Senior Maintenance Tech – Electrical


Senior Maintenance Tech – Electrical

@ SafeSource Direct


  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility's equipment to maximize machine reliability
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
  • Perform technician skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines
  • Start devices to test their performance
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Diagnose problems, test, and adjust as needed.
  • Repair and/or replace defective parts.
  • Install special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricate and clean parts
  • Detect faulty operations & material, and report those and any unusual situations to appropriate supervision.
  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
  • Use a variety of hand & power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Make suggestions to update PM's and operating procedures to increase machine reliability
  • Ensure PM execution and maximize manpower usage
  • Plan and log completion of predictive and preventive maintenance
  • Actively train maintenance technicians and process operators in operation, troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Responsible for sanitation and safety of work area and maintenance of equipment
  • Initiate purchase requisitions for parts, machines, and tools needed to perform work
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement efforts to raise manufacturing performance to meet and exceed critical plant safety, quality, service, and cost key performance indicators (KPI's)
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis activities for critical breakdowns
  • Assist in the development of type and quantity of equipment critical spares (onsite and at vendor facilities)
  • Participate in criticality analysis reviews of major pieces of equipment in use 



  • Knowledge of plumbing and electrical fundamentals and able to install and/or repair PVC plumbing pipe
  • Familiar with industrial and mechanical terminology
  • Analytical mindset with ability to troubleshoot/investigate issues
  • Strong communication skills
  • Prioritization skills with ability to thrive in fast paced environment
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team oriented with positive can-do attitude and a self-starter

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have 5+ years of industrial maintenance experience. Technical school degree is a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of use of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) is preferred

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: November 21, 2022
Application Deadline: December 21, 2022
Job Type: Full-time