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Maintenance Technician II

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 II is responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairing production equipment as required, while working with the other members of the team to complete electrical and mechanical projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain production equipment to maximize operating performance and assist with maintaining electrical spare parts’ inventory levels
  • Perform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper and safe work conditions
  • Perform installation, set up, modification and relocation of equipment to accommodate or improve production requirements
  • Read/write electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Ensure the production schedule is not jeopardized due to machine breakdown, or unsafe operating conditions and inform Maintenance Manager about changes in electric circuits and update original diagrams.
  • Always follow LOCK OUT/ TAG OUT procedure on unsafe machines/machines being serviced.
  • Adhere to work orders, preventive/predictive maintenance systems by filling in required forms and organize workplace to comply with housekeeping requirements.
  • Perform preventative/predictive maintenance to all production equipment as required.
  • Complete electrical and mechanical projects based on direction given from Maintenance Supervisor as required by government regulation.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures, and regulations at all times.
  • Initiate and complete all other jobs, projects and special assignments as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintain compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and recommend measures to improve health and safety.
  • Repair and replace electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic and electronic components such as motors, contactors, relays, timers, types of switches, PLCs, light curtains, motor controls and valves.



  • Able to read wiring diagrams, electrical/mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics, and ladder/function block logic.
  • Working knowledge of industrial PCs and PLCs (Siemens Step 7, Beckhoff TwinCat, etc.) and electric circuitry consisting of contactors, relays, main voltage/control voltage, limit switches and proximity sensors
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills


  • Team oriented.
  • High degree of attention to detail, precision and follow through.
  • Willing and able to work rotating shift.
  • Be able to conceive and manage small projects.

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience within related role.


  • At least 3 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial environment with multiple priorities
  • A certificate from technical trade school, Military experience in lieu of or related subject

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits

  • $29.00-$33.00/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