Parker Hannifin Corp Maintenance Technician in North Haven, Connecticut

Maintenance Technician

CT-North Haven, United States

Group: Eng Materials Group N. America

Job Family: Manufacturing

Job ID: 9456-1A

Posted: 2018-04-06

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.

With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

• Maintenance of building, machinery and grounds and procurement of necessary materials. • Inspect and operate forklifts. • Diagnose mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical control problems and determine method of repair or replacement. • Install electrical conduit, wiring, switching devices, controls, outlets, fixtures, motors and other such equipment. • Inspect equipment to determine reasons for malfunction and take corrective action. Replace worn or broken parts. Disassemble, troubleshoot, clean/repair mechanical unit parts. • Plan work operations/methods to be used. Install plant production equipment including aligning, leveling, etc. • Work from complex blueprints, drawings, sketches, schematics and manufacturing specs. • Setup and operate machine tools and equipment necessary to fabricate new parts or rework. • Perform functional tests of installed, rebuilt, or repaired machines/equipment. Make necessary adjustments. Check capacity, accuracy and performance. • Perform incidental welding/metal when required. • Perform safety inspections related to guarding, Hazardous chemicals and job safety analysis. Handles hazardous wastes. • Test, maintain and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers and pressure gauges. • Check and repair pumps, fans, valves and motors • Adjust, repair, and replace electrical and electronic pneumatic relays • Perform related work as required

Major Duties

Position Summary: Responsible for maintenance activity through the implementation of a preventative maintenance program and an ongoing maintenance repair program for the facility.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction: Responsible for maintenance, repair, and/or overhaul of industrial production and plant equipment (ie. machine tools, fabricating machines, welding and processing equipment) under the guidance and supervision of the Facilities Lead / EHS Coordinator.


Qualifications: • High school diploma • Minimum 3 years related maintenance experience • Basic math skills • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Familiarity with boilers, air compressors, heating and air conditioners, plumbing, welding, carpentry, electrical/electronic equipment, pneumatics, hydraulics and heavy manufacturing equipment. Ability to effectively apply continuous improvement methods and techniques. Ability to help maintain a Preventative Maintenance Plan. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved. Ability to work on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of the situation or data requires thorough identification of factors and analysis of impact. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and recommend changes to procedures. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs and adjustments. Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

Typical Mental and Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk, use hands to operate a computer and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.

(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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