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Maintenance Tech 2

  • Job reference: AE-000239
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Aiken
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Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.
Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.
We've got experts who offer all kinds of solutions in all aspects of offshore renewable energy technology. And we're passionate about spearheading the move towards a low carbon economy - we'll do it by making clean energy sources safe, reliable and cost effective. There’s plenty of potential to apply your skills in this fast moving market.
Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Aiken Energy Team as Maintenance Tech.
Job Description:
Responsible for supporting operation and maintenance of automated production equipment in a production oriented facility.
The Maintenance function includes service, troubleshooting, repair, and installation of all production and facility support equipment.
Demonstrates and applies knowledge of mechanical maintenance functions. This includes understanding the materials required for maintaining each equipment area, their general functions for logical scheduling purposes, standard repair procedures, and the significance of accurate and timely processing of work orders within these areas.
Troubleshoots with a focus on development of a repair procedure, must be able to identify the needed parts and tools to perform all needed tasks. Must have the ability to communicate these needs in order to facilitate the procurement of the parts.
Works with others when problem-solving and repairing or working within their area.
Develops knowledge of the maintenance work order system to provide the required information for submittal and closure of work orders.
Demonstrates a desire to continuously improve and learn new skills that add value to the business process.
Demonstrates the ability to operate, inspect, diagnose and repair vehicles and other mobile equipment.
Reports defects and damages to supervision.
Tests and makes adjustments to mechanical components and equipment after repairs or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturer specifications and company safety standards.
Uses a number of sophisticated tools including electrical, hydraulic and engine testing and diagnostic equipment; welding torches; jacks; hoists and hand tools (e.g., wrenches). Uses computer systems to help diagnose the cause of some problems with heavy equipment.
Fuels and lubricates equipment and performs preventive maintenance in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
Communicates with the leaders regarding parts and repair orders.
Performs scheduled preventive maintenance tasks as assigned.
There is no supervision of other workers at this level.
Minimizes machine downtime by troubleshooting and resolving mechanical issues.
Demonstrates a strong focus by applying the highest level of service to internal customers through work order processing.
Must be able to work independently and resolve practical problems.
Must complete required training and certification for the Maintenance area in accordance with the Maintenance progression process for a technician. 
This includes participating in new employee safety training, basic skills training, equipment specific training, material handling equipment, and team building exercises.
Develops functional knowledge of the maintenance work order system to provide the required information for submittal and closure of work orders.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
Basic analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills. (Mechanical).
Ability to work together with other technicians to diagnose routine and complex issues related to repair/service scheduling, tools required for mechanical repairs, generate potential solutions based on mechanical knowledge and make repairs as required.
Intermediate verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and team player attitude.
Ability to perform physically demanding work.
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and environments wherein there is exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, chemicals and mechanical and electrical hazards.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to perform maintenance duties at elevated heights.
High School diploma or GED.
Vocational training, certification, and/or minimum of three (3) years related experience in basic mechanics.
HVAC experience preferred
Valid driver’s license or eligible to get a valid state drivers license.
Required Experience:
A minimum of 3 years of experience in basic mechanics.
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Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.
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