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Maintenance Technician

Artech, LLC Lincoln ,NE
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 This position is primarily responsible for the support of manufacturing equipment and all required maintenance tasks associated with it. This position may also be required to perform routine facility maintenance. Installs, maintains, adjust, troubleshoots, repairs, and performs preventative and predictive maintenance on various types of electrical and electronic circuitry, and electro-mechanical devices incorporated in manufacturing and process equipment. Installs, maintains, adjusts, troubleshoots, fabricates, repairs, and performs preventative and predictive maintenance on manufacturing and process equipment. Performs general mechanical and electrical maintenance on all facility equipment and structures.


Includes, but not limited to:

  • Basic microcomputer skills necessary to understand the operation and interfacing characteristics of microprocessors. This includes I/O and interfacing concepts, software interaction, applications, programming languages and techniques.
  • Experience in PLC operations to include basic system configurations and hardware, data manipulation, data communications, advanced programming commands, interfacing, troubleshooting, application and program development.
  • Training or experience in electric motor drive technologies including: AC variable frequency, AC servo, DC servo, closed loop systems, stepper systems, servo-motors, electronic and mechanical clutch/brake, and encoders.
  • Knowledge of welding safety, welding equipment, proper selection of type, wire, settings, and material preparation. Flame cutting knowledge, including safety, equipment, and preparation is also desired.
  • Experience in interacting in a positive manner with engineers, technicians, and suppliers to define a project, assist with the specification and design of electromechanical systems.
  • Analyzing equipment problems resulting from electrical power distribution circuits, electro-mechanical propulsion control systems, and electronic control systems.
  • Installs, maintains, dismantles, repairs, overhauls, and rebuilds electrical, mechanical and electronic equipment and components such as electric power distribution circuits, electric lighting, electric climate control systems, electric appliances, wiring, generators, controls, and electric trucks.
  • Performs welding, carpentry, masonry, plumbing and simple electrical repairs or wiring associated with other work to construct, install, and maintain structures, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Checks, adjusts, fits, and modifies parts for repair and replacement.
  • Reads and edits PLC programming.
  • Analyzes equipment problems resulting from mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic malfunctions.
  • Examines such items as indicator lights, hand and foot controls, sensing devises, and emergency stop switches.
  • Uses a wide variety of hand tools, equipment, and instruments in performing maintenance to specifications of wiring diagrams, mechanical drawings, blueprints, manuals, schematics and other instructions.
  • Performs preventive maintenance duties including cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, electrical and mechanical maintenance work on facilities, grounds and utilities.
  • Performs traditional electrical power/wire hook ups including bending conduit and troubleshooting.
  • Must be able to correctly size electrical wire per NEC code for the application.
  • Performs electronic installation and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for the automated equipment operations, setup, and maintenance.
  • Obtains and uses correct materials, supplies or parts from designated locations.
  • Installs, maintains, dismantles, repairs, overhauls, and rebuilds equipment.
  • Fabricate parts with precision required to meet specifications.
  • Test systems for correct operation.
  • Demonstrate an ability to cope in stressful situations, follow policies and procedures, and be committed to the task.
  • Ensure safety devises are in place and in proper operation. Inspects for and reports needed repairs to supervisors.
  • Places materials, parts, tools, fixtures and equipment in proper locations.
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly.
  • Maintain regular attendance in accordance with the current Attendance Policy.
  • Direct and assist trainees and other personnel.
  • Records information on electronic or paper forms for record keeping purposes.
  • Sketches wiring schematics. Performs similar duties of a comparable nature as required.
  • Navigate through electronic work order system primarily to create, view, or close work orders electronically.
  • Handle plant waste, both hazardous and non-hazardous, in a manner which will insure compliance with local, Nebraska Department of Environmental Control (NDEC), and EPA regulations. Hazardous waste handling may include any of the following: Drying wastes, containerizing wastes, moving wastes in-plant, and offering wastes for shipment.


  • Associate degree in electromechanical, electronic, or equivalent education and a minimum of two years of electromechanical work experience or five plus years of experience in a related field
  • Must pass the Maintenance assessment
  • Must be familiar with standard recognized troubleshooting practices.
  • Must be able to reference National Electrical Codes.
  • Must be able to read mechanical blueprints/wiring diagrams or schematics.


  • Ability to work safely (comply with all plant safety procedures).
  • Ability to use good judgment and work well individually and with others.
  • Ability to maintain quality and productivity standards.
  • Ability to write and count in order to keep complete records.
  • Ability to understand complex electrical/electronics equipment and circuits.
  • Ability to operate robotic equipment (with proper training).
  • Ability to identify and use stand mechanics tools.
  • Ability to read and edit complex materials, checklist, blueprints, diagrams, sketches and PLC programming.
  • Prefer ability to operate CAD (computer aided drawing) system.
  • Require basic computer knowledge.
  • Must have the ability to communicate, including verbal and written English.
  • Must be trained and certified (internally) in Lock Out/Tag Out and Electrical Safe Work Practices.
  • Must have knowledge of National Electrical Codes.
  • Must have the ability to weld proficiently.


  • Heavy work. Ability to move 65 lbs maximum on occasion.
  • Ability to exert heavy pressure when using tools. Including pushing and pulling.
  • Ability to maneuver heavy equipment with the assistance of hoists, etc.
  • Ability to remain on feet for an 8 or 11.5 work shift. Standing and walking is the dominant activity.
  • Ability to climb a ladder.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and other material handling equipment and successfully complete exam for its operation. Various lifts/hoists and carts for the movement of equipment.
  • Ability to operate an aerial lift.
  • Ability to work in awkward positions. Stooping, crouching, kneeling, squatting, and crawling are preformed on a regular basis.
  • Two handed work is required to repair equipment.
  • Overhead forward and side reaching at a variety of heights.
  • Fine manipulation with use of hands when working with tools.
  • Must have the ability to communicate.
  • Must be able to visually troubleshoot and adjust equipment and inspect work performed.


  • Majority of work is inside of the plant, however, some functions require the individual to be outside, or in areas where there are extreme temperatures ranging from above 100 to below zero degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In all facets of this job exist exposure to areas that are non-routine and requires the individual to be alert.
  • Periodically work elevated above ground level or other awkward positions.
  • Must be trained, certified in, and perform Lock Out/Tag Out in all necessary situations.
  • Eye protection is required.
  • Steel toed shoes are required.
  • Hearing protection required when posted or when exposed to harmful noise.
  • Gloves and other protective gear required while performing such duties as: welding, grinding, cutting, handling metal, chemical, etc.
  • May work on any of the seven shifts. Daytime, afternoon/evenings, nighttime and required overtime.
  • Use of sharp objects and exposure to moving objects.
  • Must adhere to factory regulations and safety rules.


Company Description
Artech has been an employer-of-choice for 27 years, proudly serving over 80 Fortune 500 companies. We have dedicated professionals that will help you with your next career move. Our recruiters will listen carefully to your career goals and then match your skills and aspirations to various open roles. There is nothing we are more passionate about than finding candidates a rewarding job that makes them happy. Artech is an EEO Employer.

Artech, LLC

Artech has been an employer-of-choice for 27 years, proudly serving over 80 Fortune 500 companies. We have dedicated professionals that will help you with your next career move. Our recruiters will listen carefully to your career goals and then match your skills and aspirations to various open roles. There is nothing we are more passionate about than finding candidates a rewarding job that makes them happy. Artech is an EEO Employer.


Lincoln, NE