Maintenance Technician
Cottage Grove, MN  / Saint Paul, MN  / St. Paul, MN 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Maintenance Technician: (2nd & 3rd Shift Roles Available)
Our client in Cottage Grove, MN is looking to hire experienced Maintenance Technicians. They are a manufacturer of paper packaging solutions and they are seeking experienced Maintenance Technicians at all levels, for  2nd and 3rd shift roles, to take on the exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of opening a new business in the world of corrugated cardboard manufacturing.
They are seeking employees who can begin as soon as possible, and complete training for approximately 4-6 weeks. Future training will also be provided on an on-going basis. Pay for this role is going to be based on existing skills, experience and company match. This is a direct hire role with a strong starting hourly rate, benefits package and great quality of life.
Shift Hours: We currently have an openings for both 2nd & 3rd shift. There will be some weekend work involved to complete inventory, preventative maintenance programs and when large customer orders arrive.
2nd Shift: 3:00pm – 11:00pm
3rd Shift: 11:00pm - 7:00am

Job Responsibilities: Maintenance Technician
  • Repair/replace relays, versatile with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) equipment, printed circuit boards, and circuit control devices
  • Perform electrical troubleshooting on; AC & DC motor drives (solid state and electro-mechanical), distribution panels, motor controls, solenoids, relays, PLC, and other related devices
  • Perform troubleshooting of electrical refrigeration equipment, locating and repairing electrical malfunction(s) this does not include system charging or reclamation
  • Perform troubleshooting on pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Perform building instrumentation system repairs, repairs are made following strict National Electrical Code (NEC) requirements
  • Perform troubleshooting of material handling equipment, loading dock apparatus, and mechanical conveying equipment
  • Perform and repair of plant lighting and ancillary electrical equipment systems
  • Install conduit and cabling with strict adherence to NEC system requirements
  • The ability to size wiring, starters, transformers, and over/under current protection with adherence to NEC and any local or state regulations.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of Electro-Mechanical Automation System Installation & Troubleshooting Experience.
  • An operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery which includes; motors, servos, pumps, drives, relays, 3 phase power, communication devices, industrial / electronic controls and power transmission systems.
  • A state of Minnesota 2B Boiler License.
  • A good understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • A strong PLC trouble shooting and problem-solving ability with practical, mechanical & electrical aptitude.
  • Must be able to read and interpret both electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be fully computer literate with Microsoft environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a mature and professional manner.
  • Ability to work various shifts / overtime / days per week.
  • Corrugated background is a plus, but not required


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
2nd & 3rd
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4 to 5 years
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