Hourly Maintenance Technician

Job Description

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintenance functions associated with mechanical and electrical equipment within the plant.
1. Maintenance Technicians must be able to install and maintain piping, both Ferris and Non-Ferris, screwed, welded, flanged or otherwise coupled; shut-offs, controls, check valves, traps, strainers, and all devises normally found in process and service piping.
2. Maintenance Technicians must be able to do machinist work, use common machine tools to cut, shape, form, etc. and other materials into shape.
3. Maintenance Technicians must be able to troubleshoot as a mechanic, use common hand tools to adjust, replace worn and broken parts of a structural, rotating, reciprocating or running nature.
4. Maintenance Technicians must be able to do carpentry work, use woodworking tools for the purpose of repairing wood structures, construction of crating, the cutting of blocking etc.
5. Maintenance Technicians must be able to do sheet metal work for the repair of duct work, machinery guards, drip pans, tanks, vent hoods, and various other types of equipment using light to medium gauge metal.
6. Maintenance Technicians must be able to weld, both electric and gas, flat weld and pipe welding in any position.
7. Maintenance Technicians must be able to troubleshoot and repair control devices and motors in the 110 V AC to 4160 V AC range.
8. Maintenance Technicians maintain power transformers. (4160,460,460/110) and lighting transformers. (4160/277).
9. Maintenance Technicians must be able to troubleshoot and repair relay/limit switch logic devices.
10. Maintenance Technicians must be able to electronic troubleshoot and repair electronic type control devices that utilize solid state components, transistors, diodes, VDC. This repair includes printed circuit board assemblies.
11. Maintenance Technicians must be able to trouble shoot, program and repair PLC’s.
12. Maintenance Technicians must be able to trouble shoot and repair control devices used in conjunction with plant service in steam, water, air, etc. These control devises may be electrical or mechanical.
13. Maintenance Technicians must be able to effectively communicate with maintenance supervision, other engineering personnel, area department supervision.
14. Maintenance Technicians will follow all plant policies, environmental policies, and plant and departmental safety policies. Must/Will be certified to operate a Fork Lift through the Safety Department.
15. Maintenance Technicians will accurately and correctly record job time and accurately record/sign-in service/attendance time.
16. Perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Supervision or Department Manager.


· Associate's Degree in Industrial Maintenance, Electronics, Automotive Technology, Manufacturing Technology, or similar.
· Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
· Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.

· Previous manufacturing facility experience.

Salary and Benefits

· Immediate Benefits
· Paid Time Off
· Tuition & Employee Discounts
· Annual Bonus
· Employer 401(k) Match
· And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

How to Apply


About the Employer

Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a highly self-motivated and passionate Maintenance Technician to join our Engineering & Maintenance group. The ideal candidate has strong troubleshooting and excellent electrical and/or mechanical skills, is dependable and accountable.
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