Maintenance Technician/Machinist

Posted 1 year ago

Department: Machine Shop

Primary function: Performs preventative and routine maintenance on both facility equipment and production machinery. Set-up and operate all metal working machinery common to a tool room/machine shop environment; required to perform production and repair/improve machinery operations. Notify Supervisor when supplies need to be ordered. Perform production jobs when necessary.

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor


  • Maintain building with regards to its structure and utilities to include but are not limited to basic electrical, basic plumbing, carpentry, lighting, flooring, building proper and grounds.
  • Perform routine maintenance on production machinery as deemed necessary using a formal P.M. schedule. To include lubrication, visual inspections, safety issues/hazards, update and replacement of normal worn parts, routine adjustments and general cleaning of equipment.
  • Ability to trouble shoot mechanical, pneumatics and electrical malfunctions.
  • Design and install improvements deemed viable to both machinery and building proper.
  • Machines production parts to specifications.
  • Machines and assembles jigs and fixtures used to assist and improve production processes.
  • Plans and determines setup procedures and operating sequences best suited for nature of operations machine and size of work piece.
  • Maintains production tooling and machinery.
  • Sets up and changes over machines processing multiple products.
  • Develops and/or updates manufacturing specifications for the machining operations required.
  • Assists in machinery, equipment, and facility repairs.
  • Helps maintain tooling, necessary repair parts, hardware inventory and supply inventory associated with the performance of the P.M. program. Notifies supervisor when supplies need to be replenished.


  • High school or vocational school training with trades training providing a broad working knowledge in mechanical, electrical, building maintenance, machining technology and machinist trade skill applications or related job experience.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical principles, pneumatics, speed/feed ratios, and blueprints.
  • Basic understanding of the principles of electricity.
  • At lease three year’s experience of applied machine shop experience OR we will consider training the right individual & accommodate school hours thru an apprenticeship program.


  • Basic plumbing and Pneumatics knowledge, welding capabilities, basic electrical knowledge as to principles of electricity and its associated equipment
  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints
  • Basic knowledge and ability to effectively operate mills, lathes, drill presses, tool grinder, pedestal grinders, band saws, torch, welder, table and radial arm saws, jointer, thickness planer, and a variety of power and regular hand tools.
  • Skilled using a wide variety of measuring and inspection instruments including the ability to use/read a caliper, micrometer & dial indicator
  • Ability to read a ruler to 1/32”
  • Must possess good communication skills in the English language including written, verbal and listening
  • Positive attitude
  • Concern for accuracy and detail
  • High level of maturity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact well with others using good communication skills

Job Features

Job CategoryManufacturing

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