Maintenance Technician

Date Posted: March 24, 2020

Location: Denver, CO - Portland, IN

Status: Full Time Non-Exempt

Job Code: 029


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.

Reports to: Maintenance/Process Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance work on plant equipment or facilities using crafts such as:
  • Electrical
    • 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.
    • 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 Machine
    • 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.
  • Plumbing
    • Construct, repair and maintain facility water, gas, waste, air, oil, and hydraulic systems using appropriate equipment and materials.
  • Mechanical
    • 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.


  • 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.

Work / Physical Requirements

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.