Barnhardt Manufacturing Company
Maintenance IV - Houston (Creative Design)
Other duties may be assigned.
Repair, rebuild, and install a variety of centrifugal, gear, and diaphragm pumps.
Disassemble, assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine/equipment and/or electronic malfunctions or defects in physical structures or electrical control panels. Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following standard procedures.
Perform preventative maintenance and/or maintain equipment/machinery and physical structures. Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery. Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges. Repair or replace defective equipment/machine parts, or physical structures using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment
Diagnose mechanical and/or electrical problems and determine how best to correct them, checking blueprints, electrical schematics, repair manuals, internet resources, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
Design and fabricate machine guards and other similar devices as needed.
Actively contribute to continuous process improvement.
Participate in training and continuous learning opportunities; meet training and/or certification requirements of the job, department, product or area as designated/defined in work instructions and quality standards.
Abide by, enforce and participate in the implementation and ongoing oversight of all company safety standards and regulations.
Direct the servicing of equipment; May order material, equipment and supplies for the plant, or coordinate such activities with appropriate parties.
Maintain records of equipment operation and other operating records; Review log sheets and equipment operation charts; Certify work and maintain accurate records on equipment operations, work requests and completion, type and cost of maintenance or repair work, and other similar records. Review and certify mandated state/federal records and logbooks.
Recommend measures to improve equipment performance.
Investigate and initiate appropriate action for reported safety hazards and ensure that associates perform duties according to safety procedures and work instructions.
Communicate and coordinate with manager and relevant personnel for equipment/parts needs, work progress, status, and any unusual circumstances or issues.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures, Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines, Reports potentially unsafe conditions, Uses equipment and materials properly
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, Gathers and analyzes information skillfully, Develops alternative solutions, Works well in group problem solving situations, Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses, Pursues training and development opportunities, Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, Shares expertise with others
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, Responds promptly to customer needs, Solicits customer feedback to improve service, Responds to requests for service and assistance, Meets commitments
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming, Maintains confidentiality, Listens to others without interrupting, Keeps emotions under control, Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, Listens and gets clarification, Responds well to questions, Demonstrates group presentation skills, Participates in meetings
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities, Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, Gives and welcomes feedback, Contributes to building a positive team spirit, Puts success of team above own interests, Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives, Supports everyone's efforts to succeed, Recognizes accomplishments of other team members
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively, Edits work for spelling and grammar, Varies writing style to meet needs, Presents numerical data effectively, Able to read and interpret written information
Team Work- Balances team and individual responsibilities, Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views, Gives and welcomes feedback, Contributes to building a positive team spirit, Puts success of team above own interests, Able to build morale and group commitments to objectives, Supports everyone's efforts to succeed,
Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy, Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, Promotes a harassment-free environment, Builds a diverse workforce
Ethics - Treats people with respect, Keeps commitments, Inspires the trust of others, Works with integrity and ethically, Upholds organizational values. Does what is right and ethical. Integrates core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, Manages competing demands, Changes approach or method to best fit the situation, Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time, Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, Arrives at meetings and appointments on time
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction, Takes responsibility for own actions, Keeps commitments, Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals, Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan
Initiative - Volunteers readily, Undertakes self-development activities, Seeks increased responsibilities, Takes independent actions and calculated risks, Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities, Asks for and offers help when needed
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions, Exhibits sound and accurate judgment, Supports and explains reasoning for decisions, Includes appropriate people in decision-making process, Makes timely decisions
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals, Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, Measures self against standard of excellence, Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner, Reacts well under pressure, Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position, Accepts responsibility for own actions, Follows through on commitments
Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, Applies feedback to improve performance,
Quantity - Meets productivity standards, Completes work in timely manner, Strives to increase productivity, Works quickly
Emotional Intelligence - The capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
Coaching - Through deep listening and thoughtful question enable people to increase awareness, explore possibilities and inspire actions.
Fostering Teamwork - Listens and responds constructively to other team member's ideas and is able to express disagreement constructively. Works for solutions that all team members can support and seeks opportunities to work on teams as a means to develop experience and knowledge.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities, Uses time efficiently, Plans for additional resources, Sets goals and objectives, Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks, Develops realistic action plans
Presentation - The ability to thoroughly prepare content and structure content logically. Engages audience and delivers the presentation objectives successfully. Positively influences the audience and responds to their needs.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others, Inspires and motivates others to perform well, Effectively influences actions and opinions of others, Accepts feedback from others, Gives appropriate recognition to others, Displays passion and optimism.
Assertiveness - Willingness to take the lead if a leader is not apparent clear or available and does so without hesitations; Stands up for your own or other people's rights in a calm and positive way, without being eit
her aggressive, or passively accepting 'wrong'; honestly expresses one's opinion, feelings, attitudes and rights without anger or aggression and in a way that doesn't infringe on the rights of others.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures, Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, Supports organization's goals and values, Supports affirmative action and respects diversity
Decision-Making - Selects effective approaches to solving issues based on available information and business objectives, and understands the impact and implications of decisions.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
10 + years' of trade-specific experience; or any combination of education, experience and training.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in or from situations encountered in the job in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Proficiency in the following technologies are needed to be successful in this job:
Facility Management and/or Maintenance software, PLC software, Planned Maintenance software, Microsoft office suite applications, tools and software.
Certificates and Licenses:
Trade-specific local, state and/or national licenses required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job successfully.
May be required to secure and maintain a Journeyman's license. May be required to secure and maintain a Welders license/certificate.
This position requires specific knowledge in the following areas to be successful:
This job may be responsible for the supervision of associates involved in maintenance, performing tasks necessary to keep equipment, facilities or the fixtures/structures of an establishment in proper working order.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be engaging in these physical activities:
Amount of Time
1/3 to 2/3
Use hands to finger(s), handle, or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Talk or hear
Taste or smell
The ability to be precise and focused, follow and understand complex machinery, and diagnose problems is essential to this job. The hands and fingers are used extensively to manipulate controls of equipment, machinery, turn valves/dials/knobs, and other related tasks.
Normal or corrected vision to enable the associate to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) is necessary in this job. The associate must be able to read and understand specification or recipes, and read, understand and respond to information displayed on computer consoles.
This job requires that the person be able to independently lift or exert the amount of force or weight within the frequency specified below:
Lifting or Force Requirements
Amount of Time
1/3 to 2/3
Up to 10 pounds
Up to 25 pounds
Up to 50 pounds
Up to 100 pounds
More than 100 pounds
This job performs Medium Work. It requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy and/or bulky objects, such as equipment parts, tools, material is frequently required in this job.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud due to the operation of industrial equipment and machinery.
Night and weekend shifts are common in several locations to maintain facility operations 24 hours each day. A rotating schedule of shifts may be implemented, so operators do not consistently work weekends. Nights and weekend work may also be necessary to prevent production down time.
This job will be performed under the environmental factors given below:
Amount of Time
1/3 to 2/3
Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
Work near moving mechanical parts
Work in high, precarious places
Fumes or airborne particles
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outdoor weather conditions
Extreme cold (non-weather)
Extreme heat (non-weather)
Risk of electrical shock
Work with explosives
Risk of radiation
The primary work location for this job is on the production floor which is not climate controlled, has operation industrial machinery and equipment and airborne particles (cotton dust). Work may also require associates to be exposed to machines operating at high speeds, or with exposed and rotating gears/parts.
The work environment characteristics described above necessitates the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The associate must wear the prescribed personal protective equipment at all times while performing the duties of this job. The associate is required to wear the appropriate PPE when in designated areas: Safety glasses, hearing protection, closed toe shoes and at times respirators.
Barnhardt Manufacturing Company is a federal subcontractor which maintains an affirmative action program as an EOE/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled.