Plant Maintenance Technician 

Job Summary: The Plant Maintenance Technician is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the operation of all plant systems and equipment. Including but not limited to pellet mills, grinders, conveyor belts, gearboxes, electrical motors, pulleys, shafts and bearings. This position must respond to all system failures by taking appropriate corrective action by completing or assigning the repairs needed to ensure that systems are operational and are functioning safely and efficiently. This position reports to the Plant Maintenance Manager. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location. 

Performs repairs in accordance with company standards and OSHA. (Occupational and Safety Health Act) requirements. 

Performs preventive maintenance inspection (PM); diagnose, repair, and rebuild major equipment/components including but not limited to pellet mills, grinders, conveyors, hydraulic power packs, augers, conveyor belts, screens, compressors, motors, bagging systems, fans, pumps, forklifts, front-end loaders, tractors, heavy-duty diesel trucks and building equipment. 

Maintains DEI (Daily Equipment Inspections) backlog. 

Establishes and adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules and advises Maintenance Manager if additional work is needed, or cannot be completed within the specified times. 

Inspects the quality of third party repairs and or rebuilds. 

Recommends measures to improve production, equipment performance and product quality 

Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. 

Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. 

Ability to perform under limited supervision. 

Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the facility. 

Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with company and OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. 


Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties. 

Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.


Must be at least 18 years of age 

Legally eligible to work in the United States. 

Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. 

Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review. 

Education and Experience Required: Five years' experience. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements Class A CDL. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required 

Have knowledge of single and three phase electrical systems. 

Have knowledge of electrical control systems. 

Have knowledge of hydraulic systems. 

Have knowledge of pneumatic systems, including air compressors. 

Safely operates tools and equipment needed during the repair and servicing of equipment. 

Diagnose defects and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles 


Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Required to use motor coordination with arms, hands, fingers, and legs. 

Required to engage in physical activity that includes pushing, pulling, bending and lifting objects more than 50 pounds. 

Required to work from ladders or raised platforms. 

Required to stand or work on concrete floors most of the work day: 

Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday. 

Normal setting for this job is material recycle facilities, repair/maintenance facility, outdoors or other facilities. 


Benefits At Elk Grove Milling, Inc., each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. As well as a Simple IRA with Company match, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may be subject to change. 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Depends on experience 

Job Location: 
Elk Grove, CA 95757  

Required experience: 
Maintenance Technician: 5 years 

Required language: 

Required license or certification: 
Class A CDL 

Apply in Person

We invite you to visit our mill located just outside Elk Grove and apply in person:

8320 Eschinger Road
Elk Grove, CA 95757
Ph: (916) 684-2056 

Elk Grove Milling business hours:
Monday- Friday: 8:00am- 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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