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Maintenance Technician

Company: balchem
Location: Slate Hill
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign on Bonus POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a variety of maintenance upkeep, repair or work on equipment, buildings and grounds, which involves the regular performance of duties in areas such as electrical, mechanical, metal working, welding and pipefitting. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs electrical work, including plan layouts, installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures and apparatus such as fuses, circuit breakers, switches and motors
  • Diagnosis and fix electrical failure or problems
  • Performs mechanical operations to build, repair and maintain plant machinery; such as machine parts where machinery requirements must hold close to the specifications; works from drawings or samples and uses machines such as grinders, hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Performs metal working duties, such as repairing or installing steel or aluminum wall siding, doors, duct work, shelving and other metal materials
  • Installs and maintains water, gas, air, oil and heating piping and associated equipment. Such as pumps, reducing /relief valves, temperature control and ventilating systems
  • Performs structural repairs or construction such as using a jack hammer to break through cement walls or pads
  • Performs welding procedures in arc and soldering techniques; a wide variety of other welding techniques may be needed
  • Inspects building and grounds for any repairs or maintenance needed and reports findings to the supervisor
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures including use of safety equipment (PPE) and equipment safeguards
  • Performs other related duties REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma
    • Minimum of five years maintenance experience in manufacturing PREFERRED:
      • Knowledge of PLC and Boilers WORKING CONDITIONS:
        • Continuous physical activity throughout the work day such as climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, hearing, talking, repetitive motion and moving objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
        • Operates a variety of hand held power and mechanical tools
        • Works inside and outside, noise above ambient level
        • Proximity to moving mechanical parts, may wear hearing protection, may be required to wear/use respirator
        • Inside areas may periodically reach temperatures over 100 degrees F
        • Confined space entry will be required


Keywords: balchem, Paterson , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Slate Hill, New Jersey

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