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Multi-craft Maintenance Tech

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Date: Sep 6, 2021

Location: La Mirada, CA, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $2.3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

Performs highly skilled tasks to construct, repair, and maintain plant equipment, buildings, and related structures.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs the duties of a maintenance electrician and mechanic while using the following tools: welding equipment, volt meters, mechanical equipment, amp probes, micrometers, and various other portable and handheld tools.  This includes but not limited to the following:
    • Repair and replace gear boxes.
    • Major fabrication.
    • Highly skilled welding, cutting, and brazing (TIG/MIG/SWAW).
    • Repair and diagnosis of packaging equipment problems.
    • Work on variable speed drive and other electrical equipment. 
    • Ability to perform mill functions.
    • Knowledge of blowers, diverters, baghouses, and other pneumatic conveying equipment.
    • Ability to make new electrical drawings and maintains existing drawings as needed.
  • Performs the duties of an instrumentation technician.
    • Installs, maintains, troubleshoot and repairs plant Process Control System hardware and programming.
    • Installs, maintains, troubleshoot, and repairs a variety of process instrumentation.
    • Communicate and work with engineering and vendor technical reps as needed.
  • Directs the work of contractors who assist with electrical maintenance and installations.
  • Performs calibrations on quality critical instruments and controllers.
  • Delegates daily maintenance activities to maintenance staff 
  • As duties permit, and as assigned, performs other less skilled electrical maintenance duties such as,
    • Installs and wires motors
    • Runs conduit, wire ways and electrical cable
    • Installs switches, lights and receptacles.
    • Installs 110/220 volt distribution centers
    • Analyze and perform preventive maintenance.
  • Performs highly skilled electrical maintenance tasks.  This includes but not limited to the following:
    • Distributes secondary power (480 volts) and installs related equipment.
    • Applications of three phase, single phase AC/DC circuits.
    • Electric motor maintenance and troubleshooting.
    • Installs and maintains motor controls (starters, motor control centers, variable frequency drives and controlling devices).
    • Major troubleshooting and repair of electrical equipment to include diagnosing PLC discrete and analog inputs and outputs.  Able to program a PLC a plus. 
  • Possesses an overall knowledge of plant operations.
  • Assists the process operations especially during granulation.  Must be familiar with all unique equipment and their operation.
  • Ability to maintain and problem solve air compressor issues is a plus.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Become familiar with the Environmental Management System, policy and procedures, and the potential consequences of departure from specified operating procedures.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.  Technical school certificate required.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years industrial experience and/or technical school equivalent or a combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain a preventive maintenance program.
  • Willing and able to work and act safely.
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations that include the following:  multiplication, addition, and percentages – all of which can be accomplished with the use of a calculator if needed.
  • Must have good overall communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend company safety manual policies, operating procedures, MSDS and various production schedules/reports.
  • Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs occasionally, must be able to ascend and descend ladders, climb stairs, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and crawl.  Must be able to work in a dusty environment where temperatures vary from extremely hot to cold, work in humidity and around various chemicals.
  • Must have peripheral and color vision.
  • Be available for 24-hour on call duty, being available by cell phone.
  • Must have valid driver’s license as part pick up may be required.

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles