Maintenance Technician in Vernon, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Vernon, CA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Eco-Friendly established company is currently looking for a skilled Maintenance Mechanic to join their dynamic team. 

Company offers great benefits!

  • Provide leadership, training, and guidance for maintenance department.
  • Identify training needs and organize proper training for the department.
  • Schedule mechanics to cover all production and facility needs.
  • Determine priorities of work order completion and work with maintenance planner to assign workload.
  • Ensure mechanics are responding to break down and scheduled work effectively.
  • Work with maintenance planner to identify spare parts and quantities needed on hand.
  • Respond to all machine failures; troubleshooting, repairing and rebuilding all major equipment during production breakdowns with minimal supervision. Mechanical understanding including pneumatics, hydraulics, welding skills, machining, skills, ability to understand, troubleshoot and repair bearings, bushings, belts, conveyors, power transmission equipment, etc.
  • Establish and adjust work schedule to production needs. Build, service, overhaul, modify and perform preventative maintenance work on all equipment in the production facility. This role is a highly technical position that includes partnering with the engineering and production teams.
  • Inspect and provide quality analysis for all third-party installations, modifications, and repairs.
  • Provide insight and recommendations for continuous improvement on production, equipment and performance and product quality.
  • Troubleshooting, installing and repairing AC/DC motors and drives, PLC’s, linear actuators, etc.
  • The greatest challenge facing this position is adaptability and flexibility as we build our new facility.  A key to success is to maintaining agility in meeting the needs of the facility and ultimately, our customers.
  • The effectiveness of this position is measured by downtime, quality of equipment maintenance, and flexibility to satisfy internal customer requirements. 


  • 10+ years’ prior work experience in a manufacturing maintenance or equivalent combination of education (technical degree or certification) and experience required.
  • Extensive practical knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems and welding required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive practical knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, electrical, hydraulic systems, conveyor systems and welding required.
  • Previous electrical systems and controls experience required; including diagnosing, repairing and modifying of single and three phase systems and components. Programmable logic controls (PLC), such as Allen Bradley, electronic controls, and VFD’s knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and extensive knowledge of workplace safety is required.
  • Ability to read complex drawings and perform simple mathematics is required, HS Diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Previous experience driving forklifts and utilizing material handling equipment preferred.
  • PC proficiency a plus, especially Windows-based programs such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, customer service and communication skills.

Physical Demands of the Job

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work Environment: Manufacturing and Recycling environment where the noise level is moderately to very noisy.
  • Work Position: Combination of sitting, standing, and walking around.
  • Sensory Requirements: Vision, speech, hearing, smell and touch are routinely used in day to day functions.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull 10 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 50 lbs. on an occasional basis required.
  • Ability to wear a hard hat, steel-toed shoes and other PPE required.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, squat, climb a ladder, bend, climb and reach on a regular basis is required.