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Maintenance Technician

Dayton Superior Corporation Kansas City Full-Time
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Maintains production equipment at maximum functioning level. Repairs production equipment by replacing, repairing or fabricating parts, making adjustments, cleaning machine parts, etc., in order to maintain an uninterrupted flow of production throughout assigned departments. May take repairs to the building and perform other related tasks.


  • Proficiency with PLC and Servo programming and diagnosis. Certificates showing formal training preferred.
  • Maintains and repairs plant facilities and utilities including electrical distribution, compressed air systems, cooling water, etc.
  • Repairs and maintains plant equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems. Performs regularly scheduled maintenance.
  • Assists operators with machine troubleshooting and set up as necessary.
  • Rearranges and installs equipment within the plant.
  • Loads and unloads equipment from trucks.
  • Assists engineering department with equipment or process modifications.
  • Assess the reason(s) for equipment malfunction or breakdown.
  • Maintains production equipment by making repairs, cleaning and adjusting equipment.
  • Lubricates and performs other general preventative maintenance as needed. Communicates with supervisor on status of repairs and of time required until equipment will be running and returned to production.
  • Records or maintains records on equipment repaired, replacement parts, dates of repairs, etc.
  • May fabricate parts from scratch.
  • Participate in set up reduction efforts and complete change over and/or machine set up as needed.
  • Replaces all safety guards prior to returning the machine to the operator. Cleans up work area before moving on to the next job.
  • May operate fork lift when needed.
  • Must be skilled in the use of hand tools, power tools, machine stop tools and equipment, pallet jacks and other automated equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Familiar with OSHA, EPA, NEC and city and local codes.
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution systems, machine and motor control systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, welding and machine rigging. Ability to read electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Ability to run maintenance and machine shop equipment such as a lathe, saw, mill, drill press, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand all safety operating procedures and to use all safety features of the equipment.
  • Knowledge of products manufactured or warehoused at the plant.
  • Ability to obtain a fork lift license as needed.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as equipment manuals, blue prints, schematics, work instructions, etc.
  • Ability to learn and understand machine operations and sequences.
  • Ability to work 8 or more hours per day.
  • Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures.
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to use measuring instruments.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of tools and equipment.


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Training in electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC and Servo is preferred.


  • Industrial electricity courses, welding, PLC, pneumatic or other mechanic courses extremely desirable.
  • Ability to operate fork lift or other powered equipment desirable.
  • Ability to use the required personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.


  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as hard hat, steel-toe shoes, gloves, and welding gear.
  • Requires ability to walk, stand, carry material, stoop, kneel, bend at waist, and climb ladders and equipment.
  • Maximum unassisted lift; 50 lbs. Average lift less than 25 lbs.


  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud and requires hearing protection.
  • Safety shoes and eye protection are required.
  • Temperature environment 0 degrees to 110 degrees.



Skills required

Installations (Manual/Mechanical)
Instrument Troubleshooting
Adjustment Of Components
Troubleshooting Manufacturing Equipment


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At Dayton Superior, we’re serious about concrete construction supplies. To us, they’re not just what we sell, they’re a reflection of who we are. Our 17,000+ products are tough, tested and high performing, just like the people who stand behind them. Today, we are one of the leading suppliers to the global non-residential concrete construction industry. Accessories…chemicals…forming…paving. All the concrete solutions you need, all in one place.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

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