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Akron, OH 44305

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Maintenance Job Number: 8607 Pay Rate: 62,400

Job Description

Vector's partner located in Akron, OH is a full-service scrap metal recycler proven and trusted to deliver an unmatched combination of fair and competitive pricing plus high quality customer service in a safe, convenient, and clean environment.
They are searching for a Maintenance Technician to join their team.

Direct Hire
$25 - $30/hr., depending upon experience

Responsible for performing preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance to equipment, machines, and all associated support equipment at the yard location. This position will work closely with operations, maintenance, environmental, or some combination of all.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Able to work in a drug-free workplace.
  • Knowledgeable in basic hand tools and proper use.
  • Knowledgeable of the proper inspection, removal, installation, alignment, and lubrication of bearings, gears, belts, conveyors, and chains.
  • Must be willing and able to work with heavy equipment when needed.
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair the following:  electrical systems, hydraulic systems, various cylinders, valves, accumulators, and pumps.
  • Perform assignments in a timely manner.
  • Work autonomously or act as an effective team member, exhibiting good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with team members as well as non-maintenance personnel.
  • Learn and work in accordance with company procedures and policies, as well as safety and environmental rules and guidelines.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions:
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of maintenance experience, preferred.
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair the following: electrical systems, hydraulic systems, various cylinders, valves, accumulators, and pumps.
  • Strong analytical skills and theoretical background in mechanical systems.
  • Industrial mill, shredder, or mining experience preferred.
  • Excellent written, organization, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Problem-solving skills are required.
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Ability to weld required.
  • Must have own tools

Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Leone
V.P. of Operations

“Communication is key in a people-minded arena”.

With 21 years of experience in client partnership development, team management/skills building and business revenue increase, through open minded strategic growth planning, she believes anyone’s goals are attainable through hard work and keeping a focus on the outcome.

Along with being a part of past Lake County Chamber business of the year recipients and various multi-entrepreneurial awards employment based, Allison has a passion for art, the human good through volunteer work to help others and the thrill of competitive sports.

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