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Maintenance Technician

Grand Prairie, Texas Contract Job ID: 2010117977
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech is seeking a Maintenance Technician for an open position in Grand Prairie, TX.

  • This position is responsible for providing maintenance support to a Bubble and Foam Extrusion Plant.
  • The candidate must have a strong background in controls (PLC) and electrical troubleshooting, mechanical processes, and pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • A basic understanding of bulk material transport equipment to include loaders, hoppers, and vacuum system is desired.
  • The candidate should possess basic computer skills, have a good work ethic, and be safety minded with the ability to work in a group environment or independently.
  • A basic understanding of Continuous Improvement is a plus.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • ·Perform mechanical/electrical maintenance to meet safety, housekeeping, quality, cost and production requirements with minimal supervision.
  • ·Perform trouble shooting and calibration. ·Perform overhauls and preventative maintenance inspections on machinery and equipment.
  • ·Install new equipment and make modifications to existing equipment. ·Rebuild equipment components.
  • ·Perform standard maintenance tasks to maintain facilities and grounds.
  • ·Accept personal responsibility for condition of assigned equipment.
  • ·Prepare written and verbal reports/recommendations.
  • ·Assist other maintenance team members as required in support of plant goals.
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • ·Two-year technical degree preferred Requirements:
  • ·Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in Industrial Electronics or related field
  • ·Experience with electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems.
  • ·Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers ·Strong electrical background
  • ·Millwork, machine work, and welding experience preferred Other Requirements:
  • ·Teamwork and interpersonal skills ·Safety conscious mindset ·Use of MS Office
  • ·Experience using a computer (SAP, MS Office, Lotus Notes experience desired)
  • ·Ability to drive a forklift Physical Requirements: ·Able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • ·Able to frequently lift up to 40lbs ·Able to constantly work in a non-conditioned environment
  • ·Able to frequently ascend/descend a ladders/stairs as required to repair equipment
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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