Machine Maintenance Specialist at MiTek in Houston, Texas

Posted in Facilities 20 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description

MiTek® is a global provider of building solutions for the residential and commercial construction industries. Utilizing software, services, engineered products, and automated manufacturing equipment, MiTek partners with clients to accelerate their genius and deliver breakthroughs in building. With a rich 60-year history and a network of 6,500 team members worldwide, MiTek pairs local expertise with global capabilities. As a Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) company since 2001, MiTek has a record of continuous growth and innovation. Learn more at .


Responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and repairs of machinery. Proactive individual with exceptional trouble shooting, mechanical, and electrical problem-solving skills. Maintenance specialists are required to repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, including, but not limited to, high speed stamping presses, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments. This is a multi-craft position and will require electrical maintenance work also.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with board making operations to ensure plant equipment is operating when necessary, through diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair. Issues may be mechanical or electrical.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all plant equipment to ensure maximum productivity. Schedules may be directed by manufacturer's specifications or developed internally.
  • Work with board making operations to focus on improving productivity through the use of improvements in machines, materials, or processes.
  • Install and troubleshoot any new equipment as directed.
  • Attendance at work during the regularly scheduled shift is an essential duty. This includes but is not limited to the ability to work overtime as required, to be present at work, arrive on time and be at the workstation ready for work at the start of the shift.

  • Safety: Must have an outstanding safety record and follow all safety policies and procedures.
    • Participate in safety training and meetings.
    • Maintain clean and safe work area.
    • Report all injuries/accidents near misses immediately to supervisor or a member of management.
    • Report all unsafe acts and conditions.
    • Use equipment and materials properly.
  • Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. Monitor own work to ensure quality. Apply feedback to improve performance. Look for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Quantity: Meet productivity standards without diminishing quality of work. Strive to increase productivity. Work at keeping waste down. Complete work in a timely manner.
  • Dependability: Take responsibility for own action. Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Willing to work overtime whenever necessary. Follow instructions, responds to management directions.
  • Initiative: Readily volunteers. Undertake self-development activities. Seek increased responsibilities. Take independent action. Ask for and offer assistance whenever needed.
  • Ability to interact professionally with others; including co-workers, vendors and customers.

  • Education and/or Experience High School Diploma or GED with over two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills: Effectively communicate with co-workers and management regarding work and safety issues.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Mathematical Skills :Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Reasoning Ability: Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Comprehend job training and safety instructions.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Certificates & Licenses Lock-Out, Tag-out Certified; Crane Certified; Forklift Certified; Ladder and Sling Certified.
  • Other Skills and Abilities: Read a tape measure, use micrometer, voltmeter, and calipers. Knowledge of blueprint reading. General knowledge of technology or electronics helpful.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

MiTek is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer; and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or transgender status), age (40 and over), genetic information (including family medical history), veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

For accommodation to assist with completing this application, please contact Human Resources at +1 314-434-1200.