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Belt Crew Technician

RGA’s Belt Crew Technician performs splicing procedures to include vulcanization and mechanical on conveyor belts, troubleshoot conveyors, install belts on conveyors and train conveyor belts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with crew leader and site plant personnel accordingly
  • Adhere to all RGA and site policies, instructions, procedures and safety guidelines in accordance with applicable OSHA and MSHA regulation
  • Must have ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with applicable Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations
  • Maintain all work related documentation to include DOT logbooks, pre-departure safety inspections, work area safety inspections and HAZCOM Safety Data Sheets
  • Ability to repair, splice and vulcanize all types of conveyor belts, ability to troubleshoot and install belts on conveyors and train conveyor belts
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase the efficiency of the work crew
  • Report to shop foreman of assigned profit center when not performing belt crew duties. Other duties may be assigned at this time including belt, hose and gasket fabrication, welding and general housekeeping duties.
  • Ability to work in a timely manner, to demonstrate attention to detail, to follow RGA policies and procedures, to uphold RGA values and maintain regular and timely attendance

    Education:

    High school diploma or equivalent.

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or other RGA employees.

    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Skills:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

    Valid state driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license preferred.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must be able to lift at least 100 pounds frequently. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.

    Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold or heat, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation, and very loud noise levels. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the position.

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