Maintenance Technician

Location: Waterloo, IA

Job Title: Maintenance Specialist – 2nd Shift & Weekend Day Shift openings

Location: Waterloo, IA

Salary: $22-35/hour DOE (Maintenance Level 1-4 openings DOE)

Job Summary for the Maintenance Specialist: As a Maintenance Specialist, you will be responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of production and facility equipment. Your role will involve following safety, predictive, and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the site's business goals and objectives.

Job Responsibilities of the Maintenance Specialist:

  • Perform installation and maintenance tasks for production machines and the plant facility's equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during operation.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during designated service times.
  • Execute simple machinist duties and responsibilities.
  • Apply mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting, and repair skills to production machines.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to carry out necessary maintenance and service tasks.
  • Identify problems, replace or repair parts, conduct tests, and make necessary adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities.
  • Utilize a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment to fulfill job duties.
  • Detect faulty operations and defective material, and report them for further action.

Education & Experience for the Maintenance Specialist:

  • High school Diploma or GED required. Preference given to individuals with an Associates degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Maintenance.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a manufacturing setting, with a focus on hydraulic, pneumatic, and industrial skill sets. Some exposure to PLC and HVAC is preferred.
  • Any experience in CNC programming or PLC programming will be considered advantageous.
  • Experience with vacuum furnace operations is a plus.
  • Able to work either a 2nd shift from Monday to Thursday, 3 pm – 11 pm, or a weekend day shift from Thursday to Sunday, 6 am - 6 pm.
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