Cold Mill Mechanical Maintenance Technician

ResourceTek is the Human Capital subsidiary of an ENR ranked, multi-discipline Engineering firm providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.


  1. a leader in technical support services, is currently seeking Mechanical Technicians with manufacturing experience. Selected candidate will join our team on a long term contracting basis at their plant located in Osceola, AR. Selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting a wide range of equipment in their Cold Mill area.


Job Duties Include:

  • Ensure Safety, Environmental and Quality requirements are followed and a priority
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are carried out in job areas and grounds
  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and find irregularities and malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot, perform preventative maintenance, and repair complex mechanical equipment
  • Install and/or modify mechanical equipment following proper codes, manuals, schematic diagrams, and other specifications
  • Assist operational personnel as needed for operational tasks that are needed to successfully support production
  • Ensure proficiency by using precision measuring devices (feeler gages, dial indicators, calipers…)
  • Work collectively with the Mold and Segment / Roll Shop teams and other contractors
  • Assist maintenance teams in need, in other departments across the mill, when circumstances arise
  • Work directly with all electrical and operations personnel in a fast paced environment to help develop a safety focused and productive team
  • Support maintenance teammates to help maintain a positive and efficient work environment focused on safety and reliability


Required Education and Experience:

  • Ability to use mechanical ingenuity and make decisions in a fast paced production environment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Adaptability to accept changes in job duties and eagerness to learn and apply new knowledge
  • Reliable team player with good communication skills
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, and willing to put in extra hours when needed
  • Demonstrated proficiency using precision measuring instruments
  • Working knowledge of industrial hydraulics and power transmission systems
  • Experience in reading mechanical blueprints, as well as hydraulic and pneumatic schematics
  • Ability to weld (stick, mig and tig -preferred), use cutting torches and the use of overhead cranes is a plus
  • Knowledgeable and efficient in the use of the proper rigging equipment, includes critical lifts.
  • Experienced with mobile equipment (Rough Terrain, Man Lift, Fork Lift, Carry Deck or Broaderson)
  • Basic computer skills required; use of Microsoft Office is a plus
  • Efficient in the Metric Measuring System is a plus
  • Technical certificate in Steel or Industrial Technology or closely related field
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience as an industrial mechanic


Shift and Work Environment:

  • Typical work hours are four 12 hour shifts, which rotate days and nights. This results in working some weekends/holidays and overtime.
  • Environment is typical for a steel mill production areas, with extreme temperatures, high noise levels, and dusty/greasy areas. Physically demanding work will be required in the production environment.


ResourceTek offers industry leading compensation and benefits.

ResourceTek - An Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug free workplace.


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