An industrial maintenance technician’s role includes performing skilled and unskilled conventional jobs in the area of installation, replacement, and repair of various industrial buildings, piers, structures, and facilities.
He/she obtains general supervision from an advanced level administrative and management staff. He/she may be found exercising technical and functional supervision over subordinate maintenance personnel.
Industrial maintenance technicians’ job descriptions also involves carrying out preventive maintenance measures on structures, equipment, facilities, carpentry, plumbing, paint, and masonry work, as well as electrical work.
He/she does installation, fixing, and replacement of ceilings, walls, flooring and roofing on industrial buildings.
He/she will arrange surfaces for match painting and painting mix, paint and strain facilities and structures.
The maintenance technician regulates projects and supervises contractors carrying out work in industrial facilities.
He/she carries out emergency fixes on equipment and facilities as necessary.
He/she is also responsible for ensuring quality and production by guaranteeing smooth operation of mechanical equipment machinery.
Other duties they perform include completing preventive maintenance prerequisites on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines following operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and sketches.
The technician will be expected to troubleshoot malfunctions and locate sources of problems by examining mechanical devices in the process of utilizing precision measuring, testing instruments and listening for problems.
The industrial maintenance technician’s job will also involve removing inoperative parts by taking devices apart through the use of cranes, hand and power tools, as well as hoists.
He/she will determine adjustments in dimensional prerequisites of parts by examining used parts through the utilization of calipers, rules, micrometer and other measuring tools.