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Maintenance Tech Nights (Wed-Fri) Full-Time

Company: Drake-Williams Steel
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location
Structural - Omaha, NE

Position Type
Full Time

Salary Range
$25.00 - $32.00

Job Shift
2nd Shift [3:30 P.M.- 4 A.M.]


Primary Purpose of this Position:

To maintain or repair DWS fabrication equipment, material handling equipment, buildings, facilities, and processes. Work on "projects" that improve the DWS processes. Make building and facility repairs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • PM machines based on PM procedures to help ensure machines run properly and efficiently.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical/electrical issues on equipment that is down.
  • Contact vendors for supplies and recommendations.
  • Input information into the Mega Mation tracking system.
  • Strategically visualize and communicate project plans and supplies needed.
  • Identify steel shapes, sizes, and mill tolerances for projects.
  • Operate overhead cranes, forklifts, jib cranes, gantry cranes, conveyors, machines, and transfers in order to PM or repair them.
  • Any other duties assigned by management (example- plow snow, sand lot, and grounds maintenance.
  • Attend all meetings as required by management.
  • Consistently and reliably works scheduled hours at assigned locations.

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Reporting Relationships:
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Support Services Director


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read, write, and perform higher arithmetic computations involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions.
  • Ability to understand and carry out semi-complicated verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with vendors, co-workers, supervisors and managers.
  • Ability to work under periodic supervision focused on the progress of work and setting priorities for job completion.
  • Skill in using tape measure, or other measuring devices.
  • Ability to pass a Drake-Williams Steel, Inc. administered test that covers shop drawing interpretation, fractional number calculations, basic geometry, etc.
  • Ability to interpret shop drawings for projects.
  • Ability to possess pride in own workmanship, demonstrate attention to detail, and work safely.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and overhead cranes in a safe and proper manner. Use and understand industry and Drake-Williams Steel adopted hand signals used for crane operations.
  • Perform minor/major mechanical tasks on machines.
  • Ability to multi-task.

    Physical Demands:
  • Stand OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY over the course of the 8 to 12 hour work shift depending on needs.
  • Walk OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY over the course of the 8 to 12 hour work shift.
  • Sit OCCASIONALLY during break, lunch periods, and to input data.
  • Lift weights up to 25 pounds FREQUENTLY from floor to waist, which includes the various tools, chains, valves, and various components during the 8 to 12 hour work shift.
  • Lift weights up to 100 pounds OCCASIONALLY from floor to waist, which includes the various motors and components during installation or removal during the 8 to 12 hour work shift.
  • Carry 100 pound weight noted above distances up to 10 feet. Lighter weights may be carried up to several hundred feet depending on job location.
  • Climb OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY up and down steps, ladders, onto material, or onto conveyors depending on job location.
  • Balance OCCASIONALLY while working on machinery and climbing into and out of the manlift.
  • Bend OCCASIONALLY depending on task location while removing tools, components, etc.
  • Stoop or crouch OCCASIONALLY while performing the regular job duties. The position will be held continuously for a few seconds to 15 minutes, depending upon the job.
  • Kneel in the commission of job duties OCCASIONALLY, depending upon the job.
  • Crawl OCCASIONALLY up to 15 feet to access tools, materials, etc.
  • Reach forward FREQUENTLY to perform job duties or to retrieve tools. The employee will OCCASIONALLY be required to reach to full forward extension.
  • Reach overhead OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY to work on forklifts, cranes, machines, building, etc.
  • Push and pull material OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY with force of up to 50 pounds. The distance may be from a few feet to several hundred feet while pushing parts on the worktable or pushing a paint pump.
  • Pull hand over hand OCCASIONALLY to FREQUENTLY to pull chain through material. Force varies up to 70 pounds.
  • Gross finger dexterity skills required to operate the various tools and equipment utilized in the course of standard job duties.
  • Fine finger dexterity skills required to operate the various tools and equipment utilized in the course of standard job duties.

  • Non-Material Handling Demands
  • Employee is expected to work 40 hours a week. However, hours including overtime and weekends may be required based on Drake-Williams Steel's needs.
  • Hear sufficiently to be aware of safety issues
  • Visual ability to read and interpret schematics, manuals, etc. Safety glasses are required in the shop area.
  • Exposure to heat, cold, wet and humid conditions inside and/or outside of the facilities OCCASIONALLY.
  • Exposure to fumes, odors and dusts in the shop area OCCASIONALLY.
  • Exposure to solvents, greases, oils, and coolants OCCASIONALLY.
  • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment. PPE includes steel-toe safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves, and hard hats.
  • Work at heights that may range up to 40 feet.

    Tools Required:

    Pencil, Tape Measure, Markers, Chainsaw, Grab Hooks, Pry-Bar, Ladders, Remote Control, Wrenches, Hammers, Drills, Chains, Electrical Test Equipment, etc.

    Machines Utilized:

    Overhead Crane, Jib Crane, Gantry Crane, Transfers, Fabrication Process Equipment, Computers, Tractors, Mobile Yard Crane, Snow Plow/Sander, Manlift, and Forklifts.

    Experience and Education Required:
  • High School degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of six months of experience in a steel manufacturing environment.

    Please visit our Employee Benefits page for more information!

Keywords: Drake-Williams Steel, Omaha , Maintenance Tech Nights (Wed-Fri) Full-Time, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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