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Maintenance Technician-Kenosha, WI

Post Date: 07/20/2020

Req. Number: 83096

City: Kenosha

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53144


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting a Maintenance Technician to work in the Kenosha area.

Job Summary:  A Maintenance Technician is responsible for troubleshooting issues, performing repairs, and preventative maintenance tasks for production equipment, building systems, and grounds. They will receive specific work assignments under general supervision, and resolve most problems on their own or with some supervisory assistance.  The Maintenance Technician is expected to practice and adhere to the Company’s Six Sigma principles.

Essential Duties and Attributes are but not limited to the following, with other duties assigned as necessary:

  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance jobs on equipment.
  • Perform electrical wiring and troubleshoot existing wiring.
  • Repair and/or installation of plumbing (I.E. black pipe threading, copper pipe sweating as well as PVC.)
  • Complete basic Machinery repairs. 
  • Demonstrate strong mechanical knowledge.
  • Demonstrate safe and proficient use of shop tools (both hand and power).
  • Fix lights, water problems, and other building maintenance tasks.
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering with developing equipment and tooling & utility rearrangement projects.
  • Ability to do basic cleaning duties before or after assigned job as required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and or shift that is required. 
  • Read and interpret drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, work orders, or reports
  • Pack parts and equipment for shipment for service.
  • Familiar with lock out tag out procedures.
  • Fabricate or modify parts, using shop equipment.
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment

Preferred Technical Abilities we are looking for include:

  • Competent in troubleshooting VFD’s (Variable Frequency Drives)
  • Knowledge and ability to troubleshoot PLC systems.
  • Turret Press repair experience
  • Press Brake operation and repair experience.
  • Laser operation or repair experience.
  • Basic knowledge of air compressor repair is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Hoists for operation, inspection, and repair.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems a plus but not required.

Physical Demands:

  • Maximum lifting requirement (pounds):  100 (infrequently), 50 (occasionally), 25 (frequently).
  • Maximum moving requirement (pounds):  Over 100 with assistance.
  • Maintaining physical condition necessary for the following:  Frequent lifting, carrying, standing, sitting, walking, climbing, crouching, stooping, squatting, and twisting upper body.
  • Working at heights off the ground up to:  30 feet (Lift device, ladder with fall protection)
  • Vision requirements:  Close, distance, and peripheral vision; depth perception.
  • Must be physically capable of performing work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.

Work Environment:

  • Work location:  Metal fabrication/assembly shop and indoor/outdoor storage areas.
  • May have some exposure to fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving mechanical parts/equipment including overhead cranes, sharp/heavy materials, inclement weather.  May be required to wear PPE to avoid exposure.
  • Personal protective equipment requirement:  Safety glasses, gloves and safety shoes, additional as needed to complete duties.


  • Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background, drug and work screen.
  • Candidate must have a strong desire to be a part of a start-up/high growth company with an entrepreneurial spirit and a fast-paced, results-orientated culture.
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Good attendance is a must.
  • Other certifications or equivalent experience are preferred.
  • Experiential:
    • Three or more years of maintenance or related experience is desirable.
  • Educational: 
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Related technical training (high school or beyond).
  • Certificates, Licenses: 
    • Fork lift operator certification; driver’s license

This is a First Shift position, Monday- Friday 5am to 1:30pm. Must be flexible to work up to 10 hours a day if needed and availability to work on Saturdays. 

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