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Maintenance Technician - Andrews, SC

The Helper Bees

The Helper Bees

Andrews, SC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician 1 ensures that the machine working components and work areas are in safe condition. They are responsible for preventive maintenance and downtime machine repairs for the production process to be sure that high quality product is being made and proper machine standards are being followed.


  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance on all equipment as directed
  • Assists in a variety of maintenance activities including but not limited to: machine repair, installation of new equipment, building walkways, cleaning, painting, etc.
  • Correctly and promptly completes all maintenance documentation as required.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by safely dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Informs the Maintenance Manager about: equipment problems, safety concerns, procurement of spare parts and tools.
  • Any other duties that the Company in its sole discretion may assign as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to troubleshoot and multitask
  • Electrical mathematic and unit conversion skills
  • High attention to detail and is willing to learn
  • Team player who is reliable and trustworthy
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma / GED, required
  • Completed Associates Degree/ Bachelor Degree in manufacturing, engineering, electrical technology, or other related area, preferred
  • At least 2 years experience in industrial setting performing machine maintenance.
  • Previous experience in maintenance in a plastics/textile manufacturer preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to frequently lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds.
  • This position requires, but is not limited to, standing, walking, utilizing stairs or ladders, driving automatic forklift, climbing, squatting, stooping, twisting, bending, grabbing and grasping.
  • Must be able to work in a non-controlled environment