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ZCL Composites Maintenance Technician (Weekend 1st Shift, Train Weekday 2nd Shift) in Tipton, Iowa

  • Operations and Maintenance

  • MAINT01524


Tipton, IA, USA


ZCL | Xerxes, a division of Shawcor, (Shawcor) is the largest manufacturer of underground fiberglass storage tanks in the world. With nearly 40 years of direct industry expertise, we are recognized as both a leading innovator and a trusted brand. We are always looking to add great people to the Shawcor family, people whose skills and goals match our Mission and Values. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment where integrity and passion drives operational excellence, Shawcor is for you!

Why Choose Shawcor?

  • We are deemed an essential service
  • Established social distancing practices and additional procedures to maintain a clean and healthy workplace
  • We provide personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Competitive starting wage
  • Good people know good people-we offer a generous referral bonus
  • Challenging career
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Competitive benefit program
  • Incentive compensation program
  • 401K Matching
  • Paid time off

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting a Maintenance Technician (Weekend 1st Shift, Train Weekday 2nd Shift) based in our Tipton (515 West South Street) manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Maintenance Technician is accountable for a range of maintenance and repairs on plant equipment and facilities.

Duties & Accountabilities

  • Utilize all tools and equipment safely, maintains and repairs equipment used during the production of Underground and Aboveground storage tanks and accessories
  • Practices preventative maintenance by monitoring all equipment used during production
  • Accurately utilizes purchase log, process sheets, and records all information accurately and timely
  • Performs machining and welding as required for maintenance and production
  • Rebuilds and makes adjustments on controls, portable tools, compressors, heaters, welders, lift trucks, and other equipment and machines as required
  • Performs routine maintenance on Company vehicles
  • Maintains electrical, hydraulic, plumbing, water connections and fittings, compressed air systems, and all heating and cooling equipment throughout the plant
  • Maintains or arranges maintenance of fire sprinkler systems, static electricity arresters, and fire doors
  • Monitors all equipment and building regulations for compliance with Company and state/federal safety standards

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-secondary training and/or technical coursework in industrial maintenance is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum 3 year general maintenance experience, in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Preference will be given to candidates having forklift experience / certification
  • Able to promptly diagnose and correct mechanical and equipment problems
  • Basic understanding of electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Requires skill in operating necessary tools and equipment and an understanding of the conditions that may impact their performance
  • Competent in performing building and equipment maintenance, including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and carpentry work
  • Skilled in performing repairs on controls, motors, portable tools, electric hoists, hydraulics, diesel engines, tow motors, cranes, air compressors, heaters, welders, lift trucks, bench and floor power tools, chain fans, boilers, air conditioners, blasting equipment, and motor vehicles
  • Ability to work from wiring diagrams and equipment manuals for rebuilding equipment and manual repairs
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Good understanding of the English language including verbal, written, and reading skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and work as part of a team
  • Ability to learn new tools and equipment as required for the position
  • Ability to work at heights and within confined spaces when required
  • Ability to work variable hours including shift work
  • Physical capabilities include bending, crouching, kneeling, and the ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Availability to work weekends as needed

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Shawcor is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: February 28, 2020