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Job Posting-Maintenance Technician Needed at Albina Co., Inc.

Albina Co. Inc., one of the nations leading suppliers of custom bent metal, is currently seeking an energetic, highly motivated and experienced professional to lead and oversee our maintenance program. We have been in business for 70+ years. Candidates with direct maintenance experience in like or similar industries are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description
This position installs, maintains and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, pipe and electrical systems in our manufacturing facility. Perform preventative maintenance activities assigned for automated or manual machines and equipment per specifications. Familiar with hydraulics and electronics. Follow blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings. Change or install electrical motors and wiring ranging from ½ hp to 300 hp. Must be familiar with a broad range of hand tools, hoist cranes, measuring and test equipment. Can differentiate unusual sounds in machinery to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation changes with supervisors to diagnose problems or repair machinery. Routinely, use lockout/tag out procedures, dismantle machines and equipment to install new or repaired parts. Provide maintenance upkeep such as cleaning and lubrication of shafts, bearings, gears, etc. Installs and repairs electrical units, operates machinery and fabrication tools such as drill press, welders, plasma torch & grinders to fabricate jigs and fixtures or to repair machinery parts. Create machine specific maintenance documentation, troubleshooting flow diagrams, technical training guides, maintenance checklists, project completion check list, and repair completion checklist.

Skill Requirements

• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a technician/lead
• Working knowledge of hydraulics, electrical and electronics
• Knowledge of various types of electric motors
• Ability to troubleshoot machines for hydraulic, electrical and/or electronic faults
• Ability to use a variety of diagnostic tools
• Ability to disassemble and reassemble equipment as needed to repair malfunctions
• Ability to analyze mechanical problems and determine proper course of repair
• Ability to read, understand and maintain hydraulic, electrical and electronic schematics
• Ability to read, understand and enforce maintenance manual on equipment
• Must be able to work independently and still be part of a team
• Demonstrates even temperament to work under pressure to help prevent delays in production
• Excellent follow up skills
• Perform preventative maintenance and inspect shop equipment for signs of wear
• Help develop and maintain preventive maintenance procedures/program
• Maintain stock of tools, parts and supplies required for PM’s and repairs
• Coordinate repairs with outside vendors as needed
• Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
• Ability to communicate with shop personnel to better troubleshoot machine issues
• Must be able to lift 35 lbs. daily
• Must be able to spend 50-90% of the work day standing or walking
• Adhere to all company safety rules
• Be willing to work various shifts if needed to help maintain production levels
• Possess a valid class C drivers license
• Be EXTREMELY organized

• Limited Maintenance Electrical license
• PLC experience (troubleshooting and programing)
• Understanding of CMMS
• Able to use forklifts, extended reach forklifts and scissor lifts
• Able to use overhead bridge cranes
• Able to do simple repairs/adjustments to diesel forklifts
• Able to do simple repairs/adjustments to LP Forklifts
• Ability to weld, machine and fabricate parts as needed for repair or R&D
• Be an active member of the safety committee

This is a Union position. Successful applicants must be able to pass a drug test.

• Union Scale $17.51 – $24.83/hr DOE
• Pension Plan
• 401k
• Medical and Dental Insurance
• Vacation & PTO

Please send your resume to or fax it to 503-692-6020