Austin, Minnesota
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
US$ 24.00 - US$ 38.50 per hour
Ref. Number
Rahn,Anna, Spherion
507 451 3400
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Reliability Maintenance Engineer to be responsible for the execution of preventive & predictive programs at our client sites, which includes health facilities and ethanol plants. This position will be responsible to ensure a safe and efficient work environment along with proper documentation of the work performed. A Reliability Maintenance Engineer will provide corrective maintenance solutions for rotating and mechanical systems to be implemented on equipment in multiple facilities. As a team member you will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations in the field.


  • Perform major equipment installation, maintenance, overhauls and inspections including corrective, preventative or predictive work of industrial mechanical and rotating systems and equipment (For Example: Hammer Mills, Pumps, Centrifugal Pumps, Turbines, Cooling Towers, Fans, etc)
  • This position requires a combination of mechanical and diagnostics work.
  • Compliance with workplace policies and procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • Active participation in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety
  • Identification and reporting of health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries and property damage at the workplace
  • Correct utilization of appropriate personal protective equipment

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

--Excellent customer communication skills. External contacts include Tech Support and Plant Maintenance Supervisor
--High level mechanical skills are a must
--Knowledge of vibration analysis, laser alignment, and dynamic balancing are preferred, but will train.
--Data Collection
--SKF Software (creating routes, using route manager, importing/exporting data, speed tagging, changing input setup values)
--Laser Alignment (Belt & Direct couple machines)
--Balancing (Dynamic & Static Balancing) PTI will provide training as needed
--Knowledge of computers and software (Word/Excel/Outlook)
--Non-Destructive Testing, Ultra Sonic Testing, Oil Analysis.


1-4 years

Minimum: Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance and/or Mechanical background in work experience.
Vibration Analyst ISO Category III: Level II or obtain Level II within 2 years. PTI will provide training as needed.
Manages no one.
Will work with PTI employee for approximately the first 6-12 mths.
Able to work required hours. Hours are dictated by job/customer needs. Typical hours are four 10-12 hour days per week, and available for jobs that pop up on Fridays. Anything over 12 hours is overtime. Required to work 8-10 nights/month and be part of an on-call schedule. The Employee will be required to work in different plant environments throughout the Midwest.

Here's an example of hard work paying off! If you have an Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance and/or Mechanical background in work experience and willing to put in the time, this local company is willing to compensate you well for it, PLUS a full Benefit Package and Clothing Allowance!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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