.Acara Solutions is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician for a Direct hire role in Bellingham, WADuties and ResponsibilitiesPerform preventative/predictive maintenance to all production equipment as requiredWork side-by-side with experienced technician(s) during equipment repair and learn smart/safe work practicesComplete small electrical and mechanical projects based on direction given from SupervisorDemonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures and regulations at all timesRepair and replace electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic and electronic components such as motors, contractors, relays, timers, types of switches, PLCs, light curtains, motor controls and valvesRun new power supply lines to new/relocated equipment according to regulations and company policyWire new control panels according to supplied drawings and verbal instructions while adhering to applicable standards and regulationsRecognize and diagnose faults on electrical equipment or systems, which may involve complex interlocking, interrelated circuits, integrated systems and complex sequencingInstall, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical componentsMaintain production equipment to maximize operating performance and assist with maintaining electrical spare parts’ inventory levelsPerform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper and safe work conditionsPerform installation, set up, modification and relocation of equipment to accommodate or improve production requirementsRead/write electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagramsTest electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistanceMake trade calculations for load requirements and select appropriate sizes/grades of components in accordance with current electrical codeEnsure production schedule is not jeopardized due to machine break down, or unsafe operating conditions Inform Engineering and Maintenance Manager about changes in electric circuits and update original diagramsAlways follow LOCK OUT procedure on unsafe machines/machines being servicedAdhere to work orders, preventive/predictive maintenance systems by filling in required forms; and organize workplace to comply with housekeeping requirementsInitiate and complete all other jobs, projects and special assignments as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
.Required Skills / Qualifications:5 years of experience with strong problem-solving skills, preferably honed in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial environment with multiple prioritiesTechnical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Techniques, or related subject
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:Troubleshooting experience with electrical and mechanical equipment, PLC systems, Robots, AC drives, DC drives, servo drives, motion control, HMI interface, motor controls, safety sensors, and relaysAbility to read wiring diagrams, electrical/mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics and ladder/function block logic Demonstrate working knowledge of industrial PCs and PLCs (Siemens Step 7, Beckhoff TwinCat, etc.) and electric circuitry consisting of contractors, relays, main voltage/control voltage, limit switches and proximity sensorsAbility to work within a team environment and interact with all areas of productionMechanical aptitude/ interestExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsHigh degree of attention to detail, precision and follow throughWilling and able to work rotating shiftBe able to conceive and manage small projectsCertified Washington State electricianKnowledge of Computerized Maintenance Systems (CMMS) Physical ElementsNoise Exposure: Elevated levels: 75% of timeRepetitive Motions: 90% of timeStanding: 80% of timeSitting: 25% of timeWalking: 25% of timeLifting: 30% of timeCompensation Competitive market based salary package with full benefits will be offered to successful candidate based on experience.
Aleron companies; Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, Viaduct, and SDI International are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.