Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Maintenance Technician
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Shift: Nights (~5:45pm-6am) with a 2-on, 2-off, 3-on, 2-off, 2-on, 3-off bi-weekly schedule with every other weekend off.
Pay: Starting rate of $35.09/hr. + O/T pay at 1.5X your base rate after 40 hours/week + $0.75/hr. night shift premium + quarterly bonus with potential payout of up to 7% + wellness incentives up to $600 annually + brand new tools. Total 1st Yr. $80K-$110K+
Offers unmatched, wide-ranging, and complete benefits package including comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental vision, short-term disability and life insurance, automatic 401(k) company contribution of 2% with an additional 6% match, employee stock purchase options at 15% discount, bonus and wellness incentive programs, and much more
Maintenance Technicians troubleshoot, maintain, and repair production line and related systems and equipment for manufacturing operations. In this role you will troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and install mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic equipment and systems within the plant to insure smooth operation, production, and safe working conditions. Your essential duties include:
• Troubleshooting and solving production and facility equipment problems during day-to-day operations.
• Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and systems to prevent downtime and deterioration.
• Work assignments on projects for the continued growth, expansion, and safety of the plant and work areas.
• Working with outside contractors to perform installation or service of equipment within the facility.
• Assisting machine operators to minimize downtime and complete scheduled cleaning or changeovers of equipment.
Requirements: Candidates must have multi-craft maintenance experience, training, and/or education with good working knowledge and proven hands-on troubleshooting and repair experience on industrial military or manufacturing/production systems and equipment. Candidates must have electro-mechanical maintenance on control panels, engines, motors, pneumatics, conveyors, machinery, and similar industrial systems. Candidates must have a history of job stability, continuity, and solid work performance. Candidates should have a history of success and ability to excel, including ability to share skills to help others develop, excellent communication skills, and commitment to providing a high level of detail, pride, and safety towards system & equipment maintenance work, projects, and programs. Candidate must pass a hair follicle drug test for employment.
Training & Career Progression:
As a very large company, offers vary in opportunities for training, advancement, rewards performers and provides tremendous opportunities for their professional growth. Typically, after 24 months opportunities exist for upward mobility into advanced maintenance roles and then into lead maintenance roles. After 4-5 years of outstanding performance top-performers can progress into maintenance supervisor roles and eventually into plant-level maintenance and/or production leadership positions. The company invests in their employees as they grow, so after plant-level leadership performance lateral moves into other leadership roles, including in operations, supply chain, sales, or other functional areas are also available at other locations throughout.
Keys to Success:
You must not only relate all aspects of your background and experiences to this role, but also focus to differentiate yourself from ‘the pack’ by being prepared to show your experience with specific examples that show you are a/an:
• Top-performing, operationally focused maintenance technician
• Accomplished performer who executes with process/continuous improvement maintenance mindset
• Maintenance Technician who can solve problems and complete work orders in high stakes/demanding environment
• Excellent communicator with multiple with plant and company personnel, teammates, and customers
• Team player who is a self-starter that leads by example and accomplishes results from start to finish.
The best candidates will show they can & will use their outstanding maintenance background, skill sets, and performance record of achieving tangible, sustained results in these roles. They are into the commitment of hiring outstanding candidates who operate with & exhibit these personal & professional characteristics:
• A passion for winning
• Customer Driven
• Competes on Analytics
• All About Talent
Use STAR (see below) to describe difficult situations and the actions you took to reach a successful conclusion. Demonstrate through examples that you are an individual who is driven, goal-oriented, confident, self-directed, extremely well organized and a strong maintenance performer with exceptional communication ability. Understand the requirements as listed above and show your enthusiasm for a great opportunity like this. Conduct your own research and be ready to ask insightful, intelligent, and well thought out questions.
For situational questions (“Tell me a time…”, “Give an example…”), package your examples using the STAR format:
Situation (where, when, etc. – set the stage with detail)
Task (what you were setting out to achieve within a timeframe)
Actions (provide most detail here with what you did, how you did it, who you dealt with, what you said, etc…details!)
Results (tangible, quantifiable result, %s, #s, awards that tie back to the task)