Spherion Staffing is looking for an experienced Maintenance Technician for a local manufacturing client. The Mechanical Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing manufacturing machinery. Qualified applicants should have experience with plant automation systems (PLCs, VFDs, Electrical, Mechanical systems).Monday-Friday 7:30 am-5 pmSalary $25+/hour DOEResponsibilities:- Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting duties on:o Cranes, forklifts, fabrication/facility equipment, material storage rackso Building structures hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems- Inspect and diagnose maintenance problems and determine best way to correct them- Inspect and repair any building structures, staging and loading devices, equipment protection devices, minor truck /trailer repairs, etc.- Perform routine inspections of machines and equipment to ensure proper operation and to notice any potential malfunctions or deteriorations- Perform inspections on drives, motors, belts, fluid levels, filter conditions and other standard maintenance areas on maintenance and mechanical equipment- Assist with electrical installation or repair projects as requested- Fabricate necessary repair components in-house in order to make emergency repairs- Snow removal as neededResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Requirements:-High School Diploma or equivalent -2 years of applicable manufacturing maintenance experience-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes-Valid driver license required-Electrical knowledge preferred, including controls and schematics-Experience running a welder & cutting torch-High level of flexibility when OT or shift adjustments are required by company-Must be able to read, write, and communicate in fluent English-Ability to work well as a team member or with little supervision-Forklift and crane experience preferred-Basic knowledge and understanding of computer operations and applicationsEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply If you have any questions please contact Michael Smith at 701-412-2914Spherion 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.