Crew Technician I
Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Crew Technician Job Description:
Main objective: Ability to install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot stationary industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, and electrical equipment in a manufacturing setting with minimal to no supervision and assistance.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- A graduate in a recognized industrial type trade from a two year technical college (i.e. electrical, machinist, welding, mill wright, pipe fitting, etc.)
- 3-5 years hands-on maintenance experience in an industrial manufacturing department.
- Work independently and to analyze and recommend repair procedures for equipment failures and must demonstrate mechanical insight in recommending options.
- Work safely and efficiently while being careful to follow all safety requirements as determined by management.
- The ability to read and interpret electrical/mechanical diagrams, blueprints, and schematics, and service manuals for troubleshooting purposes.
- Possess journeyman level millwright industrial mechanic skills including the following: conveyor maintenance, drive component installation and maintenance, precision alignment, hydraulic and pneumatics, bearing lubrication, etc.
- The ability to assemble machines and install using hand tools and power tools. Examples include conveyors, motor/pump assembly, motor/gearbox assembly, etc
- Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and install required repair parts such as bearings, sprockets, roller beds, belts etc.
- The ability to weld, cut, repair, and fabricate equipment or machinery.
- Must be able to read and interpret electrical drawings and schematics that include motors and motor controls, instrument loops, temperature measurement and indication systems, and general plant wiring.
- Must have a good understanding of basic electrical equipment that includes wiring, transformers, motors, motor starters and associated controls, clutch/brakes, and photoelectric circuits.
- Must have good understanding of electrical and electronic assemblies and sub-assemblies that include power supplies, rectifiers, resistors, diodes, and other electronic components.
- Must be able to troubleshoot and repair or suggest repair procedures on items mentioned above. Must understand and be able to use various test equipment to include voltmeters, ohmmeters, ammeters, data recorders and other electronic measuring devices.
- Must be able to understand relay logic as applied in control systems.
Critical Job Demands and Work Conditions
Scale based on an 8 hour shift: Infrequent- 1 to 5 %, Occasional- 6 to 33%, Frequent- 34 to 66 %, Constant- 66 to 100%
• Floor to waist lifting – 25 to 30 lb. on an occasional basis. These lifts are performed when handling tools and parts. 35 to 40 lb. on an infrequent basis when handling parts for equipment repair (example, rollers). Other parts and equipment require the use of assist devices (such as forklifts and pulleys) or requires two or more maintenance staff to handle. Very infrequent multiple person lifts are performed with weights ranging from 100 lb. to 200 lb.
• Shovel, rake, and wheelbarrow - to remove material spillage when necessary to perform repairs.