Maintenance Technician

Mundelein, IL 60060

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd65686481 Compensation: $52000-72800 / year

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician (3rd Shift)

Location: Mundelein, Illinois

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:
Responsibilities include and are not limited to: troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains plant production machinery, support equipment, building, and other systems throughout the site to maintain optimum operating conditions and plant productivity. The Maintenance Mechanic also assists with related upgrades, improvements, and assigned projects as required.

Job Duties:
  • Receives and performs job assignments through work orders, sketches, PM schedules, blueprints or verbal instructions. Follows applicable codes and regulations on work performed.
  • Responds to emergency requests for repairs/replacements.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains a variety of production machinery and equipment including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and parts.
  • Installs, modifies and relocates machinery and equipment and performs fabrication, welding, mechanical, electrical, electronics, plumbing, carpentry, or other maintenance skills.
  • Repairs and modifies buildings and plant systems as required.
  • Reads and interprets manuals, schematics, blueprints, drawings, and other written installation and repair instructions.
  • Performs routine inspections and preventative maintenance of assigned plant equipment, machinery and systems including gauges, filters, fluid levels, system readings, cooling tower, gas burners, air compressors, chillers, etc.
  • Requisitions and secures materials, tools, and supplies needed for assignments.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent equivalent (minimum requirement)
  • Combination of technical training and schooling equivalent to that generally obtained in a two-year college or apprenticeship program. Veteran’s with technical training are urged to apply.  
  • Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance and/or 5 years’ experience (preferred)
  • Skilled in the use of basic hand, shop and power tools and wide range of test and measuring equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, maintenance manuals, schematics and drawings.
  • Ability to conduct various tests to systems and must know and apply appropriate regulations and standards.
  • Forklift Certification or ability to obtain same.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions on the most appropriate approach to solving problems.

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

Mike Schmitz
Technical Recruiter

Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.

As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.

With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.

Mike's advice to candidates reflects his commitment to helping them excel: approach every job interview with positivity and authenticity. He firmly believes that a positive attitude and an engaging personality are pivotal in creating lasting impressions. Mike emphasizes that while technical qualifications are crucial, the ability to connect with interviewers and present oneself effectively is equally valuable to prospective employers.

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