Southwire Company LLC

Maintenance Technician II - Houston

Houston, TX
A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire is one of North America’s largest wire and cable pr

Job Description

Maintenance Technician II

Posted: Friday, 2/9/2024

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our commitment to delivering quality and service to our customers, exercising environmental stewardship, enhancing the well-being of our employees and giving back to the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Location: HOUSTON

Shift: 6:00AM - 2:30PM M-F

Pay Rate: $27.30 – $29.57

Job Description

JOB OVERVIEW:
As a Level II Maintenance Technician, you will support our manufacturing operations by providing a full range of multi-craft equipment maintenance with focus on reliability and maintainability. Ensure sustainable operation of machinery and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, conveyor systems, and other production machinery. The Maintenance Technician may also be a key member of process improvement and problem-solving teams.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent.
Strong Mechanical and Electrical background.
Possesses strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, CMMS, etc.).
Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics and OEM manuals.
Understanding of manufacturing processes and manufacturing equipment.
Must be familiar with normal shop equipment such as drill press, band saw and portable power tools.
Ability to read and interpret precision measuring devices.
Ability to mentor and train other technicians on the maintenance team.
Must be capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Successful completion of certification testing.
2-year Technical Degree desired.
A minimum of 5 years of industrial manufacturing or comparable skills demonstration required.

PRIMARY JOB TASKS:
Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions using logical and systematic methodologies.
Install and perform alignment on mechanical drive systems.
Complete all assigned preventive tasks including major service and overhaul.
Replacement of identified failed parts or components.
Adjust equipment to bring it into operational specifications.
Maintain machinery lubrication requirements.
Recommend process or procedure changes based on observed equipment behavior.
Testing of electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, and voltmeters to ensure proper operation and safety of system.
Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
Maintain current and accurate maintenance data to determine establish historical records and future maintenance requirements.
Train and mentor junior technicians and operators on proper equipment service and condition.

QUALITY:
Maintain an attitude of learning to stay current with maintenance procedures and equipment.
Complete an annual Maintenance Skills Assessment and perform assigned training activities based on assessment results.

SAFETY:
Report all accidents, incidents, injuries and unsafe acts or conditions, immediately to the supervisor.
Must follow prescribed safety procedures to prevent injury and maintain safe equipment and conditions in entire plant.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
Ability to meet the physical requirements of working safely in an industrial maintenance environment.
Follow all company environmental rules/procedures and handle all materials in a manner designed to minimize environmental impact.

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits
  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)
  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Long & Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave
  • & More

Southwire Company LLC At A Glance

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and our subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, utility products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, we supply assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools.
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