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Maintenance Technician

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Position Summary


Provides maintenance of large production machinery in a manufacturing environment.  Responsible for keeping equipment lines operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered for determining real time solutions preventing further damage and lost work time.  The ideal candidate is required to perform a wide range of repair tasks within the Maintenance department.  Troubleshooting and diagnosis are key elements to the success of this position.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

Principle Accountabilities

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and service on machinery
  • Thoroughly cleans machinery and machine parts, removing parts and reinstalling as necessary
  • Oils and lubricates moving parts on machinery to ensure consistent and effective performance
  • Records and reports damaged, worn, or broken parts
  • Identifies areas of development and communicates ideas to supervisor and leadership
  • Orders replacement parts for machinery
  • Identifies the causes of unexpected breakdowns of machinery
  • Repairs broken machinery quickly and efficiently
  • Prepares reports documenting work performed
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies
  • Coordinates with managers to schedule regular maintenance on machinery
  • Collaborates with Maintenance manager regarding new products being added and modifications that will be suggested and or required
  • Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with Maintenance manager regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required
  • Learns and understands electrical repair and overall safety in a Maintenance environment


  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to have attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment
  • Ability to read a tape
  • Ability to work in a Maintenance environment
  • Ability to listen carefully
  • Ability to use test equipment
  • Ability to dependable and maintain adequate attendance
  • Ability to be on time
  • Ability to work a shift schedule
  • Ability to be professional
  • Ability to have a grateful attitude

Education / Experience

Essential Functions


  • Knowledge of mechanical techniques
  • Knowledge of tools and parts
  • Knowledge of repair
  • Knowledge of electrical (i.e. three phase)
  • Knowledge of effective working techniques
  • Skills in problem-solving
  • Skills in communication techniques
  • Skills in shop math
  • Skills in follow through
  • Skills in hard work
  • Skills in safety awareness and wearing correct personal protective equipment

Compensation Package

Based on Full Time Employment

  • Base pay: Competitive – DOE
  • Benefits: American Highway – a Simplex Company to provide health care options, 401(k), and further benefits as described in the materials supplied to you. Vacation, holidays, etc. are outlined in our Employee Handbook.


Posted: February 24, 2022 Supervisor: Maintenance Team Lead Department: Operations Location: Fernley, NV

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