Maintenance Tech

Job Details

Job Location

Ripon – Ripon, WIPosition Type

Hourly – ProductionJob Shift

1st Shift- Day


Job Summary:

As a Maintenance Technician I, you will maintain all production equipment and other physical assets of the facility and provide technical support and mechanical abilities to others as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain production equipment in safe, optimal operating condition throughout the plant.
  • Utilize problem solving skills to maintain productivity, quality and safety on all equipment.
  • Communicate the proper care and maintenance of equipment to production personnel.
  • Report irregularities to appropriate leadership.
  • Follow all required safety procedures such as: PPE’s, Ergonomics, Chemical Hazards, etc.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance and repair of production equipment from blueprints, technical manuals, or vendor specifications.
  • Document all repairs in the maintenance repair request program.
  • Report machine parts and items needed by/for other departments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possess good mechanical knowledge and abilities to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Must have welding and fabrication skills for design/build projects and equipment repairs.
  • Knowledge of shop tools, equipment and maintenance practices.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to remain organized and self-directed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to interface with a variety of individuals or groups on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to work with limited direction and supervision, while demonstrating good judgment and strict confidence.
  • Ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the position.
  • Must successfully complete any training or certification courses required to support or strengthen position.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions, work procedures and other related materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong customer service skills.
  • Must communicate appropriate information accurately and clearly as needed.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds from floor to waist and waist to shoulder height.
  • Able to work in static positions for more than 15 minutes and work in tight spaces in and around machinery.
  • Required to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects or use controls, tools or equipment.
  • May require the ability to use a keyboard and other office equipment.
  • May require specific vision abilities that include close vision.
  • May be required to perform concentrated work for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift, carry or exert items or objects of reasonable weight.
  • May be required to perform duties beyond standard business hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in an industrial maintenance setting is preferred.


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