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Maintenance Technician Class 1

Location: Wausau, WI
Department: Maintenance

SECOND SHIFT (2:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.)

Essential Job Functions:

  • All plant maintenance repairs, troubleshooting production equipment, excelling in the major machines such as tenoners, moulders, finger jointers, CNC Routers, PLC Controlled equipment – any of the technical equipment used in the production processes.
  • Basic operation of lathe, mill, and surface grinders – producing basic parts needed on repairs or projects.
  • Work with close tolerances to ensure maximum machine performance.
  • Unload, transport and install machinery, working closely with factory representative on set-up as well as assist in operator training if necessary.
  • Assist in developing knowledge and skills of other maintenance personnel when help is needed.
  • Possess basic knowledge of computer-assisted equipment and all the components parts (programmable controllers).
  • Estimate time & parts needed to complete machinery upgrades where effective cost control is a prime factor for consideration during this analysis.
  • Test live electrical circuits.
  • Order specialty parts from vendors.
  • Fill out all the proper paperwork – timesheets, purchase requisitions, and noted areas on work orders.
  • Understand and maintain knowledge of chemicals used (Right to Know)
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Team member must take responsibility on projects and machine repairs to ensure a quality job with a minimum amount of downtime.

Additional Job Functions:

  • Ability to adjust machines to ensure Quality Assurance standards.
  • Perform any other duties requested or assigned.


  • Must be mechanically inclined.
  • Must have a minimum of two years' experience as maintenance technician or have an Associate's Degree in Electromechanical Technology.
  • Must provide complete set of own hand tools and lockable tool storage unit.
  • Must possess advanced skills in welding, hydraulics, pneumatics and intermediate electrical skills.
  • Must have the ability to perform safety procedures and lock-out/tag-out programs.
  •  Employee must be able to perform work assignments using ladders, scaffolding, man lifts and tow motors without fear of heights.
  • Must be cooperative and work in a positive manner with other employees and exhibit leadership skills.
  • Must show strong abilities to work independently.
  • Must have the ability to deal with multiple priorities.
  • Must have the ability to maintain concentration and composure under sometimes-stressful situations.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
How to Apply:

Please apply using our online form:
Kolbe & Kolbe Application for Employment

Posted On: Jun 2, 2015

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