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Maintenance Technician



Maintenance Technician
Barnwell, South Carolina
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Kelly® Professional & Industrial is hiring a Full-Time Maintenance Technician in the Barnwell, SC area.
Maintenance Technician
Full-time – Direct Hire
M-F, 8am to 5pm; flexible shift may be available
Pay rate: $29+/hr
On Site – Barnwell, SC 29812
Key responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting of mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and equipment.
  • Promoting and enforcing company safety requirements.
  • Managing housekeeping expectations for all work assignments.
  • Creating and maintaining mechanical procedures, specifications, manuals and documentation.
  • Conducting daily activities in a manner which promotes plant reliability and productivity.
  • Performing duties in accordance with all company policies, procedures and standards of quality.
  • Must be comfortable with numbers and basic mathematic calculations. Supervising short-term contractor and service work by external parties.
  • Technical support of procurement and material/service orders.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the MDF Maintenance Supervisor.

Professional Experience:

  • Five years of experience in industrial production plant equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to read/interpret schematics, blueprints, instruction manuals, OEM drawings and plant diagrams.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to mentor team members.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Availability to work shift schedules, overtime, nights, holidays and weekends, plus respond to occasional off-hours call-outs to ensure plant reliability of operations. Additional Qualifications:
  • Exposure to electrical systems and equipment/components.
  • Personal computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs.
  • Team player who works well with other company employees and associates; problem solver who is resilient and reliable.

Physical Requirement:

  • While performing the duties of this job the Mechanic will be required to: stand and walk for long periods, stoop, bend over, climb stairs, carry up to 50 lbs., regularly required to talk, hear, use hands/fingers and work in various positions.
  • The employee must occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, ambient air, temperature extremes, combustible dust fumes or airborne particles, chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

Education and Specialized Skills:

  • High School Diploma with at least five years’ work experience
  • Two year degree in mechanical or electrical technology preferred.
  • Basic Computer skills to be able to use programs for work order and parts management.


  • The Mechanic must be able to complete daily tasks under little to no supervision, should have the ability to multi task in a fast pace environment, making decisions quickly with clear communication.

Contact a Recruiter: Chandra @ 817.778.8312 or email: [email protected]


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