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Maintenance Technician

Sheldon Iowa area , IA

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Industry: Agricultural Job ID: 005-4341 Pay Rate: $23/hr. + DOE

Job Description

Maintenance Technician

$23/hr. + DOE

4 day work week with 40 hours a week. Schedule can be flexible. 

A local agronomy business is looking for a Maintenance Tech to join their growing team! The Maintenance Tech performs daily preventative/reactive maintenance tasks safely throughout the location; all while striving to meet the demands of the customer. This position can be based out of any of the locations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Uses CMMS or paper records to log all performed maintenance work.
  • Solving mechanical, electrical, pneumatic/hydraulic issues on plant equipment and facilities.
  • Performs equipment preventative maintenance so that equipment/facilities are kept in good working order.
  • Reading, analyzing and interpreting technical procedures, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance work correctly and efficiently.
  • Observes, recognizes, and follows all safety procedures.
  • Assists in keeping facilities neat and clean on a daily basis.
  • Handles equipment in a manner that avoids unnecessary damage or accidents.
  • Works as a team, able to take direction and learn from others.
  • Other duties that may be assigned.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to operate / understand mobile equipment, power tools and hand tools.
  • Expected to assist other departments as time allows or as needed when directed by supervisor.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations professionally and maintain calm.


  • High level of self-motivation.
  • Supports a consistent professional image of the company.
  • Attitude of positivity and reacts calmly under pressure.
  • Work ethic of the highest integrity.
  • Commitment to dependability and willingness to work to meet goals and deadlines.

Work Requirements:

  • Experience with shop maintenance, power and / or hand tools preferred.
  • This position is based in a fast paced agricultural setting and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and vibrations.  
  • The employees is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles.  
  • The noise level is usually moderate but occasionally may be loud.  
  • PPE will be provided and must be utilized according to safety standards.  
  • Typical working hours are based on customer and organizational demand; hours may be long, irregular and including weekends and holidays during peak season.

Benefits & Pay:

  • $23/hr. + DOE
  • Paid every Friday
  • Direct Deposit and/or Paycards Available
  • Paid Holidays & PTO (Based on accrued hour requirements)
  • Medical Coverage-Access to affordable and comprehensive group medical coverage

For more information, call or stop by our office today.
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327 9th St. Sheldon, IA 51201 | (712) 324-2425

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.

Interested? Contact:

Sheldon Branch

Aventure Staffing in Sheldon employs individuals in a large variety of industries, including clerical/office, industrial, manufacturing, warehouse, agriculture and healthcare fields.

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