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Maintenance Technician


East Moline

Job Type


Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Repairs, maintains, and installs plant machines and equipment
  • Performs electrical/electronic maintenance, construction, layout, installation, repairs and controls according to established practices and methods
  • Assembles, disassembles or installs mechanical, electrical/electronic equipment working from engineering drawings, field sketches, other related documents and verbal field instructions needed to perform assigned duties
  • Uses and operates tools and or any equipment with proficiency in performing work of the craft
  • Reads and maintains electrical metering devices
  • Adjusts, repairs and replaces any faulty parts in plant machinery and equipment
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots and performs maintenance and repairs of any plant mechanical and or electrical systems
  • Participates in the plant preventative maintenance programs
  • Cleans and maintains motors, pumps and parts
  • Completes required records and reports
  • Rigs ladders and scaffolding necessary to accomplish assigned work
  • Moves equipment as required using powered or manually operated equipment assigned
  • Operates fork lift and man lifts
  • Performs inspection of equipment; checks fluid levels and various component systems for malfunctions.
  • Maintains and repairs plant building and grounds items (including but not limited to walls, floors, roofs, windows, drains, piping, roads, sidewalks, docks, etc)
  • Responds to production service calls
  • Applies protective coatings to equipment, floors etc.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel immediately of any process, quality, or safety issues and takes corrective action within the scope of the job
  • Participation in plant safety, training, housekeeping programs
  • Participates in training and implementation of the plants PSM program


  • One year related manufacturing maintenance experience required
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of relevant maintenance experience 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to forecasting and other practical situations
  • Ability to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several variables in standardized situations

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Trade school or Associates degree in relevant field preferred.

Additional Information

  • Required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
  • Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, smell and lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

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