Maintenance Technician

Colonial Heights, VA 238345910

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Maintenance Job Number: TP610949446

Job Description


Are you looking to advance your career as a technician? Our client, a global leader in the food industry, is hiring maintenance technicians now! Pay starts at $20-$30/hour (based on experience and management discretion)! Apply now!

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


HVAC / Refrigeration 

May perform duties of General Maintenance Technician and/or not limited to:
  • Evaluate and performs maintenance and service repairs on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems
  • Installs new units or replacement parts for existing units according to specifications and established safety guidelines
  • Maintains and secures a spare parts inventory including basic maintenance hand and power tools 
  • Performs operation, repair and adjustment of refrigeration system; monitors system performance and determines when system is not operating correctly
  • Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards
  • Starts system, observes operation, reads gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms, such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in system
  • Dismantles malfunctioning systems and tests components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment
  • Replaces or adjusts defective or worn parts to repair system
  • Other duties as assigned


May perform duties of General Maintenance Technician and/or not limited to:
  • Installs, connects, tests, and sustains electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including climate control, security, and communications.
  • Figures layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender
  • Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps
  • Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement
  • Other duties as assigned


May perform duties of General Maintenance Technician and/or not limited to:
  • Skilled repair and maintenance of wastewater pre-treatment plant equipment and machinery
  • Installs, repairs and maintains or rebuilds equipment and machinery relative to the physical plant and its processes including but not limited to air compressors, pumps, motors, variable frequency drives
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Three (3) months of maintenance experience
  • Knowledgeable of and can perform all set-ups and tear downs of all equipment in area
  • Have and demonstrate trouble-shooting skill
  • Must possess organization skills, including the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects to meet various deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Associates degree in Industrial Maintenance or other related fields
  • Technical certification in Industrial Maintenance or other related fields
  • Two (2) year of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish reading, writing & speaking

  • Frequently required to stand, walk and reach above the head
  • Lift a minimum of ten (10) lbs
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals and fumes or airborne particles

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to mall 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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