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VT Industries Weekend Shift Preventative Maintenance Technician in Holstein, Iowa

Weekend Shift Preventative Maintenance Technician at VT Industries

Date Posted: 2/17/2021


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Job Description

Weekend Shift Preventative Maintenance Technician

Work 3 | 12 hour shifts and have 4 days off!

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, machine repair, project work, and all other duties as assigned

  • Work individually or with team members as assigned, maintaining a positive work environment

  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine

  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery, using rags, brushes and grease gun

  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as wiring and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment

  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment according to blueprints and other specifications

  • May repair automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers

  • May set up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures and tools. May operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts

  • Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment

  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers

  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment

  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment and replaces damaged or broken wires and cable, using hand tools

  • Test malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers

  • Complete 5S checklist

  • Follow all safety policies and procedures at all times

  • Participate in daily production team meeting

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

    $2000 New Hire Bonus

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work three consecutive 12 hour shifts

  • Able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos

  • Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

  • Able to follow specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings using hand tools, power tools, and measuring and testing instruments

  • Must have ability and desire to complete self-study course work necessary to reach the top of the specialist level

Complete benefit package after 90 days of employment includes medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance. Company matching 401(k) plan, flexible savings, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, uniforms and tools provided. Gain share bonus plan.

EOE/M/F/D/V Home Base Iowa Employer

Post-offer, Pre-employment drug test and physical assessment required and background check.


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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Holstein, IA

  • Job Type: Facilities ( Construction

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 2/17/2021

About Us

Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.


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