Maintenance Technician | 1st Shift

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js768229913 Compensation: $53560-70200 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician- 1st shift

Location: Bolingbrook, IL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for 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.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • In this role, you'll be responsible for ensuring the reliability and functionality of equipment such as boilers, chillers, air handlers, compressors, plumbing, pneumatic hydraulics, and refrigeration systems. We're seeking individuals with strong mechanical and problem-solving skills, and experience in welding, cutting/burning torch operation, power industrial training, electrical work, and PLC diagnostics is highly valued. This role requires a commitment to safety, a high level of technical proficiency, and the ability to adapt to the dynamic needs of our production environment.

Job Duties:
  • Perform routine maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting on equipment including boilers, chillers, air handlers, compressors, plumbing, pneumatic hydraulics, and refrigeration systems.
  • Utilize welding techniques (MIG, TIG, Stick) when necessary for equipment repairs or modifications.
  • Operate cutting/burning torches for metal fabrication and cutting tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining and improving equipment reliability through preventive maintenance programs.
  • Participate in equipment installation, commissioning, and decommissioning projects.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team to diagnose and address complex mechanical and electrical issues.
  • Conduct inspections to identify potential equipment failures and safety hazards.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company standards during all maintenance activities.
  • Use power industrial training and electrical skills for equipment servicing and troubleshooting.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose PLC systems to resolve equipment malfunctions.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance work, parts used, and equipment condition.

  • High School Diploma or its equivalency in experience and/or training.
  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Welding experience (MIG, TIG, Stick) is useful.
  • Experience with cutting/burning torches is desired.
  • Power Industrial Training Certification is a plus.
  • Electrical and PLC diagnostics experience is helpful.
  • Prior industrial bakery and/or food processing plant experience is a plus.
  • Entry-level candidates with relevant certifications or education will also be considered.


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

Meet Your Recruiter

Julia Milingu

Julia Milingu is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Food Division. With three years of experience in the dynamic recruiting field, Julia is on a mission to help individuals align their expectations and goals to secure positions where they can prosper.

As a Technical Recruiter, Julia excels in the Food Division, leveraging her industry knowledge and expertise to connect candidates with opportunities that align seamlessly with their aspirations and skill sets. She understands that a successful career is not just about finding a job but about finding a role where individuals can thrive and prosper.

Julia derives immense satisfaction from assisting others in achieving their career goals. She takes pride in guiding candidates through the process of aligning their expectations with their professional aspirations, ensuring that they not only secure a job but also embark on a journey of growth.

Her advice to job seekers is grounded in authenticity and dedication. She encourages candidates to stay true to themselves throughout the job search process, emphasizing the importance of being genuine and authentic in interviews and interactions with potential employers. Additionally, she advocates for giving everything one's total effort, understanding that commitment and diligence are key to achieving success.

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