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Maintenance Technician III

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$32.45/hr – $36.05/hr
Maintenance Tech III – 2nd shift (Sr. Technician will oversee the Tech II, has more knowledge and is willing to oversee others). Also need a Tech III on 1st shift.

1st shift: 7 am – 3:30 pm
2nd shift: 3 pm – 11:30 pm (plus shift differential of $3/hr)

Eligible for medical benefits the first of the month following 30 days of employment, 8 major holidays, accrual for PTO – 2 weeks for the first year and start accruing at 3 weeks the second week, 1 and a half times your salary for life insurance, 401k after 6 months – match 50% up to 6% of your gross, they have 50 – 60 employees. The culture is nice there. They have a quarterly bonus – anywhere from 1-2% of your gross for the quarter when the company meets their KPI’s and Safety observations.

They have 4 maintenance techs, they need 3 replacements, they want manufacturing experience but will consider other types of experience, they want mechanical as well as electrical, they've been getting a lot of automotive mechanics which is not what they want. They have PLC’s, 480v 3 phase motors, so some PLC troubleshooting, HMI's, VFD experience is desired. Journeyman Electrical license is a plus.

They're in the automotive aftermarket, wash manufacturing (windshield wash, antifreeze, Windex, seafoam). They have cases of windshield washer fluids that go on conveyors, 3 blow mold machines, 2 palletizers that run off the wash lines, they have gearboxes, cylinders, valves, pneumatics, do teardowns.


As a Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for performing routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair tasks in order to ensure the efficient operation of machinery, equipment, and facilities. The role requires a robust technical aptitude and the ability to work individually or as part of a team. There are three levels of skillset in this position, each with varying degrees of expertise and responsibilities. This job description is for Maintenance
Technician III.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function.
As a Maintenance Technician III, you will be a senior member of the maintenance team and will have extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of systems and equipment. In addition to performing advanced maintenance and repair tasks, you will take a leadership role in coordinating and prioritizing maintenance activities.
• All essential functions of a Maintenance Technician I and Maintenance Technician II.
• Demonstrate advanced expertise and experience in maintenance and repair tasks.
• Take a lead role in troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues.
• Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs and procedures.
• Conduct in-depth inspections and analysis to identify root causes of equipment failures.
• Oversee the installation, calibration, and maintenance of control systems.
• Utilize specialized diagnostic tools and software to diagnose and rectify problems.
• Installs, programs, troubleshoots, and repairs programmable logic controller (PLC).
• Performs electrical wiring from low voltage through 480-volt 3 phase industrial systems.
• Provide technical guidance and training to Maintenance Technician I and Maintenance Technician II team members.
• Collaborate with engineering and production teams to optimize equipment performance and reliability.
• Stay updated with industry advancements and emerging technologies related to maintenance.
• Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Maintain good housekeeping and regularly clean work area, machines, and equipment.
• Identify and contribute to continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
• Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate supervisor/manager in discussing matters of
• Adhere to established company values, practices, policies, and procedures at all times. Follow and support
compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations, and standards.
• Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location.

The individual may be asked to perform other duties as requested.

An individual qualified for this job must be able to:
• Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude.
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several
abstract and concrete variables.
• Accurately multiply, divide, add, and subtract whole numbers to resolve practical problems.
• Operate a computer—PC proficiency; use spreadsheets and reporting software effectively.
• Wear/use required PPE (personal protective equipment).
• Understand written instruction and complete appropriate documentation as directed.
• Use a logical approach to troubleshooting issues and prioritizing production needs.
• Recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.
• Pay attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing work duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.
• Handle challenges skillfully, thoroughly, and effectively.
• Effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers, team members, and internal or external customers.
Present information clearly and accurately.
• Independently take advantage of opportunities to improve or increase skills, abilities, and job knowledge.
• Make sure that work is delivered on time and of high quality.
• Develop good work practices in order to get the job done.
• Use equipment, resources, and time in an efficient and effective manner.
• Use good judgment when making decisions.
• Perform work in a safe manner at all times.
• Work in a cooperative manner with management, co-workers, internal/external customers, and vendors.

An individual qualified for this job must have and maintain the following qualifications:
• In additional to Maintenance Technician I and Maintenance Technician II qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., engineering, mechanical maintenance), or any satisfactory
combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform
the above duties.
Journeyman electrical license is a plus.
• Extensive experience in maintenance and repair of complex machinery and systems.
• In-depth knowledge of advanced maintenance techniques, including predictive and condition -based
• Proficiency in using specialized tools and equipment for diagnosing and repairing complex issues.
• Experience managing maintenance projects, including planning, budgeting, and coordinating resources.
• Strong leadership skills to supervise and train junior technicians.
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to identify root causes of equipment failures and implement
effective solutions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to occasionally climb stairs to retrieve stock items.
• Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment.
• Repetitive grasping with hands.
• Walking and/or standing up to 10-12 hours per day, 6 days per week if applicable.
• Frequent pushing, pulling, and reaching following recommended standards.

The environmental conditions described here are representative of those the associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
• The individual will be expected to work in a manufacturing plant environment, which may include being exposed to work in high, precarious, and confined spaces, outdoor weather conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, and extreme heat. Typical noise level is loud. The individual may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.