Maintenance Technician

Knoxville, TN
Salary: $22.25 /hour

Pro Talent Group is searching for a dependable and experienced Maintenance Technician for a large manufacturing company located near Harriman, TN to start immediately. This is a 6 month, temp-to-hire position!

  • Position: Maintenance Technician
  • Pay: Starting at $22.25/hr.
  • Location: Harriman, TN

Job Duties: Maintenance Technician

  • Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and overhead cranes;
  • The Maintenance Technician will troubleshoot and repair broken or malfunctioning equipment, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems;
  • Uses micrometer and dial indicators;
  • Converts metric to standard measurement and vice versa;
  • Works with gears, bearings, valves, cylinders, etc.;
  • Welds and operates a hand torch;
  • Reads, understands and interprets flow charts, schematics, and blueprints;
  • Operate steam cleaner to clean work areas and equipment;
  • Utilize hand and power tools safely ;
  • Accurately complete company records, forms, and other types of documentation;
  • Maintain work area in a safe, clean, and orderly manner.

Successful Maintenance Technician candidates will be able to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments, including very hot, cold and/or noisy surroundings, at heights, and on catwalks, including see-through metal gratings. Work environment includes exposure to different types of industrial working conditions. Candidates must have the physical ability to perform essential job duties and successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam. A valid driver’s license is required to operate mobile equipment.

Basic Qualifications: Maintenance Technician

  • Minimum 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma, GED or equivalent;
  • Must be able to past validated Mechanical Maintenance Test;
  • Industrial mechanical maintenance technician experience;
  • Industrial hydraulic experience;
  • Experience Stick and MIG welding;
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (hard hat, steel toe boots with metatarsal guards, safety glasses, and specialized work clothing);
  • Able to work a rotating shift, weekends, and holidays;
  • Able to climb, lift up to 50 pounds, bend, and operate heavy equipment;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Excellent work attendance record, ability to report to work as scheduled, flexibility to work overtime as needed or directed.

Preferred Qualifications: Maintenance Technician

  • Completion of a vocational technical training program in maintenance;
  • Microsoft Excel experience;
  • Overhead crane mechanical experience is preferred for maintenance technician;
  • Three or more years of industrial maintenance experience.


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