Maintenance Technician I

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The Maintenance Technician level I is responsible for assisting with the install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives


Assist Maintenance Tech II in repairing and maintain production machines and the factories equipment
Assist Maintenance Tech II in emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production
Assist Maintenance Tech II in scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service
Perform simple machinist duties and responsibilities
Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
Assist Maintenance Tech II in diagnosing problems, replace or repair parts, tests and make adjustments
Perform regular 1st and 2nd line maintenance on machines, equipment and factory facilities as scheduled or needed.
Use a variety of hand and power tools, electrical meters and material handling equipment in performing duties under the safety guidelines of the tools and factory
Detect faulty operations, defective material and report this and any unusual situations to the proper supervisor.
Understand blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
Reads and understands, Mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic prints and symbols.
Understand how to calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications and within tolerances.
Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.
Ensure EAM and spare parts are being documented accurately and submitted to appropriate systems during shift
Work with TS Engineer to carry out projects
Work with TS Engineer to troubleshoot and repair equipment in the department or other departments as needed.
Work on obtaining any certificates needed to work on basic electrical components in the department.
Must be able to train and guide less experienced maintenance mechanics, set up operators, and equipment operators in their job functions that pertain to maintaining and setting up equipment.
Operate material handling equipment, overhead cranes and rigging to safety accomplish tasks
Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment by following all safety protocols and performing routine housekeeping and workplace organization
Strong Natural Ability to Work in Teams
Customer focused

Essential Functions:

Must be able to see and hear alarms, timers and follow verbal instructions
Must be able to wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the task
Must be able to tolerate an environment where chemicals and materials are used within OSHA guidelines.
Frequently push, pull and lift to 35 pounds own their own and team lift up to 70 pounds.
Candidate must demonstrate that they can lift a NIOSH box weighing 30# from 20 inches to 28inches
Regular and reliable attendance

Education, Training, and Skills Required:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Licensed Industrial/ Commercial Journeyman Electrician; Associates Degree and/ or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Will consider apprenticeship or at least 3 years verifiable experience.
Demonstrates problem solving process
Must have strong technical abilities with mechanical & electrical equipment with an ability to learn
CNC experience desirable
Must be able to read and interpret schematics, drawings and technical documents.
Must be familiar with a work order system.
Good overall communication skills. - Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization. Able to speak, read and understand English.
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Basic computer skills needed; Basic skills in Microsoft programs
High Degree of Adaptability & Flexibility
Strong Desire to Learn New Skills & Knowledge
Excellent Work Ethic, Dependability & Dedication to Team/Company
Ability/Desire to work as Craftsman with Hand tools
What We Offer

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a attractive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry. Among the many amenities we offer: Global bonus program, medical; dental; vision; paid time off; 401(k) plan with company match; tuition assistance; HSA (Health Savings Account) with Company Contribution, FSA (Flexible Spending Account), and DCFSA (Dependent Care FSA), Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, & more physical, mental, and financial wellness options), Safety Programs (reimbursement for safety shoes and company provided safety glasses)

The pay range for this position is $25.00-$30.00 depending on experience.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. Long hours, nights, weekends and holidays are a potential

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Heavy industrial work environment, loud machine noise from production floor and machinery, exposure to welding flash and grinding sparks. Heavy mechanical and electrical equipment hazards apply.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.