Building Maintenance Technician

Dairy Farmers of America

Rensselaer, NY

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance and/or repairs (planned, unplanned, emergency) on production, processing, and packaging equipment as well as utility related equipment or systems, following all safety procedures
  • Perform preventative maintenance; perform routine inspections of equipment for assessment of reliability and performance
  • Read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, electrical schematics, service manuals, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
  • Support the installation of new equipment
  • Assist operators with training or troubleshooting to minimize equipment downtime
  • Complete work orders in a timely manner, while maintaining high quality standards
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Maintain communication with other departments, management, and employees and notify them of any problems and/or concerns that may restrict the efficiency of production
  • Ensure all repairs are documented. Complete all paperwork clearly, legibly, and accurately with required information. Document all required information in accordance with standard operations procedures
  • Stay up to date on new products, equipment, technology and techniques
  • Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes
  • Exhibit the ability to anticipate parts requirements for the tasks, follow proper purchasing procedures, and acquire parts ahead of anticipated task performance
  • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues
  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements

The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required