• Location: Melrose Park, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15646
  • Salary: $50,000 - $60,000

Maintenance Technician

Shift: 1st and 2nd shift (6am-3pm & 3pm-10pm)
Location: Melrose Park, IL
Pay: $25-$35/hour based on experience 


Job Summary-
The Maintenance Technician will perform preventive and corrective maintenance of CNC equipment. This position is responsible for effectively troubleshooting mechanical and electrical failures on CNC equipment.

Role and Responsibilities-
Perform routine preventative maintenance operations such as maintaining an accurate record, lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, etc. in accordance with manufacturers operation and maintenance schedule and guidelines. 

  • Exercise good judgment in analyzing test results and implementing appropriate corrective action or repairs. 
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment to return to safe operation. 
  • Perform limited machining operations incidental to repair and maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform mechanical skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines. 
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service. 
  • Performs basic troubleshooting and root cause analysis of equipment failures. 
  • Locate sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation, soliciting information from line operators and other production associates, and listening for problems. 
  • Move and install plant and building equipment, layout and make necessary pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic line connections.
  • Organize and label stock parts. 
  • Comply with safety regulations and policies. 
  • Communicate status of work orders to team leadership, including proper documentation on work order paperwork. 

Minimum Requirements-

  • 3+ years’ related experience, preferably in a CNC machining environment.  
  • Wire and Rewire electrical including up to 480v
  • Proficient machine maintenance knowledge of CNC lathes/mills and manual lathes/mills, CNC machining centers. 
  • Ability to read and understand machine manuals and blueprints. 
  • Possess a strong maintenance ability and aptitude to apply mechanical and electrical principles in various troubleshooting and repair activities. 
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment operation and maintenance. 
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote safe operations. 
  • Ability and knowledge to safely operate forklifts, power tools and hand tools, and electrical meters. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; self-motivated, organized and detail oriented. 
  • Willingness to be flexible with work schedule based on company’s needs. 
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task while working under tight deadlines with the ability to quickly modify work tasks based on changing schedules and needs. 
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