Maintenance Technician

Dixon Valve

Chestertown, MD

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to join our Dixon Specialty Products team in Chestertown, MD. 

Responsible for equipment and facility maintenance to include troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components in order to prevent equipment downtime and improve overall equipment reliability. The successful candidate will take a proactive approach to equipment issues with a preventive maintenance mentality along with researching supplies, parts, and tools needed to complete assigned work orders. Furthermore, this position requires support of maintenance planning and scheduling efforts along with adherence to all applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental rules/guidelines while performing assigned tasks. Physical requirements include ability to walk, stand, and bend for long periods of time along with lifting up to 80 lbs. of tools, and/or equipment. Other duties as assigned by department manager as needed.


  • Demonstrate the ability to perform electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic repairs
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools along with specialized equipment as appropriate
  • Read and interpret maintenance instructions, manuals, and documents
  • Comply with company and OSHA safety requirements
  • Regular/dependable attendance required
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Flexibility of work hours including overtime
  • Able to work with and around operating equipment
  • Able to lift and carry tools, items, and/or equipment of up to 80 lbs
  • Additional requirements as assigned


  • Minimum of 2 years industrial maintenance experience required
  • Preventative and predictive maintenance experience required
  • A highly disciplined team player, problem-solver with a strong work ethic
  • Experience with CNC
  • Previous experience in Metal industry or heavy manufacturing preferred
  • Understand electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, fluid power and control systems
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Safety awareness


The Dixon Group is committed to protecting the privacy rights of its employees and job applicants to the fullest extent required by applicable law.  To that end, personal information will be collected solely for those legitimate business purposes recognized by law, and then maintained in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to document retention requirements.  The Dixon Group does not sell personal information to third parties, and does not share such personal information with third parties except when authorized by law to do so (e.g., in response to a lawful subpoena; mandatory tax reporting; etc.)