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Maintenance Technician

SAFT America COCKYSVIL Full-Time
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Saft Batteries is looking for a second shift maintenance technician. Position will require a rotating on-call schedule.


  • Provide guidance to less experienced maintenance technicians while working on electrical/HVAC systems.     
  • Work with minimal supervision.     
  • Perform mechanical, pneumatic and electrical maintenance.    
  • Troubleshoot equipment breakdowns using dig volt meters and electronic tools.    
  • Test malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with maintenance supervisor/manager for approval/repair, as needed.    
  • Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls and circuit boards.    
  • Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning.   
  • Read and interpret blueprints, electrical schematics, technical manuals, pneumatic schematics, and equipment specifications.    
  • Repair, rebuild, adjust, inspect and monitor production and/or facility related equipment and machinery.   
  • Clean and lubricate parts/equipment to ensure proper operation.    
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, cut, change parts, etc.    
  • Maintain clean equipment/work area and work safely to promote operational safety by example in work habits.      


  • At least two years of proven experience working with electrical systems and/or HVAC systems.    
  • Associates degree, Technical School Certificate or Military training in one of the following disciplines:     
    • Electrical or Electronics Systems   
    • HVAC   
    • Industrial Controls or Manufacturing Systems   
    • Mechanical Systems     
  • Must have strong mechanical, electrical and electronic aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial equipment.      
    • Examples of this should include experience with low/high voltage electrical systems, electronic systems, hydraulics, robotics, PLCs and computer information systems.      
  • Be able and willing to provide on-call service for plant operations. The on-call calendar has rotating weekends.   
  • Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills (mechanical, electrical and process) with demonstrated and proven experience and background.    
  • Solid understanding of maintenance systems to include preventative maintenance and CMMS.    
  • Must possess good reading/writing/comprehension skills and possess a mathematical aptitude.   
  • Interact with all levels of personnel to analyze and solve problems related to equipment but also with manufacturing, quality, engineering, and personnel issues.    
  • Capable of lifting, pushing, pulling or moving of equipment and machinery up to 60lbs.    
  • Must be a US Citizen or green card holder.      

What are the BENEFITS of joining our Saft family?    

  • We offer a full benefits package, including but not limited to yearly salary increases, an extremely attractive 401K match, up to $10,000 yearly in tuition reimbursement, plus gym member reimbursement program incentives, etc.     
  • Our site in Cockeysville is financially stable and has not any reductions in force since 1993. We have numerous employees that have accrued 15, 30, even 50 years of tenure!      
  • We value our community, and participate in multiple charity events and fundraisers. A few examples include: participating in the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) walk in downtown Baltimore, bringing the Red Cross Bloodmobile onsite, and holding events throughout the year that raises funds to sponsor families in need around the holidays.      
  • Our Cockeysville work family also enjoy participating in numerous Saft-sponsored activities throughout the year, including family picnics, Orioles baseball games and crab feasts in the summer, chili cook-offs and tailgate parties in the fall, Christmas parties and charity events in the winter, and Diversity Days potlucks and interactive ‘Bring your Kids to Work’ days in the spring.    
  • Ultimately, you will be contributing to the design and development of the next generation of lithium-ion batteries for defense, space, and racing applications. Saft is headquartered in France, with 4,300 employees in 18 countries. Our manufacturing site here in Cockeysville houses the research and development for Saft America’s Space and Defense Divisions.    

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