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RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION Maintenance Tech in Dubuque, Iowa

Job Category:Production and Skilled TradesSchedule:Full timeJob Description:

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Corporation: Rite-Hite Doors Incorporated

Department: Operations

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared By:

Prepared Date: 03/09/2015 12:00:00 AM

Last Modified: 05/15/2018

Location: Dubuque, IA


This position is responsible assisting the Maintenance Supervisor with the installation, maintenance and repairing of machinery, equipment, physical structure and electrical systems in the facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Installs power supply, wiring and conduit to machinery and equipment.

Must be able to work with three phase and single phase wiring.

Some welding and machining skills required.

Moving machines and offices equipment when needed.

Needs to be knowledgeable with sewing machine repair.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, control boxes, wires and cables.

Recycles faulty electrical and mechanical components such as motors, relays, switches, sensing devices, gears and shafts.

Requisitions tools, parts and supplies to keep adequate inventories.

Design and fabricate metal/wood for fixtures and jigs.

Complete work for conformance to blue prints, specifications and standards.

Diagnoses and repairs and/or replaces electronic components.

Plans layout of wiring, installs wiring for machinery and equipment, phone and computer lines as required.

Troubleshoot, test and inspect mechanical problems on machines.

Help with garbage and cardboard when Maintenance Assistant is on vacation.

Preventative maintenance as required on machines and HVAC systems.

Oversee heating and cooling system and plant compressed air system.

Must comply with lockout / tagout procedures.

Responsible for executing and supporting the quality system and procedures in the effort for continuous improvement.


Provide a clean and safe work environment.

Keep facility and production process in working order through preventative maintenance and time turnaround on down equipment.


Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, an occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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requested. Use these definitions for the frequency of occurrence.

Occasionally means the person does the activity up to 33% of the time.

Frequency means the person does the activity 34% to 66% of the time.

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Company Description:

Rite-Hite is the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of industrial loading dock and door equipment. Our innovative products and world class sales organization ensure solid, consistent growth, both for our company and our staff. We are always looking ahead to develop innovative new products and services to improve our customers' safety, security, and productivity.

We Offer:

Rite-Hite provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package with medical, dental, and vision coverage along with life and paid medical leave. We also provide a retirement savings plan that combines 401(K) with company match and profit sharing. Paid holidays, vacation, and up to five paid personal/sick days per year round out the package.

Rite-Hite is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer offering a drug free workplace for our customers and employees.