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Technician (75% Travel)

Company: RelaDyne
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Reladyne Reliability Services is looking for a Lube Technician located in Houston, Texas. The successful candidate will support field service projects across a variety of service offerings and participate in a continuous improvement culture using tools to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost excellence with the goal of proving value generation for the customer.We provide:On-the-job training in Machine Lubrication and MaintenanceOpportunity to learn "turning wrenches" skillsCompany provided uniforms, tools, safety equipment, boot allowanceGrowth opportunities available through our Technician Career Ladder (Apprentice, Technician, Senior Tech, Project Lead, and Sr Project Lead)On average a total 24 individual progression movements occur annually through our Technician Career LadderWe provide talent development for Technicians and promote from within - we have 3 Managers and 1 Director who started out as Technicians and moved into Leadership/Managerial roles.Advancement opportunity to progress from an Apprentice Technician into a Sr Technician within 2 years (performance based)Technicians can make $20.00 to $24.00 per hour commensurate with experience; Overtime opportunities offeredHourly positions eligible for overtime, on the job travel time and per diemsReward and Recognition programEmployee Referral program JOB RESPONSIBILITIESPerform lubrication related task such as operating a grease gun filling oil reservoirs, etc.Follow daily lube routes and/or work ordersApply grease or adding lubricant, where requiredConduct "break ins" or oil changesTag equipment componentsParticipate in facility audits and lubrication surveysConduct daily inspection PMs, including observing lubricant volume levels, filter conditions, BS & W bowls, flow rates, pressures, ventilation, oil color, temperatures, vibration, unusual noises or odors, etc.Note any alarming criteria and report nonconformance and corrective measuresTroubleshoot and failure analysis of lubrication related equipment failuresInstall and replace desiccant breathersBar coding of equipmentOrganize, clean and upkeep of lubrication storage areas and cabinets, including monitoring of lubricant inventoriesWhere applicable, collect, label and ship used oil samples followed by communication with the oil analysis laboratoryReview lubrication procedures and advise if updates are neededDaily input of work, work results and any defectsCollection and disposal or used/waste oilContamination controlAdhere to all plant environmental, health and safety responsibilitiesBe the "eyes and ears" of the reliability departmentBe available for overtime, where requiredPerform daily vehicle inspections and fueling as necessaryComply with all DOT standards and regulations JOB REQUIREMENTS2+ year experience working in a plant environment preferred Basic computer literacy, including standard email, spreadsheets, word processing, and software and web-based programs used for lubrication scheduling and oil analysis applicationsAble to perform basic mathematical functions for the purpose of interpreting alarms, calculating lubricant inventories and calculating re-lubrication quantity considerationsStrong mechanical knowledge and good problem solving and troubleshooting skillsStrong organizational, written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to speak candidly and provide constructive feedbackAble to work in an unsupervised capacity effectivelyAble to understand and apply company/plant policies and procedures in the areas of safety, health and environmentalAuthorized to work in the United StatesAble to travel up to 75% of the time.Physically submit to periodic drug, alcohol, hair follicle and background clearance screeningsAbility to work at heights and carry up to 70 poundsAbility to work in dusty, dirty environments and outside in the weather PDN-99192b6e-0b2c-454e-b31d-ae3aa52d04ed

Keywords: RelaDyne, Houston , Technician (75% Travel), Engineering , Houston, Texas

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