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Maintenance-Lead in Booneville, MS at North American Pipe & Westech

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Description

Maintenance Lead Technician


Performs facility Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) work on all manufacturing equipment.  Duties include installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of PLC's.  Proactively maintains all plant electrical systems, all equipment electronics, motors, drives and other power transmission systems.  This position also has the responsibility to perform any and all mechanical and electrical tasks as assigned.  In addition, directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in maintenance of buildings and grounds.


  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Possess the skill and ability to the top Maintenance position in the plant and perform all mechanical and electrical duties required.
  • Write advanced A/B PLC logic program.
  • Troubleshoot and repair PLC circuits.
  • Design and assemble control circuits and cabinets with user interface.
  • Analyze current machinery for PLC automation implementation.
  • Troubleshoot/program/specify motor drives.
  • Maintain/service plant switchgear.
  • Maintains a running log on barrel and screw inventory, changes, history and throughput.
  • Perform all manufacturing plant electrical and electronic diagnostics repair and installation, consistent with plant electricians.
  • Ability to determine when scope of job is beyond existing skill set or requires additional support.
  • Assist in the training of new Maintenance Techs A, B, C and Electromechanical Techs.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in Electronics or equivalent training (i.e. Fundamentals of PLC's, Programming Controllers, Troubleshooting and Repair of PLC's).
  • Three (3) plus years of practical electronics experience.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


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