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Maintenance Intern

Department: 100151 FACILITY / MAINTENANCE
Location: Milwaukee, WI

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Lead Person, perform hands-on tasks to gain design, troubleshooting, and repair experience for a full range of industrial electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic systems in a manufacturing environment.



1.  Shadow all maintenance technicians and observe and/or perform supervised tasks to learn their areas of specialty to repair and maintain multiple pieces of equipment including, but not limited to, profile machines, robots, machining centers, and conveyors

2.  Learn the use of eMaint work order system to prioritize daily shop floor requests including required documentation

3.  Collaborate with Continuous Improvement and Ops teams to plan and execute a variety of process, workstation, and facility changes

4.  Keep work area (tools, material and equipment) clean and orderly.

5.  Participate when feasible with teams formed to create continuous improvement efforts in systems and procedures.

6.  Follow Company safety rules; maintain safe work area and equipment. Promptly report or resolve any unsafe condition.

7.  Follow Company policies and procedures regarding work and conduct.



1.  Focus on learning and troubleshooting PLC system platforms which control a variety of OEM and in-house designed equipment and machinery

2.  Assist with tasks to define and catalogue spare parts in designated locations for easy access in the eMaint database



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education: Enrollment in or completion of an Associate Degree program in one of the following: Automation Systems Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, or Industrial Maintenance Technician

Communication Skills: Ability to openly communicate in a collaborative team environment to include confirming understanding of tasks and providing follow-up with supervisor and requestors.

Technical Skills: Hands-on aptitude for a variety of tasks often requiring precision and patience. Confidence using a range of power tools. Welding, brazing, machining, and metal fabrication experience a plus.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office products, experience with or aptitude to learn PLC logic and troubleshooting. Use of Lab View software a plus.

Mathematical Skills: Able to read, write, add, subtract, multiply and divide. Able to use measuring devices and interpret drawings, specifications and manuals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Physical Demands: Ability to lift 50 lbs daily. Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time. Able to work on ladders, scissors lifts or boom lifts as required. Employee must be comfortable in a fast paced, continuously changing environment.

Work Environment: Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, solvents, powders, fumes, vapors and noise. May be required to work outside. May be required work above or below ground.

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