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Maintenance Tech II

Company: West Fraser
Location: Halifax
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

What you will do:

  • Work involves a complete range and wide variety of duties involving diversified and difficult work using technical electronic diagnostics, computer equipment, and a variety of precision instruments; requiring much care to effectively and efficiently diagnose, dismantle, repair, lubricate, reassemble, or otherwise work on general maintenance.
  • Responsible for mechanical repairs, maintenance, and PMs to equipment and rolling stock. May include but not limited to cutting, welding, repair chains, sprockets, shafts, bearings, belts, sheaves, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, crane and rolling stock. These functions will be assigned through work orders, PM tasks or as needed basis
  • Diagnose causes of malfunctions by sight, sound, or actions of machinery and equipment.
  • Start, observe, operate, or otherwise activate equipment to detect or verify correction of malfunction.
  • Inspect, adjust, clean, or lubricate equipment as preventive maintenance. Tear down, replace, repair, install, and assemble equipment, parts, components, and accessories.
  • Adjust mechanisms such as feed, speed, power input, or output.
  • Operate various mechanical and electronic test equipment.
  • Specific knowledge of pumps, conveyer systems, motors, and drives is required in the performance of regular or assigned duties.
  • Remain current in technical changes or equipment designs by attending classes as needed
  • May be asked to lead/participate on improvement/planning teams
  • Work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, and overtime as scheduled or required.
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment and completing all required training.
  • Other duties as assigned Education and Experience you will need:
    • Minimum High School or GED required
    • Must be able to understand and satisfactory complete WO's, PM's and other tasks in a timely manner while following all Safety Requirements and Lock-Out Procedures
    • Must furnish own tools
    • Experience with the precision alignment of motors, couplings, bearings, and pumps
    • Experience troubleshooting issues with bearings, chains, sprockets, gearboxes, and conveyors
    • Experience reading blueprints
    • Two (2) years or more of experience installing, trouble shooting and repairing heavy equipment
    • Experience with fabrication, cutting with a torch, and welding with an arc welder
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment
    • A combination of higher education and experience will be taken into consideration
    • Eligible to legally work in the United States without employer sponsorship
    • Ability to work as part of a team and deliver value to the team
    • Ability to work in extreme environment (hot, cold, rain, snow, etc.)
    • Ability to bend, reach, walk, lift and climb
    • Willing and able to work a 10-hour rotating schedule which will include nights, weekends, and holidays
    • Willing and able to work on an emergency call-in basis as required
    • Willingness and ability to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills
    • Consistent, predictable attendance What will make you stand out:
      • Experience troubleshooting & repairing hydraulics & pneumatics systems and reading hydraulic schematics
      • Experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
      • Experience performing lubrication preventative maintenance and troubleshooting lubrication related failures Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
        • Benefits starting Day 1
        • Competitive starting pay
        • On-the-job training
        • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • Life Insurance
        • Disability Insurance
        • 401k with company match & retirement contribution
        • Employee stock Purchase Plan
        • Paid vacations and holidays Safety is one of West Fraser's core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities. Apply with us: If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please. West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Education Required
          • GED or better
          • High School or better

Keywords: West Fraser, Rocky Mount , Maintenance Tech II, Professions , Halifax, North Carolina

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