Maintenance Technician


Adecco is currently assisting a client in the Colfax/Greensboro, NC area in their search for a Maintenance Technician. If you are interested in this role, please review the following details and apply today. 

Summary Supervises and aids in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems, and promotes safety in the workplace by performing the following duties..


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Maintenance
  1. Schedule and implement preventative maintenance for machinery.
  2. Coordinates with outside contractors for company needs and could include preventative maintenance.
  3. Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  4. Detect malfunctions and discuss machine operation variations with coordinators or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  5. Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts.
  6. Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  7. Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  8. Lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  9. Requisition tools, equipment, and supplies.
  10. Install, program, or repair automated machinery and equipment.
  11. Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  12. Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  13. Fabricate and repair counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.


  • Safety
  1. Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.
  2. Lead safety committee to ensure work environment remains in compliance and promotes a good safety record.
  3. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency and safety of work crew.
  4. Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems.
  5. Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  6. Confer with managers to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  7. Maintain MSDS sheets.


  • Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and/or three to five years related experience and/or training; pr equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Competencies
  1. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  2. Business Management
  3. Look for ways to improve and promote quality
  4. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness
  5. Apply feedback to improve performance
  6. Understand business implications of decisions
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of market and competition
  8. Promote Teamwork
  9. Align work with strategic goals
  • Change Management
  1. Develop workable implementation plans
  2. Communicate changes effectively
  3. Build commitment and overcome resistance
  4. Prepare and support those affected by change
  5. Monitor transition and evaluate results
  6. Adapt to changes in the work environment
  7. Manage competing demands
  8. Change approach or method to best fit the situation
  9. Deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Cost Consciousness
  1. Work within approved budget
  2. Develop and implement cost saving measures
  3. Contribute to profits and revenue
  4. Conserve organizational resources
  • Customer Service
  1. Manage difficult or emotional Customer situations
  2. Respond promptly to Customer’s needs
  3. Solicit Customer feedback to improve service
  4. Respond to requests for service and assistance
  5. Meet commitments
  • Delegation
  1. Delegate work assignments
  2. Match the responsibility to the person
  3. Give authority to work independently
  4. Set expectations and monitor delegated activities
  5. Provide recognition for results
  • Dependability
  1. Display a ‘Can Do’ attitude
  2. Commit to doing whatever it takes to accomplish goals
  • Ethics and Conduct
  1. Confidentiality and discretion in regards to disclosure of: finances, business strategy, personnel, Customer information.
  2. Ethical and professional conduct relating to: Customer/Supplier relationships and fiscal responsibilities.
  • Oral Communication
  1. Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  2. Listen and get clarification
  3. Respond well to questions
  4. Participate in meetings
  • Planning/Organizing
  1. Prioritize and plan work activities
  2. Use time efficiently
  3. Plan for additional resources
  4. Set goals and objectives
  5. Organize or schedule other people and their tasks
  6. Develop realistic action plans
  • Problem Solving
  1. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  2. Gather and analyze information skillfully
  3. Develop alternative solutions
  • Project Management
  1. Develop, coordinate and manage project plans
  2. Communicate changes and progress
  3. Complete projects on time and on budget
  • Quantity
  1. Meet productivity standards
  2. Strive to increase productivity
  • Safety and Security
  1. Observe safety and security procedures
  2. Determine appropriate action beyond guidelines
  3. Report potentially unsafe conditions
  4. Use equipment and materials properly
  • Written Communication
  1. Write clearly and informatively
  2. Present numerical data effectively


  • Language Skills
  1. Ability to read and interpret English written documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write, in English, routine reports and correspondence.


  • Mathematical Skills
  1. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry..


  • Computer Skills

  1. To perform this successfully, the individual should have knowledge of database, inventory, MRP, and manufacturing spreadsheet, and work processing software.


  • Other Skills
  1. Valid driver’s license
  2. Ability to travel to different places of business
  3. Ability to drive a forklift (with training)
  4. Ability to use a bar code scanner (with training)


  • Physical Demands & Work Environment
  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, see, and hear. The employee is frequently required to use fingers, hands, and arms to: feel, handle, and reach. The employee is occasionally required to balance, bend, crouch, kneel or stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


  • Work Environment
  1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration or risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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