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Maintenance Technician

Westwego, LA 70094

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Maintenance Job Number: ML643126628 Pay Rate: $30.00 / hour

Job Description

Maintenance Technician
Automation Personnel Services is looking for a hard-working Maintenance Technician for a company based in Westwego, LA. In this role you will primarily be responsible for performing troubleshooting and repair techniques on manufacturing equipment, electrical/electronic and mechanical systems. Priorities for this position include analyzing, troubleshooting, building, maintaining, repairing and/or designing complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, as well as complex computer operating systems.

Pay Rate 
$30 per hour
Schedule and Hours 
Monday through Friday 
7:00am to 5:00pm
5:00pm to 5:00am
Maintenance Technician Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Responsible for keeping Safety First for you and your co-workers.
  • Must have determination to not just fix the breakdown, glitch, or malfunction but maintain focus to determine the root cause.
  • Determine corrective action necessary to minimize downtime, increase productivity, and maintain continuity of operations.
  • Operate within our preventative and predictive maintenance program.
  • Communicate with production operators to ensure proper changeovers and equipment process.
  • Report and inventory parts used on the off shifts to ensure proper parts inventory.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment electrically and mechanically.
  • Perform monthly tests on all safety systems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
Maintenance Technician Qualifications and Requirements 
  • Minimum of four years' experience working in an industrial manufacturing maintenance environment.  
  • Demonstrate a clear focus on safety as the main priority of the job.
  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting, and demonstrated ability to determine root cause 'of equipment failure.
  • Strong electrical and fabrication skills with an ability to engineer and design solutions for process changes and must be able to use electrician's tools.
  • Ability and experience in installation, maintenance, and adjustments to electrical equipment, programmable controllers, control devices, motor drives and power distribution.
  • Experience working on screw conveyors, belt conveyors, bucket elevators, gearboxes, bearings, belts, chains and couplings.
  • Positive attitude toward change and the ability to adapt and relate to the work environment and the associates.
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Operate cutting torch and welding equipment to fabricate parts.
  • Ability to operate cut off saws, sanders, milling machine and lathe.
  • High school diploma or GED is required.
Job Type 
Full time, Direct Hire

Benefits include health insurance, 401k, LTD, paid vacation and holidays!

Interested in this job?
Click Apply Now, email your resume to apsneworleans@apstemps.com, or call us at 504.888.4705 to learn more. You can also apply in person at our office located at:

Automation Personnel Services New Orleans Branch
4027 Veterans Memorial Blvd 
Metairie, LA 70002

Bonus Opportunity!
We are also offering a $50.00 referral bonus. Both employee and referral must stay on assignment for 30 days to receive the payout.

About Automation Personnel Services
Automation Personnel Services is an award-winning staffing agency with more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and light-industrial staffing. Automation Personnel Services is the winner of the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Talent Award in 2019-2022, and the ClearlyRated® Best of Staffing Client Award for seven straight years, 2016-2022. Automation Personnel Services is also the recipient of the Safety Standard of Excellence Award by the American Staffing Association.
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Equal Opportunity Employer

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