Plant Maintenance Technician 4/12

Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to: mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of various production and packaging machines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Able to read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance.
  • Provide emergency repairs on production equipment to keep lines operational at all times.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment including replacement of failed components such as bearings, belts, motors, power/control lines, etc.
  • Diagnoses problems and replace or repair parts as needed.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts, using specifications and/or blueprints, precision measuring instruments, and hand tools.
  • Adjust various types of devices and control systems.
  • Clean and lubricate parts as required.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Basic hydraulics/pneumatics experience
  • Building and grounds maintenance experience
  • Food or Medical plant experience is preferred
  • Electrical experience (480/110/low voltage) - PLC/VFD knowledge is a plus
  • Ammonia Refrigeration experienced is a plus
  • Able to speak, read and write in English a must
  • Bilingual skills a plus - English/Spanish
  • Able to read and follow blueprints and electrical diagrams
  • Experience in performing preventative maintenance
  • Able to work extended work schedules including weekends and overtime - 12 hour rotating shifts

  • Experience in a fast paced, cold, wet production environment
  • Able to interface well with production line workers and supervisors

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Able to speak, read and write in English a must. Bilingual in Spanish and Bosnian would be helpful.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations preferred.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is physically demanding and sometimes you must get into tight places.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but sometimes very loud.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Able to work extended work schedules including weekends and overtime - 10 hour rotating shifts.

Salt Lake City, UT 84193, US
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