The Maintenance Technician 2 is responsible for the maintenance of machinery and auxiliary equipment. He/ She will engage in the repair of automated computerized machine controls, and repair and maintain machines, equipment, buildings and grounds.Responsibilities:Makes major electrical, mechanical, and construction repairs and installation involving schematics and/or blueprint interpretation.Troubleshoots drive related issues to component level of controllers.Determines root cause of failures and recommends preventive actions. Communicates same through work order system comments/history.Communicates consistently with internal customers regarding status of equipment in shop.Advises supervisor of needs for outside services and works with service representatives on equipment and controls repair and installation. Shows competency in several crafts and performs handyman aspects in all trades.Constructs sketches of mechanical or construction alterations/installations and electrical circuitry.Prepares bills of material on jobs requiring major material use and initiates purchase requisitions.Makes day to day work-related decisions.Uses various material handling equipment such as hoists, carts, lifts, fork trucks and hand trucks in moving light to heavy weight material.Uses a variety of lock-out/tag-out devices as required per plant LOTO Plan.Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:PLC EXPERIENCE IS A MUSTHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent required.Strong mechanical and electrical skills.Comprehension of schematics/blueprints.Knowledge of Hydraulic/pneumatic systems desirable.Self-starter and motivated to maintain building/machines to 100% uptime via strong preventative activities.Willingness to change, flex and learn, Self-motivated, work pride, Innovative, Customer focused, Critical thinkingTeamworkMechanical Aptitude, Computer Skills and Standard Work AdherenceEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:PLC EXPERIENCE IS A MUSTDegree in Industrial Maintenance Technology or equivalent preferred.Experience with Industrial Machinery preferred.Three (3) plus years of experience in Maintenance is preferred. This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity, not a temp-to-hire. We are currently sourcing candidates directly for a manufacturing client of ours in McGregor. If selected, you will be an employee of our client from the start. If insterested, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply and when asked to choose an office, choose: TX 75064 WACO then send your resume to email@example.com to let me know you've completed your application.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. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.