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Maintenance Technician (Novice)

Colonial Heights, VA 238345910

Posted: 03/06/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Contract to Perm Industry: General Job Number: TM9188931

Job Description

Are you mechanically inclined and used to working in a manufacturing environment? Our client, a global food manufacturer in Colonial Heights, is now hiring for Maintenance Technicians! Interviews are being conducted for immediate hire!

Position: Maintenance  Technician

Location: Colonial Heights, VA
Compensation: Starts at $21.86 -  Based on Experience

Schedule: Monday – Saturday (Saturdays off based on production needs), 1st,  2nd, & 3rd  Shift


Under general supervision, perform maintenance duties including but not limited to repairing production equipment and systems. 

  • Perform basic repair of production equipment
  • Lubricate equipment using hand and power tools
  • Collaborate and assist maintenance technicians on preventative maintenance tasks of equipment, buildings, and property. 
  • Maintain property inventory levels
  • Inspect mechanical equipment to troubleshoot problems or concerns, disassembles machines and repairs or replaces worn or broken parts. 
  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments
  • Participate in formal maintenance training programs
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Basic Understanding and knowledge of mechanics
  • Ability to use a computer and learn new operating systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently and within a team environment

  • HS Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Technical certification in Industrial Maintenance or other related fields
  • Strong Mechanical troubleshooting and problem resolution skills


Regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers in a repetitive motion. Frequently required to stand, walk and reach above the head. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to lift a minimum of ten (10) lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment ranges from normal office levels to loud factory / warehouse levels.

  • Ability to work overnight shifts, weekends, holidays,  1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd  shifts. 
  • Ability to work in temperature conditions between 35 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit; may occasionally exceed 95 degrees Fahrenheit

  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  • We respond to every job applicant within 24-48 hours.

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