Maintenance Technician | 3rd Shift | PLC

Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js428703419 Compensation: $30 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician | 3rd Shift

Location: Chicago Heights


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: 
We need a skilled PLC Controls Maintenance Technician to keep our plant and production systems running smoothly. Your main job is to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and control systems, ensuring everything works efficiently. You'll also train and coordinate Maintenance Technicians across shifts.

Job Duties:
  • Maintain and repair food processing equipment.
  • Follow company policies on food safety and equipment maintenance.
  • Use safety gear and report any issues to your supervisor.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance tasks.
  • Troubleshoot and fix automated production equipment.
  • Communicate well and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Repair and maintain machinery like conveyors and mixers.
  • Install and connect control equipment.
  • Monitor equipment condition and perform maintenance.
  • Inspect machinery for problems and fix them.
  • Train other Maintenance Technicians and coordinate their tasks.
  • Travel occasionally for equipment repair.

  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Ability to read technical documents.
  • Training in electrical engineering technology required.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and FactoryTalk View software.
  • Experience in the food industry preferred.
  • Familiarity with maintenance software is a plus.

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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