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Job #:111014
Post Date:06/14/2024
Job Type:Temporary
Location:Franklin Park, IL
Salary Range:$24 - $28

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Location: Franklin Park, IL 

Position Type: Temp-to-Hire

Pay: $24-28

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Maintenance Technician to join our team in a dynamic food manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive understanding of both electrical and mechanical systems and demonstrate proficiency in performing diagnostics and repairs. This role requires a high level of technical expertise and a commitment to maintaining the operational efficiency of our equipment.


  • Conduct thorough diagnostics on a variety of equipment to identify both electrical and mechanical issues.

  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of standard electrical components, ensuring minimal downtime and maintaining production efficiency.

  • Work with 110–480-volt systems, including higher voltage equipment.

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

  • Troubleshoot and maintain PLC systems and ensure proper functioning of control boards.

  • Disassemble and reassemble mechanical components such as gearboxes, cylinders, pumps, and valves.

  • Repair or replace worn or defective parts to maintain equipment reliability.

  • Detect minor equipment problems early and address them before they escalate into major issues.

  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance (PM) on all equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity.

  • Keep detailed records of maintenance activities and any issues encountered.

  • Install new equipment following manual instructions and ensure proper setup and integration into existing systems.

  • Install wiring systems for power and control boards, ensuring compliance with safety standards.

  • Troubleshoot and repair AC/DC motors, starters, relays, and drives.

  • Ensure all motor and drive systems are functioning correctly and efficiently.

  • Perform welding and machining tasks as needed for equipment repair and maintenance.

  • Ensure all welding and machining work meets safety and quality standards.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree or certification preferred.

  • Proven experience in a maintenance role within a manufacturing environment, preferably in the food industry.

  • Strong understanding of electrical systems (110-480 volts) and mechanical components.

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairing PLC systems.

  • Skilled in welding and machining.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and schematics.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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