Maintenance Technician (General)

Colonial Heights, VA 238345910

Posted: 02/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: General Job Number: TM6183939929

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity with great benefits? Our client, a global food manufacturer in Colonial Heights, is now hiring for Advanced Maintenance Technicians! Interviews are being conducted on a weekly basis, apply now to get started!

Position: Maintenance Technician (General)

Location: Colonial Heights, VA
Compensation: Based on Experience

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


Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on production equipment and systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical). Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve efficiency, capability and yield. 

  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on production equipment and 
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems 
  • Inspect maintenance systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment problems
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring
  • Prepares technical reports to document preventative maintenance issues
  • Performs equipment failure analyses (including preventive and unscheduled maintenance)
  • Maintains and secures a spare parts inventory, recommends purchasing of maintenance equipment and supplies as required to improve processes and efficiencies
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment improvements to improve efficiency, capability and yield
  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems
  • Assists higher-level technicians
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • HS Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Technical certification in Industrial Maintenance or other related field
  • Strong mechanical troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish reading, writing & speaking


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!
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