Maintenance Technician

Kaukauna, Wisconsin, United States Full-time

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity with an experienced, award-winning leader celebrating over 80 years in the mechanical contracting industry? Bassett Mechanical provides custom-built mechanical contracting, metals fabricating, and maintenance service solutions to customers throughout the United States and the world. 

We are seeking Maintenance Technician to become the newest member of our Team.

With our We Answer To You™ (WATY) philosophy, we answer to our employees by fostering an environment where people are proud to share ideas, work hard, and provide outstanding solutions for our customers. Our continued growth and success is a direct result of having a reputation known for strong company values. That success comes from the people we employ who are all considered a part of the Bassett “family”.

Position Purpose

To preserve, maintain and improve Bassett Mechanical’s facilities, grounds and production equipment.

 Position Responsibilities

  • Perform general electrical repairs including but not limited to replacing light switches, receptacles, light fixture ballasts and replacing bulbs etc.
  • Run minor 480 /277 /120 volt electrical circuits when required
  • Diagnose and repair electrical issues of shop equipment and controls.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical issues on all major shop production equipment.
  • Perform general facilities repairs including but not limited to repairing or replacing door closers, handles, locks and seals. Maintenance of driveways, sidewalks, shop floors and gates.
  • Perform minor hoist repairs including repairing or replacing wireless pedants.
  • Perform required lift truck and sweeper preventative maintenance and inspections.
  • Perform miscellaneous office cubical modifications including power, data, and furniture installation.
  • Clean roof drains and perform general inspections.
  • Miscellaneous painting of offices, parting lot and shop bollards, doors and stairs.
  • Maintain safe sidewalks during days of snow or icy conditions.
  • Perform shop welder preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Perform shop weld whip repairs.
  • Coordinate with shop foreman to schedule equipment vendors for more serious repairs and problems when needed.
  • Monitor the Building Maintenance Request emails and send acknowledgements and status updates to requestors.
  • Develop a schedule and perform preventative maintenance tasks for all major production equipment.
  • Maintain documentation for all equipment preventative maintenance activities and results.
  • Develop critical spare parts lists with part numbers, suppliers and lead times for all shop production equipment.
  • Perform and document monthly hoist and crane inspections. This will include below the hook devices.
  • Support and maintain a safe and Lean working environment.
  • Participate and contribute to TPM and Lean initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned


Summary of Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two year college or technical school is desired; One to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical fundamentals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, or sit.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.