Senior Maintenance Technician - Food Industry

Location: Savannah, GA
Senior Maintenance Technician
  • High School diploma required, College or Technical Education from accredited institutions preferred, Journeyman’s training is beneficial
  • Four years’ experience in electrical maintenance within the food industry
  • Experience with new equipment installation
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial power distribution, steam and PLC controlled equipment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience using CMMS including MVP Plant
  • Candidates must be able to work a 12 hour swing shift (3 1/2 days on with 3 1/2 days off), as well as certain weekends/Holidays
The Electrical Maintenance Technician positions are assigned to either Preventative Maintenance or Production Support functions. The role requires the highest levels of craft competencies in order to provide the necessary work activities to install, trouble-shoot, maintain, diagnose, replace, repair and maintain plant electrical production equipment required for accomplishing concurrently active projects or Work-Orders to the level expected. Work includes a wide variety of food processing and related machinery with sub-components that use pneumatics, hydraulics, conveyance, and mechanical mechanisms. These positions require ability to perform electrical installation, repair and trouble-shooting of programmable logic or relay logic as well as instrument calibration.
 These positions report to the Maintenance Supervisor and is located in Savannah, GA.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot, install, repair, and calibrate instrumentation for process measurements such as temperature, pressure, flow, level, weight, etc
  • Troubleshoot, install, repair, and configure process control equipment such as variable speed AC drives, analog valve positioners, PLCs, and I/O modules
  • Use a PC and required software to view PLC Ladder Logic for troubleshooting and interpreting equipment operation and control requirements
  • Demonstration of aptitude in troubleshooting manufacturing equipment is essential
  • Install conduit and wiring as needed for motors, lighting, and control devices such as valves, limit switches, photocells, etc
  • Must have a general maintenance knowledge and ability to work in any area including helping a mechanic or performing mechanic duties
  • Experience using formal CI tools for equipment and processing improvements
  • Must show ability for self-study and the ability to learn and improve on their own
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of multi-meters, oscilloscopes, PCs, and other test equipment
  • Must have basic knowledge of testing and working with electrical switching devices such as starters, relays, timers, and solenoids
  • Knowledge of discrete I/O devices such as photocells, limit switches, inductive and capacitive proximity switches, push buttons, current sensing relays, message displays, Panel Views 1000
  • Must have understanding of analog instrumentation, PID control, PLCs and Ladder Logic
  • Possess an understanding of electricity, electrical systems, electrical motor control systems, and process control instrumentation. This includes, but is not limited to 480 Volt 3 Phase motor switchgear, 120 Volt control systems, PLC systems, and 4-20ma analog instrumentation
Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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