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Lineage Logistics Maintenance Technician (1st shift) in Mount Pleasant, Iowa

1st Shift Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm

Maintenance Techs will need to work for approximately 3 hours every 3rd weekend for plant checks.

Install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, physical structures, plumbing, and electrical systems as instructed by leadership while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures.

The maintenance team consists of around 2 - 3 technicians.


  • Perform physical inspection and calibration, preventative maintenance, and repairs on all mechanical and electrical assets impacting the operation of the facility, physical structure, and exterior grounds

  • Forklift maintenance and inspections

  • Perform inspections and basic repairs of refrigeration system

  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on material handling equipment per manufacturer and company guidelines to ensure continual and safe operation

  • Maintain reporting of inspections, evaluations, preventive maintenance procedures and communicate all pertinent information regarding equipment operation and maintenance to leadership daily

  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Operate power tools, cutting torch and other welding apparatus to cut or join metal parts

  • Utilize onsite motorized lift and rental equipment as needed while operating, inspecting, calibrating, and maintaining equipment


  • Must be mechanically inclined.

  • Must have electrical experience

  • Completion of trade school courses -OR- minimal experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: building maintenance, material handling equipment maintenance or ammonia refrigeration maintenance.

  • Must understand the importance of preventative maintenance (PMs) and prioritizing daily responsibilities

  • Capable of completing routine preventative maintenance (PMs) with instructions and supervision

  • Fully proficient with, and capable of operating power and hand tools

  • Basic computer skills

  • Previous experience or knowledge using a multimeter for diagnostics.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of the facility.

  • Possess problem-solving skills

  • Must pay attention to detail.

  • Experience troubleshooting

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload with demonstrated organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -1 0 Fahrenheit while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs./ 23 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed.

  • Must be comfortable working in various noise levels; at times it can be loud.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of Working at Heights up to 40 feet.

  • Previous experience and knowledge of following SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Preferred: Previous experience using eMaintenance, or another CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)

  • Preferred: Previous experience calibrating instruments and equipment

  • Preferred: Experience operating a forklift

  • Preferred: Experience using a scissor lift

  • Preferred: Previous pneumatic knowledge and experience

  • Preferred: Previous hydraulic knowledge and experience

  • Preferred: Previous experience reading electrical schematics, wiring diagrams

  • Preferred: Previous experience using a cutting torch

  • Preferred: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Training / Experience

  • Preferred: Emergency Shutdown System / ESD knowledge


Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days

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At Lineage, we have a shared purpose: We are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organization, from the warehouse floor to the corner office. The work we do is noble, and our team members are passionate about the impact they make every day.

Working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of the Lineage Logistics team, you are a critical link in the food supply chain.

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At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is one of the world’s leading temperature-controlled logistics companies. Driven by our core values, we’re reimagining the global food supply chain.

Lineage helps customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small family-owned businesses increase the efficiency and protect the integrity of their temperature-controlled supply chain. In recognition of the company’s leading innovations, Lineage was recognized as the No 1. Data Science company on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2019, in addition to ranking 23rd overall in an evaluation of thousands of companies worldwide.

As part of the Lineage family, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career as we continually expand, using technology and award-winning innovations, to meet the needs of customers around the world.