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- Equipment Technician
Ref No.: 18-06838
Location: Keller, Texas
Job Title: Equipment Technician
Job Location: Keller, TX
Job Duration: 6 months plus

  • Non-Exempt
  • Note this is a 3rd shift position, candidates need to be comfortable working this schedule.
  • Schedule:
  • 11 PM - 7 AM M-F (weekend and OT as needed 40-60 hrs/week)
  • Please note: the hiring manager confirmed there is a strong possibility the assignment will be extended past the current 6 month timeframe

Scope of Position:
To provide both preventative maintenance and repair for manufacturing equipment used in the Connector Automation department.

This position includes significant duties such as:
  • Troubleshooting of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes of both automation and manual equipment in order to support production needs.
  • Determining the quantities and capabilities of materials needed and the cost for the repairs, upgrades, and modifications of the equipment.
  • Performing basic operation processes for all equipment used in production.
  • Using drawings sketches, specs, charts and tables to locate machinery, determine requirements, machine moving requirements, identify spare and repair parts, determine preventative maintenance schedules, determine machine capabilities and optimize them.
  • Assisting Mfg. Engineering with the layout of equipment and installation of necessary utilities.
  • Prioritizing preventative maintenance and repair on all mfg. equipment.
  • Identifying issues and reacting appropriately, including bringing long-term downtime or urgent quality issues to the Supervisor and Engineer's attention.
  • Using computers to communicate with software PLC's and other programs needed to troubleshoot or operate equipment to the proper industrial standards.
  • Working independently or as a team member to perform minor equipment improvement projects to reduce downtime, improve quality and overall reduce costs for the operation of the equipment.
  • Maintaining inventory counts for spare parts

Required Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current enrollment or Technical degree is a plus

  • 5+years of experience in a manufacturing environment with proven skills in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting

Required Skills:
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Able to successfully complete special projects with little or no supervision
  • Able to communicate in English both written and verbal

Manager Must Haves:
  • Experience with inventory systems
  • Background with Blue printing and drawing
  • Background with instrumentation installs