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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: 3rd shift 

Req ID: [[id]] 

Hiring Manager: Jeffrey Etzel

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)  


Critical Competencies: 

Customer Focus  

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

  • Displays prioritization skills 

  • Understand and anticipate 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 plant operations 

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

  • Supports organizational changes positively through actions and words 



  • Always 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 

  • Understands Root Cause analysis surrounding equipment reliability 

  • Facilitate 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, directors, 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 

  • Coordinate, communicate, and execute in the absence of supervision 

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

  • 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  



Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. 


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. 


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason. 

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