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VT Industries Maintenance Technician Weekend Shift in Holstein, Iowa

Maintenance Technician Weekend Shift at VT Industries

Date Posted: 5/3/2022


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Job Description

VT Industries in Holstein, Iowa is a highly automated facility manufacturing Architectural Wood Doors. Family owned and operated for 60 years, we are a leader in the industry. The Holstein location is the corporate headquarters with nine locations in North America.

Maintenance Technician on Weekend Shift- Friday through Sunday or Saturday through Monday-6:00am -6:00 pm.

  • Maintain and repair production equipment

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, machine repair, project work, and all other duties as assigned

  • Work individually or with team members as assigned, maintaining a positive work environment

  • Install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, and electrical systems

  • Follow specifications, blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings using hand tools, power tools, hoist, and measuring and testing instruments

  • Listen for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine

  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and install new or repaired parts

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery, using rags, brushes and grease gun

  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as wiring and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment

  • Read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos in English

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

  • May repair automated machinery and equipment such as programmable controllers

  • May set up and operate machine tools, such as lathe, grinder, drill and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures and tools. May operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts

  • Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment

  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers

  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment

  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment and replaces damaged or broken wires and cable, using hand tools

  • Test malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers

  • Complete 5S checklist and follow all safety policies and procedures at all times

  • Participate in daily production team meeting

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Must have ability and desire to complete self-study course work necessary to reach the top of the specialist level

Allen Bradley | Siemens | Beckhoff lines of equipment.

$2000 New Hire Bonus

Job Requirements

  • Electronic, Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Mechanical drive systems skills needed

  • Competitive wages based on education and experience

  • Potential gain sharing bonus

  • Excellent benefit package

  • Company Matching 401(k)

  • Relocation assistance

  • Tuition aid reimbursement and increase pay by completing self study courses

  • Tools and uniforms provided

  • Able to work Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 6 am to 6:30 pm

    Pay based on education and experience. $4 shift premium.



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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Holstein , IA (

  • Job Type: Skilled Labor - Trades (

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 5/3/2022

    About Us

Why would a company that is so successful choose to keep its corporate headquarters in Northwest Iowa? Largely because of the people who work so diligently to see that VT Industries continues to grow and succeed. When you walk through our facilities, it’s easy to see the hard work and dedication our people put forward. Today, VT has nine manufacturing facilities located across the U.S. and Canada.

VT Industries is family-owned and operated, with a commitment toward continual growth and improvement. Employees are offered competitive wages and benefits packages.


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