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Maintenance Technician


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 7, 2022.

   Job ID:  406220 Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. Job Summary  The Maintenance Technician is responsible for making sure the machinery and equipment in the plant run smoothly. The work is either preventative or emergency maintenance. The individual is to assist in training the Apprentice and help the co-workers when needed. The Technician is to have a strong mechanical ability and a complete understanding of electrical and mechanical installation and repair. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for ensuring proper electrical functioning of plant equipment and machineryPerform preventative maintenance on the equipment as needed and overhauling the equipment when necessaryAssemble, install, test, and inspect machines and equipmentOversee apprentice and or technician repairs when neededTroubleshoot and determine appropriate repairs, replace defective parts as needed, and maintain machinery and mechanical equipmentMaintain a safe and clean work environmentSteel welding and fabrication (i.e. Work-tables, racks, stands, etc)All other duties as assignedRegular and predictable attendance, the ability to safely perform tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your jobRequirements Completed formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experienceMust have hand toolsFollow all safety policies & procedures as a prerequisite to employmentBasic math and reading skillsUnderstand difference between A/C & D/C voltageWorking knowledge of 120/240/480 AC VoltageWorking knowledge of 12/24 DC VoltageMust be able to work well with othersAble to work in difficult weather conditionsBe available for overtime and emergency situationsBasic welding, carpentry, and plumbing/pipefitting skills Equipment Shop power tools and welding equipmentHand-held tools and test equipmentWelding and electrical test metersForklift and Sizzor (Man) LiftPersonal tools are used Physical Requirements Ability to stand, lift,  bend, twist, walk, and reach frequently, as well as kneel or crawlMust have the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basisAbility to work at heights of 40 or more (no fear of heights)Ability to work in varied temperatures consistent with same climate conditions of the region (Heat, humidity, etc.). The plant is not climate controlled Work Environment Noise levels in the work environment can be moderate to high.The plant facility is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.). Chemicals, dust, pollen, and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls, and PPE.While some chemicals may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals.While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program. Additional Information Only online applications will be acceptedWhen applying, please provide full employment historyPre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offerWhat OBE Offers You •    Highly competitive base pay•    Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs•    Group retirement savings program•    Health and wellness programs•    A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion  About OBE OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization. If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!  OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.EOE/Vet/Disability–If you want to know more, please click on this link.