Maintenance Technician
RTI International Metals, Inc. - Canton, OH

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Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines by performing the following duties. Develop maintenance programs and repair techniques, plan and schedule repairs, maintain part inventories, and secure necessary repair parts and materials. Perform skilled maintenance and troubleshooting functions as required. Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Maintenance Duties

Repair all breakdowns throughout plant.

Scheduling/Planning of preventative/predictive maintenance program.

Operate equipment to maintain an understanding of the process.

Assist with the coordination of outside maintenance.

Provide support for other ideas coming from different areas, making them more attainable and


Pneumatic and Hydraulic experience for repairing and maintaining equipment.

Welding and fabrication; mig and tig welding.

General plumbing knowledge of PVC/Steel/Copper piping.

Assist in the development and training of a preventative maintenance program.

Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots,

conveyors, and programmable controllers.

Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction.

Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relay, switches, and motors, and sensing devices.

Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty components, such as printed circuit boards.

Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.

Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.

Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

Work with 480V 3 Phase electricity.

Knowledgeable of the National Electric Code and OSHA regulations.

Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine need for adjustment or repair.

Studies blueprints, sketches, machine parts or specifications to determine type and dimensions of metal stock required.

Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on metal stock surfaces.

Dismantles machine or equipment to examine parts for defect or to remove defective part.

Replaces defective part with new part or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock.

Assembles and test operates machine to verify correction of malfunction.

Maintains and lubricates machine tools and equipment.

Test experimental models under simulated operation conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design.

Change worn cutting tools and adjusts operations of machine such as cutting speed, feed rate, or depth of cut, when required.

Replaces parts on machines such as bearings, filters, wiring and switches.

Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and material on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.

Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut.

Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.

Installs machined replacement parts on machines and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

Develops specifications from general description and draws sketch of part or product to be fabricated.

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

Qualifications / Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS To 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 EXPERIENCE Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. SCHEDULE The maintenance team typically works days, but must be willing to be on call, work weekends, off shift hours and overtime as needed. COMMENTS The employee must demonstrate excellent communication skills with both management and operators. The employee must be a team player with willingness to learn and perform in areas as required. Keeping an open mind, thinking out of the box and demonstrating a desire for continuous process improvement is required.