Job Details

Job Details

Job Purpose:
Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems; repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school or 6 months to 1 year related experience and/ or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form .
  • Ability to read prints.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence .
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure .
  • Ability to use basic hand tools such as screw driver, wrench, file, grinder, drill, rivet gun .
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s as well as to calculate area, circumference and volume and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding and to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Will be regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/ or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/ or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/ or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.
  • The work environment is usually moderate.
  • The foregoing work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance required.

Job duties:

  • This job may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Listens for unusual sound from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears and other parts of machinery.
  • Installs and repairs electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, and repairs and replaces gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment.
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment such as robots or programmable controllers.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures and tools.
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.
  • Determines malfunction of industrial truck in order to plan work procedures for repair.
  • Installs new ignition systems, brake repairs, changes or recharges batteries.
  • Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks and makes necessary adjustments.
  • Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired truck to verify conformance to specifications .
  • Fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Info:

  • E-mail:
  • Mail: Girtz Industries c/o Colleen Westfall 5262 N. East Shafer Drive Monticello, IN 47960
  • Will Train Applicant(s): YES
  • HR Contact: Colleen Westfall
  • Reports to: Plant Manager

Job Status: Open

Job Sectors: Production

Job Type: Full time - on site, Hourly

Regions: Monticello, Indiana

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