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Employer: Sioux Steel Company
Location: Lennox/Sioux Falls, SD 57039
Employment Type: Full Time

POSITION TITLE:   Maintenance Technician

DEPARTMENT:        M/E -- Maintenance

REPORTS TO:          Maintenance Manager



Maintains production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.


  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing electro/mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using measuring and testing instruments.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Logging labor hours and parts used for repair in maintenance software

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

  • Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

  • Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

• PLC and VFD knowledge
• Electro/mechanical experience
• Equipment Maintenance and Trouble Shooting skills
• Technical Understanding
• Good understanding of safety practices and supports safety culture within the company.
• Ability to work with a variety of power tools.
• Attention to Detail
• Flexibility with their work schedule as needed and ability to be on-call after hours to support any emergencies that may come up.
• Understands the importance meeting stated goals and prioritizes daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to ensure they are completed on-time.

Contact Information

Sioux Steel Company
Sioux Steel Operations
PO BOX 1265
Lennox/Sioux Falls, SD 57039
Phone: 6059654270

Other Information

Category(s): Agricultural / Farming, Maintenance, Manufacturing
Industry: Agriculture
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
Sioux Steel Company
Sioux Falls, SD
We are team-based company that might have what you are looking for. Be it clerical, managerial, welding, machine operation, or customer service. We require all of our team members to be self-starters and able to treat each other with dignity and respect. Founded in 1918, Sioux Steel Company is now in its fourth generation as a family-owned company. Our mission is not only to satisfy our customers, but we want them to be delighted to do business with us. Whether your order for Sioux products is large or small, frequent or occasional, we feel a definite obligation to provide you with high-quality products and outstanding service.
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