Heavy Technician in Sacramento, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Heavy Technician position for a well-known company in the Cupertino area. This candidate will perform maintenance and heavy repairs on recycling equipment and facilities. The duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Expert in reading and interpreting engineered drawings and BOM’s
  • Work with steel, stainless, and aluminum materials
  • Use of welding equipment and various metal fabrication equipment 
  • Experience painting
  • Proficient in lifting and rigging
  • Troubleshooting mechanical and control systems
  • Work with rigid, EMT, and flexible wiring systems
  • Use of analytical equipment for inspection of 3-phase motors and systems
  • Take detailed measurements and review machined tolerances
  • Understanding of lubricant types and applications
  • Perform maintenance functions as assigned.
  • Specific experience rebuilding shredding equipment
  • Fundamentals of reliability engineering and techniques
  • Ensure that activities meet or exceed regulatory performance requirements and promote a positive health and safety culture.
  • Interact with vendors.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and participate in continuous process improvement activities.
  • Undertake identified training.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent with appropriate technical training and certification, at a minimum.
  • Certified welder is preferred.
  • At least 4 years demonstrated experience working in an industrial environment with recycling machinery.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing facility and in teams.
  • Experience with electrical controls
  • Understanding of fundamental rigging principles
  • Proficient with forklift, hoist, and telestacker operation
  • Experience maintaining electronics recycling and material recovery processes
  • Ability to bend, stop and reach
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and push and pull objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Must pass a pre-employment screen

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer