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Maintenance Technician

SC Steel

Reports to

Maintenance Supervisor

Purpose/Mission (Role)

To support production by maintaining machinery, buildings, and mechanical equipment in a safe and efficient manner to maximize machine uptime.


  • Takes charge of his as well as other employee’s safety.
  • Maintains machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Pay will be established based upon the candidate’s individual qualifications and history of performance and pay.  Hourly Non-Exempt.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma or GED


  • A minimum of three years of in-trade industrial skilled maintenance experience required.
  • Must possess a strong focus on Safety and demonstrate prior safety knowledge.
  • Experience with welding, cutting, fabrication and equipment maintenance required.
  • Previous experience with hydraulic systems preferred
  • Previous experience and training with overhead cranes preferred
  • Basic electrical knowledge preferred.


  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and work under minimal supervision required.
  • Must have good communication skills and basic math skills.
  • Must possess experience working with power tools.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time required.
  • Ability to follow directions and work rules and accept constructive feedback required.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary outside of normally scheduled shift with little or no advance notification required, including weekends and holidays.
  • Self starter – able to work alone and in groups to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to interpret data to come to conclusions when all of the information is not available.

Additional Expectations

  • Safety – Our basic philosophy is to not take chances – “No amount of personal risk is worth any amount of production.”
  • Quality – Focus on identifying root causes of malfunctions/breakages and put in place repairs that will eliminate recurrence.
  • Communication – Interface with supervisors and plant management to identify issues and report on successful completion of tasks.
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