Industrial Maintenance Technician

Job description

Employees qualified for the Industrial Maintenance Technician position are responsible for providing safe maintenance/repair and management of process systems, refrigeration systems, boilers/ auxiliary equipment, compressed air, electrical and control equipment, cooling tower systems, HVAC/ auxiliary equipment, at PB Leiner Davenport. Employees must safely operate boilers and auxiliary pumping/ conditioning equipment, generators, refrigeration equipment, HVAC, and other plant equipment as directed by supervision/ management. Employees will frequently use root cause methodology as well as other lean techniques to determine best course of action to facilitate timely and permanent repairs to electrical, mechanical and, control systems.   


This position carries a high degree of accountability as the employee is responsible to operate and maintain systems that can impact employee safety, environmental conditions, and production processes while frequently working unaided. The person qualified for this position must have exceptional communication skills and will be self-motivated with a never settle continuous improvement mindset that aligns with PB Leiner’s core values.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficient in mechanical systems
  • Basic Welding Knowledge
  • Experience working with electrical and control systems (PLC/ instrumentation, low voltage distribution, motor controls, motors, safety circuits, flame controls, servos/ actuators, specialty sensors/ meters)
  • Interpret mechanical and electrical schematics
  • Proficient in basic computer use (MS Office products, HMI/ GUI/ automation operations, specialty interfaces to complete job responsibilities)
  • Good handwriting skills
  • Exceptional communication and presentation abilities
  • Ability to work alone or within a team
  • Meet physical requirements for the job
  • Exceptional safety record
  • Driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 year technical degree or 5 years’ experience in an industrial maintenance setting
  • Journeyman level certifications in electrical or mechanical
  • Welding certification
  • Formal ammonia refrigeration training

Technical writing experience


This is a union position.  The Local union is UFCW Local 431.

PB Leiner
United States
Experience level
Entry Level