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Equipment Maintenance Technician

Company: GAF Energy
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGAF Energy is transforming the rooftop solar industry to generate "Energy from Every Roof". As a Standard Industries company, GAF Energy works in partnership with North America's largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, GAF, offering homeowners elegant, roof-integrated solar options. The company also provides commercial tax equity funding for large-scale rooftop solar projects. For more information about GAF Energy, visit What part will you play?

  • GAF Energy is seeking an Equipment Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of industrial equipment and machinery
  • You will report to the Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, and work cross-functionally to support Manufacturing teams. You will join a highly focused team that thrives in a start-up, fast-paced environment.
  • This person will be part of the team that is responsible for manufacturing and delivery of high-quality, high-volume photovoltaic solar technology solutions that transform today's roofs. The role will focus on sustaining and improving equipment performance to support high-volume manufacturing.What will you do?
    • Provide assistance to assemble, testing and maintain manufacturing and lab equipment
    • Perform preventive maintenance, repairs, and calibration on tools and equipment
    • Perform Root Cause Analysis / Downtime Report of equipment through systematic analysis and drive for Equipment Availability. Identifies and solves equipment-related problems in a timely manner
    • Perform regular inspections to identify and correct equipment malfunctions
    • Use equipment tracking systems to keep track of equipment and tool history
    • Read and follow manuals, diagrams, and schematics for equipment operations, repairs, and maintenance
    • Install, maintain and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, and control components such as motor starters, relays, limit switches, photoelectric sensors, timers, solenoids, servo drives, linear drives, encoders
    • Develop and update preventive maintenance and repair procedures
    • Clean and lubricate equipment on a regular basis
    • Maintain inventory control of spare parts and consumables
    • Propose opportunities to enhance equipment performance and reliability
    • Respond to equipment issues in a timely manner
    • Monitor equipment effectiveness
    • Identify and correct equipment inaccuracies or inefficiencies
    • Assist engineering and manufacturing teams on improvement projects
    • Assist with equipment qualification, experiments, and data collection
    • Assist with software upgrades and enhancements
    • Perform emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment
    • Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance of equipment.
    • Perform service and maintain equipment such as stringer, foil cutters, conveyors, soldering machine, laminators, IV/EL tester, and other assembly equipment
    • Complies always with the Environment, Health and Safety, and Manufacturing Quality standards, rules, and regulations
    • Lead or participate in activities pertaining to workflow and process improvements
    • Other duties as assignedWhat do we require from you?
      • Associate's Degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school or 4+ years of experience in equipment installation, repair and maintenance
      • Experience in manufacturing expansions and ramp-up is a plus
      • Experience in the deployment of automatic or semi-automatic manufacturing equipment
      • Experience in PLCs (Omron, Keyence, Siemens, Delta) and HMIs is a plus
      • Knowledge of electric control systems, motor starters, heater circuits, relays, fuses, transformers, and contactor
      • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, compressors and cooling towers is a plus
      • Able to read hydraulic/pneumatic/electrical diagrams a plus
      • Computer literate (Microsoft Windows and applications proficiency is a plus)
      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external functional teams verbally and in writing
      • Self-motivated, proactive, efficient, and with strong attention to detail
      • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
      • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
      • Adhere to company policies and safety requirements
      • Maintain a clean, safe, and accident-free work environment
      • Ability to walk, lift, carry, grasp, bend, climb stairs and ladders, reach, kneel
      • Ability to stand for long periods of time as necessary
      • Ability to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds
      • Available to work flexible hours as necessary
      • Flexibility to work overtime as needed
      • Ability to follow directions and complete work with minimal supervisionWe believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).You should be proficient in:
        • PLC Troubleshooting Skills
        • Creating Preventive Maintenance Plans
        • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
        • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
        • Hydraulics Experience
        • Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment
        • PLC Wiring Experience
        • Machine Safety Inspections
        • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
        • Root Cause AnalysisMachines & technologies you'll use:
          • Servo Motors
          • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) (Omron, Siemens)
          • Conveyor SystemsSalary info:$22 - $27 / hr

Keywords: GAF Energy, Georgetown , Equipment Maintenance Technician, Professions , Georgetown, Texas

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