Mechanical Maintenance – Third Shift – Sun. night – Fri. morning – 11:00pm – 7:00am – Starting Hourly Wage $22.72 + 10% Shift Differential.

Nidec-KATO Engineering

Mankato, MN

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.

All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.

Job Summary

Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units.

From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase.

With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to be a unique organization, and each location maintains its individual personality.

Whether driving locomotives, powering offshore platforms or keeping the lights on after a storm, Nidec electric power generation products impact the world on a daily basis. With over 1,000 employees in the Americas, we are moving forward with technology to solve our customers’ electrical power needs for both prime and backup generation needs as the industry’s leading manufacturer.

Job Description

Perform assigned work to rig, move, install, and erect machinery and equipment involved in plant operations. Coordinate operations with electricians, maintenance machinists and other trades involved in erecting, dismantling, reassembling, etc., to expedite work and avoid delays. Perform general building repairs and maintenance work on heating, air conditioning and plumbing systems. Diagnose and repair basic functions of hoists, cranes, and other material handling equipment. Constructs and repairs structural woodwork and equipment. Do sheet metal, carpentry, concrete, and roofing repairs requiring a fundamental knowledge of the trade basics involved. Work from drawings, diagrams, specifications, job layouts, sketches, and verbal instruction. Use tools, materials, and equipment typical of the trades. Install and maintain all water, air, gas, and sewer lines. Inspect and recharge all fire extinguishers. Maintain air compressors, all gas fired ovens and heaters in the shop and office. Instructions, assistance, and guidance provided on difficult assignments. Work is subject to inspection and check. Ten thousand (10,000) hours of experience required to become thoroughly familiar with various basic trade fundamentals as applied in connection with millwrighting and with trade techniques, methods and procedures, materials, plant piping layout and equipment to attain proficiency in performing work. Performs other duties as designated by supervisor in the same salary grade or below.


Requires a vocational or high school graduate with courses in mechanical drawing, shop mathematics, shop practices and other related vocational school courses plus a formal on-the-job training or equivalent program.

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