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Maintenance Technician Job in Springfield, Ohio US

Maintenance Technician


Posted: 3/27/2024 - Expires: 6/25/2024

Job ID: 271594600


Job Description

Title:  Electrical Maintenance Tech   Date:   5-4-2016

Department: Maintenance     Prepared by:  J.Finnegan

Reports to: Maintenance Manager               Approved by:  Ray Woeber

Status:  Nonexempt                                                           Modified by:                   Dale Ulrich



Responsible for safely and efficiently repairing and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment such as production machines and equipment, PLC’s, pneumatics, conveyor systems, boilers, plumbing and electrical systems while remaining aware of the food safety aspects associated with the position, such as awareness of lubricants, food grade surfaces, boiler chemicals, etc. 



  • Must abide by and follow all food safety procedures in the performance of maintenance activities.
  • Troubleshoot problems by observing mechanical devices in operation.
  • Build, update, improve electrical control panel to keep the equipment up to standards and needs of production.
  • Dismantle machines or equipment, replace defective parts.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices, repair or replace defective parts. Install special functional and structural parts in devices.  Lubricate and clean parts.
  • Bend and cut conduit and wire, drill holes in walls, floors, and ceilings for electrical connections.
  • Set up and operate drill presses, grinders, welders and other metal working tools to make, repair parts.
  • Repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical parts and equipment.
  • Clean work area after maintenance functions have been completed.
  • Accepts personal responsibility at all times for themselves and assists where they can with the safety of other team members and contractors.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned.



  • Strong electrical background with experience and knowledge in high voltage, controls, and panel wiring.
  • Advanced knowledge of hand and power tools is essential.
  • Requires the ability to act independently without direct supervision as well as to support a team to accomplish critical and timely objectives.  Basic knowledge of product flows.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge to replay and/or replace and troubleshoot machinery, instrumentation and hard-wired electrical devices in all areas of the plant.
  • Mechanical aptitude to learn computer operation, software and to perform general maintenance on all types of equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form and basic computer skills are required.



Technicians will accept personal responsibility at all times for themselves and assist where they can with the safety of other team members and contractors.  This includes, but is not limited to, such things as:

  • Ensuring all safety rules and safe work procedures are followed by themselves and by others working in and around the machinery.
  • All injuries and near misses being reported and followed up in a timely manner.
  • Actively participate in accident incident investigations.
  • Housekeeping standards and expectations are maintained.
  • Providing leadership and active participation in team safety meetings, discussions, and training opportunities.
  • Following all safety procedures such as Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space, PPE, etc.



  • Five years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred with emphasis in electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, PLC, schematics and trouble-shooting equipment in a fast-paced environment.



Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$25.00 - $30.00 /hour 
attendance bonus, referral bonus
Licenses / Certifications:
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