Maintenance Technician


Upper Marlboro, MD Posted 6/16/2024 Full Time
The pay range per hour is $45.50 - $54.33

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at .

Engineering & Facilities - Maintenance Technician 3 (MT3)

About job:

  • Currently hiring for below shifts:
  • A2 Key - Saturday, Sunday, Monday from 6:00pm to 6:00am
  • B2 Key - Tuesday through Friday from 4:00pm to 2:00am
  • up to $1.50 - $2.50 shift differential based on Key
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Benefits eligible within two weeks of employment

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. .

A role in a Supply Chain Facility means being on the very front lines of getting product to the guest as fast as possible—a critical differentiator and one of the most essential Logistics functions. You’ll reach beyond the bounds of your team to partner across the enterprise and find solutions to support the business. Whether it’s through focusing on our regional or upstream distribution centers, import warehouses, or fulfillment and flow centers, you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow team members and Target guests worldwide, further differentiating Target from all the rest.

As an Engineering & Facilities Maintenance Technician 3 (MT3), you will be a key technical subject matter expert that ensures high equipment availability rates.  You will use preventive and predictive maintenance processes, rapidly troubleshoot equipment breakdowns, and quickly restore equipment to service.  You will work with other Target maintenance technicians to solve difficult problems, validate quality of work for outside specialty contractors, work with building leaders to optimize material handling equipment, handle multiple projects, and work with a sense of urgency.  You will collaborate with others to perform Root Cause Analysis for equipment failures, and fix systemic issues using careful observation and diagnostic tools.  You will have an expert understanding of system controls logic and troubleshooting techniques.  As the technical subject matter expert on a shift, you will also act as a technical trainer, sharing your knowledge with maintenance technicians and technician trainees to enhance their technical skills and job knowledge.

An individual in this role will:

  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical/mechanical aspects of Material Handling Equipment (MHE), including conveyors, sortation, robotics, or Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS)
    • Control and adjust positioning accuracy and timing
    • Control and adjust scanners, cameras, scales and printer applicators
    • Control, reset, repair or replace adjustable components (belts, chains, cables) and wearing components (guides, bearings, wheels, rollers, pulleys)
    • Clean, lubricate, and calibrate equipment
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, and control components-- photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachometers and encoders
  • Troubleshoot PLC programs, components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules, and devices), field buses (ASI, Profibus, DeviceNet, etc.), and communications modules (Ethernet). 
  • Configure and adjust PLC parameters and component setup
  • Conduct maintenance and higher level troubleshooting of any robot type
  • Troubleshoot power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers, and wiring methods and materials, up to 480V
  • Develop work plans with peer technicians for emergency repair of critical assets
  • Utilize handheld devices and asset management system mobile apps to create and close Work Orders with appropriate data (labor hours, downtime, problem/cause/remedy, and parts used)
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while maintaining equipment (Lock Out/Tag Out, Arc Flash, etc.), and ensure a safe work environment by eliminating potential equipment safety hazards
  • Operate Target-owned vehicles to complete maintenance activities on the exterior of the facility and within the trailer yard, as well as travel to nearby facilities and local stores to procure parts and supplies, as needed
  • Navigate ladders and gangways safely and work off platforms and equipment at significant heights
  • Work effectively in varied conditions, temperatures, and environments
  • Frequently monitor all aspects of the internal and external worksite, which may include standing/walking for up to 10-12 hours
  • Lift and/or move product or items up to 49 pounds

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:

  • Possess or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license
  • Excellent PC competency and ability to use mobile apps on handheld devices
  • Familiar with wiring diagrams, symbols and electrical measuring
  • Experience with the following areas:
    • Preventive/predictive maintenance procedures
    • Blueprint and schematic reading
    • Work order management
    • Industrial Electrical, Controls and Electronics
    • Programmable Logic Control (PLC) programs
    • National Electrical Code (NEC) and Material Handling Equipment (MHE) safety standards
    • Automated material handling equipment or robotic maintenance
  • Desired:
    • Degree from a technical or community college, or accredited industrial maintenance certifications (PLCs, Industrial Networks, Machine Logic, Robotics), with a focus in the Mechanical/Electrical fields
    • 4+ years of experience in the Mechanical or Electrical maintenance field

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

16070 Leeland Rd
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
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