Mechanical Technician

Mechanical Technician

CPS is hiring a Mechanical Technician to be responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of manufacturing and facility machinery. The focus of the maintenance technician is to keep up with preventative maintenance tasks as well as accurately diagnose and repair equipment.

Shift Available:

Weekend Days: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and every other Monday, 5:00 am to 5:30 pm - shift differential applies

Occasional On-call required

Rotation Weekday Nights: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and every other Monday from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am (once a month)


Install, troubleshoot, and repair industrial machines and equipment which includes but is not limited to mills, blenders, conveyors, pulverize, and crushers.

Perform preventative and predictive maintenance on manufacturing and facility machinery.

Troubleshoot, repair the mechanical components of PLCs, and collaborate with engineers on electrical and programmable PLC component issues

Utilize CMMS to enter, review, and close demand work orders and preventative maintenance orders.

Communicate downtime events, solutions, and lead times with the production team.

Maintain a clean or organized working station and inventory of parts and tools

Request quotes from multiple approved vendors, order parts upon approval, and inspect received parts for quality prior to installing

Serve as a subject matter expert in all things maintenance and facilitate formal and on-the-job training as requested and/or required

Comply with all safety protocols including but not limited to PPE, lockout/tag out, and confined spaces.

Performing other similar duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED required

Advanced Education from a Technical Training School (Electro-Mechanical Technology or Mechatronics) is preferred.

Required advanced skills in one or more of the following areas: mechanical, hydraulic & pneumatic systems, air compressors, motors, and bearings

Preferred skills: electrical (120 – 480V), controls PLC troubleshooting, and basic welding.

Proficiency in MS Office and CMMS required; PLC programming software preferred

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

Candidate must have manual dexterity for performing repairs.

The ability to lift to 50 lbs. periodically is required.

The ability to climb ladders and work from platforms is also required.

Comfortability working in confined spaces, and a foundry-like environment that is not temperature controlled

The employee must supply his/her own hand tools to perform maintenance tasks.

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