Maintenance Repair Specialist SG 23 Job

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Company Information


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

Requisition Summary


Provides technical support to assigned area on reliability and maintenance issues. SME for all area equipment. Collaborates and coordinates with area maintenance teams, Maintenance Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Operations Engineering, and consulting reliability SMEs to investigate and resolve recurring reliability issues.


Job Functions / Responsibilities


Performs or provides technical support for installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and reliability of area equipment in accordance with company policies, procedures and regulations.

  • Provides guidance and instruction for how to disassemble, repair, replace, and maintain area machinery or equipment, and for how to maintain its operating condition; verifies adequacy of repairs.
  • Assists department with reliability and maintenance issues for all area equipment; performs emergency response duties.
  • Works with Operations, Maintenance, and Environmental to determine failure modes and create equipment maintenance plans.
  • Leads and champions implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance best practices such as non-destructive testing, vibration analysis, oil analysis, etc.
  • Collaborates with area maintenance teams to develop material specifications.
  • Visualize, compute, and verify dimensions, sizes, shapes, tolerances, alignments and clearances of parts and assemblies for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • Drives job plan, engineering standards, and equipment specification improvements as needed; provides guidance, instruction, specifications and other input to planner.
  • Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear; provides guidance and instruction on solutions
  • Collaborates and/or assists Reliability Engineer with RCA’s, FMEA’s, and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Understands and ensures compliance with applicable EPA, State and OSHA regulations, and health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Supports standardization across equipment and technology.
  • Communicates with and maintains a positive working relationship with area maintenance teams, Engineering, Operations Engineering, Operations personnel, and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with other area maintenance specialists and teams, Maintenance Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Operations Engineering group, and consulting reliability SMEs to investigate and resolve recurring discipline-specific and multi-discipline equipment failures and issues and make design modifications as needed.
  • Assists in creating equipment health reports for equipment.
  • On a monthly basis, reviews work order reports and other available data to identify reliability opportunities and bad actors.  Collaborates with impacted stakeholders as needed to resolve the issues.
  • Participates as an SME in project design review and related meetings.
  • Reviews equipment installations and commissioning acceptance.
  • Identifies and implements efficiency and cost reduction opportunities and measures.
  • Collaborates with Training Coordinator to identify and coordinate technical training for area maintenance personnel. 
  • Develops training materials as needed.
  • Coaches and mentors area technicians, supporting their development through formal and informal training and coaching
  • Reviews and maintains Management of Change procedures and records.
  • Coordinates compliance with Drawing Management policy to ensure all drawings are correctly categorized and stored in drawing database, and essential drawings are revised after project execution.
  • Completes required safety, technical, and other training.
  • Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and Company.


    Qualifications & Skills


  • Completion of an approved training (internship) program or 2 year technical/vocational degree with 5 years of applicable experience, or 10-15 years of applicable experience
  • Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and/or work overtime, including weekends and holidays as required
  • Ability to perform described responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Troubleshooting, problem-solving, and maintenance skills
  • Background in preventive and predictive maintenance technologies such as non-destructive testing, vibration analysis, oil analysis, etc.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Computer and CMMS skills
  • Desire and ability to learn new maintenance concepts and techniques
  • Proven ability to initiate and manage change, be innovative, think strategically, and work well with teams
  • Siemens CNC and PLC troubleshooting and programming preferred
  • Knowledge of area operations is desired
  • Ability to deliver results within scope of responsibilities


Additional PACCAR Website Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Internal Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

Job Segment: Repair, Technical Support, Maintenance Engineer, Engineer, Consulting, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology