Job openings for Maintenance Technicians in Springville, Alabama and Birmingham, Alabama metro area.

Job Description:


Under general supervision, sets up, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains a wide variety of machinery and equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities of Maintenance Technician:

  • Sets up, tests, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and modifies a wide variety of mechanical machinery and equipment including rotary packaging machines, cartoners, case erectors/sealers, conveyors, checkweighers, hoppers, augers and dust collectors; discusses operating problems with supervisors and users.
  • Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies electrical systems and equipment such as programmable logic controls, motors, transformers, lights, relays, fused circuits and related equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, adjusts, repairs and replaces components in hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance, including inspections, lubrication and adjustments.
  • Performs limited welding, cutting, sawing, grinding and machining of parts.
  • Measures, tests and inspects completed work to confirm adherence to specifications.
  • Regularly inspects NPC property to ensure all machinery, equipment and facilities are in good working order.
  • Maintains accurate records of work performed and parts and materials used.
  • Studies production schedules and recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and product quality.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of use, adjustment and care of test equipment and hand and power tools common to the trade.
  • Follows proper safety procedures and complies with company policies. This includes GMP and safety regulations.
  • Follows good housekeeping practices and maintains an organized work environment.
  • Reads and interprets engineering drawings, wiring diagrams, manuals and work orders.
  • Understands and follows oral and written directions.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Stays abreast of new maintenance technology by attending seminars and/or training classes as needed.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety issues to management and/ or Quality Assurance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Salary Type:
  • Wage
  • Salary/Wage:

    $20.00 - $30.00 per hour DOE

    Job Availability:
  • Accepting Applications
  • Education: High School Graduate / GED


    Qualifications and Requirements of Maintenance Technician:

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience in a high speed environment.
    • Experience in mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, motors, electrical and electronics, including a good working knowledge of PLC’s.
    • Must be able to understand, read and communicate in English.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    Required Certifications/Licensing/Education/Training:

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Experience in mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, motors, electrical and electronics, including a good working knowledge of PLC’s.
    • Must be able to understand, read and communicate in English.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    Job Requirements:

    Essential Job Functions of Maintenance Technician:

    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, twist, push, pull and climb stairs and ladders.
    • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds on occasion; maneuver heavier objects with assistance.
    • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including respirators, dust masks, gloves and/or clothing during performance of assigned duties in accordance with company policy and applicable regulations.
    • Must be available for overtime and work weekends when necessary.

    Manages Others: No

    Requires Travel: No

    Requires Valid Driver's License: Yes

    Requires References: Yes

    Criminal Background Check: Yes

    Drug Screening: Yes

    Must be at least 19 years of age: Yes

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