Cambridge Valley Machining Inc.

Maintenance Technician - Cambridge

Cambridge, NY

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

Posted: Saturday, 9/2/2023

Cambridge Valley Machining, Inc.

JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician

Cambridge Valley Machining (CVM) provides comprehensive design through manufacturing services for startups, Fortune 500 businesses, and other domestic and global customers. CVM is a proud supplier within the Space and the Defense industries. Due to business growth, we are seeking to fill a Maintenance Technician position. At Cambridge Valley Machining, we recognize that the key to our success is our people. We are a family-owned and operated company.

The Maintenance Technician will be based out of Cambridge, New York (28 Perry Lane, 12816) and will serve as a key member of the maintenance team.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful and ethical manner at all times, carry out all job responsibilities in accordance with site safety rules and expectations, actively participate in the innovation and improvement of the site and company.

JOB PURPOSE: Maintains production and quality by maximizing up time of machinery and mechanical equipment and facilities


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools and reassemble equipment.

2.Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

3.Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.

4.Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.

5.Assemble, install and/or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.

6.Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.

7.Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions.

8.Record maintenance and repair work performed and the costs of the work.

9.Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

10.Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.

11.Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.

12.Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.

13.Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

14.Paint and repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, and other parts of building structures.

15.Supports TPM and 5S programs

16.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

17. Other duties may be assigned


Stop the job - Authorizes "stop the job" if product does not meet specs or machine is not running in a normal manner (i.e. loud noise, unknown alarm, oil leak, or safety issue.)

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

At least 5 years of mechanical / manufacturing experience

Industrial Electrical experience


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Team Oriented

5S-Lean manufacturing

Read Prints

Schematics knowledge

Must be a citizen of or person admitted lawfully for permanent residence into the United States.

This is a DOD requirement for receiving technical information and distributing.

Cambridge Valley Machining Inc. At A Glance

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