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Lead Maintenance Technician
  • Job ID #: 37340
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED
  • Experience Required: Not Indicated
  • Location: US-IL-Clinton
  • Functional Area: Plant/Processing
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:

Are you looking to join a team that rewards and promotes top performers?  Would you enjoy working for a reputable, environmentally- conscious company?  If so, join Stericycle, where team members can grow/develop their skills and are encouraged to be innovative.  Understanding that our full-time team members work hard, you will be rewarded with competitive pay, paid time off and paid holidays, great work-life balance, medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and much more! At Stericycle, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment, and partnership.  Be our newest team member!

Under direction of the Maintenance Manager, plan and perform all maintenance functions, including but not limited to preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance on all equipment throughout the plant. Install, troubleshoot and maintain all plant equipment in proper operating condition by applying safe workplace practices, following preventive maintenance programs and procedures, and developing/documenting, best-industry practices.
•Performs diagnostic evaluation on equipment and make repairs when needed. Ensures that repairs are performed safely, properly and in the shortest amount of time possible to maintain the highest level of operational readiness.
•Oversees workflow and sets priorities within the maintenance shop. Plan and schedule all in-house repairs. Lead maintenance team and oversee outside contractors making repairs to the facility.
•Safely performs or guides preventive, corrective, and scheduled maintenance on a daily basis on a variety of machinery within the plant. This machinery includes: •Fire tube boiler and ancillary equipment, steam delivery systems, water softeners and other water treatment equipment, air handling equipment, commercial washers, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, ad conveyor systems. •Incinerator process equipment/systems maintenance, including burners, CEMs , high temperature refractory, controls, PLC, combustion air blowers, pressure controls and conveyance systems. •Steam turbine and electrical generator systems. •Air pollution control devices, to include bag houses, evaporative coolers, acid absorbers, and carbon beds. •General air pneumatics, including air compressor, regulators, solenoid valves, 2-way and 3-way valve, tubing installation, pneumatic pumps and related systems.
•Performs light electrical maintenance on all plant equipment to include 480V/240V/120V/24V powers systems.
•Documents results through completed work orders based on schedule and priority or as required.
•Provide training, direction and assist Technicians, Operators, and Laborers as needed.
•Vigorously support Stericycle’s commitment to Safety by complying with safety regulations and maintaining clean and orderly work areas.
•Performs other related duties as required or requested.

Position Requirements:

•Education equivalent to Associates Degree from two-year college or technical school, or the equivalent in related work experience.
•Three or more years related experience and/or training, demonstrating the ability to identify and perform repairs that are needed and to assure scheduled production run.
•Minimum 5 years experience in related field working with hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electrical, pumps and plumbing.
•Must have supervisory experience with planning, directing and overseeing maintenance personnel.
•Experience with DAS System programming, maintenance and troubleshooting is preferred..
• Possession of an electrical license or Journeyman level experience is preferred.
•Possession of an Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) certification from accredited technical program or college course as well as PLC training, experience and or certification is preferred.
•Must have experience with the use of forklifts, man-lifts, and various rigging equipment in the performance of maintenance activities.
•Possession of boiler, welding, or electrical certification or license is helpful.
•Must have experience with the performance of lockout/tag out and permit confined space programs related to maintenance activities.
•Must have experience with general air pneumatics, including air compressor operation and maintenance, regulator replacement, solenoid valve replacement, 2-way and 3-way valve, tubing installation, pneumatic pumps and general system troubleshooting.
•Demonstrates the ability to use all power tools associated with metal machining to include: power drills, chop saws, reciprocating saw, grinder and pneumatic hammers.
•Must be able to use soldering/brazing torches, and acetylene torches for cutting steel.
•Must be able to use a welder to fuse carbon steel and perform repairs.
•Knowledge of how to maintain a hydraulic system and the ability to read hydraulic flow diagrams is preferred.
•The ability to weld stainless steel or higher alloys and to operate a TIG welder is a plus.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.