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Maintenance Technician - Senior

Company: Hamilton Company
Location: Sparks
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview

Hamilton Company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling stations, and sample management systems. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture.


Hamilton Company is looking for a Lead Maintenance Repair Tech who will work under the supervision of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager. The Lead Maintenance Technician will have the duties and obligations of supporting equipment and facility maintenance, upgrade, and expansion as required for the Laboratory Products department.

  • Complete basic repairs necessary to maintain the proper operating condition of production and facility equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks on production and facility equipment as defined by the preventive maintenance program
  • Apply and enforce all safety procedures and precautions necessary to prevent equipment and facility dangers to company personnel
  • Assist in the complicated production and facility equipment repairs, functions, and support all facility modifications
  • Support all repairs and maintenance through procurement of all necessary repair parts and services
  • Responsible for purchasing, consuming, and tracking spare parts inventory
  • Responsible for tooling, electronics, software, and company issued property are kept in working order per the preventative maintenance programs in place
  • Work cross-functionally with Production, Engineering, EHS, Operations personnel, and Leadership teams
  • Understand, troubleshoot, develop PLC, servo systems, ControlLogix, Ladder Logic
  • Experience in advanced manufacturing line development, skunk works projects, implementation with engineering team
  • Robot troubleshooting, programming, honing. Be critical contributor to new automation systems
  • OEE, equipment availability and readiness mindset
  • Develop, implement, and manage equipment spares and identify critical spares to have on hand per each work center
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and implement alternative processes needed for safety concerns
  • Adept at defining, documenting, training, and implementing equipment recovery plans
  • Identify, document, and train routine maintenance tasks for production associates


    • Must be able to demonstrate problem solving skills
    • Strong mechanical aptitude for troubleshooting machine related issues, while minimizing downtime
    • Experience with PLC's, Ladder diagrams, and electronic troubleshooting preferred
    • Experience in working with 480 VAC and lower voltages, wiring electrical cabinets, troubleshooting with electrical meters, amp clamps, mergers, etc.
    • Must have knowledge and experience to complete repairs on basic machine shop equipment
    • Must have working knowledge of safety procedures and precautions to prevent equipment and facility dangers to personnel and self
    • Must have working knowledge and experience to support facility repair and modifications
    • Ability to complete tasks accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner
    • Demonstrate an aptitude and desire to develop maintenance skills and repair techniques
    • Position includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places or exposure to chemicals
    • Must be physically able to lift, bend, stoop, climb, and reach
    • Knowledgeable of MSDS sheets as they pertain to daily activities


      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • 5+ years of experience in industrial plant maintenance
      • Technical Certificate and/or LEAP or CTE Program Completion Preferred
      • 5-10 years previous experience in a maintenance technician role in a manufacturing environment.

        Additional Information

        • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects
        • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth
        • Commitment to sustainable design
        • Competitive Compensation
        • Excellent Benefit Package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, disability insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more
        • Solid Stable Company
        • Drug free workplace

          Mid Salary

          USD $35.00/Hr.

Keywords: Hamilton Company, Sparks , Maintenance Technician - Senior, Professions , Sparks, Nevada

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