RePower South - Lead Maintenance Technician

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Recruitment #98-52-07





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 Trident Technical College



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Lead Maintenance Technician


Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, RPS delivers long-term, economically sustainable recycling, waste recovery, and clean energy solutions to communities, industries and consumers. Together with our technology and equipment partners—Accordant Energy, LLC; Loesche Energy Systems and Bulk Handling Systems—RPS’ mission is to positively impact communities and protect the earth by disrupting the traditional approach to recycling, landfilling and producing clean fuel while creating sustainable, green jobs. 



Position Description:  Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Lead Maintenance Technician directs and assists in all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities concerned with the safe and orderly operation of the recycle center by performing the following duties.




Responsibilities / Job Duties / Tasks: 


       Performs repair, maintenance and preventative maintenance tasks for all processing equipment. Provides direction to team members as needed.

       Performance diagnostic evaluation of equipment and creates plan of action for operational problems.

       Responds to unplanned operational or maintenance events.

       Reports to emergency call outs, troubleshoots programs and takes actions to ensure plant and system integrity.

       Follows all inventory and supply replacement part procedures.

       Operates power driven machinery such as forklifts, boom trucks, cranes, jack hammers, tampers or other similarly sized equipment.

       Conducts self in a professional manner at all times.

       Maintains good relations with fellow employees, informs supervisor and others of employee complaints and concerns in an expedient manner.

       Effectively communicates with employees and supervisors.

       Issues praise as appropriate.

       Cross train employees to ensure maintenance coverage within assigned shift.

       Is a champion of safety programs within the RePower South . organization. Leads by example by wearing all required PPE at all times.

       Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


       Education/Experience: High school diploma (GED equivalent) or technical school preferred. Five (5) plus years of experience in manufacturing, operations, electrical or construction required. Must be a safety-oriented person able to maintain focus in a fast-paced environment with the ability to accurately follow verbal and written direction.

       Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

       Math Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions and proportions to practical situations.

       Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

       Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software.




 The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.



***An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V***