Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Technician Opening with Fortune 500 Company
Ladson, SC US
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Operations Responsibilities:

  • Support assigned team to accomplish production output and accomplishment of specific objectives.
  • Set a personal example of behavior and commitment to company and plant objectives.
  • Work with ME team in implementing new products and continuous improvement projects.
  • Maintain a high level of workplace organization and housekeeping.
  • Maintain engineering documentation.
  • Respond to machine or equipment problems, and causes for delays.
  • Maintain discipline, morale, and good interpersonal relations.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager.
  Technical Responsibilities:
  • Overall goal is to optimize machine operation time by minimizing downtime due to system deficiencies.
  • Use knowledge of electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electro-mechanics, PLC based controls, and motor-drive control systems to quickly solve production breakdowns.
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing equipment issues, assist in repair/maintenance projects as required.
  • Be responsible for diagnosis of electronic control system bugs.
  Physical Requirements:
  • Lift and pour 42lb coolant buckets from 24" and hold at 50".
  • Lift and carry assorted tools and parts weighing up to 5 times per hour from floor height and carry up to 50 feet.
  • Must be above to loosen stuck bolts with one-arm force of up to 50lb directed in any plane.
  • Must be able to strike up to 5 bolts to a machine with a 10lb maul.
  • Must be able to manually tighten screws and bolts.
  • Must be able to safety ascend/descend up to 6' of 10' ladder.
  • Must be able to close channel-lock pliers, requiring grip strength of 65lb at 3" span.
  • Must be able to work with both hands above 60" to manipulate controls or modify equipment for up to 30" or repeatedly for short periods of time.
  • Must be able to stand/walk for up to 4 hours consecutively and up to 12 hours total per shift.
  • Must tolerate working inside or outside ambient conditions.
  • Must be able to assume a position that allows viewing of gaps underneath machines three inches or less from the floor.
  • Possess exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must work effectively and communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to diagnose general machine problems and propose and implement improvement ideas.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Good PC skills including spreadsheets, word processing, database and e-mail.
  • Knowledge of blueprints and engineering data, and be able to work within manufacturer's designated tolerances using a variety of precision measuring instruments and devices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general machine programming and electromechanical troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic statistical control. (Capability, GR&R, SPC)
  • Ability to understand and use process documentation, standardized work procedures and basic quality control skills
  • Must have experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Must have experience with technical drawings and documentation.
  • Must have experience with troubleshooting methods.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in support of electromechanical systems or equivalent formal training.
  • Machining background, with CNC turning and grinding, including CNC programming and knowledge of tooling.
  • This position must be experienced with common industrial devices to include but not limited to the following:
Photo-electric devices
Inductive devices
Analog devices
Control devices (PLC, PC)
Motors, pumps, and associated controls
Proper technical reporting
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent       
  • ACT® Work Keys scores:
    • Locating Information         5
    • Applied Math                     4
    • Workplace Observation     3
    • Applied Technology           4

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Special Notes/Instructions
Cummins Turbo Technologies is a team-based work environment which requires strong communication skills, respect for others, and a positive work ethic. Cummins Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace.
Contact Information
If you have been referred by a current Cummins employee, please indicate this is the Resume section. Please also note your ACT WorkKeys scores in the Resume section. Qualified candidates will be required to successfully pass pre-employment drug testing, background check and physical. In addition, all new employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. according to South Carolina's Illegal Immigration Reform Act.
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
All shifts
Salary and Benefits
$21.25 -$33.00 per hour
Benefits/Company information: Explore superior growth opportunities and enjoy progressive advantages like our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, stock options, Domestic Partners coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits. Please visit to explore opportunities in our organization. At Cummins, diversity drives our business worldwide, and inspires our work and our lives. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
 This company is a Federal Contractor
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