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Maintenance Technician

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this person will be responsible to keep machines, mechanical equipment in good working condition.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions by checking blueprints, repair manuals as necessary. This includes older type machinery.

  • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears or other parts of machinery.

  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools; such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches and/or welder to reassemble equipment.

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly.

  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

  • Keep good records on parts and equipment.

  • Communicate with vendors and order parts.

  • Other tasks as requested.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in hands-on equipment maintenance or an Associate’s Degree in Industrial Mechanics, Maintenance Technology, or related field.

  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Capability to utilize available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

  • Individual should be self-motivated.

  • Able to work independently with little supervision.

  • Person must be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds frequently. Job requires frequent reaching and able to push/pull up to 75 pounds.

  • Able to work flexible hours.

To apply for this position, please complete the online application or print the PDF version of the application, and submit via mail to:

Art’s-Way Mfg. Co., Inc.

Attn: Human Resources

PO Box 288

Armstrong, IA 50514-0288

Art’s Way is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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