Maintenance Tech I

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Forum Energy Technologies
Dayton, TX 77535
United States
Job Description


Performs electrical and mechanical up-keep and repairs facilities, buildings and equipment. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and makes necessary repairs. Designs and implements systems as required. Must be able to operate mill, lathe, and forklift, and to perform welding. Assists in and helps manage all recycling and waste water treatment equipment. Works closely with facilities group in all aspects of the job. Assists in setting up and maintaining an ongoing preventive maintenance program for the facility. Maintains an organized, safe and clean work area.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

· Carries tools and equipment to and from storage and working areas.

· Assist dismantling and moving machines or equipment.

· Clean machines to prepare surfaces for repair.

· Oil and grease various machinery to include maintaining and checking oil levels in forklifts.

· Clean work areas, tools and equipment to include general grounds maintenance (i.e. mowing lawns, changing light bulbs, replace air hoses for air tools, disposing broken pallets, metal shavings removal, emptying trash cans, etc.)

· Operate automatic sweeper to clean factory floor.

· Operate oil vacuum to remove used lubrication oils from machines.

· Replacing empty propane tanks on forklifts with full propane tanks.

· Removing scrap metal from facility and disposing metal in the proper containment areas.

· Using a forklift, empty metal cutting machine shavings bins for the entire shop.

· May operate sandblast booth, bead sandblaster and grinders to finish raw materials and finished products.

· Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere to the Company’s ISO Quality Program and procedures, Company policies and Safety and Environmental Regulations.

· May perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


· Must be able to read and interpret written and oral instructions to perform assigned duties and provide accurate paperwork and work orders.

· Must be able to work under pressure and within time constraints.

· Basic computer skills preferred. Must be able to lift up to 85 pounds.

· Must have ability to push/pull up to 120 pounds of force.


· 3+ years of previous experience in maintaining plant equipment.

· Experience performing mechanical repairs for different varieties of machines.

· Trade school training or equivalent work experience with a stable work history required.

This is a safety sensitive position. 

About FET

FET (Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.) is a global company, serving the crude oil, natural gas, and renewable energy industries. FET is headquartered in Houston, TX with quality manufacturing, efficient distribution, and service facilities conveniently located to support the major energy-producing regions of the world. Forum’s products and services range from the underwater reservoir to the refinery, from the sea floor to the above ground transportation line. We pride ourselves on giving you a comprehensive offering of solutions to maximize your operations and improve your bottom line. Our customers are our partners and we work with them to solve their ever-changing challenges.

FET is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FET does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment decisions and practices at FET are subject to the foregoing non-discrimination provisions and are based solely on merit, competence, performance, and business needs at the time.