Electromechanical Technician

  • MiTek USA
  • Fort Worth, TX, USA
  • Sep 20, 2019

Job Description

Electromechanical Technician

MiTek® USA Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is the world's leading supplier of state-of-the-art, engineered connector products, engineering services, and computer-driven machinery for the building component industry. We provide the industry's most advanced, most comprehensive, and most innovative software for design and manufacturing. Our products and services are backed up by a team of industry professionals who are dedicated to one goal – making our customers successful. Perform electrical maintenance and troubleshooting on production and associated equipment. Perform basic mechanical troubleshooting and repair of production and associated equipment. Install and set-up new equipment and fixtures as needed. Be able to troubleshoot PLC programs and highest level be able to program PLCs. 3-5 years of troubleshooting experience required. Reasonable Accommodations Statement Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with production operations to ensure plant equipment is operating when necessary, through diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair. Issues may be mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, or electronic.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance is performed on all plant equipment to ensure maximum productivity. Schedules may be directed by manufacturer’s specifications or developed internally.
  • Work with production operations to focus on improving productivity through the use of improvements in machines, materials, or processes.
  • Install and troubleshoot any new equipment as directed. 3-years experience required.


  • 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.
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Consistently at work and on time. Communicate with plenty of time when will not be at work. Arrive at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Initiative: Readily volunteers. Undertake self-development activities. Seek increased responsibilities. Take independent action. Ask for and offer assistance whenever needed.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Gather and analyze information skillfully. Develop alternative solutions. Work well in group problem solving situations. Use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Motivation: Sets and achieve challenging goals. Demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles. Measure self against standard of excellence. Take calculated risks to accomplish goals.


Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Technical School, or five 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

Broad knowledge of shop mathematics and electrical calculations.

Reasoning Ability

Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Comprehend job training and safety instructions. Work with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

Use Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and PLC Programming Software (Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi preferred). CAD and Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software experience is a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Journeyman or Maintenance Electrician License Preferred. Equivalent training and experience may be accepted. Must qualify in MiTek Lock-Out Tag-Out Program and Forklift Certification. Other MiTek Certifications as required.

Other Skills and Abilities

Basic computer set-up and basic networking skills experience a plus.

Basic welding skills (i.e. Mig, Arc, Cutting Torch, etc.) are a plus.

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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Fort Worth, Texas, United States