Mechanical Maintenance Technician


General Definition

Under general supervision performs maintenance, trouble-shoot problems and repairs electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment as directed by immediate Supervisor to ensure safe and efficient production of quality plastic products.


Essential Duties

  • Assist to maintain and perform preventative maintenance on most electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment.
  • Assist to perform repairs on most electrical, mechanical and industrial equipment from pneumatic impact guns to programmable controllers and microprocessors.
  • Assist to prepare and maintain all necessary documentation (i.e. requisitions for equipment, etc.) for department.


Non-Essential Duties

  • Assist to build and/or remodel equipment for other departments.
  • Assist with maintenance work on vehicles and other equipment as required.
  • Answer questions and provide support for other departments in a cooperative manner.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • There may be times when a temporary work assignment in required to meet the requirements of the department. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of Management.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Education

Knowledge of basic maintenance and building repair, to help assist in maintaining various types of electrical, industrial and mechanical equipment (i.e. hand tools, air tools, etc.), various phases of maintenance work (i.e. plumbing, welding). A high school diploma or GED equivalent. Basic mechanical ability with (i.e. welding, cutting metal, plumbing, and a degree of manual skills (i.e. using various tools for repairs, wrenches, hammers, drills, etc.) and a moderate degree of physical effort is needed. This position frequently lifts or moves material weighing between 25 lbs. and 50 lbs. and occasionally lifts or moves material weighing in excess of 50 lbs. in difficult work positions.


Working Conditions

Fair to somewhat undesirable working conditions. May be exposed to noise, heat, dust, grease, vapors and other elements to the point of being undesirable but no continuously.



This person reports to the Plant Maintenance Supervisor.


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