Maintenance Technician

Position reports to the Maintenance Team Lead. This is an hourly position with a pay range of $15-25/hr depending on skills and experience.

Job Profile

Wagner Machine Company is seeking a motivated individual to help us maintain a clean, safe, and efficient shop floor. The maintenance technicians’ primary responsibilities are to ensure operations of machinery and mechanical equipment through preventive maintenance and timely completion of troubleshooting and repairs.

Job Functions

  • Works directly under the Maintenance Lead for daily operations and priorities of work; assumes responsibilities in the lead’s absence
  • Completes preventative maintenance requirements using schematics, following diagrams, and operations/manufacturer manuals
  • Locates sources of problems by troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical systems, and software using precision testing instruments; maintains log of machine maintenance and repairs
  • Adjusts machines or replaces parts as needed; these include but are not limited to lathes, mills, OMAX waterjet, forklift, scissor lift, and minor vehicle maintenance
  • Fabricates repair parts using machine shop equipment; assists in maintaining inventory of hardware and parts necessary for preventative and unexpected maintenance
  • Conserves resources by ordering and using equipment when needed; maintains an organized area applying 5S principles
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment by complying with and enforcing established rules and procedures
  • Maintains knowledge by furthering education; attends educational workshops/classes; establishes professional networks with vendors
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Due to ITAR compliance, applicants must be US Citizens
  • At least 1-year of experience in a machine shop or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Motivated and professional attitude
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs. and pass a drug-screen and background check

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical wiring and troubleshooting experience/certifications
  • Welding
  • Robotics programming and automation
  • Forklift Operator
  • Experience in a LEAN Manufacturing or 5S Setting; ISO procedures


Application for employment

Complete our online application.

Or print a copy of the application and submit your completed application by mail, fax, or email to:

Human Resources
PO Box 3969
Champaign, IL 61826-3969
217-384-0072 business
217-384-8061 fax