Maintenance Technician (Night Shift)

FAST Global Solutions

Falls City, NE

FAST Global Solutions is seeking a Night Shift Maintenance Technician in our Falls City, NE location.  Join our team and earn a $5,000 sign on bonus!  

Our Falls City location has two 10-hour shifts which run Monday through Thursday, with overtime on Friday as needed.  Our day shift runs 5:30am – 4pm and our night shift runs 4pm – 2:30am.  


Who we are:


At FAST, we manufacture top quality, robust equipment for the major cargo handlers and airlines. We take pride in knowing our customers want the best equipment to ensure their operations run smoothly.  For over 40 years we have been delivering winning solutions to help our customers, communities and employees thrive.     

Our employee benefits package is robust. On top of your regular pay, FAST contributes an extra 20% of your annual pay to your ESOP retirement account. Life insurance is free and we offer affordable health plans – which include free medical and dental options for employees.  

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What we offer: 

  • Competitive Pay 
  • $5,000 sign on bonus
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program) – Generous 20% Employer Contribution
  • 401(k) Retirement Plans
  • Profit Sharing Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance effective upon hire
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off – 40 hours given upon date of hire
  • Holiday Pay
  • Safety shoe reimbursement up to $200
  • $150 Annual Clothing Allowance

Job summary:   


The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains machines and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, conveyor systems, and production machines using hand tools, power tools and testing instruments.  May also maintain the upkeep of the grounds.


Job duties and responsibilities:


  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines, vehicles, and forklifts.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction.
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, sensing devices and circuit boards.
  • Pushes buttons and presses keys on robot controller and programmable controller to program automated machinery, such as robots, to operate automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify repairs.
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Installs, programs, or repairs automated machinery and equipment, such as robots or programmable controllers.
  • Studies production and operation schedules and confers with other staff and with maintenance supervisors to determine when planned maintenance will least interfere with operation of establishment.
  • Maintains records of planned and completed maintenance.
  • Develops and coordinates plans for reconstruction or installation of new equipment, machinery, or buildings.


Job Requirements:


  • A qualified candidate will have a high school diploma or GED and strong mechanical aptitude/ability.
  • Forklift training certificate or the ability to receive it. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Two years of related experience in packing machines/production machines. Technical training; exposure to high-speed equipment.  Electrical experience would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of tools, materials, methods and practices used in maintenance.
  • Operation of power and manual tools.
  • Ability to work with chemicals and sprays.
  • Operation of light and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to climb a ladder and work from scaffolding.
  • Knowledge of occupational safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department directors and their employees.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work extended hours out of doors in varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
  • Must have basic language and math skills and reasoning ability.  
  • Must be able to stand continuously, walk/kneel/crouch/maintain balance frequently over the course of a 10 hour shift. 
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.  
  • Must have manual dexterity and be able to maintain a continuous firm grip. 
  • Must be able to pass a physical strength test to perform the job.  
  • Color vision with depth perception is required.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures and levels of humidity.
  • Personal protective equipment will be provided by FAST and must be worn in the required areas.


FAST Global Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.


We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, age, genetic information, union membership, or any other legally protected characteristic.


Ready to join the FAST Global Solutions team?  Apply today!

Monday - Thursday, 10-hour shifts
Friday - Overtime, as needed.

Day shift: 5:30am – 4pm
Night shift: 4pm – 2:30am ID:uDnQdo