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Maintenance Technician Details

Job Title

Maintenance Technician


Guardian Energy


Lima, OH

Guardian Energy

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description

Guardian Energy in Lima, OH has an opening for a Maintenance Technician. We offer the opportunity to earn an excellent hourly rate, full benefits to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term and long term disability, paid vacation and paid holidays. Our work environment is described as clean, safe and friendly. If you are looking for a great opportunity for learning and advancement this is the place for you! The Maintenance Technician is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the plant equipment to ensure maximum production quantity and quality, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES Repair or replace plant equipment or systems on a scheduled or emergency basis. Perform preventative maintenance activities as required. Communicate directly with production and Grains department to coordinate maintenance and repair work. Assist with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues. Assist with new installations and other projects, as requested by supervisor. Work with external contractors to plan and implement installation of new equipment or systems. Participate in safety, health, and environmental programs. Know and understand county, state, and federal regulations relating to maintenance and plant equipment, and work in a manner to ensure that these regulations are met at all times. Work in a safe manner at all times. Participate in programs and procedures required to ensure plant cleanliness. Be available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as required.

Job Requirements

Education/Certification: High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree or technical degree/certification; millwright, electrician, welder, pipe-fitter or Instrumentation preferred. Required Knowledge & Experience: 2 years experience in maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment; pumps, valves, compressors, electrical or Instrumentation required. Welding knowledge and experience on carbon / stainless steel preferred. Experience with a computerized Preventative Maintenance System preferred. Forklift certified or capable of achieving certification. Knowledge of and strict attention to safety precautions and rules required. Valid Driver’s License required. Skills/Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interact professionally and effectively with internal and external customers. Ability to maintain good relationships with internal and external customers, use tact and diplomacy, and possess a customer service focus. Strong analytical abilities, problem solving skills, negotiation skills, dispute resolution and ability to overcome obstacles. Manage multiple priorities with efficiency and accuracy. Ability to anticipate needs and accomplish necessary tasks. Strong motivational ability. Act with honesty and integrity PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION The majority of time will be spent in the plant. All types of chemical industry equipment are used in the plant to include, but not limited to fermentation vessels, jet cookers, agitators, mixing and milling equipment, distillation columns, centrifuges and distributive control systems. May be exposed to loud noises, wet and humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic chemicals, extreme hot and cold depending on weather conditions. Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevations of 175 feet. Must be able to speak and listen clearly. Fine visual acuity to read for accuracy. Travel required or as needed. PHYSICAL STRENGTH: This job may require lifting of up to 50 pounds occasionally.

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