Maintenance Tech Specialist - Pipefitter

Wieland | East Alton, IL

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Posted Date 3/14/2024
Description Overview

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 Specialist - Pipe-fitter. The responsibility of the Maintenance Technician Specialist - Pipe-fitter is to handle hydraulic/combustion repairs and perform quality repairs and troubleshooting. The ideal candidate will be competent in performing equipment repairs to varied mechanical and fluids systems including changing problem components and performing preventive maintenance on these systems. This position will be located at our East Alton, IL facility.

Starting Pay: $41.50/hourly

Pay Schedule: Bi-Weekly

Work Schedule: Swing Shift (1st, 2nd & 3rd on rotating weeks)


Maintenance Technician Specialist - Pipe-fitter Responsibilities:
  • Work together with and/or leads the operating crew to minimize downtime and to maximize productivity
  • Responsible for making the complicated decisions on how a hydraulic/combustion repair is to proceed and perform quality repairs the first time
  • Responsible for leading the completion of more complicated and specialized fluids troubleshooting and repair tasks
  • Work with the production team for constant improvement
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned including completion of work order documentation and data entry into the computerized maintenance system
Maintenance Technician Specialist - Pipe-fitter Qualifications:
  • Minimum of five years heavy industrial/maintenance experience or a four year apprenticeship certification required
  • Experience with hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, and combustion systems is required
  • Experience with mounting and setting equipment (rigging experienced desired), repairing mechanical transmission equipment, repairing fluid power systems, general equipment breakdown maintenance, and heavy equipment experience is considered a plus
  • Experience with fabricating of light gauge guarding and repair of metal products using Mig Welders, Tig Welders, Arc Welding, or Stick Welding is considered a plus
  • Understanding of infrared, acoustics and other predictive maintenance practices is considered a plus
  • Must be able to work swing shift and overtime as required

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!
  • 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
Salary41.50 Hour
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