Industrial Maintenance Technician

3rd Shift Position

Industrial Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing repair and maintenance on equipment in a plant. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions. The hours and physical demand may vary by location.

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies
  • Perform all preventative maintenance duties to equipment
  • Continually monitor machinery and make necessary adjustment(s) to ensure proper operation
  • Perform all levels of welding and mechanical repairs to industrial machinery present in material recovery facilities (MRF)
  • Repair and possible fabrication of conveyors and component parts
  • Proper use of all welding and cutting equipment related to all phases of metal fabrication and repair
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company and OSHA standards
  • Complete all paperwork and/or electronic updates as required
  • Regularly uses heavy industrial shop tools and equipment
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas)
  • Excellent welding and mechanical aptitude
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of all levels of welding and cutting equipment required to perform industrial maintenance welding and fabrication
  • Minimum Five (5) years experience in welding metal fabrication or completion of 2-year technical training program preferred
  • Must be able to recognize and avoid electrical hazards
  • Must be familiar with electrical PPE such as arc flash suit, insulated gloves, and tools
  • Must have the skills to properly use voltage test equipment
  • Must have the skills to identify exposed energized electrical components and conductors
  • Must have the skills to determine the nominal voltage of exposed energized electrical components and conductors
  • Must understand and identify the applicable approach distance for the voltage to which they will be exposed (NFPA 70 E Tables)
  • Must possess the decision-making ability to determine the level of hazard, proper PPE, and job planning to safely perform the task
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays
  • Ability to obtain a certificate to operate powered industrial lift trucks
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks
  • Familiarity with using a computer
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department, or line of business

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory drug test and background check results

  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair or fabrication facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.