Posted time April 30, 2024

Maintenance Technician (Full-Time)

$15–$25 Per Hour DOE

As a Maintenance Technician with Augustine Plastics, Inc. (API), you will be a member of the maintenance team to provide preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance on all manufacturing equipment and HVAC systems, as well as maintain the safety and security of buildings and grounds. Prior maintenance experience required, preferably in a manufacturing facility. Monday to Friday schedule.  API offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package.


  • Perform preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance tasks in a manufacturing facility, such as visual inspections, filter changes, greasing and lubricating, and cleaning, with minimal supervision for manufacturing equipment (mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and transportation) and HVAC systems.
  • Provide recommendations for spare parts and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Perform outside work in all seasons that at times may require working in inclement weather (e.g., shoveling snow, patching concrete, cleaning transportation vehicles, etc.).
  • Work with contract service providers and support contractors executing maintenance activities.
  • Establish working knowledge of fire suppression and security systems.
  • Learn and utilize computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Maintain the company’s culture of safety by assisting in all safety initiatives and following all safety procedures throughout the facility.
  • Contribute as a member of the Safety Committee and participate in meetings as required.
  • Perform miscellaneous jobs and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance on manufacturing equipment and HVAC systems
  • Ability to read and interpret part manuals, electrical and mechanical schematics, assembly instructions, and troubleshooting guides to execute work as defined
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision in a demanding environment
  • Effective communication skills and ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Ability to bend, reach, grasp, push, and pull assorted items without difficulty
  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills
  • Computer experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Negative Panel Drug Test

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in plastic injection molding
  • Experience operating an overhead crane and forklift
  • Good attendance and safety record


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2-year technical degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years performing preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance on manufacturing equipment and HVAC systems required

Top Perks & Benefits:

  • Consistent schedule
  • Holidays Off with Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (Listed Below)


  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical and Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Safe Harbor Match
  • Annual Attendance/Holiday Bonus Eligibility
  • Life Insurance Option
  • Fitness Center Membership, Corporate Discount
  • Wellness Center Membership, Corporate Discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM during initial training period of 3o to 6o days
  • After training, work hours would overlap a few hours with 1st shift and extend to 2nd shift, flexible
  • Overtime as needed
  • May include occasional weekend work to meet maintenance needs

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Somerset, PA 15501: Reliably commute, or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)