Industrial Maintenance Technical Assistant

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A full-time hourly position with upward mobility. Operation includes animal feed mills, packaging equipment and distribution. Team oriented operation. Position requires both independent and group work duties. Competitive hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Job description

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, fans, pneumatic valves, conveyor systems, boiler and production machines.
  • Troubleshoot operational problems and make needed repairs.
  • Perform light fabrication welding and assembly.
  • Understand interface of logic controller, control circuitry, sensors and motor starters.
  • Prevent damage by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for irregularities; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Coordinate outside contractors with repairs as required and necessary.
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs and straightedges.
  • Control downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Maintain equipment, parts and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
  • Participate and/or present monthly safety seminars to labor staff.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

We operate a drug free workplace. Must pass required drug screening prior to employment.

Privately held and financially stable company with competitive benefits package. Applications available online at Please email the application along with your resume to the address on our website.

Job Type

  • Full-time


  • $40,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location:

  • One location

Applications available online at Please email the application along with your resume to the address on our website.