Maintenance Technician

Candidate will perform all mechanical repairs on PPS production equipment, facility and grounds.


  • Ability to meet physical demands and perform the essential job functions within the work environment identified in this job description.
  • Perform daily inspections and routine checks on production equipment and facility.
  • Communicate on operator levels to help with trouble shooting and improvements.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and recommend repairs needed or scope of work required for repairs on production equipment to help with production scheduling and downtime reduction.
  • Perform all mechanical repairs on production equipment that is within PPS internal capabilities.
  • Safely operate all tool room equipment (mill, lathe, grinders) as needed for repairs and improvements.
  • Capable of welding with ARC and M.I.G. Ability to safely use cutting torch and plasma cutter.
  • Safely perform minor electrical repairs on production equipment.
  • Communicate with internal electricians and outside electrical contractors on any electrical issues or projects.
  • Read blueprints, schematic drawings and manuals to determine work process.
  • Help to develop P.M. procedures and review documentation on new equipment installs for future maintenance requirements and spare parts.
  • Interact with engineering and management to recommend machinery upgrades or process changes to better maintain equipment or improve serviceability.
  • Demonstrate safe general rigging practices when using auxiliary lifting equipment on Hilo.
  • Must be capable of working from elevated heights such as roof, platforms, man lifts or ladders both inside and outdoors.
  • Install machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools, and power tools that fits with in PPS capabilities.
  • Work with outside mechanical, electrical or fabrication contractors as needed when scope of work is outside of PPS capabilities.


  • High school diploma
  • 3+ years experience in machine repair


  • Valid Drivers License
  • Mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read drawings, blueprints, exploded views and schematics
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and all parts of machine repair
  • Torches, MIG and ARC welding
  • Fabrications applications experience
  • Basic machining skills using Mill, Lathe, Grinders and small shop equipment
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Proven attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated safety consciousness

Please send Resumes to Marissa Clugston Email: