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Precoat Metals Maintenance Technician - Multi-Craft in Granite City, Illinois

Company Description

Since 1961, Precoat Metals ( has been setting the standards in the coil coatings industry worldwide. We are committed to this level of quality in both our product line and customer service, and focus our resources on investigating and implementing new coil coating technologies, developing unique coatings, ink and film systems, and designing multifaceted prints while reducing the cycle time to market. We are able to achieve this "culture of excellence" thru the hard work and talent of the people on our team.

Job Description

We are looking for a Multi Craft Maintenance Technician at our Northgate, Granite City, plant with responsibilities for ensuring that plant equipment and facilities are kept in good electrical/mechanical repair and working order, enabling a continuous production mode.


  • Organize, and facilitate maintenance on all production and facility equipment with emphasis on equipment uptime and to resolve quality and production related issues in the spirit of continuous improvement, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Troubleshoot programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  • Use electrical test equipment as needed for repair and troubleshooting.
  • Repair and rebuild electrical and mechanical components.
  • Installation, modification and fabrication of equipment and systems to meet production needs and schedules.
  • Communicate clearly maintenance situations from one shift to another, including Maintenance Team Leader and Maintenance Manager.
  • Plant wide accountabilities for operational aspects including progress toward quality and production goals.
  • Participate in continuous improvement in safety, quality and housekeeping.
  • Other tasks as determined by the Maintenance Manager.

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to read and translate Technical Manuals.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all members of team.


  • Minimum of a High School diploma and 2+ years of experience repairing and troubleshooting in pneumatics, hydraulics, over-head cranes, forklifts, hoists, 3-phase motors, variable speed drives and controls, and heavy industrial wiring.
  • Strong industrial electrical experience required.
  • Ability to learn process, equipment specifications and company standards by actively consulting resources, associates, manuals, training department and policies
  • Good practical sense working with and troubleshooting equipment problems. Able to work with minimal supervision within a team environment.
  • Must be computer literate, familiar with the Windows Operating system.
Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Precoat Metals is a Drug Free Workplace.

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