Tradesmen International, Inc. Industrial Maintenance Technician in Columbus, Ohio


Industrial Maintenance Technician needed in Columbus, OH

$15-16/hr DOE

OSHA 10 preferred, not required

Must attach resume for consideration

At least 5 years in the field of Industrial Maintenance is required

Basic math skills also required

Education in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry is desired

Technicians must follow direction of maintenance director and lead technician to help prevent , troubleshoot and repair any facility-wide equipment failure. Technicians must also help with any construction, fabrication, or demolition of equipment and/or structures in the facility. Technicians must be able to perform at an acceptable level according to industry standards by completing required duties in an efficient and timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technicians must be able to follow outline of preventive maintenance programs for any and all equipment. Must also be able to note and communicate to supervision any changes or additions to equipment and PMs that would help to alleviate machine failure.

  • Must be able to help control the inventoary of maintenance tools, repair parts and operating supplies.

  • Must be able to help maintain the maintenance repair shop as a clean, neat, and orderly place to be able to perrform repairs.

  • Must be able to understand and use the resources in the maintenance office, which houses the database of maintenance information for company-wise use.

  • Must be able to interact with appropriate outside constractors when needed.

  • Must be able to use common sense, logic and draw on professional experience to make the correct choices at all times.


As an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic you will be responsible for installing and repairing electrical systems (including PLCs), hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components for industrial machinery and equipment.

Additional responsibilities:

  • General Plumbing and pipefitting knowledge

  • All types of metal working: welding, cutting, and fabrication

  • The ability to read, understand and draw up blueprints and schematics

  • The ability to operate and repair forklifts, stock-pickers, etc

  • Troubleshooting and repair of HVAC systems

Physical demands:

  • The ability to lift, handle, and maneuver heavy loads by hand, is required

  • The ability to climb and work off a ladder or forklift platform is required

  • Must be able to overcome any fear of heights

  • Must be able to work overhead while standing, sitting, or lying down.

Work environment:

  • Must be able to withstand sub-zero temperatures, and high heat and humidity conditions in the case of outside work during winter and summer

  • Must be able ot tolderate noisy conditions when working in the maintenance shop, or in/near any of the production areas

  • Must maintain EXTREME cleanliness when working in any of the production rooms and/or with any equipment used in the production rooms.

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to follow electrical code manuals to perform maintenance and repair on industrial machinery and equipment

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times

Company Details:

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Recruiter Name:

Tyler Powlesland

Req ID 2016-82798

Job Location(s) US - OH - Columbus

Posted Date 10/14/2016

Category Maintenance Work