Maintenance Technician - Richmond, VA

Richmond / Virginia / United States

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5710 South Laburnum Ave.
Richmond, VA. 23231


Maintenance Technician - Richmond, VA

Career Opportunity:

The Maintenance Technician conducts, maintains, tests and repairs electrical/electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and components.  This position applies knowledge of mechanical and electrical principles in determining equipment malfunction and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation.  This position reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, including but not limited to programmable controls, power supplies, drives, gages, and test equipment
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with Company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and mechanics, and informs appropriate management of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Performs predictive and preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Performs all tasks and duties according to established safety policy, including wearing all PPE to perform duties.
  • Willing to work flexible hours as necessary.

What you need to succeed:

  • Proven experience in mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including used of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Computer experience/operation and PLC programming a plus.
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED
  • 3 - 5 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in manufacturing environment is preferred.  Must be able to provide documents that establish related experience and/or training and education.



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