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Maintenance Technician

Houston, TX | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/08/2017 Job ID: 14838 Function: Skilled Labor Pay Rate: $52,000-$58,000

Murray Resources is in search of a Maintenance Technician to work for a Steel Supply company. 

Location: Houston, East

Salary: $52,000-$58,000

Position Type: Direct Hire

Schedule: 2nd shift



  • Schedule and complete preventative maintenance on equipment and building.
  • Monitor and maintain all building systems, as assigned.
  • Prepare and record maintenance reports.
  • Analyze work processes and equipment to make recommendations for improved processes and efficiencies.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot various production lines, including basic electrical wiring.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment, and install new or repaired parts.
  • Clean the equipment and individual parts, including bearings and gears.
  • Assist in monitoring all work performed by outside contractors.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by practicing good work habits, housekeeping procedures and adhering to safety guidelines.
  • Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work and in accordance with Safety Policy and OSHA standards.
  • Special projects and other responsibilities may be assigned


You will need this under your hood:

  • High School diploma, or equivalent.
  • Five years’ maintenance or related experience.
  • Expertise in hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication, and welding.
  • Experience with lift truck repairs and preventative maintenance. Knowledge of electronics and programmable logic control (PLC).
  • Knowledge of electrical power.
  • Ability to read and interpret prints and drawings (blue prints, schematics, CAD, technical drawings).
  • Has access to their own tools and tool box, including wrenches up to 1 ".
  • Willingness to learn and expand knowledge-base and experience.
  • Ability to communicate with management and co-workers.
  • Creative, innovative and strategic thinker with the ability to analyze problems and determine the best solution.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to plan ahead and prioritize work load.
  • Flexible schedule; Ability to travel occasionally.
  • Technical Trade School degree is a plus.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and repair of flat-rolled steel equipment (i.e. slitter, cut-to-length line), general machinery, and lift trucks is a plus.
  • Must be able to lift up to 501bs.
  • Must be able to stand 8 hours per day, in addition to walking, sitting, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
  • Be able to mount, dismount and operate powered industrial equipment.

Lili Del Villar
Recruiter - Murray Industrial

Specializing in matching talent with Light Industrial, General Labor, and Customer Service roles.

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