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Maintenance_Technician

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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