Maintenance Technician (Engineer)
Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative
Laurel, MD

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Perform total maintenance and repair for food manufacturing facility.

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Monitor, maintain, and repair all boilers, pumps, compressors, filters, tanks and equipment found in the machine rooms.
  • Maintain and repair all electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical systems and associated components.
  • Maintain and repair all pasteurizing equipment.
  • Maintain and repair all automated conveyors, case handling, filling and packaging equipment.
  • Maintain and repair all high and low pressure plumbing, piping, and vacuum systems.
  • Fabricate and build necessary components as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment as a mechanic and troubleshooter desired.
  • Five years of job related experience in food or related industry desired.
  • Able to pass welding and cutting test, including Heli arc.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and understand instructions.
  • Ability to work with automated equipment.
  • Ability to comprehend and adhere to regulatory procedures.
  • Frequently work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work required hours including weekend and night shift.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Frequently lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work from heights up to 35 feet.
  • Frequent use of ladders and scaffolds.
  • Frequent carrying, bending, walking, handling, reaching and stretching.
  • Continuously work on concrete surface 8 to10 hours per day.

Equipment Used

  • Oxyacetylene torch and welding.
  • Electric welding equipment.
  • Miscellaneous hand and power tools.
  • Electrical volt/ohm and amp meters.
  • Self-propelled aerial work platforms and forklifts.
  • Tachometers and temperature probe.
  • Refrigerant recovery equipment.

Environmental Factors
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee will work in a refrigerated warehouse with a temperature to 34° F. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.

This job description describes a general category of jobs. Staffers may be assigned other duties in addition or in lieu of those described above, and any duties are subject to change at any time according to the needs of the company.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time


  • mechanic/troubleshooter in manufacturing environment: 5 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)