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Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift in Traverse City, MI at ITW

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

Hobart Brothers, an Illinois Tool Works Company, located in Traverse City, Michigan, is a recognized leader among aluminum welding manufacturers worldwide.




Candidate must have good industrial maintenance experience and background.  This candidate will share the responsibility for following preventative maintenance procedures of all production lines and equipment, minimizing down time, and comply with all OSHA regulations.  Candidate will work with other maintenance personnel and require extensive technical knowledge of demonstrated troubleshooting and repair abilities on all aspects of industrial machinery and safety related projects.  Candidate is willing to attend training classes to further education.  Candidate must also be willing to work overtime as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Must have good interpersonal skills, be a team player and a self-starter who can work with little or no supervision.  Good people interaction skills needed to work with operators, engineers, and other non-technical personnel.

  • Three or more years of experience working with industrial electrical, mechanical, and plumbing repair work.

  • Experience with AC motors and the drives and circuits which power them.  Ability to do electronic drive start-up, commissioning, tuning, and parameterization.

  • Ability to perform programming for PLCs and HMIs.  There is a need for new programming and modification of existing programs in a variety of PLCs.

  • Proficient with AC and DC control circuits, sensors, switches, relays, timers, and fusing.

  • Familiarity with Windows based computers and their use for programming drives, PLCs, and other control devices.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read and draw CAD electrical schematics.

  • A mechanical aptitude for evaluating machinery and systems.

  • Good trouble shooting skills and experience.  This requires logical thinking and an ability to analyze cause and effect situations to arrive at problems and solutions.

  • Proficient in operating general maintenance equipment such as lathes, mills, etc.

  • Capacity to address several issues or problems simultaneously.

  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematic functions.

  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and reference check.

  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull heavy objects.  Must be able to stoop, kneel, and bend to repair equipment.

  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment including but not limited to safety glasses, ear plugs, steel toed shoes and gloves.

  • Must possess a minimum of an Associates degree in Electronics.

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life, short and long term disability insurance, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

    For more information on Hobart Brothers, please visit our web site at

    If this is a description of your background and expertise, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

    Apply to:      Danna Bugai – BU Accountant/HR Manager

                          HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY

                          1631 International Drive

                          Traverse City, MI  49686


    FAX:              231-933-6110

    Hobart Brothers Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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