Preferred Sands, headquartered in Radnor, Pa., is a leading proppant technology company revolutionizing the oil and gas industry with cutting-edge, clean solutions designed to drive down costs and make the United States more competitive. As the first proppant company to invest in such technologies, Preferred is strategically positioned to thrive as the market continues to undergo a major transformation. Our innovative and sustainable solutions are playing a major role in growing and maintaining energy independence for the United States and other countries.
With the company’s continued dedication to sustainable product development, Preferred is not only committed to the protection of the environment but also the health and safety of its employees and the communities it serves. We are a company driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, a results oriented culture and a philosophy based on individual performances and responsibility.
We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technicians for our operation near Genoa, NE. Areas of specialties either electrical, welding or heavy equipment repairs.
Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the plant's business goals and objectives.
Perform highly diversified duties to maintain plant equipment.
Provide emergency/ unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
Perform regular preventative maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
Share on-call responsibilities with the department.
Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situation to proper supervision.
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Technical degree in a industrial or electrical trade or 5 years’ experience in industrial or processing maintenance.
Experience in a CMMS system is preferred.
Working knowledge of computer programs to include MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
Electrical: Read and interpret electrical drawings, rebuilds motor starters, wires motors, troubleshoots and performance maintenance on 480 V and 13 kv systems, and lighting circuits.
Instrumental: PLC programming experience, knowledge of NFPA code requirements for burners, calibration of pressure transmitters and thermocouples, troubleshooting 4-29 ma dc and 3-15 psi control circuits, and calibration of DP transmitters.
Millwright skills include lubrication, alignment of motors and equipment of direct and belt drive, vibration monitoring, rebuilds pumps, replaces bearings and shaft conveyors, rebuilds and troubleshoots hydraulic systems.
Other: Rigging, staging, piping, and equipment replacement.