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MOTION INDUSTRIES INC Maintenance Technician II in DES MOINES, Iowa

Motion IndustriesWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Category: Manufacturing/Production/OpsJob Id: 268490Brand: Motion IndustriesLocation: Des Moines, IAMajor Market: IA - Des MoinesDate Posted: July 30, 2019This position is located at our Apache/AgBelt location in Des Moines, Iowa. Position will perform a broad range of duties associated with general maintenance, repairs, troubleshooting, fabrication and design to equipment and the facility, in a safe and highly skilled manner.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesInspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose issues and determine how to correct them, checking prints, schematics and/or equipment manuals. Repair or replace defective equipment parts and reassemble equipment.Hydraulic and Electrical repairs to lacing machines, belt slitter, and other equipment as needed.Hydraulic repairs - understand schematics; troubleshoot solenoids, controls, valve disassembly and repair; and repair cylinders.Equipment repairs. Use mechanical knowledge to repair motors, fabricate parts for equipment and/or machinery, which could include welding, cutting, grinding, etc.Perform routine preventative maintenance and service on equipment/machinery, building systems and building structure, maintaining a detailed maintenance schedule to document repairs and service.Fabricating equipment, testing, and using that equipment to complete work orders for special belts or projects.Minor HVAC and plumbing repairs as needed.Operate hand and power tools, material handling equipment, drill presses, saws, and precision measuring instruments, electric testing devices, cutting torches and welding equipment.Acquire skills and be trained to operate belt slitters as a secondary role.Comply with safety regulations and procedures.Maintain clean, organized work areas.Attend work regularly and predictably and uphold Company values in all work aspects.Minor repairs and working knowledge of forklift operation.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperiencePossess a high school diploma/equivalency and 2 years of industrial maintenance training/courses and 2 years of machine maintenance experience or possess a high school diploma/equivalency and 5 years of machine maintenance experience.Skills and AbilitiesAccurate welding skillsincluding use of cutting torch, brazing, silver soldering, etc.Hydraulic skillsincluding knowledge of hydraulic schematics, ability to read hydraulic prints, make repairs to a variety of hydraulic equipment and machinery, etc.Accurate electrical skillsincluding knowledge of electrical schematics, ability to read electrical blueprints and repair a variety of electrical repairs on equipment, machinery and new installations including but not limited to: AC and DC control assemblies, panel design, debugging and programming PLC controls.Trace electrical wiringand draw schematics as required. Use and understanding of A-B PLC logic a plus but not required. Understand the proper use of thermocouples how to identify the different types.Ability to domechanical workincluding ability to take apart machinery, make the repairs needed and reassemble the machinery.Knowledge and use of hand toolsin the maintenance department including air tools, drills, dremels, etc.Troubleshooting abilities: electrical - including starters, DC controllers, etc.; pneumatic - including repair and replacement of valves, electric switches, etc.; hydraulic -