Graveyard Maintenance Technician in Sparks, NV at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


NV Sparks

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Graveyard Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

Performs general, nonspecific skilled maintenance tasks, such as carpentry, electrical and mechanical repair. Performs carpentry duties necessary to construct or maintain structural woodwork and equipment. Maintains electrical equipment such as wiring, motors, switches and electrical mechanisms in good repair. Maintains, adjust, installs and repairs a wide variety of simple to complex machinery, machine tools, engines, production machines, and mechanized equipment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (List job duties and responsibilities which are critical to the successful performance of the job.)

1.         Operates woodworking machinery, and uses a variety of hand and power tools.

2.         Selects material to meet appearance and specified load requirements.

3.         Does work requiring close fittings, and fine finishes.

4.         Works from blueprints, and rough sketches.

5.         Diagnoses and remedies simple to complex electrical trouble, makes new installations of      fixtures, motors, and other electrical equipment as required.

6.         Works from wiring diagrams and drawings.

7.         Diagnoses, overhauls and rebuilds machines and equipment.

8.         Uses a variety of machines and hand tools in scraping, fabricating, cutting, fitting,    adjusting, and checking parts for repair or replacement.

9.         Works with the boiler, and HAVC equipment.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Identify duties commonly performed which are not identified under principal duties.)

FACILITIES MAINTENANCE                                                                                        PAGE 2

SCOPE DATA: (Identify scope of responsibility. You may wish relate scope to the number of persons lead, annual budget controlled, sales volume, area of impact-i.e. plant, division, group, company-wide, U.S.)

            Ensures that facilities is in operational order.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: (Identify nature of communication required, both inside and outside the company. You may wish to describe type of leadership given and received.)

Works with Manager of Maintenance and Process Engineering, Manager of Technology, Staff Engineers, Vendors, Contractors, and Engineering Support. Also works with St. Louis Engineering Group.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:  Skill in performing complex duties in a specific craft such as Machine mechanic , Electric maintenance, or electronic maintenance. Skill fabricating parts, mechanical assemblies. Experience using engine lathes, milling machines, drill presses, turret lathes, and grinders. Skill in using measuring tools such as, micrometers, verniers, and scales. Skill reading blueprints, sketches, and other specifications including verbal from engineers. Work posture requirements include but are not limited to; bending from the waist, crouching, kneeling, crawling, climbing, twisting reaching, balancing, and throwing. Dexterity requirements include; picking, pinching, holding, grasping, and foot pedals.

EDUCATION: Graduation from a trade school or equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE(YEARS/TYPE): At least two years fabrication experience, low voltage electronic experience. One to five years maintaining/repairing/installing/wiring, motors, and switches. One to five years maintaining/installing/ repairing conveyor systems. Boiler operation experience a plus.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals so classified.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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