Maintenance Engineer Job Description


Maintenance engineers are responsible for regular running of equipment and machinery. With the use of computerized system, they need to perform routine maintenance and organize repairs. They need to control and monitor devices and occasionally in the manufacture of items that will help in maintenance. They will be working in plant, factory or site. The work involves extended period working on factory floors and meet deadlines in response to breakdown emergencies. The job duties includes design maintenance strategies, procedures and methods, carry out routine maintenance work and respond to equipment faults, diagnose breakdown problems, carry out quality inspections on job, monitor and control maintenance costs, deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs, improve health and safety policies and procedures, write maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines, work with specialists equipment such as programmable logic controllers which control machinery on factory assembly lines.

Maintenance Engineer Job Titles:

  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Engineer Maintenance
  • Maintenance Planning Engineer

Maintenance Engineer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in manufacturing engineering, production engineering. The maintenance engineer reports to the group leader and is responsible for projects and actions which improve process and reduce machine downtime, along with providing training and support to the maintenance and production teams. Additional requirement are troubleshooting and repair of all plant mechanical, electrical, controls and automotion systems. Some job duties includes source and procure parts utilizing SAP, coordinate contract work utilizing outside vendors, coordinate maintenance shutdown activities as assigned, provide operating training to all operations personnel to reduce process interruption, troubleshoot and repair complex industrial equipment, operate electrical hand tools and measuring devices, work from blueprint, drawings and sketches, develop root cause analysis report work instructions and training material.

Maintenance Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Design maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
  • Carry out routine maintenance work and respond to equipment fault
  • Diagnose breakdown problems
  • Fit new parts and make sure equipment is working properly
  • Carryout quality inspections on jobs
  • Liaise with client departments, customer and other engineering colleagues
  • Arrange specialists procurement of fixture, fitting or components
  • Write maintenance strategies to help installation and commissioning guidelines
  • Work with specialists equipment such as programmable logic controllers which control machinery on factory assembly lines

Maintenance Engineer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in electronic or electrical engineering
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience as maintenance engineering
  • Knowledge of EPA and OSHO guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and heating systems
  • Able to read system schematics
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of safety and equipment procedures
  • Able to work with heavy equipment
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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