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Maintenance Technician I

Silfab Solar

Silfab Solar

Burlington, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Company Description

Making a difference in the world by reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy with every module we make.

Our purpose is to make a difference in the world by reducing carbon emissions and improving access to clean energy with every module we make.

At Silfab Solar, the energy of our people is the power behind our success. Our employees actively shape the solar innovations of tomorrow, while adhering to the highest ethical operating standards and promoting a respectful and safe workplace for our diverse workforce.

Our state-of-the art facilities in the US and Canada engineer and design the latest generation of solar products and utilize advanced manufacturing technology to produce high-efficiency PV cells and modules intended to outperform the market. As a profitable and rapidly expanding company in one of the fastest-growing sectors in the renewable energy industry, Silfab provides you with an incredible opportunity to build your career and contribute to a sustainable future. We are committed to investing in our employees, providing a dynamic and supportive environment for learning and professional growth. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits, and opportunities for advancement, but more importantly, we offer you the ability to make a real difference in the world.

Together we can create a brighter, cleaner future for generations to come.

Job Description

Summary of Position

A Maintenance Technician I is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and attending to equipment downtime on production equipment as required, while working with the senior members to complete electrical and mechanical projects. This position requires 2 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment of 1 year of experience with a recognized trade certificate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain compliance with all Company policies.
  • Maintain personal compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and recommend measures to improve health and safety within the facility.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures, and regulations including but not limited to Lock Out/Tag Out practices.
  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance to production and facility equipment as required.
  • Complete small electrical or mechanical projects as directed by Team Lead or Supervisor.
  • Diagnose basic electrical systems, mechanical components, pneumatic components, and controls to identify hazards, defects, and need for adjustments, repairs, or programming.
  • Support the maintaining of the electrical spare parts inventory levels.
  • Maintain and perform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper, safe, and optimal working conditions.
  • Adhere to work orders and utilize CMMS system for data entry.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, overnight, weekends, holidays, and overtime, as needed.
  • Must be able to lift upwards of 50lbs.



  • Knowledge of equipment set-up, functions, operating procedures, and preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair basic pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read basic electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, and basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams.
  • Good analytical, communication, and organizational skills.


  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members.
  • Mechanical aptitude/ interest.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of maintenance experience or 1 year experience with one of the following:
    • 309A – Electrician – Construction & Maintenance
    • 433A – Industrial Mechanic


  • Forklift or scissor lift certification or experience.

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits

  • $26-$29/Hour
  • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, and holiday)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • Health Savings Account option
  • Supplemental/Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Employee PV Panel Purchase Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.