Maintenance Technician

in Hayward, CA

Job #:534166

Practice Area: Perm

Date Posted: 09/17/2020

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Shift is 6:00 am to 2:30 pm 


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required
  • On call

Pay for this position will vary based upon experience and skills. Seeking a positive team player to add to our team.

Required experience: Industrial Maintenance Experience: 5 years

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $32.00 to $40.00/hour (Based On Experience)


  • Benefits available include: Generous paid time off, paid holidays, subsidized medical (Health, Vision) insurance with dental, and 401K plans available after 90 days.
  • Incentive payments – Can earn up to 3 weeks of PTO
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Positive work environment
  • Room for career growth


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a maintenance technician in a food processing environment
  • Education or technical training in a field related to maintenance and/or engineering through a recognized trade union, technical school or equivalent
  • Knowledge of food processing equipment including, but not limited to, sanitary pumps, sanitary valves and packaging equipment
  • Good understanding of PLC systems (Rockwell Automation, Panelview)
  • Experience with HVAC, electrical, plumbing, boiler systems and glycol systems
  • Experience with food processing equipment: troubleshoot, operations and maintenance
  • Experience using hand tools and power tools and measuring devices (Volt meters, Ohm meters, Amp meters)
  • Arithmetic knowledge to calculate amounts of materials needed and to measure materials to be laid out, cut, shaped, threaded, joined, etc.
  • Knowledge of local/state/federal codes to perform installation, maintenance, and/or repair work which will meet code requirements
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines regarding safety practices
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Punctuality
  • Able to have a flexible work schedule
  • Comfortable working in a wet and alternately warm and cold environment
  • Gets along with others, follows directions well, is eager to help others and is capable of following safety rules
  • Can read and understand wiring diagrams and use them to troubleshoot equipment
  • Can read and understand mechanical (equipment) and architectural (building) drawings
  • Ability to troubleshoot failed equipment and report to supervisor
  • Food and employee-safety oriented


  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of equipment. Perform scheduled and preventative maintenance of equipment.
  • Perform mechanical skills including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting.
  • Repair and maintain machinery and equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, and conveyor systems.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform service and maintain auxiliary equipment such as chillers, heaters, dryers, grinders, and conveyors.
  • Miscellaneous duties as required by Maintenance Manager.

Physical Demands:

Frequently required to stand; Sit; Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in tight spaces. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Capacity to manipulate small parts and items accurately.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work environment is alternatively wet, dry, warm or cold. Must be comfortable working in a food manufacturing environment, wearing full PPE, close to chemicals.

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)
  • Military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
Qualified candidates will be reached out to via phone call.

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