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Maintenance Technician

Portland, OR

Order: 124475
Temp To Full-Time

Madden Industrial Craftsmen is seeking a Lead Technician for one of their clients in the Food Industry.

The primary responsibility for this position is to ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance and repairs of electrical and manual machines and support systems; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions and engineering specifications.




  • 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.

  • Maintains and repairs of all production systems which include all pumps, heat exchangers, chillers, boilers, air compressors, conveyors, packaging and process systems, etc.

  • Ensures that all work meets prescribed standards of quality and ensures compliance with all laws, safety procedures, policies and codes.

  • Detects and reports to the Supervisor any unusual conditions, defective materials, faulty equipment, and equipment operating or installed incorrectly.

  • Aligns adjusts and calibrates machines according to specifications.

  • Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests.

  • Schedules and details documentation all PM work done.

  • Schedules of all annual inspections such as boilers, ASME vessels, backflow preventers, etc.

  • Uses automated paging system and online connectivity to monitor critical systems from off site.

  • Monitors and keeps properly stocked tool cabinet in the shop.

  • Operates forklifts and other material handling equipment, as necessary.

  • Performs duties in accordance with company safety policies and procedures.

  • Maintains attendance and punctuality according to company policy.

  • Non-Essential Functions

  • Provide assistance in other areas in the absence of another Maintenance Technician

  • Perform other related duties as assigned




  • Education/Certification(s): High school diploma or GED required; Associates degree in an industry related science preferred. LME/Journeyman electrician certification is preferred.

  • Required Experience: 5+ years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience troubleshooting electrical and PLC based control systems (Allen Bradley & Siemens); Experience with packaging equipment, conveyor systems and process systems; experience with PM practices, work order systems and TPM.

  • Experience with CMMS preferred. Ability to read complicated blue prints, drawings, schematics, specifications, codes, electrical formulas and handbooks.

  • Mig and Tig, stainless experience preferred; experience with packaging equipment and with conveying systems.





  • $30.00 HR

  • Sick paid time off

  • Health Insurance

  • 401K

  • Holiday Pay


JOB TYPE: Full time – Temp to Hire

Monday - Friday

5:00 am start time

On Call