Maintenance Technician I

West Monroe, LA, USA Req #933
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems within and surrounding the establishment by performing the following duties according to Maintenance Technician work instructions.


  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment
  • Installs, programs, or repairs, automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures
  • Cleans work area, tools, and equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on specified machinery according to preventive maintenance program


  • Change Agent. Individual possesses high energy and always looks for ways to streamline processes and support change within the organization.
  • Language Skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Mathematical Skills. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Problem Solving. The individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
    • Interpersonal Skills. The individual demonstrates good leadership quality, demonstrates ability to motivate people.
    • Communication. Ability to communicate effectively and before small groups of customers or employees.
    • Planning & Organizing. The individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
    • Reasoning Ability. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
    • Quality Control. The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Dependability. The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
    • Safety & Security. The individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Technical/Vocational degree preferred
  • 5 years hands on maintenance experience preferred
  • The listed requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, at times can be high. Majority of work is performed inside (non-climate-controlled facility). Employees in this position are regularly required to walk, stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. They are frequently required to reach with hands and arms. They are occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear and regularly required to lift 10 pounds and occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Such as: safety glasses (including side shields), hearing protection, gloves, etc. are worn in designated areas within the manufacturing environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Other details

  • Job Function Group P
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • West Monroe, LA, USA