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Maintenance Technician II - 1st shift - Schertz, TX

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Location: Schertz, TX, United States
Date Posted: Aug 10, 2020

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Build more than machines. Build a career.

What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

The purpose of this position is to perform the duties associated the maintenance of facilities and equipment that support the production of Caterpillar Diesel Engines. Maintenance Technicians report to Section Managers and will be assigned to areas within the business to meet customer and company demands.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

*Performing preventive and corrective maintenance on production and material-handling equipment in the production facilities building(s), in accordance with work orders and technical documentation as assigned in a timely manner
*Responding to service requests with little or no supervision and direction without interrupting production facilities operations
*Responding to operational calls for troubleshooting/diagnosing problems with assembly systems and equipment
*Coordinating with Level III Technician(s) and maintenance management to facilitate the professional development of Level I Maintenance Technicians by providing on-the-job training opportunities and mentoring
*Within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, coordinates the activities, plans, and programs of the designated areas of responsibility Working as a contributing member of the Maintenance Team to provide the best service to the operations group and maximize uptime of the production facilities
*Using CMMS-generated preventive maintenance worksheets to maintain production facilities machinery and equipment according to the manufacturer’s recommendation and good maintenance practices
*Monitoring maintenance upkeep checklists to ensure efficient equipment operation. May assign tasks to Level I Maintenance Technicians
*Accurately completing CMMS work order documentation for complete work history and parts inventory tracking
*Maintaining a safe work environment by documenting and correcting potential safety issues concerning assembly and material-handling equipment or production facility
*Operating, troubleshooting, and repairing electrical and mechanical assembly and material-handling equipment, including, but not limited to fork trucks, conveyors, robotic equipment, and related tools and equipment
*General knowledge of industrial electricity, including single-phase and three-phase power, motors, protective devices, and photo sensors
*Working with Level III Maintenance Technician(s) to perform preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance on high tech automated equipment
*Auditing Level I Maintenance Technician work for consistency and correctness
*Striving to acquire the skills and knowledge of a Level III Maintenance Technician
*Submit and assist with the resolution of C.P.S. Continuous Improvement cards


Required Qualifications:

*A minimum of four years of work experience in maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing Industrial electrical / electronic production and material-handling equipment
*A minimum of two years of work experience in a new generation-ASRS production facility, or comparable automated production plant / facility
*Should be cross-trained on maintenance and repair of all production facilities systems and equipment
*Understanding of lockout / tagout procedures
*Understands computer system functions and their interrelationships
*Abides by OSHA regulations
*Familiar with PM procedures, including performing PMs, logging completion, etc.
*Able to troubleshoot and diagnose problems with mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), System Control Software (SCS), scanners, etc. Able to recommend and implement corrective action
*Familiar with PLC logic principles
*Must demonstrate reasonable mastery of all production facilities systems, including conveyors, robotic equipment, and industrial trucks (ASRS, AKL, and Auto Guided Vehicles (AGVs) in new-generation production facilities)
*Ability to read and understand mechanical and building blueprints, as well as electrical schematics
*Must be able to read PLC ladder logic and be able to transfer data from PLCs to laptops to personal computers and back
*Knowledge of basic electricity (AC/DC theory, relays, switches, solenoids, fuses, breakers, etc.), power generation and distribution (including three-phase), electrical safety, lockout/tagout procedures, National Electric Code, digital multimeter operation, and motor theory and protection. The technician candidate should complete live panel entry training
*Must be familiar with electronics such as photo sensors, PLCs, remote I/Os, servo drives, and variable frequency drives
*Mechanical knowledge of basic machines (pulleys, levers, etc.), pneumatics, hydraulics, gears, reducers, bearings, lubrication theory, drive components (sheaves, sprockets, chain belts, take-ups), and equipment alignment. *Knowledge of all phases of cutting and welding
*Ability to adjust to constantly changing priorities and ability to multi-task
*Experience working in a team environment
*Willing to train less experienced technicians
*Must have good organization skills, computer skills (Word and Excel), and basic math skills (Algebra)
*Must be willing and able to climb to levels above the shop floor, or use a man-lift, as needed to make repairs.
*Position requires repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking. Must be able to lift parts and tools weighing 20 pounds, on average, and occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds, with lift assist.

Additional Information: Resumes are highly encouraged for all applicants. This is an hourly position with an entry wage of $21.00/hr in Schertz, TX. 

This job posting closes on August 9, 2020 at 11:59pm CST

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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Aug 10, 2020


United States