Maintenance Tech

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd817269410 Compensation: $30-34 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician 

Location: Itasca, IL 


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
Install and maintain production, ancillary, and plant equipment in safe operating condition. Performs general maintenance and preventative / predictive maintenance on a variety of extrusion, auxiliary and plant support equipment. Individual is required to apply knowledge either gained on-the-job or previous experience of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic theory and procedure to trouble shoot, perform preventative maintenance and complete necessary repairs. The overall goal is to assist in minimizing downtime due to breakdown repairs and PM’s as well as optimize the quality of products manufactured to the highest degree equipment is capable of producing.

Job Duties:
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and identify symbols and control circuits with a reasonable degree of competency. Includes ability to understand and trouble-shoot PLC program and logic 
  • Ability to competently and with a reasonable degree of accuracy trouble-shoot electrical circuits 
  • Must be capable of working on the installation of PLC’s, change motors, install relays and starters, and install control circuits
  • Must be capable of performing maintenance on all types of equipment represented in the plant with a reasonable degree of skill and competency 
  • Must have a reasonable degree of skill with refrigeration, drying, conveying, fluid pumps, blowing and vacuum pumps, pneumatic circuits, and welding / fabrication  

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred or 7 plus years’ experience in Maintenance Role

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


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