DuraTech Industries is a growing global Printing Manufacturer located in La Crosse, Wisconsin. We have been manufacturing labels, overlays and metal nameplates for a variety of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the automotive, computer, electronics, industrial and medical markets for the past 45 years.  As our company expands, we need talented, forward-thinking team members to add to our team.

We work hard at making a positive, challenging and engaging environment.

We respect and value our people and recognize their diversity as a source of creativity.  We value loyalty, dedication, hard work and pride in workmanship.  We dedicate ourselves to provide a safe and fun work environment; one that promotes open communication, teamwork, learning and community involvement.  Our Team Members are our greatest asset; our leadership in the industries we serve has been achieved because our people are the best.

We have an opening for a 2nd Shift Maintenance Technician!

The Manufacturing Systems Maintenance Technician II installs new equipment and ensures functionality; adjusts and maintains equipment through trouble shooting and preventative maintenance; and assists with other projects relating to building repairs, maintenance, and new construction.

  • Performs preventative maintenance checks and inspection of assigned equipment.
  • Records routine maintenance checks as required, documenting any problem areas.
  • Installs new and used equipment in accordance with company safety procedures and OSHA requirements.
  • Diagnoses mechanical problems checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs to make the necessary corrections.
  • Designs new equipment or structures to aid in the repair or maintenance of machines, mechanical equipment, or building constructions.
  • Tests equipment for proper operation after repairs, changeovers, or extended down time.
  • Prepares lists of materials needed for preventative maintenance or minor repairs.
  • Creates project lists for small scale jobs.
  • Safely trouble shoots and repairs machine electrical wiring.
  • Reports findings to senior technicians and System Coordinator and takes appropriate action as instructed.
  • Abides by DuraTech’s lock-out-tag-out policy.

Ideal Candidates will have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree in electrical, electronic, mechanical or related field preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in machine maintenance required.
  • Experience using a wide range of hand and power tools in maintenance, mechanical or carpentry trades required.
  • Proficient experience in the following areas: drafting; electrical troubleshooting and installation; mechanics and machine fabrication; HVAC; hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Experience using technical manuals and schematics.

Skills and abilities crucial to success in this role:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Basic welding skills.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify possible solutions.
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people and be able to function independently of direct supervision.
  • Ability to work outside regular working hours on an as-needed basis.
  • Ability to interact with all personnel in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
  • Ability to work independently without continued support from others.
  • Ability to identify, operate and utilize results from DMM’s.
  • Ability to identify, operate and utilize results from megohm meters.
  • Ability to identify, operate and utilize results from thermal imaging cameras.