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Maintenance Technician - New Berlin, WI

Post Date: 08/06/2023

Req. Number: 102590

City: New Berlin

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53151


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 looking for a Maintenance Technician for a DIRECT HIRE opportunity!

$3,000 sign-on bonus and great benefits (vacation, affordable health insurance, etc.)

Schedule: 3rd Shift, Sun-Thurs, 10:30 pm - 7:00 am
Payrate: $27-$30/hr

Position Summary:

This is a third shift position reporting to the Facilities/Maintenance Manager. Shift hours are 10:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Sunday thru Thursday with paid overtime as needed.

Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and a variety of other production machines and equipment including their safety devices by performing the following responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes work orders, blueprints and schematics to determine work to be performed.
  • Troubleshooting equipment problems. Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Examines defective machinery to determine cause of malfunction and performs machine repairs.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, then inspects parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Repairs, rebuilds or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other tools to make and repair parts and machines.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Utilizes computers and ladder logic to determine PLC and SLC problems and make revisions.
  • Sets up and starts devices and machines to test their performance.
  • Initiates purchase order for parts and machines.
  • Performs preventative maintenance.
  • May write computer programs for new machinery with appropriate supervision.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase production efficiencies.



Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Journeyman status preferable. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Must be able to read blueprints and schematics.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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