Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician in Elyria, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

APEX LIFE SCIENCES is looking for a Maintenance Technician for a top employer in Elyria, OH.  This will be a permanent position.

Job Summary

Multi-craft Maintenance includes, but not be limited to machine breakdowns, installation and startups, process improvements, preventative maintenance programs and continuous machine improvements, increasing machine reliability and installation of facility capital investments. Responsibilities include electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, plumbing, equipment rebuilding, and mechanical fabrication, reading electrical and mechanical prints, and setting up precision instrumentation.

Essential Functions


  1. Install and repair electrical systems, electric apparatus and components on industrial process machinery and equipment.

  2. Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment such as transformers, motors, rectifiers, instrumentation, wiring, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

  3. Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches and motors and positions sensing devices.

  4. Bend conduit; install new wiring for sensors, valves, actuators, and other electrical devices used for machine and process control.

  5. Troubleshoot machine controls utilizing a PLC, servo, stepper, and basic relay logic controls.


  1. Repair and maintain mechanical pneumatic and hydraulic components on production machines such as metal fabricating stamping machines, material handling system, automated assembly machines, degreasing equipment, anodizing lines, and conveyor systems.

  2. Repair/replace damaged air, chemical, water and hydraulic pipes on machine and measures, cuts, threads and installs new pipe.

  3. Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems, replace as needed.

  4. Aligns and adjust components on machines to improve or correct machine functionality and part quality.

  5. Moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks

  6. Sets up and operates metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press or grinder to make or repair parts.

  7. Braze, weld, cut, solder and metalize as required to effect repairs
  • Test all repairs and installations for correct functionality and proper performance. Record all work completed in the company asset tracking software, communicating issues, parts used and need to restock components to Maintenance Supervisor.


  • State approved journeyman certification in: Maintenance Mechanic, Industrial Repairer, or equivalent multi-skilled Mechanical/Electrical program
  • Strong troubleshooting and communication skills a must
  • Experience with hydraulic and/or pneumatic systems
  • Ability to fabricate, including metal fitting, welding, & cutting
  • Electrical experience with systems from low voltage up to 480V 3 phase
  • Ability to read/interpret electrical schematics
  • Instrumentation and PLC troubleshooting and programming skills
  • Ability to set up and operate metalworking tools such as lathe, drill press or grinder to make or repair parts.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.