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IDEX Maintenance III in Benton Harbor, Michigan

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POSITION TITLE : Maintenance II/III

REPORTING TO: Maintenance and Facilities Manager

LOCATION: Benton Harbor, MI

Who is GAST Manufacturing?

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, GAST Manufacturing has a long history of being the leader in design and manufacturing of quality air-moving products. We specialize in offering cost effective solutions for a wide variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and environmental cleanup applications. We are looking to add more talent to our Benton Harbor, Michigan facility.

*This is an onsite position.

SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain production equipment as well as maintaining the building/facilities in the most cost and energy efficient manner. Assists in the design, conceptualization, and coordination of special projects to meet specific implementation requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Troubleshoot and repair any of Gast’s equipment and machinery.

  • Repair the most complex mechanical and electrical malfunctions with minimal support from other maintenance personnel or outside service contractors.

  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.

  • Examines work orders and communicates with equipment operators to detect equipment problems to ascertain mechanical or human errors contributed to the problems.

  • Troubleshoot and repairs building/equipment, electrical problems and perform all electrical work in accordance with the National Electrical Code.

  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.

  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.

  • Use maintenance software and be able to purchase, order, or pickup all parts needed to maintain equipment and support all projects.

  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.

  • Cross train with other maintenance personnel: machine training, learning, day to day correspondence to function as a team player.

  • Interface with members of other departments, co-workers, and outside vendors.

  • Take project leadership roles in the planning, development, design, and implementation process for all maintenance projects, which may include electrical control circuits, electrical service, conduit, and piping-hazardous locations.

  • Learn, remain up to date with & perform when needed, all requirements necessary to fulfill the Hazardous Waste duties associated with this position.

  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks: checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 8 years of skilled trades experience

  • Journeyman’s Certificate preferred

  • Electrical experience preferred

  • HVAC experience preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT and PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis without accommodation

  • Stand for extended periods of time

  • May be required to wear PPE related to specific tasks

GAST Manufacturing, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Gast

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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