Maintenance Technician Needed!


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Fort Eustis

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Virginia Beach - Coastal VA - (USA) 601 Thimble Shoals Blvd Suite 160 VA Newport News , VA 23606


(757) 873-2260

Job Description

Manpower of Newport News is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician for a local seafood manufacturing facility.

Job Duties

* Oils and greases production equipment, as necessary, to keep the equipment functioning optimally.

* Troubleshoots and repairs production equipment malfunctions reported to maintenance by line supervisors.

* Inspects and maintains all production equipment as necessary and as scheduled.

* Operates drills, saws, grinders, welding apparatus, presses and a variety of manual tools to repair and maintain production equipment.

* Monitors and maintains building and grounds functions such as plumbing, general electrical wiring, and painting.

* Test operates production machinery before and after repairs are made. Machinery including, but not limited to, mixers, saws, conveyors, box makers, sealers, fryers, freezers, Raytheon machine, fork-lifts, separators and baggers.

* Responsible for communication of progress of repair work, potential problems and general functioning to line supervisors and incoming maintenance shifts.

* Writes up and submits to proper personnel, requests for parts as necessary to facilitate repairs and maintenance.

* Records and maintains all relevant maintenance work completed and keeps a logbook of daily activities.

* Coordinates maintenance efforts with outside machinery technicians to facilitate expedient and proper repair.

* Makes equipment adjustments as requested by line supervisors to assist machine operators with accurate functioning of precision production equipment.

* Determine cutting feeds and speeds as well as depth of cut based on various materials to produce precision parts.

* Compute and verifies dimensions and tolerance's of work piece utilizing appropriate measuring tools including micrometers, calipers or specialized fixtures to determine accuracy of parts produced.

* Safely set-up and operate conventional machine tools (drill press, mill and engine lathes) to produce precision parts to drawings specifications.

* Includes ability to develop machining processes to produce finished parts.

* Remove and/or replace dull cutting tools, engage and direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and work piece when required.

* Remove and/or replace dull cutting tools, engage and direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and work piece when required.

* Perform periodic preventative maintenance to assigned machines such as oiling, and adding coolant.

What do you bring to the job?

High school diploma or GED

2+ years of related mechanical experience and/or specific welding, hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical training required

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

What's in it for you?

Both 2nd and 3rd shift positions available!

2nd Shift 1:30PM - 10:30PM / 3rd Shift 10:30PM - 7AM

Temp to Hire

Competitive pay rate

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