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Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Ridgeville, South Carolina Direct Job ID: 2210152744


PDS Tech is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician in Ridgeville, SC!

This person will be be working for a company that is part of the automotive and diesel supply chain across the Low Country and the state of South Carolina. They are producing die cast aluminum automotive and diesel parts from scratch. This plant offers room for growth and is a clean workplace. 

You will work directly with maintenance for process improvements, expansions, and or replacements of controls, and electrical systems.
  • Installs and repairs hydraulic systems and its components such as directional control valves, flow control valves, pressure relief valves, pressure reducing valves, servo valves, hydraulic pumps, orifice, piping, following manuals, hydraulic schematic diagrams.
  • Installs and repairs pneumatic systems and its components such as directional valves, control valves, pressure regulators, lubricators, pneumatic servo valves following manuals, pneumatic schematic diagrams.
  • Able to read blueprints and other specifications, and use of hand tools, power tools, and mechanical test equipment/gauges, and welding instruments
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty components in hydraulics, pneumatics and combustion systems and equipment (robots, conveyors, elevators, gantry and hoists, using hand tools and measurement gauges)
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty components in CNC machines to restore the machine back to production operations.
  • Installs and repairs combustion systems and its components such as ignition coils, burner, controls for burner air and fuel, orifice, piping following manuals pneumatic schematic diagrams.
  • Maintain the CNC by measuring the geometrical accuracy of the CNC machines, and pressure die casting machines and other die cast process equipment
  • May diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discuss malfunction with other maintenance workers such as machine repairer, maintenance, and tool makers to diagnose malfunction
  • Work in a computerized maintenance management system for work order tracking, time entry, and parts procurement (SAP)
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associates or Technical Degree with 10+ years’ experience with hydraulics, machine geometry, and pneumatics (troubleshooting and maintaining) in an automotive industry (casting facility is a plus)
  • Solid knowledge of hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, mechanical assembly and instrumentation/concepts of flow, level, pressure, and temperature
  • Support compliance efforts of ISO and OSHA
  • Able to work various shifts, irregular hours, and emergency call-ins as needed
  • Able to work in the USA without sponsorship now of in the future
More Details

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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