194217 - Maintenance Technician
SC-South Carolina
Goose Creek
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Maintenance Technician for an opening in Goose Creek, SC.

o Cleans up and ensures transportation equipment is ready for production.
o Troubleshoots electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic systems.
o Maintains fixtures/equipment to minimize downtime.
o Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
o Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
o Maintains physical structure of fixtures and equipment.
o Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
o Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
o Examines form and texture of parts to detect defect.
o Repairs or replaces defective parts.
o Operates cutting torch to cut metal parts.
o Operates welding equipment to join metal parts.
o Repairs or replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
o Maintains facility's utilities/support equipment: air, water, drain, steam, hydraulic, electric, etc.
o Installs/modifies fixture/equipment to improve productivity, safety and efficiency.
o Installs/modifies electrical apparatus and electronic components.
o Lays out, assembles, and installs pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
o Installs and programs automated machinery and equipment, robots and programmable controls.
o Ensures personal safety and the safety of team members; understand how machines work and how to operate them safely; knowledge of emergency stops; and utilization of personal protective equipment.
o Maintains clean work environment.
o Performs routine cleaning of equipment and general housekeeping at and around maintenance shop.
o Collects and handles solid and hazardous waste generated at the work site and deposits separately in designated containers.
o All other duties as assigned.

o Five years maintenance technician experience required
o Ability to utilize hand-held tools/machinery/instruments, both manual and powered, both precision and non-precision. Perform basic maintenance tasks, such as plumbing, painting, greasing, oiling, grinding, drilling, disassemble and reassemble simple machine parts.
o Troubleshoot machine controls.
o Ability to follow maintenance procedures and maintain proper documentation, drawings and files.
o Knowledgeable in hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic controls, materials and components. Ability to operate, set, and regulate/adjust machinery.
o Ability to troubleshoot machine controls, disassemble and assemble machine parts.
o Ability to install conduit, pipe, regulators, and hoses
o Knowledgeable in PLC and computer controls, relay ladder logic, and electronic controls preferred.
o Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs and maneuver 200lbs without assistance.
o Ability to take oral direction
o Ability to work in a team environment successfully
o Ability to read and speak English
o Ability to be on call on all shifts

We are looking for experience in fixing weld machines, laser cutting machines, press brakes, paint and sandblast booths.

Ability to travel out of state for training as needed

Ability to read, write and understand oral and written instructions, information gathered from meters, dials, calibrated scales, visual display units. Ability to receive and understand instructions via radio or phone. Ability to summarize verbal instructions.

Ability to accurately perform math calculations, with or without aid of a calculator; analyze and summarize written numerical information; use ruler, micrometer, calipers, and other physical measuring instruments; ability to read meters, dials, or calibrated scales.

Ability to follow instructions, in a logical order, given in oral, written, schedule or diagram form. Ability to observe, listen and determine if a situation is a health, safety, or danger hazard. Ability to observe operation/process/machine and identify faults and/or diagnose problems or unusual occurrences. Ability to ascertain job requirements from drawings/blueprints. Ability to analyze and/or scan written information for useful content; critically examine information for accuracy/quality. Ability to ask questions to establish information required. Ability to compile, collect, classify, categorize and/or catalogue materials/information.

High school diploma or GED required


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Cody Reposa
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.