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Maintenance Technician

Job Description

.Acara Solutions is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician for a Direct hire role in Bellingham, WADuties and Responsibilities
  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance to all production equipment as required
  • Work side-by-side with experienced technician(s) during equipment repair and learn smart/safe work practices
  • Complete small electrical and mechanical projects based on direction given from Supervisor
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures and regulations at all times
  • Repair and replace electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic and electronic components such as motors, contractors, relays, timers, types of switches, PLCs, light curtains, motor controls and valves
  • Run new power supply lines to new/relocated equipment according to regulations and company policy
  • Wire new control panels according to supplied drawings and verbal instructions while adhering to applicable standards and regulations
  • Recognize and diagnose faults on electrical equipment or systems, which may involve complex interlocking, interrelated circuits, integrated systems and complex sequencing
  • Install, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Maintain production equipment to maximize operating performance and assist with maintaining electrical spare parts’ inventory levels
  • Perform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper and safe work conditions
  • Perform installation, set up, modification and relocation of equipment to accommodate or improve production requirements
  • Read/write electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Make trade calculations for load requirements and select appropriate sizes/grades of components in accordance with current electrical code
  • Ensure 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 diagrams
  • Always follow LOCK OUT procedure on unsafe machines/machines being serviced
  • Adhere to work orders, preventive/predictive maintenance systems by filling in required forms; and organize workplace to comply with housekeeping requirements
  • Initiate and complete all other jobs, projects and special assignments as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience with strong problem-solving skills, preferably honed in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial environment with multiple priorities
  • Technical 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 relays
  • Ability 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 sensors
  • Ability to work within a team environment and interact with all areas of production
  • Mechanical aptitude/ interest
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of attention to detail, precision and follow through
  • Willing and able to work rotating shift
  • Be able to conceive and manage small projects
  • Certified Washington State electrician
  • Knowledge 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.

    Job Snapshot

    Location US-WA-Bellingham
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Pay Type Year
    Pay Rate N/A
    Store Type Engineering & Aerospace
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    Acara Solutions

    Acara understands that finding that rewarding next step along your career path can be challenging. We also understand the legwork that goes into being your career advocate. Our award-winning recruiters focus on the candidate experience, getting to know you and your goals, both long- and short-term. They get to know your skills and your growth trajectory so that they not only can represent you in front of our more than 1,000 customers with opportunities across North America, but also connect you with the best-fit role. After all, optimal workforce experiences come when employees are matched with companies who need—and value—their skills and contributions. Learn More

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    US-WA-Bellingham
    Anita Singh
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    Acara Solutions
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    Job Description

    .Acara Solutions is looking to hire a Maintenance Technician for a Direct hire role in Bellingham, WADuties and Responsibilities
  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance to all production equipment as required
  • Work side-by-side with experienced technician(s) during equipment repair and learn smart/safe work practices
  • Complete small electrical and mechanical projects based on direction given from Supervisor
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures and regulations at all times
  • Repair and replace electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic and electronic components such as motors, contractors, relays, timers, types of switches, PLCs, light curtains, motor controls and valves
  • Run new power supply lines to new/relocated equipment according to regulations and company policy
  • Wire new control panels according to supplied drawings and verbal instructions while adhering to applicable standards and regulations
  • Recognize and diagnose faults on electrical equipment or systems, which may involve complex interlocking, interrelated circuits, integrated systems and complex sequencing
  • Install, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Maintain production equipment to maximize operating performance and assist with maintaining electrical spare parts’ inventory levels
  • Perform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper and safe work conditions
  • Perform installation, set up, modification and relocation of equipment to accommodate or improve production requirements
  • Read/write electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Make trade calculations for load requirements and select appropriate sizes/grades of components in accordance with current electrical code
  • Ensure 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 diagrams
  • Always follow LOCK OUT procedure on unsafe machines/machines being serviced
  • Adhere to work orders, preventive/predictive maintenance systems by filling in required forms; and organize workplace to comply with housekeeping requirements
  • Initiate and complete all other jobs, projects and special assignments as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience with strong problem-solving skills, preferably honed in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial environment with multiple priorities
  • Technical 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 relays
  • Ability 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 sensors
  • Ability to work within a team environment and interact with all areas of production
  • Mechanical aptitude/ interest
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of attention to detail, precision and follow through
  • Willing and able to work rotating shift
  • Be able to conceive and manage small projects
  • Certified Washington State electrician
  • Knowledge 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.
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