Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

The AMES Companies, Inc. Camp Hill, PA

2nd shift (3pm - 11pm) - Monday thru Friday

Position Summary
The Maintenance Technician installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in facility for the production of lawn and garden tools. Strong skills for hydraulics, millwright and electrical are preferred.

Major Responsibilities
• Inspects and tests machinery and equipment for proper operation, wear and repair requirements
• Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine
• Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
• Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
• Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
• Performs general tasks on heavy mechanical installations and repairs
• Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
• Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
• Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools
• Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
• Ability to prioritize maintenance issues working in a rapid paced environment
• Completes workorders by priority to ensure efficient operations
• Work and communicate in a professional manner with all business associates
• Maintain a clean and organized work area
• Follow the required standard work and achieve the published standard work goals
• Work and communicate in a professional manner with all business associates
• Follow all Ames True Temper Policies and Procedures
• Initiates and participates in continuous improvement through cost savings, gainsharing and kaizen or other related activities
• Follow all safety policies & procedures; including, but not limited to wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE)



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.