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Maintenance Technician

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US, 64082-2312

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is a leading and innovative manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. We specialize in the design and manufacture of machines in three product groups: Debris Management (vacuums, blowers, and debris loaders), Lawn Renovation, and Brush Cutters. We have an immediate opening for a full time Maintenance Technician to support our 2nd shift operations.

Work Hours: 3:30pm – 2:00am, Monday – Thursday. Overtime is required at various times during the year and is usually worked on Fridays.  Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

 

Benefits:  We offer a complete benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance effective on 32nd day of employment. Generous 401k plan after 45 days of employment. Full time employees are also eligible for paid holidays, PTO (paid time off), and quarterly productivity and attendance bonuses.
 

Position Description

Uses technical knowledge to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment, building and grounds.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs a wide variety of maintenance work to maintain structures, electrical systems, heating systems, plumbing, machine repair, electrical systems, hydraulics systems for a variety of equipment
  2. Troubleshoots and repairs equipment
  3. Performs preventative maintenance
  4. Performs various machining or bench operations to alter and repair tools, dies, fixtures, jigs, gauges requiring skill and a basic knowledge of tooling practices and applications
  5. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Intermediate troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic knowledge
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Perform sustained concentration; follow through on instructions and decision making skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

High School diploma
General Education Degree

Experience Requirements

  • 1.5 years of technical experience using mechanical, electrical and hydraulic skills

Physical & Environmental Requirements

May be required to lift or carry products, parts, and/or other materials of various sizes and weights. (Frequently 5 – 25 pounds), (Occasionally 25 – 75 pounds), (Rarely greater than 75 pounds)
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to use power/vibrating tools over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to operate motorized vehicles over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Exposure to noise levels for which hearing protection is required to be worn over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

 

Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 

 

Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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