Maintenance Technician

Arlington, Oregon

Type: Temp to Hire

Job ID: 7490


Salary: $35$0 Per Hour

Posted Date: 05/24/2024

Job Description

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Maintenance Technician

Plant Maintenance Technician



Job Summary

The Plant Maintenance Technician is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the operation of all plant systems and equipment, including but not limited to balers, conveyor belts, gearboxes, electrical motors, pulleys, shafts, and bearings. This position must respond to all system failures by taking appropriate corrective action, either by completing or assigning the repairs needed to ensure that systems are operational and functioning safely and efficiently. This position reports to the Plant Maintenance Manager, though this may differ by site.


Essential Duties:

  • Performs repairs in accordance with Safety and Life Critical Rules and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) requirements.
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections (PM); diagnoses, repairs, and rebuilds major equipment/components including, but not limited to, balers, conveyors, hydraulic power packs, eddy currents, electromagnetic belts, optical sorters, diverters, compressors, trash compactors, motors, glass breakers, wire tie systems, fans, pumps, forklifts, front-end loaders, and building equipment.
  • Maintains DEI (Daily Equipment Inspections) backlog.
  • Establishes and adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules and advises Sr. Plant Maintenance Manager if additional work is needed or cannot be completed within the Standard Repair Times (SRTs).
  • Inspects the quality of third-party repairs and/or rebuilds.
  • Recommends measures to improve production, equipment performance, and product quality.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities.
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Ability to perform under limited supervision.
  • Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and weekends to support the operating schedule and the needs of the facility.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.



  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited).
  • Experience: Two years of relevant work experience (preferred).

Other Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities Required

  • Have knowledge of single and three-phase electrical systems.
  • Have knowledge of electrical control systems.
  • Have knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Have knowledge of pneumatic systems, including air compressors.
  • Safely operate tools and equipment needed during the repair and servicing of equipment.
  • Diagnose defects and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles.
  • Must have work boots first Day


35.00 – 50.00 per hour




Temporary or Temporary to Hire

Arlington, OR 97812

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