Electro-Mechanical Technician

Asheville, North Carolina
Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 16.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour, $16 - 20 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Molly Gaffney, Spherion
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Job Description

Responsible for troubleshooting machinery problems and monitoring electrical and mechanical devices as part of a maintenance plan. Understands/demonstrates proactive maintenance concepts and employs best maintenance practices. This position is expected to have a significant impact on improvements in Run Time Efficiency (RTE).

-Daily preventive maintenance.
-Troubleshoots/repairs problems with all equipment
-Locates electrical and mechanical trouble by using available test equipment
-Repairs and/or replaces defective electrical and mechanical equipment
-Troubleshoots/repairs electrical/electronic control circuits for AC/DC motor circuits
-Diagnoses, analyzes and repairs electronic, electro-mechanical and instrumentation equipment, operating in all areas, utilizing meters, gauges and other testing methods
-Troubleshoots PLC hardware
-Originates and processes urgent work orders when needed
-Recommends necessary parts for repairs and maintenance with assistance from the maintenance and engineering teams
-Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic devices and principles
-Assists in writing and updating standard maintenance and safety procedures
-Familiarizes self with new equipment and assists in training other technicians
-Stays informed of operational activities and process changes which may affect the normal operation of the equipment
-Assists in the installation of new equipment and equipment modification projects
-Records all measurements during predictive and preventive maintenance activities to generate statistical charts for analysis
-Assists with training needs in areas of familiarity

Working hours: 12 hour shifts

-Associate's Degree and at least 2 years of experience working as a maintenance technician with industrial equipment, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Working knowledge of motor control systems (drives/inverters), PLC's, and communications systems. Must possess basic electrical/electronic circuit knowledge and intermediate mechanical, HVAC, and compressor systems knowledge.

-Must have working knowledge of production and support equipment and related controls. Must be able to operate in a team environment, remaining flexible to multiple demands. Excellent communication and people skills are necessary along with detail orientation. Must be able surmise the operation all production equipment as well as office equipment such as a personal computer, copier and fax machine. The employee must be able to read prints, assembly drawings, and electrical schematics. Welding ability is desired. It is also desired to have a working knowledge of lathes, milling machines, breaks, presses, band saws and other shop equipment

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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