Maintenance Technician - Sanborn, New York


Employment Type: Full Time

Location: New York, United States

Open: 03 April 2019

Job Summary

Responsible for installing and maintaining the good condition and functionality of all industrial plant equipment needed for production operations. Performing preventative maintenance on all equipment, facilities and related property.



Associates Degree in a technical discipline, plus 5 years of maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in an industrial setting. Experience in repair/maintenance and installation/dismantling of industrial plant equipment. NPFA70E arc flash training preferred.


Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization. Genuine with high ethical standards and values, and personal integrity and honesty. Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.

Machine/Equipment Skills. The ability to read electrical schematics, ladder logic a plus. Ability to read and comprehend facility and equipment drawings. Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic automation troubleshooting and other systems. Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods. Working knowledge of tools, common equipment and devices. Manual dexterity.

Communication Skills. Ability to write basic notes and enter electronic requisitions. Ability to read and interpret information such as safety rules, work standards, work instructions. Ability to discuss job related information in one-on-one and small group situations with other employees of the organization. Ability to understand when there is a problem and report it to their lead in a timely manner.

Customer Service Computer/Applications Skills. Basic computer skills required.

Core Business Skills. Ability to work off shifts, respond to emergency call ins and support multiple job sites, when required. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide figures to include fractions and decimals. Trained and certified in forklift operations.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

1.   Responsibilities to include:

  • Electrical

- Working and troubleshooting PLC’s, controls wiring, switches, sensors, actuators, electromechanical devices, motors etc.

- Interpreting wiring diagrams, ladder diagrams and electrical schematics to trouble shoot and repair electrical equipment.

- Using necessary tools/equipment to work on with industrial electrical wiring and troubleshooting (up to/including 480volt 3 phase).

- Operating of high voltage switchgear for shutdowns and repairs.

  • Mechanical

- Performing required work from sketches, blueprints and drawings.

- Diagnosing/repairing of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

- Installing and repairing of plumbing and piping.

- Performing basic welding, cutting and fabrication.

2.   Support production operations by ensuring the functionality of production equipment and machines through safe and efficient repair and maintenance. Includes: mixers, furnaces, conveyors, pumps, cranes/hoists, etc.

3.   Ensure that tools and materials are maintained in good working order and are available when needed.

4.   Ensure both internal and outside customer demands are met in a timely manner.

5.   Maintain physical condition and cleanliness of work area.

6.   Ensure proper use of equipment and proper PPE required at all times.

7.   Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility. Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.

8.   Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.

9.   Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills. Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.

10. Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures. Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.

11. Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.

12. Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.

13. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Physical/Sensory Requirements

The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand; frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel, kneeling and reach with hands or arms; occasionally required to climb stairs, ladders, scaffolds and power lifts, talk or hear. Employee is required to lift or carry up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 75 pounds occasionally.

Working Environment

While performing the essential responsibilities of this position the employee will work in a manufacturing environment. While in manufacturing areas, the employee may also be exposed to moderate background noise, moderate amounts of airborne graphite dust, presence of natural and artificial light, exposure to work temperatures from ambient to controlled, hard surfaces for standing and walking. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required.

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