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Maintenance Technician

South Windsor, CT, USA


Join our team and enhance your skills in a challenging and rewarding career with one of the largest recycling companies in North America! Seeking a full time Maintenance Technician for a state of the art recycling plant. Some key responsibilities are listed below:


  • Assist with the plant preventive maintenance program for mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Function as shift mechanic to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Perform basic electrical troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Train plant personnel to assist in basic maintenance and PMs.
  • Assist with spare parts inventory – determine and manage stocking levels.
  • Order parts as needed from local vendors and catalogues.
  • Clean and change pneumatic valves on optical sorting machines.
  • Change belts and idler pulleys on trough-style conveyors.
  • Weld and fabricate, patch holes in steel chutes and transitions.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of plant production activities and schedules.
  • Hold morning meetings with teams to understand trends and resolve production issues.
  • Champion Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Required Skills

  • Advanced mechanical maintenance skills
  • 480vAC electrical troubleshooting
  • Strong welding and fabrication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • PLC experience, a plus
  • Experience with mechanical conveyors
  • Rigging of motors, conveyor pulleys, and other heavy components
  • Problem solving
  • Lean Manufacturing experience, a plus
  • Glass processing knowledge, a plus
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