Maint Tech A

General Information
Location  2015 JACKSON ST
MONROE, LA 71202
United States
Employee Type  Hourly
Minimum Experience  2 Years
Manage Others  No
Contact Information
Name  Lisa Shore
Phone  318-322-7239
Email  lshore@midsouthextrusion.com
Brief Description

Major Functions

To diagnose malfunctions in production machinery and equipment.  Repair and maintain machinery and equipment in accodance with blueprints, schematic drawings, operations manuals and manufacturer's specifications.  May set up and operate metal working machinery and tools, such as lathes, drill presses, and grinders to make and repair parts.  Performs preventive maintenance on all the plastic extrusion lines and related equipment.


Experience and Education: 

Over two years experience in a maintenance.  Must have a high school diploma or GED.  Post-secondary certificate preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Able to lift 50 to 100 pounds at various times, depending on the job at hand.  Reaches overhead about 10% of the day.  Squats, kneels, bends, walks and stands about 70% of the day and sits about 20% of the day.  Sitting is while working on the computer with parts listing, entering records and other maintenance work.

Organizational Relationships:

Reports directly to the Maintenance Manager and then to the Executive Vice-President of Operations.

Works closely with the Production Manager and production Supervisors.


Essential Functions:

  • Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs;
  • Examine parts for defects, such as breakage and excessive wear;
  • Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment;
  • Clean, lubricate and adjust parts, equipment and machinery;
  • Repair, replace, adjust and align components of machinery and equipment;
  • Test-runs on repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs;
  • Fabricates replacement parts;
  • Welds to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment;
  • Orders or requisitions parts and materials;
  • Repairs and replaces electrical wiring and components of machinery;
  • Enters codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery;
  • Records repairs and maintenance performed;
  • Required to be on a rotating "call out" schedule;
  • Keeps maintenance department clear and organized by replacing used tools and equipment;
  • Confers with operators and observes, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of maufunction;
  • Working knowledge of electrical, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC Programming and troubleshooting;
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical devices on productio lines and providing support in a timely manner;
  • Working knowledge of installation of wiring for all types of motors, inspection of bearings, pulleys and drive items, machine control circuits, electrical controls, electrical controls, cicuits and shop equipment; and
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed by the management of MSE.