Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Palo Alto, CA posted on May 20

  • *Position Requirements: *The Bus Electronics Mfg Support Ops & Equip Engineering Section is seeking an Electrical Maintenance Technician to help Bus Electronics Manufacturing and supported subsystems operations groups meet their equipment related goals and objectives. The position will require the candidate to interface with cross functional organizations to complete and support a variety of different maintenance and operational activities. The position requires the use of troubleshooting methodologies and specialized equipment to diagnose, repair and improve equipment related problems.

    *Position Requirements:* Successful candidate must have a minimum of 5-7yrs maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment and direct experience with maintaining thermal vacuum chambers. Candidate must have the ability to stay on task and focused on priority projects supported by management in a fast paced environment. Position requires strong people skills.
    Skills Required:
  • Basic Microsoft Office Applications and typing skills.
  • Electrical troubleshooting and assembly skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Vacuum theory and process knowledge
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various different types of power tools and hand tools.
  • Basic tooling and fixturing fabrication skills

    Troubleshoot and repair equipment breakdowns, determine root cause and provide preventative maintenance solutions for a variety of manufacturing equipment with an emphasis on Total Productive Maintenance.

    Equipment includes: Thermal Vacuum Space Simulation Chambers. Cryo, diffusion, turbo and mechanical pumping systems, thermal environment chambers, vibe lab amplifiers, automated assembly equipment and various other manufacturing tools and equipment.

    Troubleshoot, repair and program PID controls, basic logic circuits and power circuits.

    Perform equipment Improvement projects, qualification tests and troubleshooting experiments.

    Document existing equipment electrical wiring and work with equipment engineer to update equipment records and operating instructions.

    Coordinate with customers to plan and complete a variety of equipment and facilities related Operations Support Requests.

    Perform a variety of preventative maintenance tasks. Identify and evaluate spare parts and replacement parts.

    Submit facilities support requests and coordinate with contractors as required to complete facilities repairs and modifications.

    Support cross functional organizations preventative maintenance and equipment implementation needs.

    Carry out implementation of Equipment Engineering improvement projects.

    Participate in Lean manufacturing improvement opportunity identification and implementation.