Maintenance Technician

Union, IL 60180, USA Req #213
Monday, May 9, 2022

Welcome to CWI. 


CWI is one of the world’s leading producers of Round, Profile / Shaped Wire, Ultra Fine Wire, Wire Rope, and Cable Assemblies. In addition, CWI is an approved Domestic Producer of Mil-Spec Wire Rope. 

Many industries depend on CWI for quality products and expertise.  With eleven Manufacturing facilities in three countries and over 60 years of excellence, CWI is a market leader offering the widest range of high performance specialty alloys in nickel, stainless steel, and red metals. We manufacture Ultra-Fine Wire, Shaped/Profile Wire, and Wire Rope/Strands in the widest range of finishes in the market today.  CWI wire products are used in mission critical applications for medical, aerospace, automotive, defense, mining, oil and gas, marine, and many other market sectors.  

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Position Overview: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, overhauling and repairing stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure safety policies, housekeeping rules and guidelines, quality standards, and standard operating procedures are followed
• Interpret blueprints and schematics when working on machines
• Install, align, dismantle and move stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment
• Ability to detect, isolate and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery and      equipment
• Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions.
• Ability to Troubleshoot PLC’s
• Install, troubleshoot and maintain power transmission, hydraulic, pneumatic and vacuum systems
• Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts
• Operate machine tools such as welders, lathes and grinders to fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up of machinery
• Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work on machinery
• Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation using hand and power tools and welding equipment
• Perform preventative maintenance
• Complete all paperwork as required
• Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:
• High school graduate or equivalent required
• Minimum of 5 years’ mechanical and equipment experience in an industrial environment
• Strong knowledge of health and safety legislation
• Experience in moving, assembling, disassembling, troubleshooting and repairing various types of machinery and equipment
• Able to weld and fabricate new parts to replace defective parts during machine setup, maintenance or overhaul
• Thorough knowledge of load bearing capabilities of the equipment to be installed, assembled or dismembered
• Ability to detect, isolate and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
• Demonstrated aptitude in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, schematics, drawings, manuals and specifications
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Overtime may be required
• Travel may be required

Employees must be fully vaccinated for coronavirus by October 29, 2021.  Candidates for employment must present proof of at least the first shot (of a two-shot regiment) as a condition of an employment offer.  Medical or religious accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis in accordance with all applicable laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Union, IL 60180, USA