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Title:  Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID:  19058-159
Location: 

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

  • Stable work background with a proven track record of working safely
  • Strong working knowledge and trouble shooting ability in mechanical, electrical and electronics
  • Good working knowledge of PLC and PLC controlled equipment is strongly preferred
  • Experienced in basic welding as well as mechanical repairs such as gearboxes, electric motor replacements, conveyor belt repairs, pneumatic valve and cylinder repairs, sprocket chain drives, VFD drives, HMIs and other equipment (note: this list is not all inclusive)
  • Willingness to work in an industrial environment with the pressures commonly associated with production plants, such as: minimizing machinery downtime, providing rapid diagnosis and repair of machine down situations
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of all Microsoft Office software, Ethernet, Profibus and Devicenet
  • Ability to work with a team and ability to work well within an industrial environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn and receive direction and training
  • Strong Computer Skills and a familiarity with CMMS Systems.]
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Must also be able to do heavy lifting and stand for extended periods of time
  • Will work on a Continuous run schedule (2-2-3-2-2-3) - 12 hours shifts

Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • 3 years of equivalent maintenance experience
  • Assist with evaluation and preservation of automated systems
  • Knowledge with PLCs, preferable with Rockwell and Siemens, Controloigix and S7
  • Experience with Servo systems such as Rockwell, Siemens, Lenze and Indramat
  • Modifying motor power control circuits
  • Reading and interpret schematics
  • Coordinating activities with operations
  • Writing and executing work orders
  • Work any shift including rotating – may include some holidays

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • 3 years of equivalent maintenance experience


Nearest Major Market: Des Moines

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