Maintenance Technician

Website Parker Hannifin

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location North Haven, CT, United States
Company Parker Hannifin

Company Profile

Parker Hannifin manufactures motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets. The company specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of compressed air/gas treatment, on-site gas generation systems, and clean air solutions.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for maintenance activity through the implementation of a preventative maintenance program and an ongoing maintenance repair program for the facility.


Responsible for maintenance, repair, or overhaul of industrial production and plant equipment (i.e. machine tools, fabricating machines, welding, and processing equipment) under the guidance and supervision of the Facilities Lead/EHS Coordinator.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of related maintenance experience


  • Adjust, repair, and replace electrical and electronic pneumatic relays
  • Check and repair pumps, fans, valves, and motors
  • Diagnose mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical control problems and determine methods of repair or replacement.
  • Inspect and operate forklifts.
  • Inspect equipment to determine reasons for malfunction and take corrective action. Replace worn or broken parts. Disassemble, troubleshoot, and clean/repair mechanical unit parts.
  • Install electrical conduit, wiring, switching devices, controls, outlets, fixtures, motors, and other such equipment.
  • Perform incidental welding/metal when required.
  • Perform safety inspections related to guarding, Hazardous chemicals, and job safety analysis. Handles hazardous wastes.
  • Plan work operations/methods to be used. Install plant production equipment including aligning, leveling, etc.
  • Set up and operate machine tools and equipment necessary to fabricate new parts or rework.
  • Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, pyrometers, and pressure gauges.
  • Work from complex blueprints, drawings, sketches, schematics, and manufacturing specs.
  • Perform functional tests of installed, rebuilt, or repaired machines/equipment. Make necessary adjustments. Check capacity, accuracy, and performance.
  • Perform related work as required


  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Familiarity with boilers, air compressors, heating and air conditioners, plumbing, welding, carpentry, electrical/electronic equipment, pneumatics, hydraulics, and heavy manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to effectively apply continuous improvement methods and techniques.
  • Ability to help maintain a Preventative Maintenance Plan.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trades involved.
  • Ability to work on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of the situation or data requires thorough identification of factors and analysis of impact.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and recommend changes to procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management.
  • Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs and adjustments.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

Physical Demands

  • Frequently required to stand and walk, use hands to operate a computer, and talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

Employer’s Statement

Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company takes all employment decisions regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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