Maintenance Technician

Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$25.00 - $32.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is seeking a maintenance technician to repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specification, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyer systems, and production machines and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments. This position is part of a team responsible for the repair and maintenance of machinery/equipment, throughout the facility. Pay is $25-32/hour, depending on experience.


  • Performs electrical troubleshooting and repair on various equipment and building maintenance.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Conducts machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance service.
  • Provides emergency and unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Performs mechanic skills including but not limited to, mechanical, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
  • Follows electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools and electrical and electronic test equipment.
  • Disassembles, inspects, reassembles, troubleshoots, repairs, welds and replaces malfunctioning parts or equipment.
  • Adjusts equipment during operation to improve operation.
  • Reads blueprints, diagrams and machinery manuals to diagnose problems, identify parts required.
  • Actively seeks to find problems in assigned area and corrects before the problems become critical.
  • Communicates conditions of equipment by: completing appropriate maintenance records, transferring knowledge of conditions to incoming mechanics at shift change, and informing the supervisor of significant problems. .
  • Possess the ability to deliver timely analysis and repair of all breakdowns in plant using basic troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong electrical knowledge and experience needed. Able to size circuits (wire, disconnects, conduit, etc.) and install for new installations
  • Should have good mechanical skills and ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems       
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair complex motor control circuits
  • Able to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes including lighting, climate control, security, A.C and D.C motors, controls and distribution panels.
  • Rewire and replace outdated wiring and equipment and modify electrical circuitry and/or equipment to meet changing needs.  
  • Able to understand controls systems   

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Ability to work safely in all conditions.
  • • Ability to work in hot and cold environments.
  • • Minimum 4-years’ experience in the field of maintenance is required.
  • • Must be detail oriented and have a strong desire to learn.
  • • Ability to handle physical requirements, including but not limited to, kneeling, repeated bending, stretching, twisting, and lifting of up to 80 lbs.
  • • Able to complete part requisition forms and work-order paperwork to document work performed.
  • • Electrical training/experience with 480 3 phases/machine controls – strongly preferred.
  • • Experience with Drives and PLCs preferred.
  • • Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.
  • • Previous work experience in mechanical, electrical and/or experience in blown film industries strongly preferred.
  • • Focused on strictly adhering to safety procedures such as “lock-out, tag-out."
  • • Results-oriented
  • • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • • Skilled in troubleshooting and problem solving
  • • Organized with strong time management skills
  • • Good communicators, able to work through problems with other team members or equipment vendors
  • • Reasonably computer literate
  • • Spanish or Portuguese (good to Have)

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.