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Maintenance Technician

Company: Powell Industries
Location: Bellaire
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Powell is an engineered to order manufacturer of switchgear. We are hiring a Maintenance Technician in Southeast Houston for our 1st shift. Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm. As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for the troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment, both automated and manual.

Essential Responsibilities

Responsible for the troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment, both automated and manual.

This equipment includes machines such as:

  • CNC Laser Cutting and CNC Turret Punch Press equipment.
  • Robotic Welding equipment.
  • Automated Material Handling equipment.
  • Automated Powder Coat Painting Equipment.

    In addition to production equipment, you will be responsible for maintaining Facilities equipment and systems such as HVAC equipment, electrical systems and various mechanical devices used throughout the facility.

    Daily responsibilities will include emergency and preventative maintenance on any machine or system in the facility and assisting production and manufacturing engineers with process and machinery improvements.

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    You must be an organized, self-starter with above average problem solving ability. Also, you must be able to work alone and unsupervised while under intense pressure from Production customers. Most importantly, you must be able to work as part of a multi-cultural, multi-disciplined team while achieving your highest potential performance.


    • 2-4 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance group.
    • Minimum of 75 classroom study hours or seminar training in core training fields such as Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electrical, Welding, Machine Tools, and/or Troubleshooting.
    • Experience with CNC control systems.
    • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics, and mechanical drawings.
    • Knowledge of ISO 9000 Quality system.
    • Experience with PCs and Windows software.
    • Must have a basic command of the English language, both written and verbal.

      Working Conditions

      • Temperature controlled warehouse and manufacturing plant, outside activities are required will be exposed to hot & cold weather climate conditions
      • This position may be required to work

        Physical Requirements

        • Maintaining body equilibrium and agility to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, ascending or descending stairs
        • Bending the body at the waist, the legs at the knees, and extending arms and hands in any direction in a repetitive manner
        • Standing and walking for long periods of time, up to an entire shift
        • Ability to bend and lift heavy materials 60+ lbs. repeatedly throughout a single workday
        • Typing, punching or applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm

          Posted position does not provide visa sponsorship or relocation.

          About Us

          In our 70+ year history, Powell has always known that our employees are at the heart of our success. Without question, we have the most talented people in all parts of our organization. As a manufacturer, we recruit and hire experienced and knowledgeable applicants to ensure our product is engineered, fabricated and assembled to customer specifications!

          Powered by Innovation - Powell's culture has and will always be founded in our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do it. Become a part of our story, and let us help you write yours. Hard work pays off in all of our teams, with opportunity for advancement and promotion without sacrificing work-life balance. Successful candidates must have a legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis, with only those candidates selected for interview contacted.

          We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

          If you need an accommodation in the hiring process, you may contact . Application status inquiries will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: Powell Industries, Houston , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Bellaire, Texas

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