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Service Technician Millwright - $38-$42 to start - Direct-hire

Xemplar Tradesmen Recruiting - New Orleans, LA

A well-established linen and uniform service company is in immediate need of an Millwright Service Technician. The Millwright Service Technician is responsible for providing technical expertise and support of ongoing operations and improvements in their New Orleans plant.

The primary focus of this position will be electrical, hydraulic, motor and control systems troubleshooting and repair. The Millwright Service Technician will also assist the department with machine installation and operational issues. This is a hands-on position with extensive interaction with everyone on the production floor..

Benefits for the Millwright Service Technician include:

  • Starting Wage: $38.00 - $42.00 an hour DOE

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday 3:30am – 12:00pm or 6:00am - 3:00pm

  • Full Benefits that include health, dental & vision insurance, paid holidays, 401k, boot allowance, uniforms and paid time off.

  • This is a "direct-hire" position and not a "temp" or "contract".

Required Skills for the Millwright Service Technician include:

  • Electrical / automation training with 2 years of applicable experience or 4 years of applicable experience directly related to manufacturing electrical maintenance and controls

  • Able to read electrical schematics or procedure manuals

  • Able to troubleshoot and repair 240- and 480-volt system – motor starter circuits, variable frequency drives, relays, and limit switches etc.

  • Experience with pumps, power supplies, proximity sensors, flow meters, scales, photo eyes & analog / discrete controls

  • Understands machinery operation, maintenance procedures & PLC based controls

  • Ability to routinely troubleshoot and repair equipment. Diagnose mechanical failures, electrical problems & PLC control issues

  • The employee must have a full range of body movements including use of hands for handling objects, computer equipment and peripherals, and bending, reaching, and crouching

Desirable Skills for the Millwright Service Technician Include:

  • Preferably have significant experience using Allen-Bradley PLCs, automation and instrumentation. PLC control panel wiring experience is a plus.

  • Experience working with manufacturing equipment such as washers, driers, fluid pumps, conveyors (pneumatic, screw, belt, vibrating), instrumentation (temperature, flow, weights), ovens, motors, fans, extruders, grinders, scales, metal detection and packaging equipment

  • Basic skills with PLC programming experience

  • Previous MIG/stick welding experience.

  • A quality set of hand tools. All power tools, specialty tools and a tool box will be provided by the company.

  • Steel toe boots are required.

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

  • Able to pass a background check and drug screen.


Posted On: Friday, September 15, 2023

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