Senior Maintenance Technician

Houston, TX 77073

Posted: 01/22/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Industrial Job Number: 46143 Pay Rate: $27-$29

Senior Maintenance Technician 

Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair and perform reactive and preventative maintenance inspections on various types of industrial machinery and equipment. The ideal Senior Maintenance Technician will have a strong Electrical or Mechanical background with a strong desire to adapt and group. Have project management skills.

This opportunity is a Direct Hire, paying $27-$29/hr! MUST be flexible with working schedule, including being on call for days and nights.


  • Lead small teams and challenging projects; Motivate, mentor, and supervise Tech I or II
    staff as needed
  • Assist Supervisor and Manager with project planning and resource alignment or other
    needs; Develop thorough and detailed parts lists; Be able to follow project schedules
    and budgetary constraints
  • Thrive in a fast paced, 24/7 environment
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and perform periodic maintenance on the
    following equipment: synchronous belts, v-belts, sheaves, roller chains, sprockets,
    conveyor systems, motors and gearboxes, loaders, several types of pumps, extruders,
    compressed air systems, blenders, hoists, and equipment associated with plastic
  • Safely and efficiently diagnose mechanical and electrical failures to the ROOT CAUSE;
  • Make repairs as needed and recommendations to Maintenance Manager for
    procedural/equipment changes to prevent recurrence
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with 3 phase and single phase 480 V power in
    an industrial environment; Be able to safely troubleshoot and repair all electrical
    components including surface contact heaters, ceramic heaters, SSRs, VFDs,
    contactors, motor starters, relays, breakers, temperature controllers, mercury
    contactors, and fuse blocks
  • Troubleshoot control loops and various systems with simple AC, DC, or mA control
    signals; Read & interpret electrical prints and diagrams
  • Align various types of equipment such as motors, gearboxes, couplings and pulleys using
    both the magnetic dial indicator method and the straight-edge method.
  • Experience with overhead cranes from 1 to 10 tons including hoist maintenance and
    repair, bridge maintenance, and motor/electrical repair
  • Experience with mobile equipment maintenance including forklifts, tugs, and small
  • Demonstrates project management experience and leadership success
  • Project planning to include planning the project, managing project staff, executing
    and evaluating the outcome of the project.
  • Assume an on-call status.
  • Adhere to proper safety and housekeeping guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ten (10) years experience in an industrial maintenance environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Good housekeeping habits and strong work ethic
  • Completion of education courses or any state licenses or certifications such as welding,
    electrician, or crane/rigging.
  • Able to perform calculations for mechanical fabrication or installations as well as
    equations such as Ohms law for electrical diagnostic and repair.
  • Welding or electrical certification preferred.
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 50lbs.
  • Working knowledge of: Multi-meter and amp meters, oxy-acetylene welding and
    cutting, arc welding, drilling & tapping, hand & power tools, drill press, pipe threading
    machines, forklifts, wiring & conduit
  • Must be able to work in temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, climb stairs and work at
    heights exceeding 20
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