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Maintenance Tech

Houston, TX 77049

Posted: 09/14/2023 Industry: Misc Job Number: 32978

Job Description

Maintenance Technician - Rotating shifts - T/H 

WORKING HOURS: Since we are short-handed, the current schedules are 6am - 6pm Monday through Saturday and 6pm - 6am Monday through Friday. (The plan is to be able to get a few more employees and get the schedule back to 6a-2p, 2p-10p, & 10p-6a.)

Typically a rotating shift, rotate shifts from days to nights to swing shift each week.

When working day shift, at least two employees are required to cover Saturday.



  • Good work ethic, willingness to learn, and punctuality are all very important.

Important skills and/or experience:
  • Electrical, Controls, Heat induction, PLC's and Variable Speed Drives, Mechanical, Welding and Fabrication, Hydraulics, Plumbing, and Pneumatics.

  • Coordinates all shutdowns and repairs with supervisors and operators. Uses proper safety procedures including Lockout/Tagout.
  • Performs daily preventive maintenance functions as scheduled.
  • Comply with all applicable HSE requirements as specified in Quality Tubing's HSE Operational Requirement for Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment.
  • Connect power supply wires to equipment.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning electrical apparatus.
  • Test malfunctioning machinery.
  • Replace faulty electrical components.
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components.
  • Records inspection and test results and prepare and submit reports to maintenance engineering personnel
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials 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, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.
  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.
  • Visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.
  • Dismantle machines and equipment to gain access to the problem area.
  • Inspect and measure parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems.
  • Remove and replace worn or defective parts of the drive mechanism or hydraulic system.
  • Realign and adjust components such as spindles and clutches.
  • Locate damaged air and hydraulic pipes on the machine, measure, cut, threads, and install the new pipe.
  • Start machines and equipment to test operation following repair.
  • Assist Mechanical Engineer to suggest modifications to designs of machine components such as hydraulic system and drives.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum of five years experience in mechanical, electrical, or machine repair.
  • Strong background in electrical (installing and repairing electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical components)
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

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