Facilities Maintenance Tech Salt Lake City, Utah
Job Ref: 36230
Facilities Maintenance Tech
$31 – $33/hr DOE
4 pm – 4:30 am
Four 12-hour shifts. Rotating schedules; Sunday to Wednesday for 3 months and switch to Thursday – Sunday for 3 months. Shift rotates quarterly. On-call may be required.
SUMMARY: Under general supervision, works independently performing routine Refrigeration and Facilities maintenance and repair throughout the Engine Room and entire Facility.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs operation, repair and adjustment of the following systems and areas: Ammonia refrigeration, boilers, air compressors, wastewater, building / facility issues. Monitors system performance and determines when systems are not operating correctly.
- Replaces components within the refrigeration, Boiler, & Wastewater systems with safe LOTO procedures and in accordance with PSM program requirements.
- Performs basic pump out/evacuate refrigerant as necessary for valve replacement and/or repair.
- Performs routine maintenance on various types of equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
- Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.
- Inspects completed work for compliance to blueprints, specifications, and safety standards.
- Troubleshoots equipment and recommends corrective action. Individual should understand key troubleshooting techniques to determine root cause.
- Conducts tests of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards
- Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.
- Maintains the physical facilities of the plant other than production equipment including but not limited to cleaning and changing filters, replacing light fixtures, unclogging drains, painting, light electrical repair, maintaining the grounds and a variety of other tasks.
- Keeps work area and tools well maintained, clean, organized, etc. and performs housekeeping duties as required.
- Shares knowledge, trains, and develops less experienced technicians.
- Performs related work and other job assignments as required.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
- 5 years combined Industrial Refrigeration and/or Industrial Maintenance experience with a minimum of 2 years of employment experience in industrial refrigeration
- Completion of RETA Operator 1 course preferred. In lieu of RETA course – successful completion of industry recognized Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration training (Stellar, Frick, GCAP/Lanier or employer comparable training program), equivalent in scope will be considered.
- C.I.R.O or C.A.R.O certification preferred.
- Required to successfully complete assigned Industrial Refrigeration and maintenance courses.
- Troubleshooting and repairs with differing control systems, Frick, Logix, ALTA/Allen Bradley etc.
- Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems preferred.
- Must be computer literate.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Able to speak, read and write in English a must. Able to follow verbal and written instructions. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations preferred. Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form preferred. Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical knowledge and common sense.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is physically demanding and sometimes you must get into tight places. You must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis, be able to climb stairs and ladders, and work at elevated heights in excess of 35 ft.
- May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled cold rooms and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation).
- Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch
- Must be able to use hand and power tools.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eyeglasses (use of contacts is prohibited when working with ammonia).
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but sometimes very loud. Must be able to work in 40 degrees Fahrenheit temperatures on a regular basis and at colder temperatures from time to time. Must also be able to work in 100 degrees Fahrenheit temperatures or more from time to time.
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Four 12-hour shifts. Rotating schedules; Sunday to Wednesday for 3 Months and switch to Thursday – Sunday for 3 Months. Shift rotates quarterly. On-call may be required.