Maintenance Technician - Adams WI

Adams / Wisconsin / United States

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Maintenance Technician - Adams WI

201 West Grove St
Adams, Wisconsin, 53910
United States

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This position is responsible for supporting our plant production and facilities equipment by performing skilled electrical maintenance and repairs to minimize production downtime and improve production performance. The ideal candidate must be multi-skilled and have the ability and willingness to work on mechanical equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

·         Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with all company Safety Procedures and OSHA regulations.

·         Performs mechanical and electrical maintenance repairs on all machinery, equipment and systems in the Plant.  This includes adjustments, calibrations, troubleshooting, installations, monitoring and other duties required to minimize machinery and equipment downtime without compromising workmanship and quality.

·         Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the electrical controls and devices utilized on Plant equipment, machinery and systems including, but not limited to, PLC’s, AC and DC drives, motor controllers, positioning devices and motion control systems.

·         Ability to troubleshoot, install and program PLC’s.

·         Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the electrical service and distribution systems in the Plant and performs work necessary to provide electrical service to new and relocated machinery and equipment including the planning and layout of conduit, wiring and other electrical devices and materials.

·         Ability to install, troubleshoot and repair systems ranging from 12VDC to 480VAC.

·         Must be able to utilize internet to access OEM technical information and download information (prints, programs, specs, etc.)

·         Must be able to read and interpret blueprints/schematic diagrams.

·         Must be able to distinguish colors.

·         Ability to remove and install computers (PC based, touch screens, etc.), and install software for equipment control.

·         Perform work in high places, ladders, manlifts, mezzanine, etc..

·         Must be able to obtain a forklift license.

·         Must be able lift 26 to 50lbs on regular basis.

·         Must have a telephone and live within a reasonable comminuting distance from the plant.

·         Working in hot areas required.

  • Other duties as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience                                                             

An associate degree in an electrical related field is required, or state indentured electrical journeyman status, with a minimum of 3 years work experience in a manufacturing environment.

  Language Skills                                                              

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

Mathematical Skills                                                     

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

Reasoning Ability                                                          

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Computer Skills                                                             

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills, and demonstrate proficiency in and/or ability to learn WRMD Proprietary Systems, Word, and Excel programs.

Other Qualifications

The Maintenance Technician must have working knowledge of machines and power tools required to perform the job.

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