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Manufacturing (PLC) Maintenance Technician--Weekends/Overnights

BD Sparks, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Maintenance Technician performs mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance (including preventive) repairs, adjustments, inspection and monitoring of production and/or facilities related equipment and machinery. Uses judgment and consultation to analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery. Works with general supervision. Prioritizes own work schedule. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, diagrams, and equipment specifications. May provide guidance to floor personnel and/or less experienced technicians. Responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling. Supports installation and removal of equipment, and performance of required corrective maintenance. Effectively works in a team setting, supporting team goals and objectives. Make effective decisions relative to position requirements. The 12 hr. shift starts Friday night through Monday morning, 6PM to 6AM.


Phoenix panel production is going to a 24/7 operation. To support this change in operation multiple positions are being added to the Phoenix Sustaining Engineering Department. This Maintenance Technician position will support the change to the plant operation.

  • Job Description


    • Uses judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve in performance of all maintenance tasks.
    • Prioritizes daily work assignments to meet production needs and department goals.
    • Responsible for preventive maintenance scheduling, completion of work orders and tasks as assigned. Works with general supervision.
    • Works with external contractors and vendors.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) to external contractors and vendors.
    • Using mechanical, pneumatic and electrical skills, must analyze, troubleshoot and repair complex equipment and machinery.
    • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, diagrams and equipment specifications.
    • Flexible and adaptable in working with/on a variety of equipment, processes, projects or assignments.
    • Understanding and use of trades mathematics, calibration techniques, and precision measuring instruments essential.
    • Constant mental and visual attention performing moderately complex work requiring close limits of accuracy and tolerances.
    • Lifting, pushing, pulling, moving of equipment and machinery up to 60 lbs. Frequently.
    • May work in awkward and difficult positions.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Must be knowledgeable in the following areas:

    • Use of a Personal Computer
    • Troubleshooting of Industrial Control Systems (instrumentation, ladder logic, relay logic, vfd, servo etc.)
    • Sensor technology
    • Basic plumbing (fluid and pneumatic)
    • Power transmission
    • Basic machining
    • Electrical troubleshooting of circuits from low level signals up to 480 VAC.

    Additional experience in the following areas is preferred:

    • SAP maintenance module or equivalent computerized system
    • Vision systems
    • Welding
    • Vacuum systems and pumps
    • PLC experience


    • High School Diploma
    • 4 years of Maintenance Technician experience required or Trade School/Certification + 2 years of Maintenance Technician experience.
    • Able to work a 12 hour shift Friday night- Monday morning (6:00 pm - 6:00 am)


Why Work Here?

Don't just make a living...Make A Difference! Our team is growing and we invite you to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes. BD partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. Our nearly 50,000 associates across 50 countries closely collaborate with customers and partners to help enhance patient outcomes, lower healthcare delivery costs, increase operational efficiencies and expand access to healthcare. Our state-of-the-art facilities around the globe provide an environment that enables our highly talented and passionate workforce to be the best at their professions. We are always seeking great people to join our company on its journey to greatness. ABOUT BECTON DICKINSON (BD): One of the most highly respected Medical Technology Companies in the world, Becton Dickinson has been leading healthcare safety and technologies for more than a century. We are over 64,000 associates strong and growing! At BD Becton, Dickinson & Co., you are one person making one big difference. You are a key member of a team that is an important part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you are improving lives, all over the world. And as you progress with us, your impact will only grow. BENEFITS: BD provides comprehensive total rewards benefits for all of its employees. Most benefits start on day 1 of your employment with BD. · Competitive pay · Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave · Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans · Education assistance · Adoption assistance · 401K plan with $.75 of every dollar matched up to 6% of compensation · Basic life and AD&D provided · Discounted home, auto, and pet insurance plans · Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)


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Sparks, MD