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Maintenance Technician 


Job Summary

Maintains Building Environment and Accessibility by maintaining building equipment, heating, cooling, electrical, and plumbing systems; maintaining fleet vehicles, maintaining grounds; removing trash; recycling materials; disposing of liquid waste; securing building and its occupants; mentoring and developing Maintenance Assistant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy environment by adhering to organization standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns
  • Supervises, mentors, and develops Maintenance Assistant
  • Maintains building climate by installing, repairing and servicing heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment
  • Maintains building lighting by installing and repairing wiring and fixtures
  • Maintains building equipment by installing and repairing associated and back up equipment and systems
  • Secures quotes related to maintenance and CAPEX expenses as required
  • Keeps equipment, systems, and building ready for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Secures building and occupants by maintaining alarm and fire protection devices
  • Maintains system for conveying liquids and liquid waste by installing and repairing plumbing apparatus
  • Provides system for recycling materials and removing trash by providing containers and monitoring trash disposition
  • Maintains continuity between shifts by documenting maintenance actions; noting system or equipment irregularities requiring continued monitoring
  • Maintains fleet vehicles
  • Serves as lead trainer for fork trucks and cranes
  • Maintains parts and equipment inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed parts and equipment; placing and expediting orders for parts and equipment; verifying receipt of parts and equipment
  • Improves building maintenance job knowledge by attending training sessions; reading technical publications
  • Contributes to building maintenance and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.


  • Effective problem-solving abilities.
  • Advanced understanding of general maintenance procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and all employees of the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel at all levels.


Education and/or Experience

5+ years of responsible professional experience in a manufacturing setting leading repairs and maintenance. Mentoring experience is significant plus. An Associate degree and/or apprenticeship in related field(s) is preferred. Other equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


Work Environment

The employee works in a manufacturing assembly environment and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. He/she is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is loud.


Benefits Included: Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Wellness Programs, Charitable Giving, PTO, CTO and numerous company events throughout the year!

Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division Power Test, Inc.  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Sussex  
About the Organization Power Test is a world leader in the manufacture of heavy duty engine, transmission and chassis dynamometer systems. Established in 1976, we are a consistently growing and dynamic organization. Power Test was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award, Wisconsin's Future 50 Master Mettle Award in 2014, named one of the top southeast Wisconsin's Healthiest Employers in the Small Business category from 2011-2014, and was awarded the 2013 Governor's Export Achievement Award for the state of Wisconsin.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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