The Maintenance Technician position is primarily responsible for performing machine repair, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on equipment as well as the buildings and grounds. Additionally will work under the direction of the Engineering and/or Maintenance Managers to complete special projects such as the installation of new equipment. 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Essential Functions Statement(s)
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to complete lock-out/tag-out/try-out procedures for all sources of energy on all equipment. Demonstrated proper use of the hot work permit system. 
  • Ability to properly utilize email, CMMS, and shared-access work lists to effectively communicate equipment issues or concerns, progress on work to remedy issues, and requests for parts or additional support. Demonstrate proper methods of completing check-sheets for preventative maintenance procedures on equipment you are responsible for. 
  • Ability to keep tools, shop, office, and other areas clean and organized. 
  • Transport machine parts, tools, equipment, and other material between work areas and storage, using cranes, hoist, or dollies. 
  • Through knowledge of facility wet and dry fire suppression systems, their maintenance, and how to verify correct operation and ability to identify protections impairments. 
  • Identify all components of the plant dust collection systems; explain their functions and how to test for correct operation and adjustment. Demonstrate proper methods for removing, installing, aligning, and lubricating belt, chain, screw, and other mechanical drive components. 

Ability to identify electrical system components by their NEMA symbols. 
  • Correctly identify most basic automation input devices such as capacitive and inductive proximity sensors, limit switches, push-button & selector switches, indicator lamps, load cells, etc. and describe their basic mode(s) of operation. 
  • With guidance from a senior technician, demonstrate proper methods for assisting in accurate alignment of web handling rollers, winder, and haul-off components with basic tools, i.e. precision level, plumb bob, and tape measure. 
  • Proper use of approved tools for die component cleaning and polishing. 
  • Ability to produce simple mechanical drawings for communication with coworkers, purchasing, and outside service providers. 
  • Safe use of shop, power, and hand tools. 
  • Correctly identify and select appropriate lubricant for a given application. 
  • Ability to cut, prepare, and join sweated, threaded, and mechanically joined pipe and tube. 
  • Proper use of basic measuring and alignment tools such as dial calipers, rulers, squares, tape measures, carpenter's levels, plumb bobs, etc. 
  • Install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications. Set up and operate machine, and adjust controls to regulate operations.
  •  Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems. 
Competency Statement(s)
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety. 
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. 
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct. 
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. 
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task. 
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. 

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required
Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school) Preferred, Field of Study: Industrial Maintenance
Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Preferred, Field of Study: Mechanical, Electrical Engineer
2 plus years of experience in industrial maintenance
Other Requirements:
Education background may include machine automation, industrial electronics, industrial maintenance and machine repair related field of study, or other related fields.
Must be able to obtain certification to operate a fork truck, scissors lift, or boom lift.

 Other Physical Requirements:
  • Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth
  • Sense of Sound - Able to hear sounds.
  • Sense of Touch
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Steal toe shoes, ear plugs, hair net, beard net, and safety glasses.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be moderate. Air-conditioned facility. 


This is a full time position

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