Industrial Maintenance Technician

at Silvex, Inc in Westbrook, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Description:

The Industrial Maintenance Technician is responsible for the upkeep of the facility and are skilled in a variety of areas including plumbing, carpentry, and electrical systems. This position inspects buildings, maintains inventory, calibrates equipment, and maintains and repairs factory equipment and machinery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts by using measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

Silvex is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent or experience working on machinery in a manufacturing plant or similar
  • Familiarity with computers


Silvex is committed to providing our employees and their families with the resources necessary to stay healthy, happy, and productive. Silvex is committed to providing a competitive package to our employees that is customized to meet the needs of our employees.

The following are some of the benefits that we offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401K
  • Company Profit Sharing
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Time
  • Health Reimbursement Program
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Job Posting: 622937

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 30, 2021