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Maintenance Technician (Entry Level)


This position is for an entry level Maintenance Technician in a high speed manufacturing facility. They will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing all of the production equipment. They have rollers where the product is be extruded through their process, injected with a chemical, heated through an oven process, and then they slit and saw the sheets to specifications where they are maneuvered by robotic arms that suction the sheets to stack and palletize them ready for shipment. Candidates will come into the day, be distributed work orders and be required to respond to things via radio.

Candidates will be responsible for repairing and maintaining the electrical systems for all of production. They will modify new and existing equipment for performance improvements and upgrades. Candidates will work with 110, 220, and 440 volt systems, AC/DC Drives, high and low voltage controls. They will be required to troubleshoot electrical problems to the component level. They have Allen Bradley PLC’s in the facility that they are required to troubleshoot, they will not program as they are all set.

Candidates should also be comfortable with monitoring gauges and pressures from the chemical process to ensure things are flowing accurately, they will also have to fix conveyors, rollers, and other mechanical parts. A lot of their equipment is ran by pneumatics and some hydraulics.

The breakdown of mechanical to electrical is about 50/50 and they will have the responsibilities below:

•Candidates will also have to have mechanical troubleshooting and repair experience.

•Gear replacements/adjustments, and other errors like that.

•Candidate must have a strong blueprint and electrical schematic background as they will use this on a daily basis

•Candidate will have to replace and or repair various motors including but not limited to AC/CD and single and three phase motors

•Candidates will be responsible for electrical repairs and troubleshooting, must be familiar working with voltage up to 480V

•Candidate will be responsible for PM on all machines and equipment

•Candidate will be responsible for full tear downs and rebuilds

•Candidate will be responsible for working with and repairing both pneumatics and hydraulics

•Candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting PLC's

Job Requirements

+ Entry Level out of Trade School but would like some type of mechanically inclined position or working in a manufacturing environment

+ Ability to read schematics

+ Ability to learn troubleshoot electrical issues up to 480v and troubleshoot PLC’s (Allen Bradley)

+ Experienced with working with pneumatics and hydraulics

+ Candidates should be flexible able to work up to 70 hours in a week

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Salary Range
$38,000.00 - 57,000.00
per Year
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Franklin Park, IL, US