Mechanical Maintenance Technician

In partnership with our client, a large steel manufacturer, ResourceTek is seeking a Mechanic to join their team near Hartsville, SC.  This is a direct hire opportunity with a top industry leader.



  • Develop, maintain, and implement an effective and efficient Preventive Maintenance program in order to anticipate/prevent equipment failures.
  • Trouble-shoot and diagnose manufacturing and support systems and makes effective repairs in an efficient manner to get equipment back into operation as quickly as possible.
  • Follow established safety procedures, including wearing PPE and lock-out/tag out procedures.
  • Test modified or new equipment to ensure proper and safe operation before turning equipment over to the production operators.
  • Understand the plant lubrication system and use applicable techniques to maintain/repair the system.
  • Maintain and trouble-shoot pipe, hydraulic, pumping, and pneumatic systems.
  • Calibrate and align production equipment, including motors, gear boxes, gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Set up and operate a variety of stationary machine tools to fabricate or repair machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools.
  • Install, inspect, and trouble-shoot bearings for production equipment, and other support equipment as is applicable.
  • Repair and maintain plant infrastructure, including utilities (water, air, electrical, gas and propane).
  • Operate welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.
  • Operate mobile equipment as necessary in the performance of maintenance duties.
  • Assist in the training of other production and maintenance employees.
  • Always follow established and common-sense housekeeping.
  • Read and understand system drawings, i.e., assembly drawings, piping, P & ID, layout, etc.
  • Maintain and trouble-shoot furnace combustion system.
  • Maintain, trouble-shoot, and calibrate electro/mechanical control systems.
  • Other duties may be assigned, including but not limited to housekeeping, cross training and operator level maintenance in support of equipment operation.
  • Attention to safety according to specific training and safety rules.



  • Entry-Level
    • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, closely related field, or equivalent on-the-job experience.
  • Class III Mechanic (12 – 18 months)
    • Complete plan for technical development of chosen specialty
    • Develop Safety Standards for a major project, i.e., Lock-Out/Tag-Out
    • Thorough understanding of the two major manufacturing processes
    • Develop a PM schedule for a major manufacturing process.
    • Calibration training
    • Advanced hydraulics training
    • Electrical basics training
    • Complete PMs
    • Respond to trouble calls.


Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.  Equal Opportunity Employer.