Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Location: McGregor, TX

1 Opening – 1st Shift

Pay Rate – To be determined by experience and training

This is an opportunity for a safety-conscious individual to utilize their mechanical and organizational skills. This position requires an individual who can work with minimal instruction and who has the desire to expand their job opportunities. The position will also help with AIM/Lean projects and work direct labor if there is no work.


Install, repair, apparatus, industrial machinery and equipment. Repair, maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, change shear blades and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties. Perform preventive maintenance tasks. Assist with rigging and setup of new equipment. Repair and fabricate material handling equipment. Fabricate guards for building and equipment. Responsible for servicing forklifts and delivery trucks/trailers.

RESPONSIBILITIES include to following. Uses hand tools, power tools and testing instruments for repairs and maintenance of machinery and equipment.  Make use of rules, calipers and micrometers to inspect used parts for any changes in dimensions.  Start machinery to test performance.  Cleans and lubricates machinery parts. Service forklifts and delivery trucks/trailers: oil changes, grease, ensure equipment safety.

  • Practice safe working habits and follow safety procedures, policy and Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
  • Ability to work towards continuous improvement of product quality and ISO 9001:2008.
  • A broad knowledge of mechanics (hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical) and be capable of working from machine design drawings, specifications and maintenance instructions.
  • The ability to perform skilled operations such as fitting and aligning bearings, spindles, shafts, and scrape ways.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus.
  • Test malfunctioning machinery.
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components and mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
  • Plan and implement hook up of equipment to codes and requirements


  • Ability to lift and carry 75 lb.
  • Must work outside in all weather.
  • Ability to work from aerial buckets and in confined spaces.
  • May be required to adjust weekly schedule in order to meet departmental needs.
  • Willing to work overtime and off-shift as needed.
  • Knowledge of the use of scales, squares, micrometers, calipers, indicators, levels, verniers, parallels, etc.
  • Must be able to trouble shoot machinery or mechanical equipment and make decisions on how to repair.  Insures that all safety procedures are followed.  Adjust functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary.
  • Knowledge of welding technology, arc/gas as well as filling propane bottles is required.
  • Able to operate heavy equipment.
  • Plan TPM and schedule TPM of electrical equipment


  • A team player by supporting fellow partners
  • Broad knowledge of mechanics.
  • Capable of operating plant and maintenance equipment.
  • Able to climb and work at any height.
  • Work with Safety Department in bringing equipment up to OSHA requirements
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Maintenance Job Requirements

Activity Job Demand
Floor to Waist Lift Weight 20 to 50 pounds
Waist to Eye Level Lift Weight 20 pounds
Two handed carrying Weight 50 pounds
One handed carrying Weight 20 pounds
Pushing Weight 20 to 50 pounds
Pulling Weight 20 to 40 pounds
Sitting Occasionally
Standing Constantly
Work arms over head – standing Occasionally
Work bent over – standing/stooping Occasionally
Work kneeling Occasionally
Work bent over sitting Occasionally
Work squatting/crouching Occasionally
Work arms over head – supine Occasionally
Climbing Stairs Occasionally
Repetitive squatting Occasionally
Walking Frequently
Crawling Occasionally
Climbing a ladder Occasionally
Repetitive trunk rotation – standing Occasionally
Repetitive trunk rotation – sitting Occasionally
Grasping Occasionally
Fingering Occasionally

Occasionally = up to 1/3 of the day

Frequently = 1/3 to 2/3 of the day

Constantly = 2/3 + of the day

Behlen Mfg. Co. offers competitive wages and an outstanding benefit packages which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), life insurance, wellness programs, paid vacation and holidays and variable pay opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please go to www.behlenmfg.com/careers-application.