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Job Description:


Full time position, 40 hours per week. Will train on 8 hour shift and then be assigned to work either 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift.

  • 1-year experience as a Maintenance Technician
  • Requires mechanical aptitude
  • Requires knowledge of single phase and 3 phase operations
  • Must have tools employer does not supply tools
  • Ability to take machinery apart and repair and reassemble

Duties/Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Maintain and repair equipment involved in process of manufacturing plastic products. Performs preventative maintenance, able to troubleshoot and make repairs as needed. Ability to take machinery apart and repair and reassemble


  • construct, erect, or repair wooden frameworks or structures
  • cut, shape, fit, or join wood or other construction materials
  • erect scaffold
  • mix paint, ingredients, or chemicals, according to specifications
  • use basic carpentry techniques
  • use hand or power woodworking tools
  • move or lift heavy objects
  • understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
  • use knowledge of metric system
  • work as a team member
  • inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
  • test mechanical products or equipment
  • adhere to safety procedures
  • clean rooms or work areas
  • observe or listen to machinery or equipment operation to detect malfunctions
  • repair or replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
  • understand service or repair manuals
  • operate vacuum or air hose
  • inspect machinery or equipment to determine adjustments or repairs needed
  • maintain or repair industrial or related equipment/machinery
  • maintain repair records
  • use measuring devices in repairing industrial or heavy equipment
  • use precision measuring devices in mechanical repair work
  • clean equipment or machinery
  • install equipment or attachments on machinery or related structures
  • use control or regulating devices to adjust or maintain industrial machinery
  • fabricate, assemble, or disassemble manufactured products by hand
  • fabricate sheet metal parts or items
  • operate sandblasting equipment
  • repair sheet metal products
  • use pneumatic tools
  • use pressure gauges
  • adjust or set mechanical controls or components
  • apply cleaning solvents
  • assist mechanic, or extractive or construction trades craft worker
  • load or unload material or workpiece into machinery
  • lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
  • move materials or goods between work areas
  • operate crane in construction, manufacturing or repair setting
  • operate hoist, winch, or hydraulic boom
  • perform safety inspections in industrial, manufacturing or repair setting
  • read specifications
  • read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
  • signal directions or warnings to coworkers
  • test materials or solutions
  • use hand or power tools
  • use high voltage apparatus
  • use acetylene welding/cutting torch
  • requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment

 Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent


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