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Maintenance Technician

Location : Waukesha
Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 23.00 - 30.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Required Education : HSED or GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing
Job Category : Manufacturing and Production

Job Description :

Job purpose

This position is mainly responsible for maintaining and repairing hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic components of production equipment and machines; installs and repairs electrical components of industrial equipment and machinery; performs all preventive maintenance functions; and ensures maintenance of buildings and grounds.


Essential Functions:

·       Visually inspects and listens to equipment and machines to locate causes of malfunctions.

·       Dismantles equipment and machines to gain access to problem area.

·       Repairs equipment and machines and tests their operation following repair.

·       Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment and machines such as conveyors, robot, presses, etc.

·       Connects power supply wires to equipment and machines and connects cables and wires between equipment and machines.

·       Assists with replacing faulty electrical components of equipment and machines such as relays, switches and motors.

·       Performing structural repairs to masonry, woodwork, and furnishing of buildings.

·       Inspects completed work for conformance to blueprints, specifications and standards.

·       Complies with company policies and safety regulations for workers

·       Assists with performing preventative maintenance on buildings and equipment

·       Confers with supervisor to coordinate work activities.

Working conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employees frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and inside and outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The temperature in the factory may vary from 70 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter to 110 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer. Employees may get dirty with grease and oil.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.


Required Qualifications :


  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.

  • Must be 18 yrs or older.

  • 2+ yrs college or technical preferred  

  • Ability to read and write English

  • Ability to problem-solve.

  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Tech/Industrial Technician required, minimum 2 years

Familiarity with HACCP, GMPs, Allergens and Personal Protective Equipment preferable


Language Skills

·        Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

·       Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

·        Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Physical requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·       While performing the duties of this job, this employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.


·       The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Skills :
Attention to detail Blueprint Reading Communication Diagnose and Repair Machinery Lift 50lbs+ as needed Math and Basic number skills Problem Solving Reliable
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