Maintenance Technician

Aerotek Merrillville, Indiana
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March 21, 2023
Merrillville, Indiana


  • Candidates will be responsible for all preventative and reactive maintenance on all production equipment
  • Responsible for both electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Replaces or repairs defective parts, reassembles machine and starts devices to test for proper performance
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, pulleys, and other moving parts of machines
  • Troubleshooting and repairing tubing mills, cut to length, slitting, forklifts, overhead cranes, banding/packaging equipment
  • Must be willing to work up to 480V's
  • Utilizing blueprints and schematics
  • Troubleshooting PLC systems
  • Performs work through Maintenance Work Order System recording work performed and materials used
  • Performs general facility maintenance when needed

Openings on all 3 shifts

  • 1st shift 7am-3pm
  • 2nd shift 3pm-11pm
  • 3rd shift 11pm-7am
  • Must be open to working OT and Saturdays when needed

Will classify candidates as mechanics and electricians but wants candidates to be "multi-craft" and working on both mechanical and electrical issues

Starting pay will range $28-$38/hr. depending on candidates skills

Must haves:

  • 3+ years of industrial maintenance experience
  • Experience with both mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Own tools

Nice to haves:

  • Welding experience
  • Experience working in steel industry
  • PLC troubleshooting experience

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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