3rd Shift Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician

Job Locations US-IL-Rochelle
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Up to $30.50 per hour (Incentives Included)


$1,000 Referral Bonus!*

$1,000 Sign-on Bonus!*


Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates!


Wheatland Tube is seeking a Multi-craft Maintenance Technician for our facility located in Rochelle, IL. Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, is responsible for the safe repair and rebuild of tube mill production equipment to maximize quality, uptime, rate and yield. Requires a high aptitude regarding mechanical ability, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills regarding equipment operation, process conditions in order to diagnose and resolve mechanical issues.


Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates.



  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the process, equipment, controls and storeroom areas
  • Ensure equipment is maintained mechanically following all defined safety procedures and that everyone working on the equipment is following these procedures, including LOTO. Ensure that all guards and safety equipment are in place and operational before turning the equipment over to the operator.
  • Initiates troubleshooting techniques to solve quality, process and mechanical problems
  • Ability to properly use required hand tools, power tools, hoists, cranes, alignment equipment, measuring devices and testing equipment
  • Responsible to monitor, inspect, and complete reports on equipment using manual and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Perform preventative maintenance on assigned mechanical systems
  • Assist other team members as needed
  • Communicate all equipment issues with the Maintenance Foreman
  • Assists in new installation and upgrades of plant equipment
  • Sign out all materials used to maintain proper inventory
  • Ability to utilize catalogs and vendor contacts to research and requisition parts and materials as needed
  • Interface with electricians, production operators, production foreman, engineers or any other persons involved during equipment PM or repairs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Maintenance Mechanic experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform mechanical tasks
  • Ability to read and speak English
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical prints
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy


  • Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for several hours
  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull.
  • Must be able to lift 60lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 10-12 hours
  • Ability to perform work in a plant/manufacturing environment
  • Other physical requirements as needed for job

* Referral bonus is paid in two $500 installments. After successful completion of 30 days employement and 90 day probationary period.

* Sign on bonus paid after successful completion of 90 day employment.

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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