Maintenance Technician

Website United Steel

Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 2-5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location East Hartford, CT, United States
Company United Steel

Company Profile

United Steel is an ASIC-certified fabricator and erector of structural steel and other metals.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Maintenance Technician who will safely repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties…

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 2-5 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment (required)
  • Experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining overhead cranes
  • 1-3 months of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Capability to work up to 480-volt Electricity and troubleshoot controls and voltage.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Examines the form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Initiates purchase orders for parts and machines.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts.
  • Observe mechanical devices in operation and listen to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Sets up drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • Starts devices to test their performance.
  • Troubleshooting and repair experience with CNC Machinery
  • Welding experience and welding equipment knowledge
  • May perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, electrical schematics, HYD schematics, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug test.

Required Competencies

  • Safety mindset, teamwork orientated, time management, performance management, result-driven, people skills, problem-solving skills, strong attention to detail, ability to multitask, and good communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Frequently exposed fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise, and vibration.
  • Occasionally exposed to a variety of conditions within a manufacturing environment. The company provides engineering controls, PPE, and regular training to mitigate the employee’s exposure to these elements.
  • Availability to work overtime and Saturdays.


  • The company offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401(k) with company match, supplemental benefits, and more.

Employer’s Statement

United Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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