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Maintenance Technician

Milwaukee, WI 53224

Posted: 07/04/2024 Job Number: 735368 Pay Rate: 26.00 Industry: Metals / Machine Shop

Job Description

Position Title: Maintenance Technician

Wage: $26.00 - $30.00/hour

Shift: 1st

QPS Employment Group is hiring a Maintenance Technician for a company in Milwaukee, WI. This is a direct hire - full-time, non-exempt position. Primary duties are to perform preventative maintenance functions in the Maintenance Department and throughout the facility.

Maintenance Technician Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Detect and identify needed repairs
- Grease, vacuum, clean and wash all machines and machine parts to ensure safe and continual production
- Repair, remove, change or replace machine belts, lights, guards, filters, air and/or blower hoses as needed or requested
- Perform other related preventative maintenance functions to ensure all machines and equipment are kept running in a safe and efficient manner
- Work with the Maintenance Supervisor to create, follow, update and maintain on a timely basis a prioritized computerized preventative maintenance schedule and log to necessary functions are completed on a daily, semi-annual and annual basis
- Use the company vehicle to run company errands and pick up or deliver tools or dies as needed or requested
- Use manual lift equipment and forklift to move building furniture, machines, supplies, tools, etc.
- Perform basic building repair and maintenance
- Work one-on-one with Maintenance Technician 2 and 3 to assist them to inspect, troubleshoot and maintain production machines and equipment
- Visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions and then notify the appropriate Maintenance personnel immediately
- Dismantle machines and equipment to gain access to problem areas
- Remove and replace worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system
- Start machines and equipment to test operation following repair
- Run and/or drop air lines where needed as directed by supervisor
- Perform other duties and/or functions as assigned or required to ensure company’s success
- Open and close building on an as needed basis
- Respond to alarm events (both during work hours and off hours) on an as needed basis

Maintenance Technician Requirements:
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred
- Associate degree (A.A.) in Maintenance or equivalent from a 2-year college or technical school preferred
- 1-3 years of related preventative maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
- Previous forklift operation experience and certification preferred
- Previous electrical wiring, sheet metal, and duct work experience preferred
- Previous knowledge of carbon products
- Previous knowledge of set up experience
- Intermediate level in lockout/tag out procedures
- Knowledge of machine codes and manuals, specifications, and standards
- Install and repair building and facility systems
- Valid driver’s license
- Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
- Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
- Write routine reports and correspondence
- Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to understand and utilize technical information
- Read and understand sketches, shop orders, specifications and blueprints
- Read and utilize inspection and measuring instruments (calipers, micrometers, protractors, ruler)


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.

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
- Over 30 years of staffing experience

Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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