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Maintenance Technician


New Orleans, LA


Facilities & Maintenance


Laitram LLC
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Laitram, L.L.C. is seeking a Maintenance Technician to join the Corporate Facilities Team at our Stair Facility in Waggaman, LA. This individual will be a site dedicated resource to repair and maintain the facility and equipment by proactively addressing preventative maintenance tasks and serving as the resource to complete demand and corrective work orders required for normal facility and production operations.
  • With minimal supervision, performs preventive maintenance or repairs in assigned areas or equipment including but not limited to heating, cooling, extinguishers, fans, motors, toilets, faucets, lights and production equipment.
  • Supports renovation projects, equipment installations or relocations and complex building modifications. 
  • Supports production operations with equipment repairs and maintenance. 
  • Assists with completion of small renovation projects handled through Corporate Facilities.  
  • Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including general hand tools, pressure washers, paint stripers, EZ go carts, groundskeeping equipment (front end loaders or a back-hoe), Genie manlift or forklifts.
  • Utilizes work order management system to receive and complete work orders, preventive maintenance and provide updates on work orders for facility projects. 
  • Maintain an organized and stocked parts/tool room to eliminate machine downtime.
  • Uses appropriate tools, equipment, and chemicals per manufacturer's specifications.
  • Moves furniture and equipment as assigned.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as requested.
  • Ability to perform general repairs and preventive maintenance work with minimal supervision. 
  • High school graduate or equivalent and 5 years of general maintenance experience including light electrical, plumbing, and mechanical repairs.
  • Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing building and equipment malfunctions and failures.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to read labels, directions, work orders and provide input to all levels of employees. 
  • Must be a team player committed to working in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be physically able to perform maintenance tasks which includes ability to: climb ladders, work in confined spaces, lift heavy objects weighing up to 50lbs and other duties per job description compliance documents.
  • Certified or licensed in electrical, mechanical or plumbing trades would be a nice to have.
  • Competence and experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) would be a nice to have.