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Facilities Maintenance Technician II

REQ: REQ-137347 Facilities

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Facilities Maintenance Technician II

Essential Duties:

  • Perform routine rounds on mechanical and electrical systems, troubleshooting and repairs using standard equipment and hand tools with moderate supervision.
  • Performs well defined preventative & predictive maintenance on facilities equipment with moderate supervision
  • Effectively manages vendors and contractors and ensure they adhere to work rules set forth by PENA with moderate supervision
  • Intermediate knowledge to detect faulty operations, defective material, and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision
  • First Responder. Be able to move rapidly through the factory to any of the manufacturing areas that may require a maintenance response. 
  • Be able to assess a utility outage and take corrective measures needed to rectify situation.
  • Regularly interfaces with Facilities Workplace, Engineering and Construction and other work groups
  • Maintains appropriate work-related records such as equipment maintenance records, general work orders, maintenance request forms, and CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) checklists
  • Adheres to all safety and company policies, safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Utilizes CMMS for documenting labor hours and equipment maintenance reporting
  • Intermediate skills and abilities of electrical & mechanical equipment and components including but not limited to the following systems:
    • Compressed Air
    • Electrical
    • High Pressure Compressed Air
    • Exhaust
    • Dry Air
    • Dust collection
    • Process Vacuum
    • Nitrogen
    • Deionized water
    • Process Cooling Water
    • Hot Reverse Osmosis Water
    • nMP and electrolyte
  • Must be proficient in at least one mechanical/technical construction trade:  Electrical, Plumbing and Pipefitting, HVAC Mechanic highly preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of hand-held measuring devices, take readings for dew point, temperature, relative humidity, air flow, ampacity, pressure, and particulates.
  • Must possess proficient skill with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Be able to read and edit blueprints.
  • Be able to draft, approve, and follow Maintenance Operating Procedures (MOP)
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a requirement for some roles at PENA and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


  • Basic/Required:  High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred:  Related Trade school/vocational graduate; 2 years of trade school or equivalent

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of related work experience; industrial manufacturing facilities preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge and work experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic, and HVAC in an industrial manufacturing facility environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and willingness to work on a team
  • Flexibility and a strong self-initiative are critical
  • PIT License
  • Electrical Safety in the Workplace
  • Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in mechanical engineering or construction management
  • Experience utilizing a scheduling software
  • Alignment to Panasonic’s seven (7) core principles (contribution to society, fairness and honesty, cooperation and team spirit, untiring effort for improvement, courtesy and humility, adaptability, gratitude)

Preferred Certification(s):

  • CPR Certification

Physical Demands:

Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)

  • Sit:                                                       40%
  • Walk:                                                   30%
  • Stand:                                                 20%
  • Lift:                                                      10%

Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is:  Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%, Continuous (67-100%)

  • Up to 10 lbs.:                                       Frequent
  • Up to 20 lbs.:                                       Frequent
  • Up to 35 lbs.:                                       Frequent
  • Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.):               Frequent


About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries.  Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.

In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Supplemental Information:

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.

REQ: REQ-137347 Facilities

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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