Element Materials Technology

  • Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to perform maintenance and custodial duties in the shop.



    • Perform a full range of skilled maintenance and repairs on all facility related items, able to project a time  frame of completion, generate material lists and complete a Job Safety Analysis prior to starting jobs
    • Inspect facilities systems, fixtures & complete daily rounds, provide periodic servicing
    • Perform preventative maintenance and repair on Facility Machinery equipment
    • Perform routine cleaning of pumps, motors, chillers, boilers, and other related equipment
    • Perform heavy labor, such as moving equipment or furniture; Use safe work practices and procedures, to include proper lifting and carrying methods, and the proper use of hand and power equipment, tools, and supplies
    • Use computers and applicable software, including facilities and maintenance software, word processing, databases, email, and calendaring, must be pro-efficient with a smart phone or tablet device
    • Communicate clearly both orally and in writing sufficient to receive and convey instructions to perform the duties of the job, manage vendors and coordinate jobs.  Assist Safety coordinator and participate in the company safety program
    • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building’s maintenance and maintains records of scheduled maintenance
    • Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required
    • Purchases supplies, equipment, and materials necessary to complete projects
    • Acquired quotes from vendors for projects
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Experience in Facility Project
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel)
    • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events/projects in the community, with customers and within the company
    • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
    • Ability to interface with site staff, department managers, review scope of work, capture material, safety and duration to projects
    • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time; to local vendors for material pick up
    • Fork Lift Operations, and Hazardous Waste Management Experience
    • Machineshop experience preferred but not necessary 
    • Qualify for Fork Lift certification
    • Qualify for respirator certification
    • PCB / Electrical related certification preferred but not necessary 
    • AC and Refrigeration license preferred but not necessary
    • Must have valid Driver’s License

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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