Industrial Maintenance Technician

St. Paul, MN
Full Time
Entry Level

Northern Iron and Machine in Saint Paul MN is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic for 2nd shift, and 3rd shift.   

Do you enjoy troubleshooting and ensuring machine reliability? 
Are you a reliable employee looking for an exciting career in a growing organization as a Maintenance Technician? 

What’s in it for you? 

  • Steady Work 
  • Career in a high demand trade 
  • Competitive pay 
  • On the job training 
  • Holiday Pay
  • PTO and Vacation
  • Cohesive work / family balance 

What are the hours and pay? 

  • 2nd shift   2:00 PM – 10:30 PM Monday – Friday (plus overtime as needed) 
  • 3rd Shift    10:00PM - 6:30AM Monday – Friday (plus overtime as needed) 
  • Starting Pay rate at $24.00 per hour and up to $35+ per hour depending on experience

What is the job? 

  • You will be completing preventative maintenance on a variety of equipment within the Foundry. 
  • You will troubleshoot problems as they arise throughout the workday and complete long-term projects throughout the organization. 
  • You will maintain and repair existing electrical infrastructure using drawings and blueprints. 
  • You will participate in continuous improvement activities. 
  • Operate in response to requests from the Facilities Manager and/or Maintenance Supervisor and set priorities as required to maximize equipment runtime. 
  • In this position, you will troubleshoot and ensure machine uptime on overhead cranes, sand mixers, conveyors and other foundry equipment. 
  • You will Observe mechanical operations of equipment to detect deficiencies in operation.
  • You will Inspect and test damaged machine parts.
  • You will work with supervisors, production and other staff to determine a plan for repair and maintenance of equipment and facilities. . .
  • You will Install, replace, or adjust machine components using manufacturer specifications and follow established mechanical practices.
  • You will rig equipment to disassemble and assemble equipment using cranes and hoists and other rigging equipment, using safe methods and practices.
  • You will follow written and verbal instructions provided for the repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • You will complete documentation associated with the repair or preventative maintenance. 

What do you bring to the job? 

  • A high school diploma and technical certificate are preferred 
  • Minimum of three years of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and overall machine troubleshooting experience. 
  • You must be able to work well and communicate with all functional departments within the company and outside vendors/contractors. 
  • You must have strong understanding of preventative maintenance procedures and associated documentation. 
  • You must have mechanical knowledge of machines and tools and their basic functions and operations
  • You must be able to read prints for pneumatic and hydraulic equipment
  • You must have the understand of math required to make repairs, fabricate and maintain equipment
  • You must be able to work as a team player with limited direction and guidance and have a well-developed sense of urgency. 
  • We are looking for Maintenance Technicians with High Voltage Electrical experience as well 

Why should you choose NIM? 

  • Free training to upgrade your skills, including a tuition reimbursement program 
  • Medical, dental, vision within the first 60 days (first of the month following 30 days) 
  • Company paid disability & life insurance 
  • 401k (with match) 
  • Direct deposit 
  • Fixed weekly schedule 
  • Uniforms paid for by company 
  • Boot reimbursement 
  • Prescription safety glass reimbursement 
  • Plenty of growth opportunities 
  • You’ll be part of a family culture where your contributions are noticed and recognized 

  • Candidates will have to pass physical assessment and have a clear drug screen

Are you Interested? 

Apply with us. 

No agency calls or emails please. 


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