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Maintenance Technician

Company: Simpson Strong-Tie
Location: West Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Simpson Strong-Tie is a leader in engineered structural connectors, software, and solutions for the building industry. We maintain a reputation as a trusted manufacturer, partner, and corporate citizen committed to our customers and employees.Our founder, Barc Simpson established 9 Principles of Business we live out as company values and have made Simpson Strong-Tie an inspiring place to work since 1956. Our team of talented people are dedicated to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.Learn about our company culture directly from our team.YOUAs a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for working with a team of maintenance professionals that performs the maintenance of facilities, machines, and equipment within the plant.WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING(% of Time)Planning and prioritizing department work (50%):

  • Support Plant maintenance and facilities of operations.
  • Promotes a safety-first environment by following and enforcing all safety rules throughout the facility.
  • Ensures completion of daily tasks and work orders for all maintenance, repairs, and modifications to all equipment and facilities.
  • Assists with developing and maintaining preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Support projects and work orders; oversee all work or services performed by outside contractors and vendor technicians.
  • Support the inventory of purchased parts.
  • Maintains technical documentation library and development of maintenance requirements for new equipment: manages the use of the maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Manage spare parts to determine spare parts requirements and order quantities based on lessons learned through PM activities and budget.
  • Ability to maneuver in computer and other technology devices for data collection in CMMS.
  • Interpret a variety of data and make a clear and sound decision on best practices to keep production on track.
  • Size circuits (Wire, Disconnect, Run Conduit, etc.) for repair, re-route, or new installations.Projects (25%):
    • Assist with project commissioning of new equipment or facility expansion/improvements.
    • Maintains positive vendor/contractor relations for equipment and services as required.
    • Proactively ensure contractors are effectively inducted and adhering to internal and external compliance requirements.Provide support to the maintenance teams on a regular basis in order to ensure high efficiency of work (25%).
      • Provide mentoring to staff to help achieve department and individual goals and improve performance.
      • Promote the maintenance team to build team capability and improve performance.
      • Actively monitor and assists in the completion of maintenance work.
      • Identifies best practices to reduce equipment downtime, eliminate recurring equipment issues, and improve efficiency
      • Assists with interviewing potential maintenance department team members.DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEIf you can do everything listed above, you have what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:
        • Technician Certification, Associate's degree in a related field, or equivalent OJT (Required)
        • Able to interpret blueprints, schematics, drawings, and specifications
        • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, and CMMS Applications. (Required)
        • Experience with hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control systems in an industrial environment (Required)
        • Familiar with electrical/electronic components and equipmentPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTThe physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. This role operates large equipment and needs to constantly position self to maintain the operation of equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, and heavier weights with proper equipment.WORK ENVIRONMENTRegularly works around moving mechanical parts. Noise level is loud. The job may risk exposure to dust, heat and or cold, wet or humid conditions.TRAVEL REQUIREDThis position requires up to 5% domestic travel.WORK STATUS & LOCATIONThis full-time, non-exempt position is located in West Chicago, IL.RELOCATIONRelocation is not available for this position.PAY$26.01 - $41.63 / hourREWARDS AT SIMPSON STRONG-TIEWe recognize and reward employees with a carefully designed and comprehensive rewards package, including competitive compensation, quarterly bonuses or commission and first-rate benefits. May exclude some positions, such as seasonal jobs.
          • Quarterly Bonuses/Commission:You will be eligible for either a bonus or commission, paid on a quarterly basis. We believe all employees affect customers, sales and revenue - directly or indirectly - and should be rewarded by sharing the company profits.
          • Benefits: We provide a wide range of benefits for eligible full-time employees including: medical, dental, vision, retirement contributions, employee stock purchase and bonus plans, pay for holidays, vacation, sick days, funerals and jury duty, years of service awards, employee discounts, employee referral bonuses, charitable contribution matching, education reimbursement and more. View benefit plan details here: .In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. Simpson Strong-Tie's drug policy is based upon Federal Law, and therefore will screen applicants for amphetamines, including methamphetamines, cocaine, phencyclidine, opiates, and marijuana. Where applicable, drug testing for marijuana may be modified to conform with state and local laws.#NowHiring #GetHired #Hiring #HiringNow

Keywords: Simpson Strong-Tie, Chicago , Maintenance Technician, Professions , West Chicago, Illinois

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