Job Description

Veterans Wanted - Maintenance Technician in Gainesville, FL

We are currently seeking motivated veterans to join our team as Maintenance Technicians in Gainesville, FL. As a Maintenance Technician, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of our plant. Your expertise and dedication will contribute to maintaining and repairing various equipment and systems within the facility.

Position: Maintenance Technician

Location: FL

Salary: $51,000 - $65,000 per year (Salary range)


  • Follow all safety policies, procedures, and practices to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Utilize precision equipment to align sheaves and V-Belts.
  • Inspect and adjust gaskets on pumps for proper functioning.
  • Assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Inspect and repair clinker cooler parts and Kiln parts to ensure optimal performance.
  • Perform inspections and repairs on liners, center screens, main gearbox, and diaphragms in the Finish Mill.
  • Conduct inspections and repair bearings, rotors, air conveyor systems, air slides, compressor couplings, screw conveyors, and conveyor parts.
  • Replace bags, cages, blower V-belts, filters, air cannons, and other components in dust collectors.
  • Inspect and align fan and rotor bearings for efficient operation.
  • Inspect and repair tables, bearings, and tires in the Raw Mill.
  • Perform inspections, repairs, and maintenance on pneumatic equipment and hydraulic systems using blueprints.
  • Conduct precision alignment using dial indicators and lasers.
  • Maintain routine management and documentation tasks.
  • Safely handle rigging of heavy loads.
  • Operate cutting torches and welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Actively participate in the 5S Housekeeping Program within the plant.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to identify and address underlying issues.
  • Operate mobile equipment as required.
  • Provide instruction, direction, and support to outside contractors during special projects or plant outages.
  • Assist with other departmental needs as required.


  • Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply, bringing their valuable skills and dedication to the role.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Proven experience in industrial maintenance or a related field.
  • Proficiency in following safety protocols and procedures.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills.
  • Familiarity with precision equipment and tools used in maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, blueprints, and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Ability to operate cutting torches, welding equipment, and mobile equipment.
  • Excellent problem-solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to document maintenance activities accurately.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and participate in plant outages or special projects.


  • Competitive salary ranging from $51,000 to $65,000 per year.
  • Additional benefits package.
  • Veterans are preferred.

If you are a motivated veteran seeking a challenging opportunity as a Maintenance Technician in FL, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and utilize your valuable military experience to contribute to the success of our plant's maintenance operations. Apply now and start a new chapter in your career.

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Gainesville FL
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