Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: 425086200-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Oil-Dri
  • Location: Mounds, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position Summary

Maintenance Technician's are responsible for routine repairs of packaging, processing, mobile equipment and physical structures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Installs, maintains, and repairs plant machinery, equipment and physical structures.
* Diagnoses failures in machinery or equipment and makes necessary repairs.
* Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment using electrical and electronic test equipment.
* Performs and documents preventative maintenance.
* Follows specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings and lockout/tag out procedures to make repairs.
* Performs repairs by skillfully using hand tool, power tools, hoist, crane, and measuring and testing instruments.
* Performs plumbing and pipe fitting and related work in installing, repairing or routing water, sewage, air and gas pipes.
* Documents repair procedures and parts used from inventory and maintain accurate inventory of tools and equipment.
* Performs welding, acetylene brazing, cutting torch, routine layout and other duties as needed.
* Keeps areas clean and free of clutter.
* Observes all safety rules and regulations. Inspects safety of shop area, tools and plant area.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Participates in Process improvement activities.
* Operate Load-All and Forklift
* Operate packaging equipment to enhance understanding and ability to support operation.
* Uses CMMC and CMS with daily work


* Must meet the assessment requirements for this position.
* Must be able to read, comprehend, and act on SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures, and similar documents.
* Must have a working knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics.
* Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
* Must be able to perform basic machining tasks such as boring sprockets using a milling machine.
* Must have basic programmable logic controller's skills.
* Must be able to read and understand shop manuals, parts, diagrams, schematic drawings and blue prints.
* Must have knowledge and ability to read and understand electrical schematics, blueprints, ladder logic, etc.
* Must demonstrate the ability to perform the following maintenance skills:
* Electrical tasks such as changing motors
* Sufficient math skills to calculate installation and adjustment of machinery
* Ability to operate heavy equipment
* Must be a qualified welder
* Demonstrated ability to perform detail-oriented work.
* Good oral and written communication skills.
* Must be able to stand for the duration of the shift.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and assist with lifting heavier weight.
* Bending, reaching, twisting, stooping, walking, and climbing stairways and ladders frequently.
* Must be able to climb and work at heights greater than 100 feet or greater.
* Physical endurance to with stand operation of geared equipment and to withstand heavy physical labor required of position.
* Must be able to hear radio communications.

Other details

* Pay Type Hourly
* Min Hiring Rate $23.23
* Max Hiring Rate $24.23

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* Mounds Production Company, 700 Industrial Park Rd, Mounds, Illinois, United States of America