Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician

Portland, United States of America.
Contract type
Full time

Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains machinery and electrical equipment such as motors, electrical circuits, SICK ATR systems, baggage handling equipment and conveyor systems in accordance with diagrams, electrical drawings, operational manuals and manufacturer’s specifications using hand tools and precision measuring and testing instruments.

  • Exercise safe working practice at all times, complying with Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures.
  • Prepare and execute service calls, Emergency Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance & follow-up on Corrective Maintenance work orders
  • Report service calls internally and to customer
  • Advise and execute optimization of (sub) systems, consulting the supervisor, control and propose improvements for the quality of the service process
  • Analyze system performance (and the operator influence)
  • Occasionally monitor system from Control Room
  • Develop service supporting tools and means
  • Un-jam conveyors
  • Complete CMMS Service Reports, Parts Usage and Warranty Records
  • Research and Request spare parts as required
  • Perform Inventory Counts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with mechanical or electrical maintenance on conveyors or automated material handling system
  • Requires understanding of electrical and mechanical drawings/prints
  • Flexibility to work at night, weekends and/or holidays as needed
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb as needed. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 1 year using a CMMS (i.e. Maximo)
  • Minimum of 2 years of material handling experience


  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ability to read/understand electrical and mechanical schematics and blueprints
  • Team player
  • Self Starter and Pro-active.  
  • Good Verbal and Written Communication Skills.  
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to solve problems under pressure
  • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement

This position operates in the secured area of the airport and requires a security badge. Applicants are required to pass a background check, as provided by applicable state and federal law.