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Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Specialist

Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue

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Repair, maintain, install and build equipment across the School, provide on-going consultations to the faculty and work with problems associated with the manufacture of goods and projects identified by the Plastics Innovation Resource Center (PIRC). Will work with faculty on original solutions to mechanical problems necessary for the delivery of instruction. In addition, will coordinate activities and projects for work-study students in related program areas.


Full-time Employee Benefits include: medical and dental insurances, retirement plans, paid time off, educational benefits for employees and dependents at Penn College and Penn State University, and more. For additional information, click here.



  • Associate's Degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or work experience that qualifies the person to perform responsibilities and duties of this position. Required


  • Work experience in the maintenance and service of complex mechanical systems. Required
  • Work experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment. Required


  • Knowledge of machine maintenance and repair techniques. Required
  • Knowledge of various welding equipment. Required
  • Possession of a valid driver's license. Required
  • Must have training and/or certification in forklift operation or become trained/certified prior to performing forklift responsibilities. Required
  • Knowledge of materials handling concepts, robotics, and CNC. Preferred


  • Diagnose problems and perform minor/major servicing and repairs on mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, manufacturing control systems for robots, and CNC machining centers.
  • Perform machine rigging and forklift operation.
  • Consult with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) representatives and repair departments as necessary when initial diagnosis and repair procedures fail.
  • Assist the faculty with instructional and technical projects.
  • Assist in the repair and maintenance of instructional equipment in the various departments in the academic school.
  • Design, build, and install, items for customizing inhouse equipment, i.e., CNC and robots.
  • Provide assistance to the PIRC's Project team.
  • Recommend to Dean of Engineering Technologies equipment necessary to meet instructional objectives.
  • Ensure proper configurations and installations of resources to effectively deliver PIRC projects, training and demonstrations.
  • Keep accurate documentation (drawings and written) of repairs.
  • Physical Standards and Special Job FeaturesLifting not to exceed 40 lbs. required. May need to work on equipment from ladders. Must be able to maneuver among machinery set up in the labs and climb over and under large equipment in process of doing repairs.Pay TransparencyBased on minimum education and experience qualifications the hourly range is $26.15 - $29.23.College StatementThis is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.EEO Statement

    Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.



    Job CodeL4220


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