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Maintenance Technician 2nd shift

Wheeling, IL 60090

Posted: 07/03/2024 Job Number: 738032 Pay Rate: 25.00 Industry: Metals / Machine Shop

Job Description

Position Title: Maintenance Technician – 2nd Shift

Wage: $25.00 - $33.00/hour

Shift: 2nd

Are your skills not being fully utilized? Reach your maximum potential by working with QPS!

QPS Employment Group has a great opportunity available for a Maintenance Technician at a company in Wheeling, IL. This is a direct hire position for 2nd shift. Apply now!

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:
- Assists the Maintenance Supervisor to improve the Maintenance departments, premises and grounds
- Troubleshoot and repair die cast machine, trim presses, holding furnaces and other secondary equipment 
- Complete assigned preventive maintenance tasks
- Bend / install conduits through 2”, including EMT and rigid types
- Install, replace, and repair motor controls, contractors, overloads, relays and limit switches
- Troubleshoot programs for controllers
- Complete paperwork and forms
- Work with subcontractors to complete projects on time

Requirements for Maintenance Technician:
- High School Diploma or GED with at least one year of technical school or at two years of experience working on die-cast machinery
- Formal training in hydraulics
- Experience with electro-mechanics, PLC programming, pneumatics
- Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel, PLC)
- Able to read electrical / hydraulic blueprints in English
- Good analytical, problem solving and communication skills
- Able to work with minimal supervision


QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
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