Maintenance Technician
Wheeling, IL 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Maintenance Technician
Job Location US-IL-Wheeling
ID 2023-2274
# of Openings 3 Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/9/2023 4:11 PM)

Unleash your Potential - Seize your career opportunity now, with Wieland!

Wieland is a global leader in copper and copper alloy manufacturing, processing, and distribution. We provide a large product and service portfolio including power, automotive, ammunition, coinage, construction materials, refrigeration, electronics and many other industries. To us, metal is more than material.

Wieland's Cultural Values

Wieland's culture is what makes for a fun and rewarding place to work! As a company, we benefit daily from our employees' knowledge and abilities. With our cultural vision, we place our core values at the heart of everything we do: safety, ambition, optimism, reliability, ownership, diversity, & respect.

Wieland is hiring a Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician will serve to independently and collaboratively troubleshoot industrial electromechanical systems and machinery, operating within the maintenance department. This role is located in Wheeling, IL and will be fully on-site.

Starting Pay: $27.00/hr


Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:

    Interface with machine operators to understand and determine the cause of machine issues.
  • Ensure operation of machinery and other production equipment by completing preventive maintenance.
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Able to diagnose defective mechanical parts, and disassemble the components for repair using hoists, fork lifts, and other equipment.
  • Fabricate and/or repair machine parts using measuring devices, mills, lathes, and welders.
  • Observe all OSHA and NFPA regulations at all times, and wear proper PPE at all times.
  • Coordinate with all departments, supervisor, and department manager.

Maintenance Technician Qualifications:

  • Highschool diploma required.
  • Post highschool education is a plus.
  • Three years of experience working in industrial facilities.
  • Experience maintaining or repairing industrial manufacturing equipment.
  • Good problem solving and technical skills.
  • Fabrication and welding experience.
  • Able to read electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic diagrams.
  • Functional knowledge of and experience troubleshooting electromechanical systems.
  • Good computer and data entry skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Own a stocked toolbox that can be stored onsite.
  • Understand logic of automated machinery (sequence of machine )
  • Understand I/O logic and be able to troubleshoot PLC

Physical Demands:

  • Periods of standing, walking, negotiating stairs, ladders, elevated catwalks and platforms.
  • Walking over uneven and/or slippery surfaces.
  • Exposure to production environments that are not temperature controlled.
  • Occasionally lift up to fifty pounds

Joining Wieland's team gives you...

  • Benefits - Including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life & more!
  • Retirement Savings - 401(k) contribution + match.
  • Work/Life Balance - Paid Vacation & Holidays.
  • Growth Opportunities - We have over 8,000+ employees worldwide and 35+ locations in North America alone. Growth opportunities are limitless!
  • Wellness Programs - Wieland encourages participation in our unique and personalized approach to wellness, where you are eligible to earn healthcare premium discounts as well as HSA employer contributions based on your status within the program.
  • Sustainability- Wieland continues to break ground with eco-friendly solutions and push the barrier in sustainability for future generations.

Wieland is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Come join Wieland today and help us continue to build a global corporation we are all proud to belong to.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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