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Maintenance Technician 1st Shift

Portland, IN 47371

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 199158 Pay Rate: 17.00 - 20.00 Branch: Portland

ProResources Staffing Service has an immediate direct hire opportunity for a 1st shift Maintenance Technician at a leading manufacturer in the Portland area! Apply now for the opportunity to become part of a winning maintenance team!

Shift and Compensation

-1st Shift, 6: 00am - 4: 00pm

-$17.00 - $20.00 / Hourly

Job Duties

-Position will be required to perform maintenance activities on the plant s machines, equipment, and the building according to the company s safety, quality, housekeeping and production standards

-Performs maintenance work on plant equipment or facilities using crafts such as:


-Installation/Repair/Diagnosis/Troubleshoot; AC/DC, 480/240/120 Voltages, rectifiers, electrical controls and buss systems

-Use instrumentation and tools necessary for diagnosing problems (volt/ohm meters, oscilliscopes, amp probes, pyrometers, tachometers, etc) ultrasonic testers, computers. O Read and interpret electrical drawings, ladder logic diagrams, schematics, sketches, and facility drawings

-Troubleshooting and repair of PLCs and PLC controlled equipment and systems

Hydraulics and Machines

-Perform maintenance functions in troubleshooting and repair of machines and hydraulic systems; tear down, rebuild, replace, or adjust machine, hydraulic or pneumatic components and systems

-Use instrumentation necessary to monitor or diagnose hydraulic or pneumatic systems (gages, manometers, pressure differential gage systems, etc.)

-Read and interpret drawings, manuals or sketches for troubleshooting, modification or upgrading equipment


-Construct, repair and maintain facility water, gas, waste, air, oil, and hydraulic systems using appropriate equipment and materials


-Fabricate components using appropriate joining techniques (arc and gas welding, bolting, riveting, etc)

-Cut metal using appropriate torches or saws

-Perform all functions associated with rigging and moving machinery and equipment

-Perform limited tasks in concrete and masonry construction and roof repair

-PLC maintenance and repair

-Responds to emergency situations including the safety of plant facility and equipment using knowledge of the plant and equipment located therein

-Performs work in a safe manner following National Electric Code, plumbing code and any other applicable regulations

-Follow plant safety rules and procedures and safety rules of the trade

-Maintains or exceeds current operation to meet safety, quality, housekeeping, and production standards

-May lead/supervise the work of others within the same department

-Duties may vary by location

-Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Background Profile

-High school diploma or GED education required

-Vocational training or Associate s Degree preferred

-Three to five years of relevant work experience required

-Intermediate written and oral communication with internal and external vendors skills required

-Intermediate analytical, project management, computer, mechanical, decision making, and problem solving skills required

-Advances problem solving skills required

-Ability to prioritize and organize work without supervision

-Able to drive powered industrial trucks required


-Individuals may be exposed to loud noises, vibrations, extreme hot/cold; confined space; atmospheric conditions and other physical conditions/hazards and have the ability to:

-Often perform repetitive hand motions; hear/listen/talk; walk; stand; bend; stoop; climb stairs/ladders; kneel/squat/crouch; crawl; reach overhead; pull/push; shovel; and lift up to 30 lbs.

-Seldom sit; and lift up to 75 lbs.
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