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Multi-craft Maintenance Technician

Company: Orion - Zekelman
Location: Rochelle
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Rochelle, IL
Warren, OH
Niles, OH


The Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician reports to the Maintenance Foreman, is responsible for the safe repair and rebuild of tube mill production equipment to maximize quality, uptime, rate and yield. Requires a high aptitude regarding mechanical ability, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills regarding equipment operation, process conditions in order to diagnose and resolve mechanical issues.

Pay Rate:
Starting Rate - $30.50/hr + plus incentive. Plus - $1,000 signing bonus


  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the process, equipment, controls and storeroom areas
  • Ensure equipment is maintained mechanically following all defined safety procedures and that everyone working on the equipment is following these procedures, including LOTO. Ensure that all guards and safety equipment are in place and operational before turning the equipment over to the operator.
  • Initiates troubleshooting techniques to solve quality, process and mechanical problems
  • Ability to properly use required hand tools, power tools, hoists, cranes, alignment equipment, measuring devices and testing equipment
  • Responsible to monitor, inspect, and complete reports on equipment using manual and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Perform preventative maintenance on assigned mechanical systems
  • Assist other team members as needed
  • Communicate all equipment issues with the Maintenance Foreman
  • Assists in new installation and upgrades of plant equipment
  • Sign out all materials used to maintain proper inventory
  • Ability to utilize catalogs and vendor contacts to research and requisition parts and materials as needed
  • Interface with electricians, production operators, production foreman, engineers or any other persons involved during equipment PM or repairs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Highschool diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 5 years Maintenance Mechanic experience
    • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform mechanical tasks
    • Ability to read and speak English
    • Ability to read and understand mechanical prints
    • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
    • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


      • Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.
      • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for several hours
      • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull.
      • Must be able to lift 60lbs.
      • Must be able to stand for 10-12 hours
      • Ability to perform work in a plant/manufacturing environment
      • Other physical requirements as needed for job

Keywords: Orion - Zekelman, Rockford , Multi-craft Maintenance Technician, Professions , Rochelle, Illinois

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