Mechanical Maintenance Technician

In support of our client, a large steel manufacturer, ResourceTek is seeking an Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join their team near Huntsville, AL. The right candidate will provide electrical and instrumentation support for maintenance, engineering, and production. This is a direct hire opportunity.



  • Safely performs assigned tasks competently and efficiently. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Locates sources of problems by troubleshooting mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments, using drawings and diagrams. Remove/replace defective parts by disassembling machinery; using hoists, cranes, and hand/power tools.

  • Controls downtime by performing routine preventative maintenance requirements, daily equipment inspections, and monitoring machine operational performance.

  • Determines dimensional sizes of parts by inspecting parts using calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments

  • Fabricates and repair parts by using machine shop tools and equipment.

  • Work independently to ensure operation of plant assets by the timely completion of preventative maintenance requirements on furnaces, presses, hydraulic systems, engines, motors, pumps, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machinery; following diagrams, drawings, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications to trouble shoot malfunctions.

  • Functions as a technical resource for assigned assets, mentors others. Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating repairs, irregularities and continuing maintenance needs.

  • Demonstrates proficiency and competency in two or more technical skills, for example, welding, precision machining, millwright, fabrication, lubrication programs.

  • Perform duties as needed in support of the plant. Support the plant with overtime as required and willingness to work a rotating shift.



  • High School Diploma or GED. Advanced education is a plus. 2+ years of relevant maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment

  • Willingness to work overtime as required and work a rotating shift.

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant mechanical experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and P&IDs.

  • Hydraulic system maintenance and repair or similar lubrication system experience.

  • Basic welding and pipefitting expertise.

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RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

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