Website Stericycle

Sr. Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Sr. Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Plant/Processing Operations
Location Keasbey, NJ, United States
Company Stericycle

Company Profile

Stericycle is the industry-leading compliance company for healthcare organizations, patients, and commercial businesses of every size. The suite of essential services helps clients properly dispose of potentially harmful medical waste, shred confidential information, and protect their trusted patient and customer relationships.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Senior Maintenance Technician who will be capable of preventative maintenance on all plant equipment and repairs and should be able to fabricate and install most equipment, understand regulations, and train co-workers.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • 3 to 5 years related experience or training, demonstrating the ability to identify and perform repairs that are needed and to assure scheduled production run.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in the related field working with hydraulics, pneumatics, basic electrical, pumps, and plumbing.


  • Equipment/boiler testing (utilizing water test kit, corrective actions, boiler inspection (parts, controls, valves, switches, etc). Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions. Filling out and filing reports (boiler, maintenance, recordkeeping, inventory, etc). Record maintenance and repair work performed and the costs of the work.
  • Fabrication (metal, plastic, wood, concrete, etc). Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams. Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. Align and balance new equipment after installation. Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • General housekeeping of the shop and tool storage area (understands the importance of housekeeping, performs housekeeping).
  • Inspecting Equipment (boiler, autoclave, compactor, washer, HVAC, trolley, compressors, testers/samplers, motors, pumps, valves, etc) Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of equipment does not deteriorate.
  • Scheduling repairs/repairing equipment (analyze workflow, initiating repair, performing a repair, etc). Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions, following checklists. Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Un-scheduled downtime repairs (weld, troubleshoot, repair electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, plumbing, wood, concrete, metal, fabricate parts, follow instructions, provide long-term repairs, etc). Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment. Assemble, install and/or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment. Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary. Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery. Light truck and trailer maintenance (proximity lights, air hoses, etc.)
  • Work with data control systems and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.


  • Good knowledge and understanding
  • Must be able to use a welder to fuse carbon steel and perform repairs.
  • Must be able to use acetylene torches for cutting steel.
  • Must have experience with general air pneumatics, including air compressor operation and maintenance, regulator replacement, solenoid valve replacement, 2-way, and 3-way valve, tubing installation, pneumatic pumps, and general system troubleshooting.
  • Must have experience with the performance of Lockout/Tagout and permit confined space programs related to maintenance activities.
  • Must have experience with the use of forklifts, man-lifts, and various rigging equipment in the performance of maintenance activities.

Preferred Experience

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel and word.
  • Boiler License, Electrical License, Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) certification, or Welding Certification is preferred.
  • Experience with light programming, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Journeyman-level experience.
  • Knowledge of how to maintain a hydraulic system and the ability to read hydraulic flow diagrams.
  • The ability to weld stainless steel or higher alloys and to operate a TIG welder.


  • Boiler, welding, or Electrical Certification
  • Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) certification


The company offers a full range of benefits including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan.

Employer’s Statement

Stericycle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified people regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, indigenous status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province or local law.

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