Maintenance Technician III – Slater, SC 29683



Core Responsibilities

  • Performs periodic preventive maintenance and calibration procedures for all plant process control systems.
  • Gives technical assistance to other technicians using procedures and evaluates the results achieved.
  • Assists in developing and carrying out performance tests on equipment and interpreting results.
  • Performs research and investigation of equipment failures or other chronic problems in order to develop and recommend solutions concerning plant equipment.
  • Reviews and provides recommendations about practices, procedures, system requirements or improvements in order to facilitate maintenance schedules and short- or long-range plans.
  • Troubleshoots problems as they may arise in the plant equipment or systems and repairs the equipment to prevent the reoccurrence of these problems in the future.
  • Trains trainees and assists in developing the skills needed by them for their role.
  • Gives input as to spare parts for inventory in the plant maintenance parts room as needed.
  • Assists in the pre-operational testing and start up as required to place plant equipment into normal service. Qualifications
  • Associate degree in Electronics or Instrumentation from an accredited technical or community college and 2 years’ experience as Electronics Technician or Instrumentation Technician, preferably in an industrial/meat processing setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fundamental knowledge of plant systems and equipment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of electronics and electrical theory.
  • Working knowledge of PLC’s, ladder logic, and associated hardware.
  • Basic knowledge of motor control systems.
  • Working knowledge of inverters and frequency drives to include set up and configuration.
  • Knowledge of plant procedures to include H.A.C.C.P. lockout/tagout, etc.
  • Working knowledge of computers and computer systems.
  • Fundamental knowledge of valve controls.
  • Working knowledge of RTD’s, thermocouples, and other temperature measurement devices. Comprehensive knowledge of field wiring and terminations as they relate to electronics.
  • Ability to use test equipment, light duty equipment and tools.
  • Comprehension of complex electrical and electronic wiring diagrams and control schematics.
  • Working knowledge of Robotics and Controls, preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the following test equipment: Volt/Ohm/Amp. Meter, Mage, Oscilloscope, Current Source Calibrator, Thermocouple and RTD Calibrators.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment. Work Environment & Physical Demands
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, grip, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Poseidon Advanced Materials is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans’ status or status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job-related characteristic as directed by law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Industrial Electrician: 1 year (Preferred)
  • electronic technician: 3 years (Preferred)


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  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $23.00 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

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This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location



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