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Equipment Maintenance Level 3

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Highland Heights, OH, US, 44143

Company: Swagelok Company

Shift: 3rd


Position Summary:

The Equipment Maintenance Tech Level 3 is able to work independently on moderately complex problems and applies Rx processes and procedures appropriately. This associate can look to higher level Rx technicians for assistance and guidance. This associate can add value to cross function teams or discussions.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Uses & operates powered industrial equipment

• Identifies and utilizes the proper hand tools

• Recognizes a pneumatic problem and escalates

• Understands and follows Swagelok’s general housekeeping and safety practices and policies (Ex-fall protection, confined space, hot works permit, general and specialized PPE, LO/TO, compressed gas, Arc Flash, etc.) and knows where to find them

• Utilizes basic shop math

• Has an understanding of the lean toolbox

• Diagnoses a mechanical problem separate from process

• Diagnoses a Fluid Power Systems problem separate from process

• Able to recognize an Electric problem and escalate

• Performs preventative maintenance per SOM’s

• Reads and interprets schematics and assembly drawings with limited assistance

• Provides maintenance welding and soldering support

• Uses fabrication and machining equipment to construct components to support operations

• Leads shift start up meeting

• Promotes and supports the Reliability Excellence process

• Has an understanding of the lean toolbox (i.e. 5S, CEDAC, Standard Work, etc.)


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:


• High school diploma or equivalent

• Minimum of 2 years of applicable maintenance experience. 

  • Technical degree is equivalent to 2 years experience

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Ability to operate and successfully complete the Swagelok internal Powered Industrial Equipment training



Critical Competencies:

Customer Focus

• Direct and assist others in getting required support work completed in a timely manner

• Follows priorities as set by Supervisor or Manager

• Understand the internal customers’ needs and initiate action to meet them

• Meeting customer needs is their driver Reliability and Integrity

• Drives improvements and helps others make a positive impact on quality and plant metrics

• Along with providing it themselves, encourages others to provide reliable information

• Supports organizational changes positively through actions and words


• Willing to be flexible in their schedule

• Shares knowledge that they have obtained with others

• Open to taking on new challenges

• Can easily be interrupted or redirected to a new task, or site based on Swagelok’s needs

• Has useable ideas to help increase equipment reliability


• Creates strong morale and spirit within the team by encouraging others and making them feel valued and important

• Participate in Shift Start up and departmental meetings

• Promotes group reputation in a positive manner


• Communicates well with all different levels in the organization (shop floor, office, engineering, supervisors, managers, lean leaders, etc.)

• Promotes own ideas and information with others

• Communicate through appropriate escalation channels when required • Receives input from others


• Drives team goals and results

• Takes ownership of the actions and results of the team as a whole

• Control emotions and reactions according to the situation and the audience

• Provides accurate and detailed documentation

• Provides feedback to Supervision


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

• Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

• Lift, push, pull, or carry weight no less than 35 lbs., however occasionally up to 50lbs lift, push, pull or carry.

• Must be capable of obtaining Respirator Certification through medical evaluation and fit testing.

• Must be capable of being on feet for up to 8-12 hours a day.

• Capability to squat, bend, and reach.

• Travel to other facilities and vendors as required for training and/or support

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland