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 Maintenance Technician - Gainesville, Florida, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Service/Skilled - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: HowZ8hIGooXS6SlNo1eOUVndCqIVRM / Latpro-3796285 
Date posted: Jun-02-2021
State, Zip: Florida, 32601

Description

Req #16300

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Maintenance Technician
Gannett Publishing Services
Gainesville, FL

Experience and Training:
This position requires knowledge and ability in the field of electrician with an emphasis on PLC boards, drives and motor controllers, ladder logic and industrial grade electronics. As all maintenance staff works together, some work in millwright or industrial equipment repair is expected.


Resourcefulness:
Must be willing to seek out and assess repair options, present those options to management personnel and assist in the option selection. Examples of the selection criteria are: safety, longevity, efficiency and cost. Ability to perform routine work: Areas of proficiency include but are not limited to: use of precision tools and measuring instruments, computer diagnostics, voltage and amp meters, industrial electrical equipment and the proper use of machine shop tools and power equipment. Manual Or Motor (Machine) Operations: requires a very high degree of physical adroitness and strength in most routine tasks. Normal repair and maintenance can involve working atop scaffolding or ladders. Heavy lifting is required in carrying tools and equipment to locations. Working positions vary greatly from task to task.


Physical Demands/WORKING CONDITIONS: (see attached physical specification form for physical demands)
Very noisy during production runs. Must be able to work comfortably with hearing protective devices, safety shoes and eye protection at times. Areas to be serviced can be laden with paper dust, grease, oil or printing ink. Due to industry related deadlines; may be called upon to perform emergency repairs on a 24 hour day and 7 day week basis. Some weekend work can be expected as routine also. Requires a very safety conscious attitude to work with dangerous machinery, power equipment and materials.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
1. Repair, modify and assist in the maintenance of the Offset Printing Presses, inserting equipment and support equipment/systems (compressors, air, ink, plates, fountain solution and product conveyors). This is an electrical technician with emphasis on those skills or aspects of maint. However, all technicians support each other so this will involve mechanical work.
2. Meet and complete all preventive maintenance schedules and requirements.
3. Continuous monitoring of all equipment to ensure safety and maximum production.
4. Order parts and supplies as needed.
5. Other tasks deem necessary by the manager.

Education: High School graduate with at least two years trade school degree or equivalent experience in a mechanical/electrical related field.


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Gannett Co., Inc.is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details
  • Job Family GateHouse Media
  • Pay Type Hourly

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