Otter Tail Corporation Maintenance Technician (1st shift or Weekends) in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 1100+ employees work from four facilities throughout the Midwest and Southeast. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.
Summary: Assists in the maintenance, inspection, repair and testing of equipment and machines (specifically experience with CNC machining equipment) in the plant as well as the building’s operations system as a Maintenance Technician in training.
Safety is # 1 at BTD: Our expectations is that every employee: 1) strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety. Actively participates in a safety process or project such as the safety committee, safety inspections, etc.
Maintains plant and building equipment through periodic inspections and cleaning as directed.
Assists in repairing equipment as necessary to include responding to emergency work orders.
Assists in reading blueprints and schematic drawings to determine repair problems.
Assists in fabricating equipment as required to include the associated welding, cutting and drilling activities.
Communicates timely progress reports on maintenance work orders. Enters time and components on maintenance work orders.
Assists in replacing machine parts as part of repair projects.
Communicates with the Maintenance Supervisor/Trainer and other personnel as required in conjunction with maintenance and/or repair projects.
Follows instructions/procedures as directed by Trainer.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school (or equivalent) plus at least two years of related technical training or related job experience.
Experience and Skills Required:
Experience with CNC machining equipment.
Knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in electronic and manufacturing maintenance including reading blueprints and schematics.
Knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions.
Ability to perform routine manufacturing maintenance activities.
Ability to operate general office equipment including maintenance related application on a microcomputer.
Ability to understand and follow routine oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)