Kelly Services Maintenance Technician in Chester, South Carolina

Kelly Engineering is currently recruiting for a (Contract to Hire) (Maintenance Technician) job located in Chester, SC. This role is a maintenance technician role focused on the upkeep and repair of all plant systems, buildings, and production equipment. The maintenance technician’s ability to respond to either mechanical or electrical related failures to and eliminate downtime in the plant directly impacts the overall availability of all plant operating systems and equipment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Strong Allen Bradley PLC’s a must (5/500/5000) Strong understanding of Allen Bradley Drives Controls troubleshooting Must have welding skills Power Transmission maintenance experience Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility Ability to solve practical mechanical problems and work in a fast paced environment Ability to understand and follow verbal, written, or diagram instructions Communicate with shift supervisors, and other line support regarding maintenance issues

Troubleshoot, problem solve and/or diagnose equipment, facility or system failures. Maintain industrial equipment (i.e. conveyors, gear boxes, Hydraulic, Batch, Water systems, pumps, etc.)

Ensure proper preventative maintenance on all plant systems and production equipment to maximize machine uptime Ensure compliance with all maintenance work being performed Assist in determining necessary actions to address quality issues on molds, stones, and production equipment, as necessary. Provide safety leadership in promoting and creating a zero injury safety culture. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein

Perform at an acceptable level as required to meet or exceed daily safety, quality and productivity standards Maintain a clean and orderly work area to ensure facility meets department housekeeping standards


Mechanical/Electrical troubleshooting Blueprint/ Diagram reading Must be able to work well in a team environment Must be able to read, write, and speak English Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions Must possess strong communication and organizational skills Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations Must have the ability to multi-task Must have strong internal and external customer service skills Must be able to problem solve and use basic trouble shooting skills Must be able to work independently and use good judgment Ability to maintain attention to detail Ability to hear audible noises Ability to distinguish basic colors


Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument Fanuc Robot experience is a plus


High school diploma or equivalent is required

Two or more years of maintenance work experiencing and/or training in an industrial environment is required

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Category: Engineering