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Maintenance Technician

Company: Calavo Growers
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintenance Technician performs an increasingly wider range of duties of a more complex nature over time, such as: working in multiple maintenance trades such as hydraulics, plumbing, refrigeration, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems related to all Material Handling Equipment (MHE) which includes belts, motors, photo-eyes, relays, and more. Applies mechanical skills in determining work methods and procedures for producing quality product.Job Description:Sets up and operates all tools and equipment necessary to perform work assigned.Observes mechanical devices in operation, listens to their sounds and troubleshoots equipment to locate causes of trouble.Interprets blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications.Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.Starts devices to test their performance and runs packaging and product for testing purposes.Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements. Contains cost by conserving used equipment and supplies when able.Trouble shoot issues and repair failures; removing, replacing, assembling, and installing parts and components involving sheet metal, frames, suspension, electrical, hydraulic, transport refrigeration, tires, wheels, bearings, coupling units, and painting.Checks and refills lubricant reservoirs, applies grease to lubricant points, inspects machinery while performing scheduled preventative maintenanceAdjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.Repairs or replaces defective parts. Repairs mechanical equipment and system controlsInstalls special functional and structural parts in devices.Responsible for completing routine preventive maintenance duties with accurate documentation. Lubricates and cleans parts.Computer literacy to complete and update work orders.Promote a safe working environment by following all safety procedures. May complete routine inspections, research vendors or parts, and participate in audits as needed.Routinely communicates with the Maintenance and Operations teams to keep everyone informed of an equipment down for repair.May maintain transport trailer condition by reviewing shop orders and listening to operator complaints.Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.Performs other duties as needed.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS---Must have a high school diploma or equivalent education.---Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience---A degree or certificates in other related training or education is preferred---Experience working in a chilled food factory or related environment is preferred---Good knowledge and understanding of Safe work practices common to the trades---Bilingual (Spanish / English) helpfulSKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES---Knowledge of applying common mechanical processes, conveyer systems, procedures, and repairs commonly to food manufacturing equipmentBasic knowledge of electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic systemsBasic mechanical knowledge of AC/DC powered forklifts and pallet jacksBasic knowledge of all aspects of facility maintenance with the ability to perform minor repairs for multiple trades with competency and proficiencyAbility to work in a cold/ damp environment for extended periodsMust be able to source parts for all necessary repairsMust have strong interpersonal and employee relation skillsAbility to read, comprehend and speak professionally with team membersMust have basic mathematical skillsWORK DEMANDS / PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this Job work is primarily performed in a chilled environment or maintenance shop. Regularly required to stand, walk, squat, stoop, bend, reach, talk or hear. Required to use hands and fingers finger, handle, lift, feel, push or pull objects. Exertsing up to 50 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently. Often required to lift and carry 10 lbs force constantly to move objects. Exposed to chilled or warm temperatures within the operation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Calavo Growers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Calavo is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Calavo are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Calavo will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Keywords: Calavo Growers, Sacramento , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Sacramento, California

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