Plant Maintenance

Title: Assistant Plant Maintenance

Reports to: Plant Manager

SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri 6:00am – 2:30pm (hours will vary based on business needs. May include some nights and weekends).

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for, but not limited to, performing maintenance services in the areas of plumbing, electrical, welding, construction, painting and/or machine servicing. Electrical wiring, crane/hoist service and forklift maintenance is a major asset.


– Diagnoses mechanical problems and determines how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals and part catalogs when necessary.

– Diagnoses forklift and crane/hoist issues and determines how to correct them quickly and efficiently.

– Operates cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

– Repairs, replaces and reassembles defective equipment parts using hand and power tools.

– Orders parts, supplies and equipment from catalogs and suppliers.

– Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment and buildings.


– Must have knowledge on preventative maintenance on forklift and heavy machinery.

– Must have 6 months experience.

– Must have knowledge in repairing air pumps and hydraulic presses.

– Demonstrated skill in resolving issues quickly and efficiently.

– Ability to operate a forklift (prior certification required).

– Have basic computer skills.

– Have great communication skills (written and oral).

– Must be able to multi task and work in a production environment.

– Safety conscious behavior.

– Excellent attendance.

– Team player.


– Lift, carry, push and or pull 50lbs occasionally.

– Squat/kneel, bend/stoop, twist/turn, grasp and reach overhead and outward frequently.

– Sit, stand, walk and drive for 1 – 10 hours per day.

– Ability to work in all weather conditions.

– Work in a fast-paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, steel-toed shoes and other appropriate protective driving gear.

Job Type:

• Full-time

Required Education:

• High school or equivalent