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Maintenance Repair in Newport News, VA at Continental

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

The Maintenance Repair (Product Group) classification utilizes applied technology skills to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems associated with routine repair, maintenance, and operation manufacturing equipment and associated support systems.

Position requires proficient use of basic electrical and pneumatic fault logic and circuit tracing knowledge to zero in on root cause of equipment failure or non­performance to requirements. These problems could range from simple resetting of sensors to complex breakdowns requiring the Maintenance Repair (Product Group) person to choose appropriate tools or pieces of diagnostic equipment to accomplish a task. Successful Maintenance Repair (Product Group) individuals must fully understand "if­then" and "cause­effect relationships and be able to apply that knowledge to the actual job. This skill requires an individual to have very good observation skills and the ability to remember complicated work procedures. Tasks are performed at a quick pace, typically outside the employee's control.

Good listening skills are important because many of the recommendations and critical work issues received from technicians, supervisors, and engineering personnel, are most often conveyed verbally. The correct understanding of these issues and related information is vital to the Maintenance Repair (Product Group) individual's success in the job.

The successful Maintenance Repair (Product Group) person must have a practical working knowledge of reading and working from basic blueprints, layouts, and engineering drawings in the geometric dimensioning and tolerance format. These documents may utilize both English and or metric dimensions.


1. Function as an active team member. Includes coordination of work assignment with other Maintenance Repair (Product Group) personnel in area.
2. Provide support to outside contractor personnel as required.
3. Communicates workflow and other key information to oncoming or relief operator at shift overlaps and shift changes to minimize delays.
4. Interfaces with technical and supervision to assure job assignment is totally understood.
5. Reads and follows designated checklists and work instructions as required. Signs or initials to indicate compliance.
6. Maintains a safe and clean work area and environment.
7. Utilizes personal protective equipment and special clothing/garb as appropriate for assigned area. Observes all safety and environmental requirements of the process and work area. Observes all safety requirements whenever tasks require, such as use of safety clothing, fork lift operations, tag out/lock out procedures, burn permits, ladder climbing, safety harness, contact or proximity with hazardous materials, etc. . .
8. Trains and cross trains new cell operators when assigned.
9. Conduct recovery of production related machines, equipment, and processes from cold starts, and power outages in addition to proper shutdown as appropriate.
10.Prepares and records maintenance related data as required by the process and supervision and prepares appropriate written or computer based reports.
11.Conduct routine minor and preventative maintenance of operations machines, equipment and processes. This includes operator periodic maintenance, alignments, lubrications, and other service schedule requirements.
12.Troubleshoots problems associated with numerous systems involving electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, and thermodynamic principles and operations, and when necessary, advises supervisor of situations for which outside technical help is needed.
13.Runs electrical wiring and control systems in support of new or relocated machinery.


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