mechanical/electrical/measuring tools; and intermediate computer skills.
•    Abilities: 
    Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language
    Must be able to reach, grasp, lift 50 lbs , and push/pull/slide heavy material  
    Must be able to make coordinated movements of the hands and arms to grasp and move objects.
    Must be able to stoop, bend, squat, crawl, and climb
•    Other:     Must be at least 18 years of age

Job Number: 1710062989
Job Location: Grand Prairie, TX
Per Diem: No
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 01/26/2017
Attention: Shannon White
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9636

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