Maintenance Technicians at Gates Corporation


Category
Engineering
Company
Gates Corporation
Location
Brandon, SD
Posted
11/06/2018

Maintenance Technicians

Location: Brandon, SD United States

Category: Operations
Job Type: Direct Hire

Driven by Possibility
 
Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations.
 
We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. 
 
We are Gates.
 
Position Summary:
Gates Corporation, formerly Atlas Hydraulics, is growing in Brandon, SD and we are hiring for  1st and 2nd shift Maintenance Technicians.  Competitive pay and benefits.
 
Our maintenance techs operate various electrical and electronic equipment as well as handle all maintenance and required work for the facility.  In this role, techs would use a variety of equipment, tools and machinery, handle repairs, maintenance, and troubleshooting.  Additional work would include lay out, assembly, installation and modification of electrical and other equipment. The use of schematics, layouts, blueprints or verbal instructions would also be required.  Education and work experience involving electronic repair and maintenance is preferred.
 
For this role, we require experience with pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic systems and tools, welding and machine repair, as well setting up and operating a variety of machine tools.   The role involves a high degree of responsibility, safety and efficiency. 
JOB REQUIREMENTS

Requirements & Physical Demands: 
Physical requirements require regular lifting, pushing, standing and pulling of product. Basic skill training for this position will be provided and measured.
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week plus overtime as needed
  • Ability to work in warmer temperatures in the summer
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Some work maybe repetitive in nature
  • Stooping/bending and twisting throughout shift
  • Climbing maybe necessary
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
Skills & Education: 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to work well with your hands
  • PLC programming, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • High School Degree with 5 years general, 2 years specific experience; or 2 years college (Associates Degree) with 1 year specific experience
NOTE:  As part of the hiring process, all candidates who are qualified for employment with Gates Corporation must complete a background check, drug screen, and pre-employment questionnaire.
 
The work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EEO Statement:
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.  Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.